DEGREE PROGRAMMES

: Painting

General Description

History

Founded in 1992, the Department of Painting at Dokuz Eylul University is one of the top five institutions in Turkey that offers undergraduate (BA) and graduate (MA, Profeciency in Art) degrees in Painting. The department has approximately 120 undergraduate students in the first, second, third and fourth year of their study, and around 25 students graduate from the department each year. Department of Painting has an elite staff of veteran artists and exclusive scholars. The department has been carrying on its innovative education for almost 12 years.

Qualification Awarded

Master of Arts in Painting (MA)

Level of Qualification

Second Cycle (Master's Degree)

Specific Admission Requirements

Interview, Written Examination, Portfolio, First Cycle (Bachelor's Degree) diploma, Transcript

Specific Arrangements for Recognition of Prior Learning (Formal, Non-Formal and Informal)

According to the Regulations of Dokuz Eylül University for Graduate Schools, students are not connected to the right for internal transfer, previously taken courses at another graduate programme by another university with a successful grade may be recognized by the related programmes after the letter of the students includes course contents and the transcript, and by the recommendation of the head of the departments and by the decision of the Board of Directors. The courses taken by the outgoing Exchange students have the recognition at the school either as compulsory or elective.

Qualification Requirements and Regulations

2 years, 2 semesters per year, 15 weeks per semester, 120 ECTS in total.

Profile of the Programme

The Department of Painting at Dokuz Eylul University reflects an alternative approach to art education in Turkey. Painting department offers courses on art history, art theory and art criticism, one of which is thought in English (Critics on Concepts and terms of art). Also this programme includes 1 professor, 1 associate professor, 4 assistant associate professors, 2 lecturers and 6 research assistants. The department has 1 painting studio and computer facility with internet access. Seminars and exhibitions are held at the end of every semester.
There is an exchange student in Erasmus Proggramme in Accademia Di Belle Arti Di Macerata-İtaly.
The department has 1 painting studio and a computer facility with internet access.

Key Learning Outcomes

1   Students will be able to use and have the knowledge of theoretical and practical informations that are used in plastic arts education.
2   Students will have the knowledge, capability and creativity as an expert-level on contemporary art practices.
3   Students will have the practical capability of visualizing his/her observations and thoughts.
4   Students will have the knowledge of choosing the right techniques and methods as an expert-level in their own fields and will be able to work on them systematically.
5   In the process of individuality, students will be able to adopt and improve their visual language and their narrative process as an expert-level.
6   Students will learn as experts in their field that a disctintive art approach is a process and it can be improved by original thoughts abided by observing.
7   Students will have the historical and theoretical knowledge of art and will be able to criticize it as experts in their field. Students will be able to utilize disciplines such as; traditional art, history of art, viusal culture, art philosophy and art sociology, in the process of improving their works and career.
8   Students will be able to categorize and give the right value to their esthetic proposals and applications with considering the state of national and international scale.
9   Students will be able to show and display their works on an esthetic level with using and keeping up with the contemporary technologies and new developments.
10   Students will have the knowledge that the creation of art is based on observing and researching and formed by the willpower of synthesizing. It is also being able to take the responsibility an ethical and aesthetic knowledge.
11   Students will be able to find and utilize different kinds of information sources on a variety of mediums in the process of their work process in an advanced level.
12   Students will be able use the world we live in; its socio-cultural structure and its inner/outer dynamics in their works and critiques.
13   Students will be able to approach and comment on the state of today's art world, new trends with a judgmental attitude, if necessary.
14   Students will have the knowledge and capability as an expert-level to provide the harmony between quality of art and its environment, when forming the public art creation process

Occupational Profiles of Graduates with Examples

Our postgraduates complete a program comprised of intense practical (studio), theoretical and internship studies which provide them traditional as well as contemporary knowledge of the arts. Our postgraduates work as professional artists in their studios, as advisors, coordinators and managers in various art institutions, and as writers and editors in art publications. Some of our postgraduates are represented by national and international galleries, are invited to participate in activities as curators, advisors and judges. In addition, our postgraduates work as faculty members in national and international art schools.

Access to Further Studies

May apply to third cycle programmes.

Course Structure Diagram with Credits


T: Theoretical P: Practice L: Laboratory
B: Spring Semester G: Fall Semester H: Full Year
1 .Semester:
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
G 1 RSA 5037 VISUAL EXPRESSION I COMPULSORY 4 4 0 9
G 2 RSA 5035 PAINTING I (STUDIO) COMPULSORY 4 4 0 9
G 0 - ELECTIVE COURSE ELECTIVE - - - 12
TOTAL:   30
 
1 .Semester Elective:
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
G 1 RSA 5039 CREATIVE PROCESS IN ART I ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
G 2 RSA 5045 BODY IN CONTEMPORARY ART ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
G 3 RSA 5043 CONTEMPORARY ART MOVEMENS IN TURKEY I ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
 
2 .Semester:
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
B 1 RSA 5096 SEMINAR COMPULSORY 0 2 0 3
B 2 GSE 5012 METHODS OF SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH AND PUBLICATION ETHICS COMPULSORY 3 0 0 5
B 3 RSA 5038 VISUAL EXPRESSION II COMPULSORY 4 4 0 9
B 4 RSA 5036 PAINTING II (STUDIO) COMPULSORY 4 4 0 9
B 0 - ELECTIVE COURSE ELECTIVE - - - 4
TOTAL:   30
 
2 .Semester Elective:
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
B 1 RSA 5044 CONTEMPORARY ART MOVEMENS IN TURKEY - II ELECTIVE 3 0 0 4
B 2 RSA 5040 CREATIVE PROCESS IN ART II ELECTIVE 3 0 0 4
 
3.Semester:
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
G 1 RSA 5900 THESIS COMPULSORY 0 0 0 30
TOTAL:   30
 
4.Semester:
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
B 1 RSA 5900 THESIS COMPULSORY 0 0 0 30
TOTAL:   30
 

Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading

The regulations for examination and grading are arranged in the fourth part of DEU Graduate School of Fine Arts Educational and Examinational Regulations. The lowest grade to be successful in a credit course is 75. Detailed assessment methods and criteria for courses are explained in syllabi.

Graduation Requirements

Second Cycle (Master's Degree) Programme with thesis is comprised of at least 7 courses, not being less than 21 national credits, a seminar and specialization courses and thesis studies, in total 120 ECTS credits.

Mode of Study (Full-Time, Part-Time, E-Learning )

Full-time

Programme Director or Equivalent

Head of Department
Professor Mümtaz SAĞLAM
Phone: (90-232) 412 91 20
E-mail: mumtaz.saglam@deu.edu.tr
ECTS/DS/Erasmus Coordinator
Asst. Prof. A. Feyzi Korur
Phone: (90-232) 412 91 25
E-mail: feyzi.korur@deu.edu.tr