Social 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


After the initial evaluation successful applicants will be invited to an interview.


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Graduate School of Social Sciences How to Apply?


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Students from other disciplines can also apply for the M.S. program in social psychology. Successful applicants will be admitted to the deficiency program, during which they will be required to take no more than 18 credits of undergraduate classes. If the student has taken psychology courses previously, these courses may count toward the deficiency program, depending on the committee's decision.


MS-PhD Curriculum Follow Up Table



Required Courses

PSY 500

Advanced Statistics for Psychology I (3-0) 3

Elective Courses
Students are required to take seven electives from the list of courses offered or approved by the Department.

Group 1 General & Social Cognition

PSY 553 Historical Overview of Advances in Social Psychology
PSY 555 Social Cognition and Affect
PSY 562 Psychology of Close Relationships
PSY 653 Social Representation
PSY 659 Psychology of the Self
PSY 660 Positive Psychology
PSY 554 Recent Advances
Group 2 Attitudes, Social Influence & Groups
PSY 651 Attitudes and Attitude Change
PSY 652 Attitude Measurement and Scale Development
PSY 656 Inter-group Relations (ingroup, outgroup, discrimination, intergroup competition, conflict...)
PSY 552 Groups (Small groups, interpersonal attraction,dyadic relationships, conflict, leadership..)
PSY 655 Intra-group Processes (Norms, Conformity, Obedience, leadership, Social facilitation, productivity...)
Group 3 Applied Social Psychology
PSY 550 Psychology of Women and Gender
PSY 654 Social Psychology of Legal Processes
PSY 661 Meta Analysis in Social Psychology
PSY 693-697 Independent Study
PSY 650 Health Psychology
PSY 556 Applied Social Psychology
PSY 558 Interpersonal Relationships
PSY 658 Relationships with parents and peers
PSY 657 Family Processes through time and cultural contexts