Art Teaching

Doctorate Degree - Instıtute Of Socıal Scıences

General Information

Doctorate Program, affiliated to the Social Sciences Institute, is designed for advanced graduate students who want to do scientific work and research in the field of art education. Courses at the doctoral level include both art education and studio practices that are directly related to art education, art history, art criticism, and studies in related disciplines and departments within the university in social and human fields.

Length of Programme & Number of Credits

4 Year - 240 ECTS

Feature & Definition

The Doctorate Program carries out a training process involving theoretical and practical training in the field of art education.

Mode of Study

Full Time

Head of Department


ECTS / Course Catalog Coordinator


Erasmus Coordinator


Internship Coordinator

Orientation Staff



This program is aimed to educate art educators who have the necessary equipment and competence in the academic environment, who produce information in the field of visual arts education, share the knowledge they produce in national and international platforms, contribute to the field by conducting scientific researches.


The aim of this program is to train specialists in the field of art education, experts on scientific ethics and principles in the field of visual arts education and art education specialists ready for a higher level scientific education process.

Specific Admission Requirements

Candidates with a master's degree can apply if they provide the required scores from the foreign language and ALES exams, within the framework of "C.U. Postgraduate Education Regulations". Students who get at least 70 points as a result of the evaluation of ALES, undergraduate graduation GPA, written exam grade and interview exam grade are entitled to enroll in the doctoral program.

Qualification Awarded

Students who successfully complete this program are given a PhD degree in Painting Education.

Level of Qualification


Qualification Requirements of Graduation

A minimum of 240 ECTS including at least seven courses, seminars, proficiency exams, thesis proposal and thesis work, provided that the doctorate program is not less than 21 credits and 60 ECTS in one academic year for students who have been accepted with a master's degree with thesis. consists of credit. For students who have been accepted with a bachelor's degree, it consists of at least 300 ECTS credits, including 14 courses with at least forty-two credits, seminars, proficiency exam, thesis proposal and thesis work.

Access to Further Studies

Students graduatied from this program can apply to post-doctoral programs


There is no internship course in this program.

Applied Course

Lessons with the title "Studio" include artistic practice (painting, sculpture, graphic design, etc.). In these courses, students are expected to do project work within the scope of a specific problem or concept.

Work Placement

This program does not include workplace training.

Double Major, Additional Major & Exchange Possibilities

In our program, students can benefit from the Erasmus Exchange Program.

Employment Opportunities

Students who graduate from the PhD program have the opportunity to work as an academician in State Universities and Private Universities if they have the conditions determined by YÖK and universities.