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Master of Science Program in Spatial Planning and Design
Qualification Awarded

Masters of Science Degree in Spatial Planning and Design

Level of Qualification

Master’s Degree

Objectives

To train the students on the theoretical, technological and application areas of spatial planning and design. To improve students\\\\\\\' knowledge and skills on spatial planning and design...

Specific Admission Requirements

To have a bachelor degree from related faculties (such as Architecture, City and Regional Planning, Landscape Architecture, Interior Architecture and also other planning and design departments). (An adaptation program will be administered to the students if it is seen necessary) Students with a bachelor’s degree from a high school of 4 year education period or an equal degree are accepted to Second Cycle Degree Programs. The education period of Second Cycle Degree Program is at least 4 semesters with an Master thesis.

Specific Arrangements for Recognition of Prior Learning

Institute students who are registered with vertical transfer have the right to request the recognition of their prior learning. For the recognition of their prior learning, they should submit their transcript and course contents to the relevant department in the first week of their registration semester...

Qualification Requirements and Regulations

The requirements for getting Second Cycle Degree are to complete 120 ECTS credit hours including at least seven courses the credit of which is above 21 National Credits, a seminar and thesis study...

Profile of The Programme

The graduate program consists of one discipline called Spatial Planning and Design. The program was activated on the fall semester of 2014-2015 academic year. The programme has three faculty members...

Program Learning Outcomes
After successful completion of this program, the students will be able to;
 1-  To have adequate knowledge about the basic principles and objectives of the spatial planning and design.
 2-  To interpret the natural and cultural environment, protect, use, and manage to have a basic knowledge of environmental elements.
 3-  To be able to use and interpret knowledge about the planning and design issues in accordance with the principles of sustainability science, art and technology.
 4-  To evaluate and interpret the data that related to natural and cultural areas, to determine exisiting problems, to analyze, to do ecology-based planning for problems, to organize, to improve development and protection methods and techniques.
 5-  To improve the potential for creativity and be able to use this potential.
 6-  To make planning and design according to the ecological, economic, aesthetic and functional criteria.
 7-  To use necessary information technologies effectively on the planning and design studies.
 8-  To produce different solutions to problems.
 9-  To be able to work with different professions.
Occupational Profiles of Graduates

At the end of their study period at the graduate level, the students become specialist in their fields and they can work in the universities as a teaching staff, work in ministries or in private sector...

Access to Further Studies

It is possible for the institute students to continue their third cycle education after second cycle degree...

Examination Regulations, Assesment and Grading

Examinations are composed of one mid-term and one final exam. In order a student to take the final exam, s/he should attend at least 70% of theoretical courses and 80% of applied and laboratory studies. The examinations can be in written form, oral form, written-application form, oral-application form or project form. The course grade is calculated by adding 40% of mid-term grade to the 60% of the final exam. To be accepted as successful from the course, the second cycle degree students should get at least 70(CC) out of 100, the third cycle degree students should get 75 (CB) out of 100. The final exam results should be 70 (CC) for second cycle degree students in order to pass the course...

Graduation Requirements

The requirements to graduate from Master Degree are to complete 120 ECTS credit hours including at least seven courses the credit of which is above 21 National Credits, a seminar and thesis study...

Mode of Study
Full - Time
ECTS Coordinator

Assoc. Prof. Cengiz YÜCEDAĞ, PhD

yucedagc@gmail.com     
+90 248 213 2785

Contact

Assoc. Prof. Cengiz YÜCEDAĞ, PhD

Department of Landscape Architecture

Faculty of Engineering and Architecture

Mehmet Akif Ersoy University

15030 Burdur-TURKEY

yucedagc@gmail.com  
+90 248 213 2785

Course & Program Outcomes Matrix
Course Unit Title P1 P2 P3 P4 P5 P6 P7 P8 P9
Adaptability in Architecture: Convertibility and Reversibility 3 4 4 4 3 3 3 4 5
Architectural Design and Science 2 4 3 2 2 3 3 4 4
Culture-Space Interactions 3 4 5 5 4 4 4 3 5
Digital Environmental Design and Modelling 5 3 3 3 5 3 5 5 4
Ecological Design 4 3 2 4 5 5 2 5 5
Elective I
Elective II
Elective III
Elective IV
Elective V
Elective VI
Geographical Information Systems
Historic Environment and Conservation 3 5 3 4 1 3 1 3 4
Inspiration from Nature in the Design and Planning: Biomimicry
Interior Design Techniques and Methods 4 3 3 4 4 5 5 5 5
Landscape Archeology
Landscape Elements
Modern Architecture and Aesthetics 2 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 5
Museums and Exhibition Area Design
Natural Land in Spatial Planning 2 5 2 4 3 4 4 5
Natural Plants in Spatial Design 2 4 3 3 4 3 5
Natural Processes of Planning and Design 3 5 3 4 1 1 1 3 4
Pedestrian Places 5 3 3 4 5 5 5 5 4
Relationships between Design and Environmental Problems
Research Methods in Planning and Design 1 1 4 5 1 1 4 4 4
Roofs and Roof Garden Design 5 4 5 4 5 5 4 4 4
Seminar 4 4 5 4 1 4 4 2 3
Settlements and Housing in Earthquake Zones
Special Topic 3 3 3 3 2 4 3 3 4
Special Topics in Planning and Design-I
Special Topics in Planning and Design-II 4 3 2 3 4 4 4 4 2
SPSS Practices in Spatial Planning and Design 4 2 5 5 1 1 5 3 5
The Methodologies of Upgrading Urban Space Quality 4 4 4 4 4 3 3 4 4
The Strategic Spatial Planning 5 5 5 5 4 5 4 5 4
Theme Parks 5 5 5 5 5 5 4 4 4
Thesis 4 5 5 5 4 5 4 5 5
Urban Biodiversity in Spatial Planning and Design 3 4 2 5 3 5 3 4
Urban Design and Spatial Organization
Urban Forest in terms of Spatial Planning 3 5 2 4 3 4 3 4
Urban Regeneration and Sustainability
Urban Space and Green Land Systems 2 4 3 5 3 4 1 4 4
Evaluation Questionnaires
 THE OVERALL EVALUATION OF THE COURSE V. Good Good Average Poor V. Poor No Idea
 1. Stating the content and objectives at the beginning of the course
 2. Supplementing the course with current issues
 3. The clarity of the exam questions and their appropriateness to the course
 4. The contribution of the course to your knowledge and skills
 5. Access to the course sources
 6. The relativeness of the course compared to the other courses in the department
 7. The selection of the sources according to the objectives of the course
 8. The contribution of the assignments to the course
 
 THE EVALUATION OF THE INSTRUCTOR Very Good Good Average Poor Very Poor No Idea
 1. The way the instructor handles the course
 2. The instructor's competence in answering the questions in the class
 3. The instructor's encouragement to take part in the class by allowing different ideas and comments
 4. The instructor's preparation for the class
 5. The efficient use of class time
 6. The instructor's in-class management
 7. The instructor's objective evaluation of the exams and assignments
 8. The instructor's punctual and regular attendance
 9. The instructor's rapport with the students
 10. The availability of the instructor’s time except for the class time and the sufficiency of the time s/he allocates to you
 
 LEVEL OF THE CONTRIBUTION OF COURSE OUTCOMES TO PROGRAMME COMPETENCIES 5 4 3 2 1 X
Graduates who successfully complete this program;
 1. have high level information and skills supported by the course books that include the most recent information, application equipment and other scientific sources related to education technologies, teaching profession, general information and basic sciences; use these informations and skills in daily life and in jobs,
 2. examine and evaluate concepts about education technology and teaching profession, ideas and data with scientific methods; diagnose, analyze and discuss complicated problems and subjects; develop suggestions based on scientific discoveries and evidences,
 3. inform the audiences who are not expert and do not have information about education technology and teaching profession; express related ideas about these problems and solutions with written and oral,
 4. have learning to learn, self control, critical thinking, creative thinking skills and perform independent studies related to study field,
 5. get responsibilities and try to produce solutions when faced with unexpected and complicated cases in applications of education technologies and teaching professions,
 6. know students’ interests, wishes and needs; know social, cultural and economic properties of families and environment; plan, apply and manage learning and teaching process suitable for these properties; get students active participation in learning process,
 7. know information about education technologies and teaching professions and comprehend adequately; have information about foreign language in level of communicating with professional colleagues,
 8. have information about computer software and hardware in level of teaching computer and information and communication technologies courses and supporting other teachers; use information and communication technologies,
 9. consider social, scientific and ethic values in levels of gathering data, analyzing, interpreting, announcing when doing teaching professions or working in private sector, being researcher or source of data,
 10. continuously try to develop with doing self assessment; be on new information and ideas ; play affective role in developing of themselves and their intuition; know and behave according to the laws about their job, main values and principles, know the rights about job security and social security; have conscious about protecting social values and environment,
 11. evaluate students’ improvement and learning, get students to evaluate themselves and other students; use the results of evaluation for better instruction; share the results with student, family, managers and teachers.

 WORKLOAD DETERMINATION - ECTS
 1. Your percentage of attendance
 2. Did you do any preparations for this course? (except some activites like quiz, homework, labs,mid-term exams, final exams)

    

a. If yes, preparation time per week (hour)

 3. Did you do any assignments as a part of this course?

    

a. If yes, number of the assignments done

b. Average time spent in preparing the assignment (hour)

 4. Did you prepare any presentations or seminars as a part of this course?

    

a. If yes, number of the presentation/seminar done

b. Average time spent in preparing each presentation/seminar (hour)

 5. Did you take a midterm exam in this course?

    

a. If yes,number of the mid-term exams you done

b. The average time you spent on preparing for each mid-term exam (hour)

 6. Did you make any projects as a part of this course?

    

a. If yes, number of the projects done

b. The average time you spent on doing each project (hour)

 7. Did you attend any laboratory work as a part of this course?

    

a.If yes, number of the laboratory works you attended

b.The average time you spent on each work (hour)

 8. Did you attend any field surveys as a part of this course?

    

a. If yes, number of field surveys you attended

b. If yes, the average time you spent on each survey (hour)

 9. Did you take the final exam of this course?

    

a. If yes, the average time you spent on the final exam (hour)

 

   1stYear (Fall Semester)
 Course Code Course Title Type of Course N.C.* ECTS
  01MPT1101 Research Methods in Planning and Design Required 3 6
  01MPT1600 Special Topic Required 0 6
- Elective I   3 6
- Elective II   3 6
- Elective III   3 6
    Total : 12 30


   1stYear (Spring Semester)
 Course Code Course Title Type of Course N.C.* ECTS
  01MPT1500 Seminar Required 0 6
  01MPT1600 Special Topic Required 0 6
- Elective IV   3 6
- Elective V   3 6
- Elective VI   3 6
    Total : 9 30
    Annual Total : 21 60


   2ndYear (Fall Semester)
 Course Code Course Title Type of Course N.C.* ECTS
  01MPT1700 Thesis Required 0 24
  01MPT1600 Special Topic Required 0 6
    Total : 0 30


   2ndYear (Spring Semester)
 Course Code Course Title Type of Course N.C.* ECTS
  01MPT1700 Thesis Required 0 24
  01MPT1600 Special Topic Required 0 6
    Total : 0 30
    Annual Total : 0 60




  Electives
 Course Code Course Title Type of Course N.C.* ECTS
  01MPT1212 Geographical Information Systems Elective 3 6
  01MPT1204 Roofs and Roof Garden Design Elective 3 6
  01MPT1208 Settlements and Housing in Earthquake Zones Elective 3 6
  01MPT1205 Digital Environmental Design and Modelling Elective 3 6
  01MPT1201 Ecological Design Elective 3 6
  01MPT1214 Interior Design Techniques and Methods Elective 3 6
  01MPT1229 The Methodologies of Upgrading Urban Space Quality Elective 3 6
  01MPT1218 Urban Space and Green Land Systems Elective 3 6
  01MPT1202 Urban Design and Spatial Organization Elective 3 6
  01MPT1203 Urban Regeneration and Sustainability Elective 3 6
  01MPT1207 Culture-Space Interactions Elective 3 6
  01MPT1224 Urban Forest in terms of Spatial Planning Elective 3 6
  01MPT1230 Urban Biodiversity in Spatial Planning and Design Elective 3 6
  01MPT1226 SPSS Practices in Spatial Planning and Design Elective 3 6
  01MPT1225 Natural Land in Spatial Planning Elective 3 6
  01MPT1231 Natural Plants in Spatial Design Elective 3 6
  01MPT1211 Architectural Design and Science Elective 3 6
  01MPT1223 Adaptability in Architecture: Convertibility and Reversibility Elective 3 6
  01MPT1209 Modern Architecture and Aesthetics Elective 3 6
  01MPT1210 Museums and Exhibition Area Design Elective 3 6
  01MPT1206 Landscape Archeology Elective 3 6
  01MPT1221 Landscape Elements Elective 3 6
  01MPT1219 Special Topics in Planning and Design-I Elective 3 6
  01MPT1220 Special Topics in Planning and Design-II Elective 3 6
  01MPT1215 Natural Processes of Planning and Design Elective 3 6
  01MPT1232 The Strategic Spatial Planning Elective 3 6
  01MPT1217 Historic Environment and Conservation Elective 3 6
  01MPT1213 Relationships between Design and Environmental Problems Elective 3 6
  01MPT1222 Inspiration from Nature in the Design and Planning: Biomimicry Elective 3 6
  01MPT1228 Theme Parks Elective 3 6
  01MPT1227 Pedestrian Places Elective 3 6
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