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Education goals of the Masters Program

  1. Goal:

The aim of the masters program is to raise graduates who could participate in research and development in the field of materials science and nanotechnology engineering: designing, producing materials, nanomaterials. The gradutes will be able to follow doctoral programs and participate in research in the field of materials science and nanotechnology engineering.

  1. Goal:

The aim of our program is to provide a more advanced program compared to available similar programs in the nation. Thus, our undergradute program has experience and the program has been accepting students since the 2016-2017 education year fall semester.

Application And Admission To Master Of Science Program

The following requirements must be fulfilled while applying for the masters program:

  1. Having a bachelor’s degree.
  2. Having graduated from a reputable enginering or chemistry, physics and biology department from one of the nation’s universities or from college which is abroad. The foreign degree must be matching the standards defined by the Higher Education council of Turkey.
  3. Having obtained 55 degree points from the ALES examination. This condition is not required for the non-thesis masters program.
  4. Having sufficient knowledge of English.

Graduates of departments of Material Science and Metallurgical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Materials Science and Nanotechnology Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Textile Engineering, Electronics Engineering or Chemistry, Physics and Biology are eligible to apply for the Materials Science and Nanotechnology Engineering Masters program provided that the gradutes have sufficient levels of english and the acceptance results will be based on departmental interviews.

The aim of the graduate program is to deliver knowledge and skills to the students regarding researching materials science, advanced materials, nanotechnology and nanomaterials. Our graduate program has been established because of the fact that there is serious need for raising great engineering skills and talents in the field of materials science and nanotechnology engineering in our nation and therefore the research and development projects which are funded by the government and the private sectors could be completed successfully.

In our gradute program, research in the fields of nanotechnology, materials science and nanotechnoloy, nanomaterials, glass and ceramic materials, polymeric materials, composite materials, bio-materials and implant materials, surface technologies, functional surfaces and materials, sol-gel nanotechnology, optical and photonic materials and thin films is being carried out by our departmental faculty members.

Master of Science Program Description

In our masters program, research is being done and courses are being taught by our faculty members in the fields of Metalurgical and Materials Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Materials Engineering, Materials Science and Nanotechnology Engineering, Ceramic meterials, metalic materials, polymeric materials, composite materials, biomaterials, nanomaterials, glass and optical materials, photonic materials, functional thin films and coatings, sol-gel technology, surface science and technology.

Table 1 lists the requirements which must be completed in order to graduate from the masters program 

Table 1.a) Thesis masters program requirements

Courses Total YU Credits Total ECTS Credits
Compulsory courses MSN500, (MSN501 veya BTEC550), MSN502 9 30
Seminar MSN590 No credit 2
Optional courses 4 courses (departmental approval) 12 40
Total (Courses) 7 courses 21 70
Masters Thesis MSN600 No credit 60
Total 7 courses 21 132

 

Table 1.b) Non-thesis masters program

Courses Total YU Credits Total ECTS Credits
Compulsory courses MSN500, (MSN501 veya BTEC550), MSN502, 9 30
Seminar MSN590 No credit 2
Optional courses 7 courses (departmental approval) 21 70
Total (Courses) 10 courses 30 100
Term project MSN599 No credit 30
Total 10 courses 30 132

Master of Science Program Courses

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Code Course Name T U L Y E
  Zorunlu Dersler (Core Courses)          
MSN 500 Malzeme Biliminin Temelleri (Fundamentals of Materials Science) 3 0 0 3 10
MSN 501 Methods in Scientific Research 3 0 0 3 10
MSN 502 Nanobilim ve Nanoteknolojinin Temelleri (Fundamentals of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology) 3 0 0 3 10
  Seçmeli Dersler (Elective Courses)          
MSN 510 İleri Malzeme Karakterizasyon Teknikleri (Advanced Materials Characterization Techniques) 3 0 0 3 10
MSN 504 / ME521 İleri Termodinamik  (Advanced Thermodynamics) 3 0 0 3 10
MSN 530 Nanobiyoteknoloji (Nanobiotechnology) 3 0 0 3 10
MSN 540 İleri Polimer Bilim ve Teknolojisi (Advanced Polymer Science and Technology) 3 0 0 3 10
MSN 550 Sol-Jel Nanoteknoloji ve Uygulamaları (Sol-Gel Nanotechnology and Applications) 3 0 0 3 10
MSN 560 Optical and Photonic Materials and Coatings 3 0 0 3 10
MSN 524 Yüzey Teknolojileri ve Fonksiyonel Yüzeyler  (Surface Technologies and Functional Surfaces) 3 0 0 3 10
MSN 532 Malzeme Bilimi ve Nanoteknolojide özel konular (Selected Topics in Materials Science and Nanotechnology) 3 0 0 3 10
MSN 533 Enerji üretimi ve depolanması için nanomalzemeler (Nanomaterials for Energy Conversion and Storage) 3 0 0 3 10
MSN 570 Nanoteknoloji ve Sosyo-ekonomik yapıya etkileri (Nanotechnology and Its Impacts on Socio-Economic Structures) 3 0 0 3 10
MSN 516 Biyomalzemeler ve Biyo-uyumluluk (Biomaterials and Bio-compatibility), 3 0 0 3 10
MSN 590 Araştırma Semineri (Research Seminar ) 0 2 0 0 2
MSN 599 Dönem Projesi (Term Project) 0 2 0 0 30
MSN 600 Yüksek Lisans Tezi (MSc Thesis) 0 0 0 0 60
T:Teorik (Theoretical), U:Uygulama (Applications), L:Laboratuvar (Laboratory), Y:Yeditepe Kredisi (Yeditepe Credits), E:AKTS Kredisi (ECTS Credits)