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Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

MA in ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING

Candidates for admission to the MA Program in ELT should have a BA/BS degree in a relevant discipline. Candidates who do not have a BA/BS degree in ELT or similar will be required to attend preparation courses up to 18 credit hours to build up their knowledge in the field. The applications are evaluated on a competitive basis, and applicants are expected to meet the following requirements:

  • Undergraduate Cumulative Grade Point Average minimum 2.5/4.0 or 75/100
  • ALES (ALES  for Turkish citizens SÖZ: minimum 60)
  • English Proficiency Proof (English Proficiency Exam of METU: minimum: 85; TOEFL CBT: minimum 270; TOEFL IBT minimum 106; TOEFL PBT + TWE: 623 + 5; IELTS: minimum 8)
  • Letter of Intent in English (A letter clearly stating the purpose for the application)
  • Two reference letters
  • Short listed applicants will be interviewed before admission to the program.

 Other documents for consideration (if available)

  • Conference participation (with paper presentation)
  • Teaching experience
  • Other professional courses/activities/workshops attended

 

MS in POLITICAL SCIENCE AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

Candidates for admission to the MS Program in PSIR should have a BA/BS/BSc degree or equivalent.

The applications are evaluated on a competitive basis, and applicants are expected to meet the following requirements:

  • Undergraduate Cumulative Grade Point Average minimum 2.50/4.00 – 75/100
  • English Proficiency Proof (English Proficiency Exam of METU: minimum: 65 ; TOEFL CBT: minimum 213; TOEFL IBT minimum 79; TOEFL PBT + TWE: 550 + 4; IELTS: minimum 6.5)
  • ALES (ALES for Turkish citizens EA: minimum 55)
  • Letter of Intent in English (A letter clearly stating the purpose for the application)
  • Two reference letters

 

MS in SUSTAINABLE ENVIRONMENT AND ENERGY SYSTEMS

The applications are evaluated on a competitive basis, and applicants are expected to meet the following requirements:

  • Undergraduate Cumulative Grade Point Average minimum 2.50/4.00 – 75/100
  • English Proficiency Proof (English Proficiency Exam of METU: minimum: 65; TOEFL CBT: minimum 213; TOEFL IBT minimum 79; TOEFL PBT + TWE: 550 + 4; IELTS:minimum 6.5)
  • ALES (ALES for Turkish citizens EA: minimum 55)
  • Letter of Intent in English (A letter clearly stating the purpose for the application)
  • Two reference letters

 

MS in ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING

Applications for the EEE MS program will be accepted from motivated and successful students:

General Admission Requirements:

a) An undergraduate degree recognized by METU in engineering or natural/applied science disciplines (awarded before the registration period in September).
b) A minimum Cumulative GPA of 2.50/4.00, or an official transcript to demonstrate an equivalent general performance
c) Two reference letters
d) A statement of purpose (no more than 500 words)

Additional Requirements:

a) All applicants need to demonstrate proficiency of English in order to be accepted to the program. This condition can be satisfied through one of the following:

      i.    METU English Competency Test – minimum 65
      ii.    TOEFL OLD Paper Based Test – minimum 550 and Test of Written English – minimum 4.0
      OR
      TOEFL Computer Based Test (CBT) – minimum 213
      OR
      TOEFL Internet Based Test (IBT) – minimum 79
      iii.   IELTS – minimum 6.5

b) Citizens of Republic of Turkey need to take ALES and achieve a minimum of 70 as the equally weighted score.
c) For international students, presenting a GRE certificate and having a GRE result 70 or higher according to the GRE-ALES equivalency table  is an advantage