|Study location||Turkey, Istanbul|
|Tuition fee||$9,800 per programme
Tuition is charged in Turkish Lira (TL) to Turkish citizenship admitted candidates and in USD ($) to non-Turkish citizenship admitted candidates.
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
Minimum undergraduate GPA 2.80 out of 4.00
Students who do not have a formal degree in Chemical and Biological Engineering are encouraged to apply. Once they are admitted, their course program is designed to make up for any lack of background.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Turkish.
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
- You should aim to provide 2 academic references but employer references are also accepted
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
One of the most important parts of your application is the motivation letter. Its goal is to introduce your background and support your application. In short, its goal is to answer the question:
Write in a clear and logical manner: remember, the way you write and present yourself says a lot about you. Do not plagiarize as this will mean automatic disqualification from the evaluation process.
Some points that may help you answer this question:
Click here to check our How to write a strong Motivation Letter or Statement of Purpose video on YouTube.
Documents required to apply for this program:
1) Personal and Educational Background Information (CV)
2) TOEFL or YDS/e-YDS/YOKDIL test score report (for those whose native language is not English)
3) ALES (Turkish applicants) with a minimum sore of 60 or GRE (international applicants) test score report: there is no minimum score requirement for GRE
4) Official transcripts from all the universities attended – minimum GPA 2.80 out of 4.00
Please read the detailed guidance at gsse.ku.edu.tr/en/admissions/application-requirements/ BEFORE starting your application.
Applicants that have missing documents from the list above will not be evaluated. If you have NOT taken a GRE and TOEFL test yet you can indicate so on the relevant section of the form and indicate the date you have registered to take the test. Please note that you should upload the missing GRE and/or TOEFL test scores as soon as possible so that your application can be evaluated by the relevant program admission committee.
Applying without a GRE and TOEFL test score will significantly reduce your admission chances.
Our graduate program in Chemical and Biological Engineering is an interdisciplinary program that combines chemical engineering fundamentals and systems biology to meet the research challenges of the future.
For details about courses and research areas visit gsse.ku.edu.tr/en/graduate-programs/chemical-and-biological-engineering/research-areas/
The M.S. program without Thesis option requires that the students successfully complete a minimum of 30 credits with 10 courses.
The non-thesis option also consists of a non-credit pass or fail M.S. Project course.
Please note that MS without Thesis programs do NOT award scholarships to admitted candidates. If you are interested in admission to our full-scholarship MS programs you should only submit an application to the MS with Thesis option of this program.