FOUNDATION & HISTORY
Doctorate education started in 2018 at the Maritime Transportation and Management Engineering Department, which is within the body of the Graduate Institute of Natural and Applied Sciences. First students were admitted to the Department in the Spring semester of the 2017-2018 academic year.
LEVEL of QUALIFICATION:
Qualifications Frameworks in the European Higher Education Area (QF-EHEA), Level 3
European Qualifications Framework for Lifelong Learning (EQF-LLL), Level 8
MODE of STUDY
ADMISSION & REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS
To apply to doctoral programs with a master's degree with thesis: Undergraduate and graduate grades must be at least 2.40 according to the 4-system or 62.66 according to the 100-year system.
OBJECTIVE of THE PROGRAMME
The Maritime Transportation and Management Engineering Department covers research and development in shipping, port services, maritime policies and issues related to the working conditions of seafarers.
RECOGNATION of PRIOR LEARNING
To apply for doctoral programs with a bachelor's degree: The undergraduate graduation grade must be at least 3.20 according to the 4-system or at least 81.33 according to the 100-year system.
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS and REGULATIONS
Requirements to be met by students in order to obtain a doctorate degree in Maritime Transport Management Engineering; a) To take a 21-credit (60 ECTS equivalent) course and pass at least BB degree, b) To have at least 3.0 weighted average over 4.0, c) To be successful by preparing a doctoral thesis and defencing it in front of the jury,
KTU Graduate Education Regulations
EXAMINATION, ASSESSMENT and GRADING REGULATIONS
Students are subjected to midterm exam, midterm study (project, seminar, quiz, homework, or a second midterm exam) and final exam for each course. The contribution of the midterm to the success grade is 30%, the contribution of the semester work is 20% and the contribution of the final exam is 50%. All exams are evaluated over 100 points. Students who take one of the letter grades (AA), (BA) or (BB) from the doctorate courses are considered as successful.
Those who take at least 21 credits (60 ECTS equivalent) of the courses in the graduate programs of the department or other related departments; successfully completing all courses; Achieving a minimum GPA of 3.0 out of 4.00; Students who successfully defend the thesis they have prepared in a related field are awarded a Doctorate diploma in Maritime Transportation and Management Engineering.
OCCUPATIONAL PROFILES of GRADUATES
Graduates from the Maritime Transportation and Management Engineering Department can be employed in the maritime sector's port, coastal management and maritime companies. In addition, there are working areas in public institutions such as the Undersecretariat for Maritime Affairs, General Directorate of Coastal Safety, and the Ministry of Environment.
DEPARTMENTAL FACILITIES :
Maritime Transportation and Management Engineer department students' have access to simulator systems equipped with the latest technology (Bridge, ARPA radar, tanker, engine room, container and GMDSS communication simulator), navigational, safety at sea, shipping, oil pollution, first aid and medical care, maritime, in addition to its chemistry and computer laboratories, there is a fire training unit belonging to the Marine Transportation Management Engineering Department and a ship leaving system at Çamburnu Campus, consisting of a ship leaving system. In addition, our campus has a modern dormitory building that meets the accommodation needs of students and an indoor gymnasium where students can perform sports activities.