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Psychology (MA, Ph.D.)

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Please submit an online application here. You must bring with you a hard copy of your application if you are invited for an interview.

These are minimum necessary requirements for applying to Psychology Graduate programs.

CGPA: MA: Minimum 2.80 over 4.00 or 70% Ph.D: Minimum 3.00 over 4.00 or 75%

ALES: MA: 60 (equally-weighted) Ph.D. (with a Masters degree with thesis): 60 (equally-weighted)
Ph.D. (with a Masters degree with thesis): 60 (equally-weighted)
Ph.D. (with an undergraduate degree): 80 (equally-weighted)

GRE: Minimum 300 points (total of verbal and quantitative exam scores, equivalent to 1100 in the old exam), and 3.5 in the analytical writing part
ALES is required for resident Turkish citizens who are applying for the MA & PhD. programs. Turkish citizens who are residing abroad and non-Turkish citizens are asked to provide GRE scores instead of ALES. ALES scores are valid for 3 years. GRE scores are valid for 5 years.

English Proficiency: MA and Ph.D.: TOEFL IBT (at least 87), IELTS (at least 6.5 average and 5.5 from each section) or Bilkent COPE (at least C). Validity period for all exams: 2 years

Proof of Degree: Bachelors’ or Masters’ degree

Transcripts: Undergraduate or Masters’ transcripts

Statement of Purpose: A letter describing past research experience or any other relevant experience, academic achievements, research interests, faculty members you are interested in working with, and motivations for applying for the program (Word limit: 500 to 800 words, double-spaced)

Letters of Recommendation: Three reference letters to support their application

Application Deadline: 22 May 2017

Date of Written Exam: 25 May 2017

Date of Interviews: 29 May 2017

Department of Psychology
E-mail: psy.grad@bilkent.edu.tr
Phone: +90 312 290 3415

Fax +90 312 290 2561