Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading

Examinations Letter Grade Number Grade Equivalents

A+ 4.00
A 4.00
A- 3.70
B+ 3.30
B 3.00
B- 2.70
C+ 2.30
C 2.00
C- 1.70
D+ 1.30
D 1.00
F 0.00

 

Graduation Requirements and Curriculum

Thesis Program

A master program with Thesis is comprised of at least seven courses conditional on not being less than twenty one credits in total, at least one seminar course and a thesis study. Seminar course and thesis study are non-credit courses and they are evaluated as either “satisfactory” or “unsatisfactory”.

At most two of the courses that the student will take can be selected from undergraduate courses conditional on not having been taken during undergraduate education. Moreover, with the recommendation of the department board and with the approval of the Executive Council two courses at most can be selected amongst the courses given by other Universities.

Period of Study

The duration of the Master program, not including the time spent on scientific preparation and regardless of which semesters the student has registered for, is four semesters, starting from the period in which the courses for the registered program are given and it should be completed in six semesters at most.

Non-Thesis Program

Non-thesis Master programs are comprised of thirty credits and at least ten courses with a term project course.

At most three of the courses that the student takes may be selected amongst the undergraduate courses, conditional on the student not having taken the courses during the undergraduate education.

Period of Study

The duration of the non-thesis Master program, not including the time spent on scientific preparation and regardless of which semesters the student has registered for, is at least two and at most three semesters, starting from the period in which courses related to the registered program are given.

Occupational Profiles and Access to Further Studies

Graduates of Koç University Graduate School of Sciences and Engineering work at leading companies in Turkey and abroad. The Graduate School is actively working on keeping the alumni network alive.

Career Development Center, supports all Koç University students and graduates in career Development and Planning, in preparing graduate education plans, and in professional life decisions. For more information about the Career Development Center, please visit https://career.ku.edu.tr/en/