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Sciences İnstitute/Science Education Master Program of Elementary Education Department has been giving education since 2011-2012 academic year. With its outstanding faculty members, our program aims helping its students, who wants to be academic researchers, or develop themselves to gain a scientific understanding, occupational knowledge, skills, and qualifications.
Qualification Aawarded
   Master’s Degree (with thesis) in Science Education
Level Of Qualification
 Master’s Degree (with thesis) in Science Education
Mode Of Study
  Full Time
Admission & Registration Requirements
 1- A licence degree in Elementary Education
2- Graduate Education Exam (ALES) score of least 55
Recognation Of Prior Learning
  Acting in accordance with the Amasya  University Graduate Education and Examination Regulations, scientific preparation programme can be implemented for accepted students who have BS/MS degree from different science fields
Qualifications Requirements And Regulations
   Students have to complete successfully a total of not less than twenty-one credits of courses offered, a seminar course (total 60 ECTS) and final project.
Profile Of The Programme
  The aim of the Department of Elementary Education is to raise expert individuals having necessary information, skill, attitude and experience to educate and have high level of original researches and having critical thinking, high self esteem, and capable of following scientific research methods and innovations in his/her field on a national and international scale.
Targets 
1.To raise well educated and equipped teachers and instructors in both national and international level.
2.To become an active department in national and international level with strong academic staff, completed physical substructure.
3.To establish an educational environment updating professional information according to the needs of day.
4.To provide an increase in scientific and social activities that instructors and students can work in cooperation .
5.To establish an educational environment dominated by discussion, questioning and sharing and provide its continuity.
6.To be in compliance with the development of national and international literature of the subjects instructed in Masters Degree level. 
Examinations, Assesment And Grading Regulations
  The evaluation is implemented based on the principles set forth in AmasyaUniversity Statute of Instruction and Examination. Grading principles for courses with special evaluation are announced by faculty member(s) to the students and the department in the beginning of the semester. 100 is the full point in the assessment of exams. The relative weights of midterm examinations and final examination are submitted to the Registrar`s Office. Based on grades and associated weights, final points are determined by the course instructor. As featured in the table below, considering the average and statistical distribution of the final points and general class performance, final grades are given.

A grade of (E) is given to a student who provides supporting evidence through genuine and valid documentation of illness or other reason which has prevented her/him from completing the necessary course work. E grades are finalized as FF, unless revised until the beginning of the following semester. 

The grades of B, K, and M are not included in the calculation of GPA.

Attendance to the final examination is mandatory for successful completion of a course.

The grade M is granted for courses that a transfer student has taken earlier and the course`s equivalency with the programme is approved by the Faculty Executive Board upon the request of the department.

Grade Point Averages: The student`s standing is calculated in the form of a GPA and CGPA (Cumulative Grade Point Average), and announced at the end of each semester by the Registrar`s Office. The total credit points for a course are obtained by multiplying the grade point of the final grade by the credit hours. In order to obtain the GPA for any given semester, the total credit points earned in that semester are divided by the total credit hours. The CGPA is calculated by taking into account all the courses taken by a student from the first semester to the last semester and those are recognized as valid by the department in which she/he is registered.


Graduation Requirements
 Successful completion of a course work of must and elective theory, seminar, area specialty and dissertation, with a GPA of 70 over 100  (at least 24 credits) and proposing and successfully defending a dissertation in front of a jury. Look at the Amasya University Graduate Education and Examination Regulations.
Occupational Profiles Of Graduates
   Our graduates have the opportunity to work for the Ministry of National Education and private educational institutions as primary school teachers and as academicians.   
Access To Further Studies
 Students, completed the MA Degree Program successfully, can apply to Science Teaching PhD Program in Educational Sciences Institutions of other universities or can study in other related PhD programs in the requirements of application
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