National qualifications matrix
Course and program outcomes matrix
Mode of study (full-time, part-time; e-learning…)
The MA course admits students from various undergraduate fields and aims to prepare them for further research by giving them a strong foundation in world history and historiography in addition to Ottoman/Turkish history in a comparative perspective. An interdisciplinary approach is also encouraged with electives in other social science and humanities subjects. Equipped with a strong sense of history as a discipline and the unity of history students may also pursue careers other than historical research.
- 1. Develop the ability to use critical, analytical, and reflective thinking and reasoning
- 2. Reflect on social and ethical responsibilities in his/her professional life.
- 3. Gain experience and confidence in the dissemination of project/research outputs
- 4. Work responsibly and creatively as an individual or as a member or leader of a team and in multidisciplinary environments.
- 5. Communicate effectively by oral, written, graphical and technological means and have competency in English.
- 6. Independently reach and acquire information, and develop appreciation of the need for continuously learning and updating.
- 7. Develop a thorough knowledge of theories, concepts, and research methods in the field and apply them in research design and data analysis.
- 8. Assess the impact of the economic, social, and political environment from a global, national and regional level.
- 9. Know how to access written and visual, primary and secondary sources of information, interpret concepts and data from a variety of sources in developing disciplinary and interdisciplinary analyses.
- 10. Demonstrate command of comparative perspectives, which may include the ability to compare the histories of different societies, or cultures awareness of continuity and change over extended time spans.
- 11. Construct concepts and theories derived from the humanities and social sciences.
- 12. Analyze the evidence from the research to support a historical argument for an answer to a research question.
- 13. Apply a critical perspective to evaluating historical arguments, including the quality of the sources, the validity of the interpretations of those sources, and the soundness of the argument's use of evidence to support a historical interpretation.
- 14. Develop and sustain historical arguments in a variety of literary forms, formulating appropriate questions and utilizing evidence.
Program director: Halil Berktay - email@example.com