• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #398 (BCR) Ankara, Turkey
METU Department of Sociology provides a hospitable and resourceful intellectual environment for sociology students from all around the world with its undergraduate and graduate programs. The department offers a four-year undergraduate program leading to a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology at METU Middle East Technical University and graduate programs leading to M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in sociology. 
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The curricula at all levels of sociology education at METU are enriched by departmental and non-departmental electives. In addition to its undergraduate and graduate programs, the department also has minor and double major undergraduate programs and is affiliated with other diverse master and doctorate programs offered by the Social Sciences Institute of METU. The Department of Sociology provides a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology at METU Middle East Technical University.

The Department is devoted to the pursuit and application of knowledge for:

  • social
  • cultural
  • economic 
  • technological development of mankind and our society through achievements in teaching, research and community service that are of highest international standards.

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:

  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Research Methods in Sociology
  • General Psychology
  • English for Academic Purposes
  • Introduction in Anthropology
  • Turkish
  • Elementary Turkish

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

  • There is no application fee
  • Photograph
  • Passport
  • High School Diploma and its translation (Turkish or English)
  • Official Transcript
  • Official Transcript Translation (Turkish or English)
  • Valid Exam Result
  • Financial Guarantee Letter
  • International Baccalaureate
  • BTEC - QCF Diploma
  • Advanced Placement Test (AP)
  • International AS and A Levels Qualification

Tuition Fee

  • International

    336 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 168 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    50 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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  • Resident:142 TL/semester
  • Non-resident: 962 TL/semester

Living costs for Ankara

  • 1600 - 2350 TRY/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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