MS without Thesis

Degree Requirements
The M.S. program without Thesis option requires that the students successfully complete a minimum of 30 credits (with 10 courses) beyond a Bachelor’s degree. The non-thesis option also consists of a non-credit pass or fail M.S. Project course.

CONDITIONS OF ACCEPTANCE:
In order to earn a M.Sc. degree all students must fulfill the following requirements.

  The students must complete at least 30 credits of course load including 2 compulsory courses namely Math 521 and Math 531, a graduation project and a non-credit seminar course.
  A course sequence (Math 504-506, Math 521-522, Math 531-532, Math 533-534 or Math 551-552) must be completed.

For admissions into the program the following requirements must be fulfilled.

Applicants from Outside of Koç Üniversity:

  To hold a BS degree in mathematics, basic sciences, engineering or a related field.
  To be assessed adequate for the program by a committee consisting of faculty members in mathematics; the students will be interviewed by the committee, additionally the students may be asked to complete a written exam.
  To receive a score from the ALES exam, not less than 60, and also above the threshold suggested by the program coordinator and approved by the academic committee at Koc University.
  To take one of the English proficiency exams below, and to receive the minimal score indicated by the table or higher.
– Internet Based TOEFL: Minimum Score 80 (Exams taken in Turkey must be carried out at the State Universities.)
– YDS/e-YDS/YOKDIL: 80

 

Those Holding a BS Degree from the Department of Mathematics at Koç Üniversity:

• The average grade point of mathematics courses must be greater than 2.7.
• To receive a score of 60 at least from the ALES exam.
  To take one of the English proficiency exams below, and to receive the minimal score indicated by the table or higher.
–  Internet Based TOEFL: Minimum Score 80 (Exams taken in Turkey must be carried out at the State Universities.)
– YDS/e-YDS/YOKDIL: 80

 

Those Holding a BS Degree from Koç Üniversity Outside of the Department of Mathematics:

  To hold a BS degree in mathematics, basic sciences, engineering or a related field.
  To be assessed adequate for the program by a committee consisting of faculty members in mathematics; the students will be interviewed by the committee, additionally the students may be asked to complete a written exam.
  To receive a score of 60 at least from the ALES exam.
  To take one of the English proficiency exams below, and to receive the minimal score indicated by the table or higher. 
– Internet Based TOEFL: Minimum Score 80 (Exams taken in Turkey must be carried out at the State Universities.)
– YDS/e-YDS/YOKDIL: 80