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Comparative analysis of master of industrial design education in Turkey
This thesis focused on the master.s program in industrial design, which is research and practice oriented in the light of current themes and design principals. It argued that a master.s degree in industrial design would help graduates specialize in the related field and improve their skills. Therefore, this study consists of fundamental components about master.s studies in industrial design in turkey such as, existing circumstances of master.s degree, defining its problems and requirements, and resolution advisories to education.Seven universities offer a master.s degree in the field of industrial design in Turkey. In the study, comparative analysis of these programs is conducted on their current education system and two survey studies are realized among the academics of these universities, to examine their opinions.In the field study, the increase number of department facilities was underlined as one of the positive developments whereas problems concerning the academic staff of master.s programs came into prominence as the most important weaknesses. In addition, the required improvements of YOK criteria for the discipline were also found a critical situation for the future of programs.Keywords: Industrial Design Education, Master.s Degree Program, Comparative Analysis of Education.