Vocational School

Computer Programming Programme

Education Process

The aims to train students for the information sector and raise professionals who understand technology and carry out the activities and practices in the sector by thinking analytically, can transform their knowledge into product, take responsibility, improve themselves socially, develop effective communication skills and who have gained learning ability by acquiring a lifelong learning vision and thus can improve themselves constantly. In accordance with this purpose, the Programme offers an education with a continuously updated curriculum and course contents. The Programme’s curriculum predominantly consists of software and programming courses and all major area courses are carried out practically and in the computer laboratories. With the education they receive in HTML, CSS, JavaScript and ASP.NET MVC as well as various programming languages such as C++, C#, Java throughout their 2 year education, they are trained to develop console, desktop, web-based and mobile applications. As part of the Programme’s database courses, students receive education in Microsoft Sql Server and Oracle and thus develop skills regarding database management and developing applications using these databases. Within the scope of the vocational project course, students have the opportunity to focus on an area they would like to improve themselves in and carry out sector-oriented activities accordingly.

Career Prospects

Graduates of the Computer Programming Programme can find employment in both the public and private sectors. In addition, graduates can be employed in the software or information technologies departments of firms and companies in the information sector as computer programmers, system support technicians, computer instructors, software specialists, software test specialists, application programmers, network supervisors, analyst programmers, technical consultants, web designers, internet programmers, software coordinators, data preparation and control operators and project managers.

Vertical Transfer Exam

The DGS (Dikey Geçiş Sınavı / Vertical Transfer Exam) is an exam that provides the opportunity for associate’s degree graduates to transfer to a 4 year bachelor’s degree programme. Associate’s degree graduates are able to transfer to a variety of bachelor’s degree programmes within various faculties and thus obtain a bachelor’s degree in addition to their associate’s degree.

The bachelor’s degree programmes available for associate’s degree graduates to transfer to via DGS are as follows:

  • Department of Computer Engineering
  • Department of Computer Technology and Information Systems
  • Department of Computer and Instructional Technology
  • Department of Computer and Instructional Technologies Teaching
  • Department of Computer and Software Engineering
  • Department of Computer and Informatics
  • Department of Information Systems Engineering
  • Department of Information Systems and Technology
  • Department of Industrial Engineering
  • Department of Physics
  • Department of Physics Engineering
  • Department of Statistics
  • Department of Statistics and Computer Sciences
  • Department of Control and Automation Engineering
  • Department of Mathematics and Computer Sciences
  • Department of Mathematics and Computer
  • Department of Meteorological Engineering
  • Department of Computer Sciences
  • Department of Space Engineering
  • Department of Software Engineering

*Programmes included in the 2017 ÖSYM guide.