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The Department of Architecture aims to educate architects and designers who can perceive design from a multi disciplinary perspective, who can follow and contribute to contemporary developments both at a national and international level, develop creative solutions and who have a solid knowledge of design/construction law and project management as well as sustainability.

Qualification Awarded

First Cycle (Bachelor's Degree)

Registration and Admission Requirements

Students must have successfully graduated from high schools (or equals). The placements are done following the rules of Turkish Higher Education Council (YÖK) respect to the scores obtained from the nation-wide Student Selection and Placement (YGS and LYS). Student register to programmes on the days declared by the Rectorship Students should have earned a high school or an equivalent diploma and sufficient score on nation-wide Student Selection and Placement (YGS and LYS). Admission is based on the scores, according to the rules determined by Higher Education Council. For international students who will be accepted according to the National or International Exams, Quota and conditions are announced on our University’s website.

Graduation Requirements

Students must successfully finish all courses and internships set by the program taking at least 240 ECTS credits in total, to be granted with the Bachelor's degree. Graduation eligibility is determined by academic average score. For this purpose, the sum of the weighted scores of all courses taken throughout the education is divided by the sum of ECTS values.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Students may apply for exemption from the courses they have taken in another higher education or equally accredited institution. Exemption requests are decided by the board of governors of the School, which considers the opinion of the lecturer responsible for that course.

Lesson Plan - AKTS Credits

* The courses indicated in this course table shows current course plan information in Student Affairs.

** Compulsory courses are certainly opened whereas opening of elective and optional courses may differ according to preferences and quota condition in related term.

*** Theoretical and practical course hours of vocational (professional) clinical courses are not considered weekly. These course hours refer to total course hours.

Please click on the course title in the table below in order to see detailed information about course objectives and learning outcomes etc.

Fall Semester Courses Plan
CodeCourseLanguage of InstructionT+UUKECTSDownload
ARC1110089MATH for DESIGNERSEnglish2+2-4
ARC1123810HISTORY of ARTEnglish2-2
ARC1141220INTRODUCTION to DESIGN IEnglish2+6-6
Spring Semester Courses Plan
CodeCourseLanguage of InstructionT+UUKECTSDownload
ARC1241220INTRODUCTION to DESIGN IEnglish2+6-6
ARC1223880STRUCTURE IEnglish2+2-3
ARC1223920HISTORY of DESIGNEnglish2-2

Program Qualification

Theoretical, Factual

HISTORY, CULTURE, ART (Knowledge-Theoretical, Factual): To make connections between the information obtained by the analytical approach and the information on historical and cultural development and current situation in Turkey and in the world, and to expand the boundaries of vocational education proficiency to develop new ideas
MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY (Knowledge-Theoretical, Factual): To gain knowledge concerning technology, material, product and production methods - that is to be used in the solution of the problem related to the field.
PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE, PROJECT MANAGEMENT AND LEGAL RESPONSIBILITIES (Knowledge-Theoretical, Factual): -Ethics ​​related to the field, -project management issues, -legal rights and responsibilities, -To gain knowledge about legal responsibilities and regulations affecting design works
ENVIRONMENT, STRUCTURE AND HUMAN HEALTH (Knowledge-Theoretic, Factual): Methods and techniques that will be used in the solution of the problems related to the field – to gain knowledge to apply the techniques in the context of environmental health, -building health, -human health
DESIGN (Knowledge-Theoretical, Factual): During planning, implementation, management and supervision processes; Knowledge of creative problem defining and solving

Employment Opportunities

Graduates may be employed in the public sector, the private sector, research institutions or universities.


Students may apply for the graduate programs, to obtain Master and PhD degrees in related field, following the rules defined by the Turkish Higher Education Council.

Type of Training

Full Time

Assessment and Evaluation

The student's performance in a course shall be determined by the achievement grade. The achievement grade is obtained by the evaluation of the student's performance in the term exams, assignments that are evaluated as exams, practicum, group studies and similar activities together with the midyear and final exam performance. A student who fails achieve a minimum score of 50 (out of 100) in the final exam has failed that course. The requirement for achievement in a course is a minimum score of 60(out of 100) or a grade point value of 2.27.

Head of Department

Prof.Dr. Ayşe Zeynep SÖZEN

Teaching Methods

Teaching - learning methods and strategies are selected in such a way as to increase the skills of the students such as self - study, lifelong learning, observation, teaching to others, critical thinking, team work, effective use of information. It is also noted that the teaching style is designed to support students with different abilities. The teaching methods used in the program are given in the following list **:

Education Teaching Procedure *

Learning Activities

Tools Used


Listening and understanding

Standard classroom technologies, multimedia tools, projector, computer, overhead projector


Listening and understanding, observing/processing situations, critical thinking, development, teamwor

Standard classroom technologies, multimedia tools, projector, computer, overhead projector


Learn to transferring one subject an audience by preparing presentations on various subjects and to speaking in front of the public.

Standard classroom technologies, multimedia tools, projector, computer

Case study

Ability to interpret the case report


Investigation of details within the scope of the lecture or similar subjects

Investigation of details within the scope of the lecture or computer, textbook/ supplementary books, databases of similar subjects

Problem solving

Pre-planned special skills

Project Based Learning

Describing the subject, determining the methods to be used and interpreting the results

databases, books

Case Study

Pre-planned special skills

Question - Answer

Interactive brainstorming with question-answer

Standard classroom technologies, multimedia tools, projector, computer


Listening and understanding, observation/processing situations, critical thinking, question development

Standard classroom technologies, multimedia tools, projector, computer

Exercise, Practice

Research and lifelong learning, writing, reading, critical thinking and application

Laboratory, standard classroom technologies, multimedia tools, projector, computer


Field trip, demonstration of the subjects/techniques learned in the lectures and visits at the facilities.

Mannequin, laboratory equipment and device

Role Model, Making an example

Supporting learning by seeing

Video, film, databases

Role Play

Supporting learning by creating related situation

Standard classroom technologies, special equipment


Realization of projects, assignments and experiments, learning, gaining teamwork skills

Standard classroom technologies, library


Supporting learning by the imitation of the operation of a real-world process or system over time

Computer models, virtual reality tools

Written Exam

Research – lifelong learning, processing situations, question development, interpretation

Oral Exam

Research – lifelong learning, processing situations, question development, interpretation, presentation


Research – lifelong learning, writing, reading, Informatics

Internet databases, library databases, e-mail, textbooks, or supplementary books

Project / Design

Identifies, field of application, collecting, and analyzing data, literature review, preparing and presenting report

Internet databases, library databases, e-mail, textbooks, or supplementary books


Learning, processing context/states, learning questions, interpreting

Performance task

Project-based presentation techniques

Presentation, smart board, projector, computer.

Course - Program Competencies Relations

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Surveys for Students

Öğretim elemanı değerlendirme anketiKesinlikle katılmıyorumKatılmıyorumKısmen katılıyorumKatılıyorumKesinlikle katılıyorumFikrim yok
Dönem başında dersin amacını, kapsamını ve öğrencidenbeklenenleri anlaşılır bir şekilde açıklar.
Dersin kaynaklarını dersin amaçlarına uygun olarak seçer veduyurur.
Ders için önerdiği kaynaklara ulaşmada öğrencilere yolgösterir/yardımcı olur.
Anlatımı (Dersi sunumu) akıcı, açık ve anlaşılırdır.
Öğretim teknolojilerini (etkili bir şekilde) kullanabilir.
Sınıfta çok yönlü iletişim ve etkileşim sağlayacakuygulamalara yer verir.
Geleneksel öğretim strateji yöntem ve teknikleri konusundagelişmiş bir bilgi birikimine sahiptir.
Derste işlediği öğretim yöntemlerini kendi uygulamalarındakullanır.
Ders saatleri dışında ders ile ilgili öğrenciye yeterince zamanayırır.
Derse düzenli olarak gelir ve zamanı etkin kullanır.
Ders sırasında sınıfa hakimiyeti kurmada oldukça başarılıdır.
Güncel konular hakkında öğrencileri bilgilendirir.
Öğrenci görüşlerine açık tutum ve davranışları ile örnek teşkileder.
Başarı ölçme yöntemleri ve araçları (klasik/test/sözlü sınav/proje/ödev vb.) dersin hedef ve içeriği ile uyumludur.
Sınav kağıdımla ilgili soru sormak istediğimde bana yardımcı olur.
Laboratuvar/saha/uygulama çalışmaları dersin amacı ileuyuşmaktadır.
Dersin öğrenme ve öğretme sürecinin yaratıcı düşünme süreç vebecerilerini geliştirir.
Ders güncel konu ve konuklarla desteklenir.
Yukarıdaki sorular dışında iletmek istedikleriniz

Numerical Data

Number of Students by years

Student Success

Graduate Success