Ph.D. program aims to give relevant, theoretical knowledge to students so that they can contribute to literature and produce effective research in their related field of study.
In line with this aim, our Business Administration program is designed to offer an education that meets the needs of problems in business world and other social structures-both in Turkey and the international arena. In this program, students from different field of study are given the opportunity to perform interdisciplinary works and research through compulsory and elective courses. The teaching language of this program is English. Applications to the Business Administration Ph. D. are received once a year for the fall semester.
This program consists of all courses indicated in the curriculum, Ph. D. Qualification Exam and the preparation and defense of a dissertation. Ph. D. students must complete the course work within four semesters. Students who complete the course work are entitled to start working on their Ph. D. dissertation, after passing the Ph. D. Qualification Exam. Then, after completing the Ph. D. dissertation under the supervision of an advisor, students defend their dissertation before the jury. Those who succeed in their defense complete the program and become entitled to receive the doctorate degree.
The PhD program is eight semesters and the maximum completion period is twelve semesters, regardless of whether they have registered for each semester, starting from the semester when the courses related to the program they are enrolled for are accepted with a master's degree with thesis, except the period in scientific preparation. For those admitted with a bachelor's degree, it is ten semesters and the maximum completion period is fourteen semesters.
The maximum period of successful completion of credit courses required for the PhD program is four semesters for those who are admitted with a master's degree with thesis and six semesters for those who are admitted with an undergraduate degree. Students who fail to successfully complete their credit courses during this period or who cannot achieve the minimum grade average required by the higher education institution are dismissed from the higher education institution.
Students who successfully complete their credit courses, who are successful in the proficiency exam and whose thesis proposal is accepted, but who have not completed the thesis study until the end of the twelve or fourteen semesters specified in the first paragraph are dismissed.