Frequently Asked Questions


General Information

The program aims to prepare leaders equipped with analysis and problem-solving skills and critical and creative thinking abilities, being able to make and maintain effective relations, applying teamwork in the most efficient way, taking initiative and administering risk and change, at the same time applying the values of business ethics.

The purpose of the MBA program with thesis is to enable the students to achieve the skills of attaining, assessing, and interpreting information through scientific research. A thesis is prepared in the form of a scientific research and requires an intensive study period. Graduates of the MBA program with thesis can apply to doctoral programs either in Turkey or abroad.

The purpose of the non-thesis MBA program is to enable the student to achieve in-depth knowledge of occupational matters and to show them how to put the existing knowledge into practice.

Ideally, students, who want to continue with their academic careers, are recommended programs with thesis, whereas students, who want to continue with their professional life, are recommended non-thesis programs. 

At the end of the program, the students acquire a strong basis in business administration and management areas in order to be able to work in companies that have been institutionalized either in Turkey or in the world.

In order to graduate from this master program with thesis, the students are required;

  • To take a minimum of 10 courses with a minimum of 30 local credits and a non-credit semester project which is graded on a pass/fail basis.
  • To succeed in all the courses with a letter grade of at least CC/S 
  • To have a Cumulative Grade Point Average of at least 3.00/4.00 with a minimum of 90 ECTS credits.

Participation in courses is obligatory, but the instructors show tolerance at the maximum level to the students who make a valid excuse due to their work intensity at their professional business life.