The Department of Turkish Language and Literature aims to provide a comprehensive education in Turkish language, literature, culture and folklore. The graduate program has been designed in accordance with the most recent international trends in literary studies. Students who are admitted to the graduate program undertake comprehensive instruction in a variety of fields which include Turkish linguistic, literature and the developing history of the language itself. Students will also be introduced to proper research methods in order to prepare them for independent research. M. A. graduates will be employable in teaching, in the private or public sectors, in the publishing, or (due to their knowledge of Ottoman history, language and script) in archive, library and research institutions.
General admission requirements of the Institute are expected.
Turkish language, Turkish literature, Turkish culture, Turkish folklore