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Developmental Psychology M.S. Program


Application Requirements


Graduate Exam: ALES or GRE score (ALES EA 75)

English Proficiency Exam: METU IYS (75)

Reference Letter: 2 reference letters (from applicants outside of METU Psychology Department)

Letter of Intention: A letter of intention in English


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Application Details

1. Başvuruda bulunan adaylar evrak ve mülakat üzerinden değerlendirilecektir.

2. Interviews are in Turkish.

3. Letter of intent must not be longer than 1000 words.

4. Reference letters must be submitted by applicants who has not graduated from METU Department of Psychology.

5. Applicants can at most apply for two graduate programs.



Required Courses
PSY 500 Advanced Statistics for Psychology I (3-0)3
PSY 507 Prothesis Seminar in Developmental Psychology NC NC
PSY 510 Advanced Statistics for Psychology II (3-0)3
PSY 595-596 Practicum in Developmental Psychology NC NC
PSY 599 Master's Thesis NC NC
PSY 800-899 or PSY 900-999 Special Studies or Special Topics NC



Elective Courses
At least five elective courses must be completed.
PSY 512 Developmental Psychopathology (3-0)3
PSY 514 Language Development and Bilingualism (3-0)3
PSY 516 Development of Social Cognition (3-0)3
PSY 518 Development of Children With Disabilities (3-0)3
PSY 525 Life-Span Developmental Theory (3-0)3
PSY 526 Memory Development in Infancy and Childhood (3-0)3
PSY 528 Adolescence: Theory, Problems and Applications (3-0)3
PSY 529 Applied Developmental Psychology: Social and Emotional Issues (3-0)3
PSY 534 Tests and Measurement in Child Development (3-0)3

Other electives approved by the department.