Second Cycle Programmes    (Master's Degree)
Master (with thesis) - Institute of Educational Sciences - Educational Sciences - Educational Management and Supervision
General Description  |  Key Learning Outcomes  |  Course Structure Diagram with Credits
General Description ^
History
The Department of Educational Sciences was founded on 20th July 1982 at Atatürk Faculty of Education , Marmara University ,to offer Bachelor’s Degree Programme in Guidance and Psychological Counselling as well as offering pedagogical formation courses to the other departments of the faculty. The Master’s Degree Program in Educational Administration and Supervision has started started in the academic year 1997-1998, offering MSc Degree in Education , followed by the post graduate programme, offering Ph.d in Education starting from 1999.
Qualification Awarded
Upon successful completion of the MSc in Educational Administration and Supervision programme, students receive the MS.c diploma and get the title ‘Master of Science’
Specific Admission Requirements
The admission to the Master of Science degree in Education Administration and Supervision program is determined with respect to the academic achievement score. The academic achievement score is determined by ALES, GPA, professional expertise and interview scores.The overall score is calculated by adding, 50% of the ALES score, 20% of GPA, 15% of professional expertise score and 15% of the interview score . The prospective students are admitted to the programme through ranking of the overall score, upon availability. Foreign language certification is not required. Other application requirements such as the deadline, exam dates and venues , are announced prior to the examination. The eligible candidates should either have an undergraduate diploma or be seniors who will be receiving their degrees before the matriculations. Candidates must have ALES (which is valid for 3 years) scores of at least 60 from Turkish-Math or an equivalent exam score like GRE (Graduate Record Examination, equivalent score: 635), or GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test, equivalent score: 466). The equivalency of foreign university diplomas must be approved by the Council of Higher Education (YÖK). The candidates must submit the documents below to the Institute of Educational Sciences before the deadline. 1- The application form (to be filled online at the web site of the university or the institute) 2- The Graduation Certificate (a photocopy of the graduation certificate). The candidates who apply for non-thesis master’s degree programs must be graduates of four-year undergraduate programs or in the final semester of their undergraduate programs. 3- The document of the exam result: a photocopy of ALES, GRE or GMAT scores. 4- A photocopy of Turkish National ID Card. (the Turkish translation of the passport of foreign students) 5- Photograph (2 copies) (Photographs must be taken directly from the front side) 6- A copy of the transcript. (The candidates who haven’t graduated yet must deliver a copy of up-to-date transcript. 7- The Document of the Status of Military Service: Turkish male candidates must deliver the document of their status of military service. 8- The equivalency document: the graduates of foreign universities must get the equivalency document from the Council of Higher Education and deliver a notarized copy of the equivalency document 9- The documents above must be translated into Turkish and must be notarized for foreign students. The documents below are required from foreign students. a- A notarized copy of the document which shows that the candidate knows Turkish, given by TÖMER. b- A copy of the ALES result for the students who have completed their undergraduate education in Turkey and come from Turkish Republics and Turkish and Relative Communities in Asia and the Balkans. (ALES is valid for 3 years) c- A notarized copy of the passport. d- A notarized copy of the student visa. (The student visa is not required for the students applying for Master’ Degree who have completed their undergraduate education in Turkey and haven’t had a one-year break after graduation.) e- Medical board report showing the student doesn’t have an illness which prevents the student from studying in Turkey. f- The residence permit for foreign candidates. Candidates can apply to the Institute personally or via a notarized proxy. The applications by mail will not be accepted. Preliminary application is made via the internet, followed by the submission of the required documents to the Institute ; Otherwise the application will be invalid. Pre -registration can not be completed without these documents. The applications which do not fulfill these conditions are nulled. Candidates from the substitute list are accepted, in case where full listed candidate(s) fail to register.
Specific Arrangements For Recognition Of Prior Learning (Formal, Non-Formal and Informal)
The students who have successfully completed at least two semesters with passing grade from all courses attended in another higher education institution can be accepted to postgraduate programmes subject to the following conditions:Provided that it is also approved by the head of department of the relevant dicipline, the applicant should be successful in the evaluation of a jury appointed by the Administrative Committee. The deadline for transfer applications for the graduate students is the beginning of the fourth semester. The Administrative Committee determines the credit and non-credit compulsory courses to be taken as well as any additional ones(if any ;to be recommended by the evaluation jury) concerning the transfer student. Any extention to be given or other provisions are also subject to the decision of the Administrative Committee . Additional courses to be recommended by the jury cannot exceed nine credits The student has to successfully complete additional courses until the end of the study period. The students who wish to expand their knowledge about a definite subject and who are either graduates or undergraduate students can be accepted as a guest student to a maximum of two graduate courses upon availability with the approval of the administrative comittee and the recommendation of the heads of the departments. For every semester, the guest students are obliged to pay for a tuition fee per course determined by the administrative comittee of the university. The guest students have to fulfill the compulsory course requisites . The guest students can not benefit from the rights of students. However, in the following year, if they manage to enroll in a graduate programme, they can be exempt from relevant courses subject to the approval pf the Administrative Committee, provided that te number of credits for these courses do not exceed one third of the total credit requirement of the programme.. A student cannot be not exempted from a course due to skills and knowledge obtained by means of inservice trainings, courses and informal ways.
Qualification Requirements and Regulations
The programme, provided that it is not less than thirty credits in total, consists of eleven compulsory and elective courses at least, one seminar and the submission of a thesis. Besides quiz and final exams, reports in classes, homework, tests, seminar presentations and project studies are used to evaluate a student’s success in a course. The students need to get at least sixty five points on a one hundred scale to be able to successful in related course. The student can enroll again in the courses he/she has failed in the following year and also enroll in other graduate courses subject to the approval of their advisors. The student , can take two undergraduate courses at most provided that these courses have not been taken during undergraduate studies. Furthermore, courses offered by equivalent programmes at other higher education institutions can be taken subject to the recommendation of the head of department and approval of the Administrative Committees of host and sending institutions. However, the number of these courses together with the undergraduate ones cannot exceed three with a total of nine credits. Seminar class and thesis study are non credit according to the local credit system and evaluated as succesful or unsuccesful. The student has to enroll in the thesis research every semester from the beginning of the third semester at the latest. Thesis defense takes place within two months following the submission.. But according to Article 47,this period can be three semester for students who have had course exemption or who have been nominated by their advisors ; both subject to the approval of the Administrative Committee. A student in master degree programme with thesis has to submitt a written report of his/ her findings with respect to the rules determined by the committee and defend his/her thesis before the jury. After the thesis defence is completed, the jury decides “accept”, “refuse” or “revision” about the thesis with absolute majority. The student whose thesis is refused, is dismissed from the institution. The student whose thesis needs to be revised, should do so in the following three months and then re-submitt. Should the thesis be refused in the second defense, the student will be dismissed from the institution.
Profile of The Programme
Marmara University Master’s Programme of Education Administration and Supervision conducts to educate modern practitioners, who are specialized in different subjects in the field of Education Administration and Supervision; can derive new knowledge using its own knowledge and experience in the field of Educational Sciences; can create new subjects and fields of study; can offer its achieved scienctific findings written or oral to the national and international science world; has internalized ethical values and modern scientific thought; is aware the problems in practice and can design researchs to solve these problems and has internalized significance of life-long learning. The duration of Master’s Program is semesters. In first two terms students should take 60 ECTS credits consisting of both compulsory and elective courses with Seminar course. In third and fourth term students need to write their thesis. The students need to take the following preparatory courses upon enrollment; Introduction to Educational Science, Scientific Research Methods, History of Turkish Education, Psychological Counseling and Guidance, Philosophy of Education, Statistic I and Classroom Management courses . Students will be exempt from prepatory courses if they have alredy succeeded the same courses with the same title and the same content at the undergraduete level. Decisions about courses, attendance, exams, success etc. at prepatory classes are made by following Master Degree Directives. If a student can’t get satisfactory grade at the prepatory classes he/she will be given a second chance to attend to the class but if he/she couldn’t be successfull for the second time, his/her registration with the institute will be terminated.
Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
The graduates of this programme can pursue an academic career in universities, at home or abroad. Moreover, this program provides its graduates who are teachers in Ministry of National Education to be able to move on to administrative cadres and advance in their careers.
Access to Further Studies
The graduates from Master’s Programme of Education Administration and Supervision can apply to both their own Ph.D program and other Ph.D programs if they provide the required academic staff and graduate program entrance (ALES) exam score and English proficiency skills.
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
At least one midterm and final exams for credit courses and seminar courses of Master’s program are conducted. The contribution of midterm exams to the success is 40% and final exams, 60%. Registered students of the program must get at least 65 or higher points and attend to all courses.
Graduation Requirements
The programme, provided that it is not less than thirty credits in total, consists of eleven compulsory and elective courses at least, one seminar and the submission of a thesis. Besides quiz and final exams, reports in classes, homework, tests, seminar presentations and project studies are used to evaluate a student’s success in a course. The students need to get at least sixty five points on a one hundred scale to be able to successful in related course. The student can enroll again in the courses he/she has failed in the following year and also enroll in other graduate courses subject to the approval of their advisors. The student , can take two undergraduate courses at most provided that these courses have not been taken during undergraduate studies. Furthermore, courses offered by equivalent programmes at other higher education institutions can be taken subject to the recommendation of the head of department and approval of the Administrative Committees of host and sending institutions. However, the number of these courses together with the undergraduate ones cannot exceed three with a total of nine credits. Seminar class and thesis study are non credit according to the local credit system and evaluated as succesful or unsuccesful. The student has to enroll in the thesis research every semester from the beginning of the third semester at the latest. Thesis defense takes place within two months following the submission.. But according to Article 47,this period can be three semester for students who have had course exemption or who have been nominated by their advisors ; both subject to the approval of the Administrative Committee. A student in master degree programme with thesis has to submitt a written report of his/ her findings with respect to the rules determined by the committee and defend his/her thesis before the jury. After the thesis defence is completed, the jury decides “accept”, “refuse” or “revision” about the thesis with absolute majority. The student whose thesis is refused, is dismissed from the institution. The student whose thesis needs to be revised, should do so in the following three months and then re-submitt. Should the thesis be refused in the second defense, the student will be dismissed from the institution. Students who completed these conditions graduate from this program.
Mode of Study (Full-Time, Part-Time, E-Learning )
Full-Time
Address, Programme Director or Equivalent
Marmara Üniversitesi Atatürk Eğitim Fakültesi Eğitim Bilimleri Bölümü, Göztepe Yerleşkesi, Göztepe, Kadıköy, İstanbul. Program web site:http://aef.marmara.edu.tr/bolum/121206/bolumler/egitim-bilimleri-bolumu, Head of program: Ayşen Bakioğlu, Tel: (216) 3459090-253, e- mail: abakioglu@marmara.edu.tr
Facilities
There are thesis, non-thesis MA and Ph.D programs in Educational Administration and Supervision Department. There are 2 seminar rooms in Educational Sciences department. Faculty are 3 professors, 1 Associate professor, 1 Assistant professor and 1 Research assistant.
Key Learning Outcomes ^
1 To have the basic statistical skills
2 To resolve group dynamics
3 To evaluate contemporary management approaches.
4 To have school management skills
5 To apply basic research skills
6 Evaluates an educational organization in the human resources
7 Organizes in-service training programs,
8 Behaves according to human relations in educational administration
9 Provides quality education services enhances sensitivity
10 Improves planning and control ability to different education systems
11 The students know the leadership theories and can use these theories at school
12 The students know the empirical findings of the professional developments of teachers and can apply their managing knowledge
Course Structure Diagram with Credits ^
T : Theoretical P: Practice

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