Graduation Requirements

In order to graduate from the Pharmacology (Medicine) PhD program, students must fulfill the requirement of at least 8 semester of education, research and practice activities, and must successfully complete the program courses (including the mandatory courses) to obtain 120 ECTS credits, and should complete the thesis study to obtain another 120 ECTS credits. The student should complete 90 ECTS credits from compulsory and elective courses, and the remaining 30 ECTS credits should be obtained from the preparation for qualification process.

 A student, who has completed the program courses in accordance with the provisions of the Gazi University Graduate Education and Examination Regulations, and achieved at least 3.00 general academic average score, should succeed in qualification exam.Qualified students must successfully complete their thesis study and thesis defense under the supervision of their advisors.  In order to establish a thesis defense jury;the student must provide the documentation of the proof of an at least one scientific article accepted/published in a national or international peer-reviewed journal,or, achievement of a patent or establishment of a utility model, prepared with his/her advisor related to the subject of the thesis. The proof document,approved by the advisor, should be presented to the institute through the governance of the Department Head.