Application Requirements for Post-Graduate Programmes

M.A. IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE

Application Requirements

Applicants must provide the following: 1) a BA degree in English Language and Literature or Comparative Literature with English medium. BA degrees from departments of American Culture and Literature, English Linguistics, English Translation and Interpretation, and English Language Teaching can also apply on the condition that they document English Language and Literature as their minor degree or the successful completion of undergraduate course work of 18 credits in English Language and Literature; 2) at least 90 out of 100 in the national YDS English proficiency exam, or an equivalent grade in other exams approved by the University; 3) an undergraduate GPA of at least 3.00 out of 4.00 or 75 out of 100; 4) at least 55 in the national ALES exam.

International applicants must provide the following: 1) the specified international English proficiency exams (TOEFL IBT 79, TOEFL CST 200-205, TOEFL PBT 500-524, TOEIL 950-959, IELTS 6,50); 2) an undergraduate GPA of at least 3.00 out of 4.00 or 75 out of 100; 3) a BA degree in English Language and Literature. BA degrees from departments of American Culture and Literature, English Linguistics, English Translation and Interpretation, and English Language Teaching can also apply on the condition that they document English Language and Literature as their minor degree or the successful completion of undergraduate course work of 18 credits in English Language and Literature. Applications are accepted only from YÖK-approved universities (Higher Education Council); 4) minimum 450 in the “General Test” section of GRE.

The applicants with a BA degree in a different field and/or university may be required to complete the academic preparatory programme of maximum 6 undergraduate courses (for two semesters).

M.A. IN BRITISH CULTURAL STUDIES

Application Requirements

Applicants must provide the following: 1) a BA degree in English Language and Literature or Comparative Literature with English medium. BA degrees from departments of American Culture and Literature, English Linguistics, English Translation and Interpretation, and English Language Teaching can also apply on the condition that they document English Language and Literature as their minor degree or the successful completion of undergraduate course work of 18 credits in English Language and Literature; 2) at least 90 out of 100 in the national YDS English proficiency exam, or an equivalent grade in other exams approved by the University; 3) an undergraduate GPA of at least 3.00 out of 4.00 or 75 out of 100; 4) at least 55 in the national ALES exam.

International applicants must provide the following: 1) the specified international English proficiency exams (TOEFL IBT 79, TOEFL CST 200-205, TOEFL PBT 500-524, TOEIL 950-959, IELTS 6,50); 2) an undergraduate GPA of at least 3.00 out of 4.00 or 75 out of 100; 3) a BA degree in English Language and Literature. BA degrees from departments of American Culture and Literature, English Linguistics, English Translation and Interpretation, and English Language Teaching can also apply on the condition that they document English Language and Literature as their minor degree or the successful completion of undergraduate course work of 18 credits in English Language and Literature. Applications are accepted only from YÖK-approved universities (Higher Education Council); 4) minimum 450 in the “General Test” section of GRE.

The applicants with a BA degree in a different field and/or university may be required to complete the academic preparatory programme of maximum 6 undergraduate courses (for two semesters).

Ph.D. IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE

Application Requirements

Applicants must provide the following: 1) at least 90 out of 100 in the national YDS English proficiency exam, or an equivalent grade in the other exams approved by the University; 2) a BA GPA of at least 3.00 out of 4.00 or 75 out of 100; 3) at least 60* in the national ALES exam; 4) MA degrees in the field of English Language and Literature or British Cultural Studies; 5) if the applicants have an MA in social sciences or literature, it is expected of them to have taken a total 12 credit courses in English Language and Literature or British Cultural Studies.

International applicants must provide the following: 1) the specified international English proficiency exams (TOEFL IBT 79, TOEFL CST 200-205, TOEFL PBT 500-524, TOEIL 950-959, IELTS 6,50); 2) an undergraduate GPA of at least 3.00 out of 4.00 or 75 out of 100;  3) MA degrees in the field of English Language and Literature or British Cultural Studies;  4) if the applicants have an MA in social sciences or literature, it is expected of them to have taken a total 12 credit courses in English Language and Literature or British Cultural Studies. Applications are accepted only from YÖK-approved universities (Higher Education Council); 5) minimum 450** in the “General Test” section of GRE.

The applicants with a BA and/or MA degree in a different field and/or university may be required to complete the academic preparatory programme of maximum 6 undergraduate courses (for two semesters).

* For applications by Turkish nationals which will be received in the 2013-2014 academic year for admission to the programme in the 2014-2015 academic year, the required minimum ALES exam score will be 80.

** For applications by international candidates which will be received in the 2013-2014 academic year for admission to the programme in the 2014-2015 academic year, the required minimum GRE exam score will be 550.

Ph.D. IN BRITISH CULTURAL STUDIES

Application Requirements

Applicants must provide the following: 1) at least 90 out of 100 in the national YDS English proficiency exam, or an equivalent grade in the other exams approved by the University; 2) an BA GPA of at least 3.00 out of 4.00 or 75 out of 100; 3) at least 60* in the national ALES exam; 4) MA degrees in the field of English Language and Literature or British Cultural Studies; 5) if the applicants have an MA in social sciences or literature, it is expected of them to have taken a total 12 credit courses in English Language and Literature or British Cultural Studies.

International applicants must provide the following: 1) the specified international English proficiency exams (TOEFL IBT 79, TOEFL CST 200-205, TOEFL PBT 500-524, TOEIL 950-959, IELTS 6,50); 2) an undergraduate GPA of at least 3.00 out of 4.00 or 75 out of 100;  3) MA degrees in the field of English Language and Literature or British Cultural Studies;  4) if the applicants have an MA in social sciences or literature, it is expected of them to have taken a total 12 credit courses in English Language and Literature or British Cultural Studies. Applications are accepted only from YÖK-approved universities (Higher Education Council); 5) minimum 450** in the “General Test” section of GRE.

The applicants with a BA and/or MA degree in a different field and/or university may be required to complete the academic preparatory programme of maximum 6 undergraduate courses (for two semesters).

* For applications by Turkish nationals which will be received in the 2013-2014 academic year for admission to the programme in the 2014-2015 academic year, the required minimum ALES exam score will be 80.

** For applications by international candidates which will be received in the 2013-2014 academic year for admission to the programme in the 2014-2015 academic year, the required minimum GRE exam score will be 550.

Hacettepe University Department of English Language and Literature
06800 Beytepe Ankara