2020/2021 Graduate Program Application

M.A.

Quota  

14 (Main class) + 1 (English preparatory class)

 
GPA  

2.70/4.00

 
ALES  

Verbal: 70

 
GRE / GMAT  

ALES Verbal 70 or GRE Quantitative score of 149 is accepted. 

 
English Proficiency  

BUEPT or 
TOEFL® 550, TWE 4.5 or 
TOEFL® (IBT) 79, TWE 22 or 
IELTS Academic Score: 6.5, Academic Writing Score: 6.5

 
Official Transcript  

Required

 
Diploma  

An undergraduate degree diploma or a graduation document.
Those who have not graduated yet, must submit an official letter indicating that they are expected to graduate.

 
Student disciplinary record  

Required for applicants holding a degree from a university in Turkey.

 
Statement of Purpose  

Required
Submit a statement of purpose  (detailing his/her career plan as well as the reason for choosing Boğaziçi University and this department, in 300 to 500 words)

 
Reference letter  

Two letters
Reference letters are not required for students/graduates of Boğaziçi University Department of Turkish Language & Literature.

 
Departmental Exams  

Written Exam Date: 4 August 2020
Written Exam Hour/Place: 11.00 - 14.00
Oral Exam/Interview Date: 11 August 2020
Oral Exam/Interview Hour/Place: 10.00 - End of working hours

Observed written exam on zoom and Interview via zoom

 
Contact Person  

Name: Assist.Prof. Erol Köroğlu
Phone: 0212 359 7233
E-mail: erol.koroglu@boun.edu.tr
Name: Assoc.Prof. Tülay Gençtürk Demircioğlu
Phone: 0212 359 6912
E-mail: gencturk@boun.edu.tr
http://www.turkishliterature.boun.edu.tr

 

Ph.D.

Quota  

12 (There is no quota for English preparatory class)

 
GPA  

3.30/4.00

 
ALES  

Verbal: 70

 
GRE / GMAT  

ALES Verbal 70 or GRE Quantitative score of 149 is accepted.

 
English Proficiency  

BUEPT or 
TOEFL® 550, TWE 4.5 or 
TOEFL® (IBT) 79, TWE 22 or 
IELTS Academic Score: 6.5, Academic Writing Score: 6.5

 
YDS/ÜDS/KPDS  

Minimum required score of 55 or an equivalent of it accepted by YÖK.
Note: As BUEPT / IELTS / two year exemption rule due to being our own graduate are not accepted by YÖK, they will not satisfy the YDS/ÜDS/KPDS requirement.
For equivalent test scores determined by the Council of Higher Education (YOK) see:
http://dokuman.osym.gov.tr/pdfdokuman/2016/
GENEL/EsdegerlikTablosu26022016.pdf

 
Official Transcript  

An official undergradute transcript and an official graduate transcript are required.

 
Diploma  

An undergraduate degree diploma or a graduation document.
A graduate degree diploma or a graduation document.
Those who have not graduated yet, must submit an official letter indicating that they are expected to graduate.

 
Student disciplinary record  

Required for applicants holding a degree from a university in Turkey.

 
Statement of Purpose  

Required
Submit a statement of purpose (detailing his/her career plan as well as the reason for choosing Boğaziçi University and this department, in 300 to 500 words)

 
Reference letter  

Two letters

 
Other  

Research Proposal: Research proposal is aimed at demonstrating that you are capable of conducting analysis and research on a subject you are interested in. It may evolve into a thesis subject eventually, but not necessarily. Your proposal should offer a general idea about your field of research interest, provide an overview of the current literature and latest scholarly debates on the subject, and demonstrate the originality of your work. It will demonstrate your ability to conduct research at a doctoral level and your skill in expressing complex ideas in a manner that is both concise and critical. Its length should be between 750 and 1250 words, excluding bibliography.

 
Departmental Exams  

Written Exam Date: 4 August 2020
Written Exam Hour/Place: 11.00 - 14.00
Oral Exam/Interview Date: 11 August 2020
Oral Exam/Interview Hour/Place: 10.00 - End of working hours

Observed written exam on zoom and Interview via zoom

 
Contact Person  

Name: Assist.Prof. Erol Köroğlu
Phone: 0212 359 7233
E-mail: erol.koroglu@boun.edu.tr
Name: Assoc. Prof. Tülay Gençtürk Demircioğlu
Phone: 0212359 6912
E-mail: gencturk@boun.edu.tr
http://www.turkishliterature.boun.edu.tr

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