Foundation
Department of Urban and Regional Planning was first took place within the Faculty of Architecture established with the foundation of Amasya University in 2006. It started staffing first in 2009 and accept bachelor students in the education period of 2012-2013.
Qualification Aawarded
Bachelor degree as a "Urban and Regional Planner" is given to graduate students.  
Level Of Qualification
Our department gives education at Bachelor degree.
Mode Of Study
Our department is continuing as full time.  
Admission & Registration Requirements
Students gain education right in the department after they succeed in LYS exams by the OSYM institution. Also, our department accept foreign students according to related Regulation about the caceptance of foreign students to departments of Amasya University. Also, students can perform an undergraduate transfer from otrher equivalent programs.
Recognation Of Prior Learning
In Architectural faculty, with reference to the related Regulation; 30 % of the courses are given in English. For this reason, students have to pass the proficiency exam before they start their bachelor education. Otherwise, students have to take course and succeed in proficiency class for one year according to provisions of related Regulation.  The students who passes the proficiency exam or class will be exempted from YD coded English course in first class. There are  Vocational English courses in first three years (6 periods) in order to reinforce the knowledge and practice of English. Furthermore students transferred from other universities can be exempted from the courses that the Head of the Dapartment accepted.   
Qualifications Requirements And Regulations
In order to graduate, our students have to succeed in courses of 240 ECTS. Also there are two Internship lasting 30 work days which take place in the ECTS system.
Profile Of The Programme
Our department is structured within the Faculty of Architecture and has a staff of one professor, two assistant preofessors and four research assistants. Researchj assistants are continuing their doctorates in several universities within the context of Regulation numbered 35.The main aim of the programme is to train students in the basic fields of urbanism by giving information, developing their skills, teaching way of thought to use their creativity, bring experince to them and edificating good citizens who have professional ethics and conserving public welfare through the legal system.
Examinations, Assesment And Grading Regulations
There are courses of Special Assessment; besides the usual face to face courses. The annotating of these courses is mamade by jury evaluation of the projects or/and project and homework submissions. In courses excluding Special Assessment, there is one mid-term exam and one final exam. Contribution of mid term exam is 40 % and contribution of final exam is 60 % to final grade of the course. Also in Special Assessment courses, contribution of the performance of the term is 40 % and contribution of final project or study is 60 % to overall final grade of the course. 
Graduation Requirements
In order to graduate, our students have to succeed in courses of 240 ECTs and pass over two internships within the education period.  
Occupational Profiles Of Graduates
Graduates take the degree of "Urban Planner". Urban planner is a decision maker who decides for the land use of an urban area for several urban functions such as housing, industry, education, health and recreation etc. , also he decides for the density and location choice of the buildings. He/she makes spatial arrangements in cities parallel to socio economic development of cities. Employment opprtunities include several Ministries such as Ministry of Environment and Urbanism at the first hand, state institutions such as State Watwr Affairs, Highway Administration, local goverments such as municipialities and Provincial Government Offices. Besides the public employment opportunities, also a city planner can work privately either by working in a planning office or opening a planning bureau on his/her behalf. The salary is about 1.500-2.000 liras at first when started to work in someone else`s bureau.
Access To Further Studies
Our graduates can continue their academic learning in post graduate or doctorate after they take ALES exam and English proficiency.  
Contact Information
Adresi: Şeyhcui District, Yagmurkoy Road/ Amasya
Telefonu: 358 242 16 13
Faks: 358 242 16 17
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