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Psychology (MA, Ph.D.)

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Application:
Please submit an online application here. 

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


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


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


GRE: M.A: Minimum 302 points (total of verbal and quantitative exam scores) and 3.5 on the analytic writing.
Ph.D (with a Masters degree with thesis): Minimum 302 points (total of verbal and quantitative exam scores) and 3.5 on the analytic writing.
Ph.D (with an undergraduate degree with thesis): Minimum 312 points (total of verbal and quantitative exam scores) and 4.0 on the analytic writing part.

Turkish citizens who are resident in Turkey must provide an ALES score. Applicants who are not Turkish citizens, or who are non-resident Turkish citizens, may provide GRE scores.

ALES and 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 Proficiency in Academic English Exam (PAE) (at least C).

If you submit IELTS or Bilkent English Proficiency Exam results and you are applying for a PhD program, you also need to satisfy the foreign language requirement as imposed by the Inter-Universities Board (ÜAK) of Turkey. In that case, a minimum of 55 from YDS or its equivalents as listed by the Board, in a language other than the mother tongue must be submitted.
(TOEFL ETS CODE:0620)

Validity period for all exams: 2 years


Proof of Degree: Bachelors’ or Masters’ degree


Transcripts: All that are available (Undergraduate and/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: 600 to 800 words, double-spaced)


 

Letters of Recommendation: Three letters [completed online by referee]


Writing sample (optional): A sample essay in English (e.g., senior thesis project, term paper, etc.).


Other: Curriculum Vitae [uploaded]


Application Deadline: 15 May 2022


 

Date of Interviews: 10 June 2022


Contact:

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