Kuruluş : The Institute of Social Sciences began teaching in the academic year 1993-1994 and the Department of Primary Education Master’s Program began in 2002-2003 academic year.
Kazanılan Derece : The Master’s Degree in Primary School Education (Primary Teaching) is awarded to the graduates who have successfully fulfilled all programme requirements.
Derecenin Düzeyi (Ön Lisans , Lisans, Yüksek Lisans, Doktora) : Yüksek Lisans
Kabul ve Kayıt Koşulları : The applicants who hold a Bachelor's Degree and willing to enroll in the Master's programme may apply to the Directorate of the Graduate School with the documents: 1-Sufficient score (at least 55 out of 100) from the Academic Staff and Graduate Study Education Exam (ALES) conducted by Student Selection and Placement Center (OSYM) or GRE Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score or Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) score equivalent to ALES score of 55. 2-English proficiency (at least 70 out of 100 from the Profiency Exam conducted by Celal Bayar University Foreign Language Department, or at least 50 out of 100 from ÜDS (University Language Examination conducted by OSYM) or TOEFL or IELTS score equivalent to UDS score of 50. The candidates fulfilling the criteria outlined above are invited to interwiev. The assessment for admission to masters programs is based on : 50% of ALES, 25% of academic success in the undergraduate programme (cumulative grade point average (CGPA) ) and 25% of interview grade. The required minimum interview grade is 50 out of 100. The candidates having an assessed score of 60 at least are accepted into the Master's programme. The results of the evaluation are announced by the Directorate of Graduate School.
Önceki Öğrenmenin (formal, in-formal, non-formal) Tanınması Hakkında Kurallar : A student who is currently enrolled in a Master's Degree programme in the same discipline at another institution and has successfully completed at least one semester, upon submitting all required documents before the deadline, may transfer to the Master's Programme at Celal Bayar University upon the recommendation of the department administration and with the approval of the Administrative Committee of the Graduate School. The decision taken will also include eligibility for exemption from some course requirements of the graduate program. Students who transfer from another university must be successful in the Celal Bayar University English Proficiency Exam or in an equivalent English examination. Recognition of prior non-formal and in-formal learning is at the beginning stage in Turkish Higher Education Institutions. Ege University is not an exception to this.
Yeterlilik Koşulları ve Kuralları : The duration of the programme is four semesters. The maximum period to complete course work in a masters program with thesis is 4 semesters. However, with the approval of their advisors, students can in subsequent semesters take additional departmental courses with or without credits. The total ECTS credits of the programme is 120 ECTS. A student may take undergraduate courses on the condition that the courses have not been taken during the undergraduate program. However, at most two of these courses may be counted to the Master's course load and credits. Students must register for thesis work and the Specialization Field course offered by his supervisor every semester following the semester, in which the supervisor is appointed. A student who has completed work on the thesis within the time period, must write a thesis, using the data collected, according to the specifications of the Graduate School Thesis Writing Guide. The thesis must be defended in front of a jury. The Master's thesis jury is appointed on the recommendations of the relevant Department Chairperson and with the approval of the Administrative Committee of the Graduate School. The jury is composed of the thesis supervisor and 3 to 5 faculty members. Of the appointed jury members, up to one may be selected from another Department or another University. In case the jury consists of 3 members, the co-supervisor cannot be the jury member. A majority vote by the jury members determines the outcome of the thesis or examination. The vote can be for "acceptance", "rejection" or "correction". The Department Chairperson will inform the Director of the Graduate School, in writing, of the jury's decision within 3 days. To correct or change a thesis found incomplete and/or inadequate by the jury, the jury must specify in its report that such corrections are necessary. A student may be given, by a decision of the Administrative Committee of the Graduate School, up to three months to complete the corrections. The student must then retake the thesis examination.
Program Profili : The aim of the master’s program in primary education is to help graduate students to improve themselves in terms of subject matter and pedagogical content knowledge in advanced level. Moreover, the program aims to provide knowledge, skills and attitudes to graduate students to help them specialize in their field and to support them to conduct theoretical and applied research studies.
Mezunların İstihdam Profilleri (örneklerle) : Students who get a degree of master in Primary Education are able to work in private and state primary schools organized under National Ministry of Education
Üst Derece Programlarına Geçiş : Graduates who successfully completed the master's degree program may apply to doctorate (third cycle) programs in the same or in related disciplines.
Sınavlar, Ölçme ve Değerlendirme : Students are required to take a mid-term examination and/or complete other assigned projects/homework during the semester and, additionally, are required to take a final examination and/or complete a final project for course evaluation. The final grade is based on the mid-term examination grade, the final examination grade and/or evaluation of final project, with the contributions of 40% and 60%, respectively. To pass any course, a Master's student must receive at least 70 out of 100. Students must repeat courses they have failed or may substitute courses the Department accepts as equivalent. The assessment for each course is described in detail in “Individual Course Description”
Mezuniyet Koşulları : Graduation requirements are explained in the section “Qualification Requirements and Regulations”
Çalışma Şekli (Tam Zamanlı, e-öğrenme ) : Full-Time
Adres ve İletişim Bilgileri (Program Başkanı, AKTS/DS Koordinatörü) : Celal Bayar University, Faculty of Education, Demirci/Manisa, Head of Department : Prof. Dr. Tuncer Taşkın Phone: 0236 462 2488/169
Bölüm Olanakları : Seminar room, multi-purpose hall, library, computer lab, art education workshop, gym, music room, drama room are avaliable in our department