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The Department of Gematics Engineering started in 1975/1976 academic year post graduate education. The department drives these activities as a division of Geomatics Engineering within the KTU Natural Sciences Institute
Qualification Awarded  
The students who have successfully completed a minimum of 21 local credits (equivalant to 60 ECTS credits) from thought courses delivered within the graduate programme of the department and in related fields and achieved a CGPA of at least 3.00 out of 4.00 defended her/his written thesis to examining jury. This jury having evaluated written thesis and candidate defense arrive at the final decision. Students who successfully defended a thesis to a examining jury are given Doctor of Philosophy Degree (Ph.D) in Geomatics Engineering.
Level of Qualification:  Third Cycle Degree  
Mode of Study:  Full Time
Admission & Registration Requirements  
1 - Master's Degree in acceptable fields, 2 - Sufficient score from the National Academic Staff & Graduate Education Exam (ALES), 3 - English proficiency (500 from TOEFL / 6 from IELTS)
Recognition of Prior Learning  
Recognition of prior learning is at the beginning stage in the Turkish Higher Education System. Karadeniz Technical University and hence the Department of Geology is no exception to this. However, exams of exemption are organised at the start of each term at the University for courses compulsory in the curriculum, such as Foreign Languages and Basic Computing. The students who have completed the learning process for these courses on his/her own or through other means, and believe that they have achieved the learning outcomes specified are given the right to take the exemption exam. The students who achieve a passing grade from these exams are held exempt from the related course in the curriculum, and this grade is entered into the transcript of the student.
Qualification Requirements and Regulations  
The degree is awarded to students who have successfully completed a minimum of 21 local credits (60 ECTS) from thought courses with a CGPA of at least 3.00 out of 4.00, and prepared and defended a thesis.
Profile of the Programme  
Totaly 48 students have graduated from this program from the beging of 1975 till 2009. Most of these students have employed at different universities as academic in Turkey.
Examination, Assessment and Grading Regulations  
Students have to take mid-term exam, semester studies (project, seminar, quiz, homework or second mid-term exam) and end-term exam for each course. For the final success grade hase calculated by taking 30% of mid-term exam, 20% of semester studies and 50% of end-term exam. All exams has evaluated out of 100 as absolute grade. Students gaining grade as one of (AA), (BA), (BB), (CB) and (CC) has been accepted as successful.
Graduation Requirements  
Students successfuly completed a minimum of 21 local credits, course of Seminar, pedagogic courses and prepared and defended thesis successfuly has deserved to graduate.
Occupational Profiles of Graduates  
Post-graduates can employee public and private sector or academician at universities
Access to Further Studies  
Academic studies, publication, report and projects
Contact Information  
Postal Adress  KTÜ Mühendislik Fakültesi, Harita Mühendisliği Bölümü, 61080 / TRABZON
Phone          : 3772707
Fax              : 3280918
E-Mail          : biyik@ktu.edu.tr
Web Adress : http://www.fbe.ktu.edu.tr
Departmental Facilities : 
There are 6 laboratories, GIS laboratory , Surveying laboratory, Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing laboratory, GPS laboratory and Computer laboratory and IVS Analysis Center, to derive academic activities and to make scientific researches. There are 10 classes to be equipped technological presentation apparatus and a-200 person amphitheater (Prof. Dr. Erdoğan Özbenli) in the department.