Faculty Of Fıne Arts, Desıgn And Archıtecture

Faculty of Architecture of the Faculty of Fine Arts at Toros University was founded by Mersin Education Foundation in 2009. Education has commenced together with other departments; Interior Architecture and Landscape Architecture in the 2012-2013 academic year. Due to the fact that the Architecture Department was originally established with an English programme, architecture students started English preparatory school at that year. Following academic year, the Department of Architecture changed its undergraduate education into Turkish language. Therefore, Architecture Department launched its education in the year 2013-2014 at the first year level.

Qualification Awarded
Having title of 'Architect'

Level of Qualification:
First Cycle

Admission & Registration Requirements
Sixty students are accepted to the Department of Architecture with the Central Placement Exam organized by Higher Education Council. The registration of the students is realized by the Student Affairs Office on the calendar frame determined by the University Senate ın the framework of the Higher Education Council.

Recognition of Prior Learning
Students may be excluded from some of the courses they receive from other institutions of higher education on condition that they are accompanied by official documentation and timely application of regulations.

Qualification Requirements and Regulations
Candidates placement occured by taking into account the relevant scores, their preferences for higher education programs and the quotas and conditions of these programs for each architecture school.

Profile of the Programme
Graduates of architecture are guided to prepare themselves as conscious, knowledgeable individuals with professional skills in designing the built environment at different scales including national and international levels. Within the framework of current academic and technological developments, the profession of architecture has interacted with many field such as urban and regional planning, interior architecture, urban design, civil engineering, industrial design and other artistic field in terms of interdisciplinary studies. According to the identity of a Toros University as a city institution, the Bachelor of Architecture program aims to educate qualified designers of the future that emphasizes with a student-centered system with its relevant theoretical courses and accomodated with practical applicatons. Due to the selection of Turkish as teaching language, the student will contribute greatly to his / her self-understanding by quickly perceiving and interpreting what is taught at university. Students, on the other hand, have the opportunity to preferably complete the preparatory program for English learning on the vocational technical field for adaptation to universal accumulations.

Occupational Profiles of Graduates
Exception of a small group of Interior Architecture students with Double Major program in the academic year 2015-2016, the Architecture program will give its first graduates in the spring semester 2016-2017. Thus, there is no study can be made on employment profiles of accomplishments at the moment.

Access to Further Studies
ALES Document from the Higher Educatıon Council from Turkey, Graduate Record Examination (GRE) / Graduate Management Aptitude Test (GMAT) result documents are required for diploma or graduation certificate / diplomas abroad.

Examination, Assessment and Grading Regulations
The student's midterm exams, assignments, applied studies and the overall success of the exam is obtained. The minimum score required for the general examination is 45/100. Letters and percentage distributions are as follows. Points Letter Noto Coefficients 90-100 AA 4,00 80-89 BA 3,50 70-79 BB 3,00 65-69 CB 2,50 60-64 CC 2,00 55-59 DC 1,50 50-54 DD 1,00 40-49 FD 0,50 0-39 FF 0,00 Student who receives one of the grades AA, BA, BB, CB, CC grades is considered to have fulfilled that grade successfully. A student who receives one of the grades FD and FF is dersten unsuccessful.

Graduation Requirements
Students are required to successfully complete all of the courses in the program in order to be able to earn a diploma from the Department of Architecture. To graduate, the weighted grade average must meet at least 2.00 over 4.00 and at least 1.00 grade over 4.00 each. In addition, the credits received from the courses must have a total of 240 ECTS credits.

Mode of Study

Departmental Facilities
Theoretical lectures are given in the classroom environment and architectural design courses are given in studio environments. Computer and projection equipment is available in the study environmet. Library ın the campus has books and online databases is available.

Contact Information
Head of Department Prof. Dr. ERKİN ERTEN
Diploma Supplement & ECTS Coordinator of Department Lect. MEHMET BURAK TAŞERİMEZ
Postal Address İsmet İnönü Bulvarı Uray Caddesi No: 10 Yeni Kampüs Akdeniz/MERSİN
Postal Code 33050
Phone +90324 325 33 00/5010 - 0532 581 23 88
Fax 0324 325 33 01
Web Address http://bologna.toros.edu.tr/?id=/programme&program=15
E-Mail [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]
Country Türkiye Cumhuriyeti
City Mersin
Town Akdeniz