Curriculum and Instruction

Doctorate Degree - Instıtute Of Socıal Scıences

General Information

Curriculum and instruction phd program includes some courses and studies for enabling students to produce original solutions through theories and research for the problems within their fields.

Length of Programme & Number of Credits

4 Year - 240 ECTS

Feature & Definition

It is significant that students are able to produce original solutions through theories and research for the problems within their fields. In program, looking through scientific studies in educational sciences, analyzing them in frame of related theories, conducting curriculum development and evaluation studies are the studies carried out.

Mode of Study

Full Time

Head of Department


ECTS / Course Catalog Coordinator


Erasmus Coordinator


Internship Coordinator

Orientation Staff



The main aim of this program is to enhance the field knowledge of students and improve their research skills at an advanced level and gain them competencies of conducting original scientific studies and publishing.


The goal of program is to educate professionals and academicians of future conduct original studies providing innovation for science as independent or a group member in Curriculum and instruction fields, renew him/herself, contemporary, adopting science as a form of life, following and applying international scientific knowledge.

Specific Admission Requirements

Students having master’s degree in Educational Sciences could apply for this program. Besides, within scope of “Regulation on Postgraduate Education in Çukurova University”, evaluation of ALES (academic personnel and postgraduate education entrance exam), graduate grade point average (GPA) of bachelor and master’s programs, Foreign language point average and interview points altogether is required.

Qualification Awarded

Doctor of science

Level of Qualification


Qualification Requirements of Graduation

It is necessary to complete at least 240 ECTS, including at least eight courses before the proficiency exam , presentation of the seminars report at third semester, proficiency exam, thesis proposal and thesis work.

Access to Further Studies

Graduate students are allowed to apply for post-graduates programs.


There is no internship course in this program.

Applied Course

There are no practical courses in this program.

Work Placement

There is no workplace training in this program.

Double Major, Additional Major & Exchange Possibilities

The program has no exchange possibilities

Employment Opportunities

This phd degree provide the graduates with many rights and priviliges necessary for their occupations. The graduates of Curriculum and instruction Phd program could apply for Assistant Professor positions of state or private universities. They are employed with titles as educational sciences specialist, professional teacher, academic coordinator, education administrator etc. in public and private education, health, law, military, social service institutions. Besides, they could be assigned as educational specialists in various public or private offices in-service education departments.