M.A Degree in Psychology (Social/Health tracks)

Department of Psychology at Kadir Has University invites applications for the M.A. programme which combines the subfields of social and health psychology. The foci of the lectures will be on the theories of social and health psychology as well as their applications.

The main topics of the programme are as follows:

•Developing interventions  for staying healthy,
•Investigating the causes and mechanisms whereby individuals develop illness based on stress and the use of alcohol and tobacco; and developing preventive measures for such illnesses,
•Coping with illness and individual and group attitudes  towards illness,
•Improving interpersonal skills at group and individual levels.

The students who are enrolled in this programme will acquire theoretical knowledge on social and health psychology and complete a thesis or a graduation project  on these sub-areas of psychology.

The students who successfully finish this programme will be able to provide services as qualified psychologists in programs targeting attitude change, in NGOs, in the society in relation to health promotion and illness prevention by means of research, consultancy, education and provision of interventions.

Special requirements for the international candidates (*):

The international candidates can only apply to the M.A. programme with a thesis component. These candidates need to hold a Bachelor’s degree in psychology obtained from a  university recognized by High Education Council.

The candidates need to fulfill the following criteria to apply:

  • General Point Average (GPA): 2.50/4.00 or equivalent
  • Equal weight GRE: minimum 55 or Quantitative GRE minimum 149.
  • Internet-based TOEFL minimum 79 or IELTS minimum 5.5 or UDS minimum 66.
  • 2 reference letters should be directly sent to psy@khas.edu.tr in PDF format by the referees before the deadline for applications.
  • Letter of Intent not exceeding 500 words.

* For more details, please check the Regulations for the Acceptance of Foreign Students in Graduate Programs.

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