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Second Cycle Programmes (Master's Degree)

Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences - Occupational Safety - Occupational safety - Second Cycle With Thesis



General Description
History
Main Branch of Science of “Occupational safety” at Ege University, which is under the Interdisciplinary Sciences was founded in 21/01/2015
Qualification Awarded
The Master's Degree in ‘Occupational Safety’ is awarded to the graduates who have successfully fulfilled the requirements of the programme.
Level of Qualification
Second Cycle
Specific Admission Requirements
The applicants who hold a Bachelor's Degree and willing to enroll in the Master's programme may apply to the Directorate of the Graduate School with the documents: 1-Sufficient score (at least 55 out of 100) from the Academic Staff and Graduate Study Education Exam (ALES) conducted by Student Selection and Placement Center (OSYM) or GRE Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score or Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) score equivalent to ALES score of 55. 2-English proficiency (at least 60 out of 100 from the Profiency Exam conducted by Ege University Foreign Language Department, or at least 50 out of 100 from University Language Examination conducted by OSYM or TOEFL or IELTS score equivalent to Foreign Language score of 50. The candidates fulfilling the criteria outlined above are invited to interwiev. The assessment for admission to masters programs is based on : 50% of ALES, 25% of academic success in the undergraduate programme (cumulative grade point average (CGPA) ) and 25% of interview grade. The required minimum interview grade is 50 out of 100. The candidates having an assessed score of 60 at least are accepted into the Master's programme. The results of the evaluation are announced by the Directorate of Graduate School.
Specific Arrangements For Recognition Of Prior Learning (Formal, Non-Formal and Informal)
The rules for recognition of formal prior learning are well defined. A student who is currently enrolled in a Master's Degree programme in the same discipline at another institution and has successfully completed at least one semester, upon submitting all required documents before the deadline, may transfer to the Master's Programme at EGE University upon the recommendation of the department administration and with the approval of the Administrative Committee of the Graduate School. The decision taken will also include eligibility for exemption from some course requirements of the graduate program. Students who transfer from another university must be successful in the EGE University English Proficiency Exam or in an equivalent English examination. Recognition of prior non-formal and in-formal learning is at the beginning stage in Turkish Higher Education Institutions. Ege University is not an exception to this.
Qualification Requirements and Regulations
The programme consists of a minimum of seven courses delivered within the graduate programme of the department and in related fields, one seminar course, and thesis, with a minimum of 21 local credits. The seminar course and thesis are non-credit and graded on a pass/fail basis. The duration of the programme is four semesters. The maximum period to complete course work in a masters program with thesis is 4 semesters. However, with the approval of their advisors, students can in subsequent semesters take additional departmental courses with or without credits. The total ECTS credits of the programme is 120 ECTS. A student may take undergraduate courses on the condition that the courses have not been taken during the undergraduate program. However, at most two of these courses may be counted to the Master's course load and credits. Students must register for thesis work and the Specialization Field course offered by his supervisor every semester following the semester, in which the supervisor is appointed. A student who has completed work on the thesis within the time period, must write a thesis, using the data collected, according to the specifications of the Graduate School Thesis Writing Guide. The thesis must be defended in front of a jury. The Master's thesis jury is appointed on the recommendations of the relevant Department Chairperson and with the approval of the Administrative Committee of the Graduate School. The jury is composed of the thesis supervisor and 3 to 5 faculty members. Of the appointed jury members, up to one may be selected from another Department or another University. In case the jury consists of 3 members, the co-supervisor cannot be the jury member. A majority vote by the jury members determines the outcome of the thesis or examination. The vote can be for "acceptance", "rejection" or "correction". The Department Chairperson will inform the Director of the Graduate School, in writing, of the jury's decision within 3 days. To correct or change a thesis found incomplete and/or inadequate by the jury, the jury must specify in its report that such corrections are necessary. A student may be given, by a decision of the Administrative Committee of the Graduate School, up to three months to complete the corrections. The student must then retake the thesis examination.
Profile of The Programme
Main Branch of Science of “Occupational Safety” has a multidisciplinary programme. The programme jointly carried out by the departments of Science,Agriculture,Engineering, Solar Energy,Nucleer Science, Vacotional School . This program gives information deeply about occupational safety to those who wants to be specialist on occupational safety or interested in this subject.The programme contains optional and compulsory lectures.
Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
The graduates of this programme can be employed in all the fields with the title of Occupational Health and Safety Specialists who fulfill the requirements as mentioned in Article 8/b /2 of the regulation of occupational safety specialists
Access to Further Studies
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
The assessment for each course is described in details in “Individual Course Description”.
Graduation Requirements
Graduation requirements are explained in the section “Qualification Requirements and Regulations” .
Mode of Study (Full-Time, Part-Time, E-Learning )
Full-Time
Address, Programme Director or Equivalent
Programme Director Prof.Dr.Fazilet N. ALAYUNT, The Department of Agricultural Engineering , Faculty of Agriculture, Ege University, 35100 Bornova, Izmir, 35100, Tel: +90 232 388 15 00, +90 232 388 4000-2656, Fax number: +90 232 342 76 42
Facilities
The teaching staffs who have been tasked in Faculty of Engineering, Agriculture, Science, Aquaculture, Institute of Solar Enery and Nuclear Sciences and support the program by consulting in interest area.

Key Learning Outcomes
1To gain the necessary skills to identify the risks of health and safety in work place
2Ability to identify the precautions of safety, the interpretation of the issues and to ensure coordination of employers and workers on occupational health and safety
3Ability to use and continuous updating of knowledge about theoretical, technical, application, law and legislation on safety.
4Ability to have knowledge about regulations related to the profession
5Ability to identify the problems related to occupational health and safety by using the knowledge and skills gained in the field and establishing dialogue with people who involve in work enviroment
6Ability to search and evaluate and innovate on existing systems related to the occupational health and safety.
7To have knowledge about the information and communication Technologies and gain ability to use them.
8Ability to work with team on first aid, unusual situation and fire fighting
9To have ability to carry out work in accordance with legal regislation and requirements and gain the necessary skills to inform employees and employee representatives
10To have knowledge about the precaution of occupational diseases and accidents
11Ability to learn and introduce the personel protective equipment
12To have knowledge about the technics of enviromental measurement and personel exposure

Key Programme Learning Outcomes - NQF for HE in Turkey
TYYÇKey Learning Outcomes
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KNOWLEDGE1
2
SKILLS1
2
3
COMPETENCES (Competence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility)1
2
3
COMPETENCES (Learning Competence)1
COMPETENCES (Communication and Social Competence)1
2
3
4
COMPETENCES (Field Specific Competence)1
2
3

Course Structure Diagram with Credits
T : Theoretical P: Practice L : Laboratory
1. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 İŞGÜVEN-SDGYL-1 Elective - - - 14
2 9149015012015 Occupational Safety Culture And Legislation Compulsory 3 0 0 8
3 9149015492018 Research Methods and Ethics for Research and Publication Compulsory 3 0 0 6
4 9149015032015 Technical Principles in Occupational Safety Compulsory 3 0 0 8
Total 9 0 0 36
 
2. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 İŞGÜVEN-SDGYL-2 Elective - - - 16
2 9149015022015 Risk Management and Assesment Compulsory 2 2 0 8
3 FENYLSEM Seminar Compulsory 0 0 0 6
Total 2 2 0 30
 
3. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 YLUAD591 Specialization Field Compulsory 0 0 0 4
2 YLTEZ591 Thesis Study Compulsory 0 0 0 26
Total 0 0 0 30
 
4. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 YLUAD591 Specialization Field Compulsory 0 0 0 4
2 YLTEZ592 Thesis Study Compulsory 0 0 0 26
Total 0 0 0 30
 
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9149015052015 Chemical Risk Factors Elective 3 0 0 7
2 9149015072015 Physical Risk Factors Elective 3 0 0 7
3 9149015092015 Hazardous Chemicals Elective 3 0 0 7
4 9149015112015 Construction Safety Elective 3 0 0 7
5 9149015132015 Radiation and Radiation Protection Elective 3 0 0 7
6 9149015152015 Hazardous Materials and Waste Management Elective 3 0 0 7
7 9149015162015 Occupational Safety and Health in Textile Industry Elective 3 0 0 7
8 9149015212015 Nuclear Technology and Safety -I Elective 3 0 0 7
9 9149015232015 Laboratory Techniques and Safety Elective 3 0 0 7
10 9149015272015 Manufacturing and Using of Mechanical and Equipment, OHS in Maintenance and Repair - I Elective 3 0 0 7
11 9149015312015 Safety in Electrical Work Elective 3 0 0 7
12 9149015332017 Occupational Safety in Aquaculture Elective 3 0 0 7
13 9149015352017 Fundamentals of Occupational Disease and Safety Elective 3 0 0 7
14 9149015372017 Principles of First Aid in Occupational Safety Elective 3 0 0 7
15 9149015412015 Occupational Safety in Mining Sector Elective 3 0 0 7
16 9149015432015 Hazardous Identification of the Safe Coal Mining Elective 3 0 0 7
17 9149015452015 Biological Risk Factors Elective 3 0 0 7
18 9149015512016 Management of Mass Casualty Incident ın Industrial Area Elective 3 0 0 7
19 9149015532017 Occupational Safety Technics in Fishing Industry Elective 3 0 0 7
20 9149015572016 Fire Elective 3 0 0 7
21 9149015592016 Recycling and Removing of Waste in Plants Elective 3 0 0 7
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9149015082015 Nuclear Technology and Safety -II Elective 3 0 0 8
2 9149015102016 Personnel Safety Equipment (PSE) and Usage in Occupational Safety Elective 3 0 0 8
3 9149015122015 Risk Analysis in Agriculture and Agro-Industrial Enterprises Elective 3 0 0 8
4 9149015142015 Occupational Safety in Agriculture Elective 3 0 0 8
5 9149015242015 Environmental Protection Elective 3 0 0 8
6 9149015282015 Metrology Elective 3 0 0 8
7 9149015302015 OHS in Renewable Plants Elective 3 0 0 8
8 9149015322017 Risk Management in Fishery Industry Elective 3 0 0 7
9 9149015362015 Ethics in Occupational Health and Safety Elective 3 0 0 8
10 9149015382015 Underground Constructions and Support Design Elective 3 0 0 8
11 9149015422015 Industrial Hygiene and Worker Health Elective 3 0 0 8
12 9149015522016 Lasers Safety Elective 3 0 0 8
13 9149015562016 “Responsible Care” The Applications of Health, Environment and Occupational Safeties in Chemical Industry Elective 3 0 0 8
14 9149015582017 Storing and Transporting of Hazardous Materials at OHS Elective 3 0 0 8
 
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