Our M. S. Program without thesis aims at teaching fundamental physics at a high level and coupling this knowledge with a research experience in either theoretical or applied physics depending on the interests of the student.
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.
Acceptance Conditions to Non-Thesis Master Program in Physics
Minimum score from ALES (Academic Staff and Master Education Exam) must be greater than a score determined by the Physics Graduate Program Coordinators and University Academic Councilors. This score cannot be smaller than 60.
• Minimum scores required from the exams are given below
– Internet Based TOEFL: Minimum Score 80 (Exams taken in Türkiye must be carried out at the State Universities.)
– YDS/e-YDS/YOKDIL: 80
• It is necessary to be successful in the interview in order to be accepted to the program.
Graduates of Koç University can waive the interview requirement if
One of the most important parts of your application is the motivation letter. Its goal is to introduce your background and support your application. In short, its goal is to answer the question:
“Why are you a suitable candidate?”
Write in a clear and logical manner: remember, the way you write and present yourself says a lot about you. Do not plagiarize as this will mean automatic disqualification from the evaluation process.
Some points that may help you answer this question:
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