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Psychology, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Istanbul, Turkey
The curriculum of the Psychology program of the Istanbul Bilgi University offers a wide spectrum of courses and is based on a fairly flexible structure that offers students many options.
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Overview

Program Structure

Psychology is a wide-ranging, dynamic discipline that includes both scientific investigation and professional applications. On the one hand, it aims to understand how people develop, think and learn, feel and relate to one another; on the other, it aims to help to solve problems that may arise in personal, group and organizational life.

We hope to communicate to our students the excitement of discovery in psychology, along with a critical, analytical and multidisciplinary approach to social issues. In the rapidly globalizing world of the 21st century, psychology graduates are being challenged to apply their knowledge, research skills and analytical abilities to the solution of a wide variety of personal, cultural and intercultural problems. The Psychology program of the Istanbul Bilgi University aims to equip our students with the competencies to contribute to this effort. It also lays a solid foundation for those who wish to pursue an advanced degree after graduation.

The first year of the program is devoted to exposure to basic ideas in psychology, the social sciences and humanities, and to developing skills in critical thinking and self expression. The second year concentrates on developing a knowledge base in fundamental areas of psychology as well as research methods and statistics. In the final two years, the program offers more specialized courses and departmental electives, allowing the student to follow his or her special interests within psychology. Fourth year students who wish to do so can also complete an individual research project and present the report as a senior thesis. Throughout the four years, students are encouraged to choose some of their electives from other departments in order to broaden their perspectives and develop greater skills in the multidisciplinary approach.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    240 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Critical Thinking in Psychology and Social Sciences
  • General Psychology
  • Statistics for Social Sciences
  • Theories of Personality
  • Psychological Measurement
  • Social Psychology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    75

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    535

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • The applicant should fill in the online application form (a hardcopy can be obtained by email upon request)
  • The applicant should upload required documents to the online application form. 
  • Photocopy of high school diploma (with the official transcript)
  • All High school Transcripts/Grades (last 4 high school years)
  • Passport photocopy
  • 2 photographs
  • Blue Card and Certificate of Identity Register Copy
  • If available, a record of scores for one English Language Competency Examinations (for example TOEFL or Cambridge Certificate) 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8100 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    8100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8100 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Istanbul

  • 2000 - 3240 TRY/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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