Department of Philosophy
Undergraduate Programme : Philosophy
Graduate Programmes : MSc, PhD
The Department of Philosophy started undergraduate education in 2008. The curriculum of the department aims to provide a historical perspective to the philosophical questions and the solutions proposed within the scope of these questions; to increase students' awareness of being, knowledge and values; and to promote development of a critical and free viewpoint. Courses are conducted on the basis of analyzing philosophical texts, discussing philosophical problems, and producing philosophical solutions to current problems. Thus, it is aimed to contribute to development of students' original philosophical understanding, to their ability of expressing themselves and to their writing skills. In addition to the undergraduate program of the Department, the Master's and Doctoral Program are also available. The objective of this program is to allow students to make academic studies in philosophy and to contribute meeting the Turkey's need of qualified people in philosophy. Career Opportunities Graduates of the Department of Philosophy can work in public institutions such as the Ministry of Health, Ministry of Justice, Ministry of National Education, Social Services, various private education institutions, Psychotechnical Evaluation Centers, Industrial organizations. Those who continue their graduate education can be employed as researchers or instructors in universities or in various institutions.