PROCESS OF PROFICIENCY IN ART
|ACCEPTANCE TO THE PROGRAM AND PROGRAM DURATION|
|A process begins along which the accepted student must meet the requirements for graduation.
The duration of the Proficiency in Art program (excluding the period in scientific preparation) is 8 semesters from the beginning of the program in which s/he is registered, and the program is completed in 12 semesters. The maximum duration to successfully complete the courses with credits required for Proficiency in Art program is 4 semesters.
|APPOINTMENT OF ADVISOR|
|The thesis advisor is assigned to the student by the end of the first semester at the latest.
For each student, the head of the department proposes a faculty member of Yaşar University, whose Proficiency in Art or PhD studies are directly related with student’s thesis subject, and who has given undergraduate courses for at least four semesters or graduate courses for at least two semesters, and who has supervised at least one completed master’s thesis. Determination of the thesis advisor is finalized with the decision of the administrative board of the graduate school.
If the second thesis advisor is to be appointed when necessary, it may be appointed from faculty staff among those, who are not within the staff of Yaşar University, too and who have at least a Proficiency in Art degree.
|The student must successfully complete the courses with credits at the end of the second semester earliest, at the end of the fourth semester at the latest.|
|THESIS DEFENSE PROCESS|
|The student, who will defend his/her thesis for the first time or who has already defended, but will defend it again because s/he has received a -3- month correction, completes his/her thesis and submits it with the transcript to his/her advisor.
In the opinion that the thesis is defensible, thesis, transcript and the “Proficiency in Art Thesis Defense Application and Jury Proposal Form*” is submitted to the Graduate School by the head of the department via EBYS.
|The thesis jury consists of five faculty members, three of whom are at the thesis monitoring committee of the student and at least 2 are from outside the Yaşar University. The administrative board of directors of the graduate school decides whether the advisor has the right to vote. If the advisor does not have the right to vote, the jury consists of six members. The co-advisor may take part in the jury without the right to vote.
The thesis defense is made within 40 days, provided that the copies of the thesis are submitted to the graduate school by the department head with the “Thesis Defense Application and Jury Proposal Form*”.
|The thesis defense consists of the presentation of the thesis and a question and answer session following it.|
|After the completion of the thesis defense, the jury gives the decision of acceptance (S: Successful), rejection (U: Unsuccessful) or correction (I). The decisions of the jury are notified to the graduate school by the “Proficiency in Art Thesis Defense Jury Minute Form*” together with the “Proficiency in Art Thesis Individual Jury Evaluation Form**” that the jury members will fill in, within three days following the thesis defense.|
|ACCEPTANCE (S: SUCCESSFUL)||REJECTION (U: UNSUCCESSFUL)||CORRECTION (I)|
|The student, who submits 3 copies of the thesis with white cardboard cover and hardcover (without spiral) (one copy should contain the thesis approval page signed by the jury members), 3 CD copies containing the thesis work (the file in the CD should be saved with the YÖK thesis data entry reference number, there should be no personal data in the file), Thesis Submission Form (signed by both the advisor and the student)(https://lee.yasar.edu.tr/en/phd-proficiency-in-art-forms/) and the “thesis data entry form” received from the Council of Higher Education Thesis Center (https://tez.yok.gov.tr/UlusalTezMerkezi/) to the graduate school within one month after the date of entrance to the thesis defense, and whose thesis is approved in terms of its format by the graduate school (for details: https://lee.yasar.edu.tr/en/masters-w-thesisphd/thesis-template-and-style/) receives the Proficiency in Art diploma.
Graduate School may extend the submission period up to 1 month if needed. Students who do not meet these requirements can not obtain the diploma, and student rights and dismissed if the maximum period expires. Within three months of the thesis submission, the thesis is sent to the YOK thesis depository by the Graduate School to be offered to the research and academic activities.
Note: Foreign students can login the National Thesis and Dissertation Center by getting temporary e-government password.
Foreign students can obtain e-government passwords from Postal Office Central Directorates or authorized branches in Turkey by presenting passports and a valid residence permit.
e-Government password can be obtained from embassies and consulates abroad. Detailed information can be obtained from the related foreign representative offices.
|The student is dismissed from the program, in which s/he is enrolled, by the decision of the graduate school administrative board of directors.||The student defends the thesis in front of the same jury within six months latest. For this defense, the stages that must be followed in the thesis defense process will also be applied in exactly the same way.
At the end of this defense, the student, whose thesis is not found successful, is dismissed from the program, in which s/he is enrolled, by the decision of the administrative board of directors.