Educational Objectives

The aim of Bilkent University Psychology Department is to educate and train students to be able to work across the different subareas, both research and applied, in Psychology. The curriculum will provide knowledge and experience in order to reach the following educational objectives:

  1. Our graduates will obtain employment in various academic and applied environments where they will be able to apply their knowledge about psychological phenomena.
  2. Our graduates will be able to apply critical and analytical thinking skills they obtained through undergraduate training in their lines of work.
  3. Our graduates will be effective communicators in their interactions with individuals in their profession (e.g., clients, colleagues). 
  4. Our graduates will have obtained the foundation for life-long learning, which will enable them to continually improve their existing abilities and learn new skills for sustained professional development.