Psychology is the field of science which examines human behaviors and cognitive processes. The information gathered in this field of science which places great importance in scientific research are used in order to comprehend facts and problems of humanity, increase our life quality and to help to solve complex issues. Students who want to specialize in several sub-branches of psychology (Clinical Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Experimental Psychology, Neuropsychology, Forensic Psychology, Psychology of Health, Industry Organizational Psychology, Social Psychology, Sports Psychology, Educational Psychology etc.) first study basic psychology. This study includes basic courses such as research methods and statistics as well as compulsory courses which define the basic field of study of psychology and several elective courses.
Bahçeşehir University Department of Psychology runs Brain and Cognition Research Laboratory, Color Researches Laboratory and Observation- laboratory to be used in researchers and courses. Department of Psychology offers a minor program in Social Psychology. Moreover, our university offers Clinical Psychology and Cognitive Neuropsychology Master Programs. Specialties lecturers in the department represent all sub-branches of psychology. Our lecturers are specialized in cognitive psychology, neuropsychology, social psychology, industrial and organizational psychology, developmental psychology, neuroscience and they conduct research activities in these fields.
Graduates of the department of psychology may work in private and public bodies and institutions who offer psychological consultancy and therapy, hospitals and consultancy centers; several education institutions and related department of private companies; as well as fields such as personnel employment, allocation, assessment, training and personal and public communication areas. They may also be employed in the advertisement, public relations, sales and marketing, media, market researchers and similar fields. Kindergartens, day-care centers, schools, neurology and rehabilitation centers, research institutions administrative and research staff in specific ministries (i.e., Ministry of Health Department of Mental Health, Ministry of Justice etc.) employs graduates of the department of psychology in various positions.
Course Structure Diagram with Credits
TR marked courses are taught in Turkish.
EN marked courses are taught in English.
There TR-EN marked a section of courses in both English and Turkish.