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Second Cycle Programmes (Master's Degree)

Graduate School of Health Sciences - Pediatric Nursing - Second Cycle Programme without Thesis



General Description
History
Master of Science in Nursing Degree without Thesis Program in Pediatric Nursing Department was founded in 2007.
Qualification Awarded
The candidates are granted a Master of Science in Nursing Degree in Pediatric Nursing provided that they have accomplished the program successfully.
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 70 out of 100 from the Profiency Exam conducted by Ege University Foreign Language Department, or at least 50 out of 100 from ÜDS (University Language Examination conducted by OSYM) or TOEFL or IELTS score equivalent to UDS 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
The program offers theoretical and practical expertise in Pediatric Nursing, including newborn infants to adolescents.
Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
Nurses with a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Degree on Pediatric Nursing can serve as clinical nurse specialists or nursing managers in public hospitals, university hospitals or private hospitals. Besides, they can further advance their academic careers in nursing, midwifery or health officers departments in Pediatric Nursing Departments at Faculties of Medical Science or Schools of Nursing
Access to Further Studies
Graduates who successfully completed the Master's Degree may apply to doctorate (third cycle) programmes in the same or in related disciplines.
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
Measurement and assessment methods for each course are thoroughly described in the curriculum.
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
Address, Program Direction or Equivalent: Head of the Program: Prof. Dr. Zümrüt Başbakkal Ege Üniversitesi Hemşirelik Yüksekokulu Bornova/İzmir 0 (232) 388 11 03 (112)
Facilities
Postgraduate students are recruited as research assistants in the department within the confines of vacant positions. They are expected to participate in researches and projects carried out by the department. They also contribute to the academic congresses and meetings in accordance with their field of interest.

Key Learning Outcomes
1Based on nursing graduate qualifications, to be able to develop knowledge in the field of Child Health and Disease Nursing on the level of expertise.
2To be able to grab the interaction between the disciplines about Child Health and Disease Nursing.
3To be able to use theoretical and practical information at the level of expertise gained in the field of Child Health and Disease Nursing.
4To be able to create new information by integrating information in the field of Child Health and Disease Nursing and information came from another discipline.
5To be able to solve problems that requires expertise by using scientific research methods.
6A problem in the field, to be able to build independently, to be able to develop a solution method, to be able to solve, to be able to evaluate and perform results.
7At the unforeseen complex situations encountered in applications, to be able to develop new strategic approach and to be able to produce a solution by taking responsibility.
8To be able to critically evaluate information about Child Health and Disease Nursing, to be able to direct learning and to be able to conduct advanced studies as an independent.
9To be able to transfer current developments and their works to in the field and outside groups as written, verbal and visual in a systematic way.
10To be able to critically examine social relations and norms which direct these relations, to be able to develop these and if need be, to be able to come into action to change these.
11To be able to communicate verbal and written at least one foreign language (“European Language Portfolio Global Scale”, Level B2).
12To be able to use advanced information and communication technologies with the required level of computer software in the field of Children s health and disease nursing.
13To be able to develop strategy, policy and implementation plans about Child Health and Disease Nursing and to be able to evaluate the results obtained within the framework of quality processes.
14To be able to share social, scientific and ethical values by considering them at the stages of data collection, interpretation and announced in the field of Child Health and Disease Nursing.
15To be able to apply assimilated information and problem-solving skills in the interdisciplinary studies.

Key Programme Learning Outcomes - NQF for HE in Turkey
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KNOWLEDGE1
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SKILLS1
2
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COMPETENCES (Competence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility)1
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COMPETENCES (Learning Competence)1
COMPETENCES (Communication and Social Competence)1
2
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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 9304125012008 Child Health and Diseases Nursing-1 Compulsory 3 0 0 4
2 9304125032008 Child Health and Diseases Nursing-1- Clinical Practice Compulsory 0 4 0 8
3 930412SEÇ.TZSZYL1 ELECTIVE COURSES Elective - - - 12
4 9304125112016 Research in Health Sciences Compulsory 3 0 0 6
Total 6 4 0 30
 
2. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9304125022008 Child Health and Diseases Nursing-2 Compulsory 3 0 0 4
2 9304125042008 Child Health and Diseases Nursing-2- Clinical Practice Compulsory 0 4 0 8
3 930412SEÇ.TZSZYL2 ELECTIVE COURSES Elective - - - 3
4 SBE.DPR Term Project Compulsory 0 0 0 10
Total 3 4 0 25
 
ELECTIVE COURSES
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9304125052008 Nursing Process in Child Health and Diseases Elective 2 0 0 2
2 9304125062008 Pediatric Ethics Elective 2 0 0 4
3 9304125072008 Creating and Improving Activities of Children Elective 2 0 0 2
4 9304125082008 Conceptional Factors in Child Health and Nursing Elective 2 0 0 4
5 9304125092008 Introduction to Computer Elective 2 2 0 9
6 9304125102008 Computer Oriented Bioistatistics Elective 2 0 0 9
7 9304125132017 Child Heath Nursing-III Elective 3 0 0 4
8 9304125152017 Child Heath Nursing-III-Clinical Practice Elective 0 4 0 8
9 9304125172008 Adolescent Health Elective 2 0 0 4
10 9304125192008 Pediatric Oncology Nursing Elective 2 0 0 4
11 9304125212017 Infant and Child Nutrition Elective 2 0 0 4
ELECTIVE COURSES
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9304125052008 Nursing Process in Child Health and Diseases Elective 2 0 0 2
2 9304125062008 Pediatric Ethics Elective 2 0 0 4
3 9304125072008 Creating and Improving Activities of Children Elective 2 0 0 2
4 9304125082008 Conceptional Factors in Child Health and Nursing Elective 2 0 0 4
5 9304125092008 Introduction to Computer Elective 2 2 0 6
6 9304125102008 Computer Oriented Bioistatistics Elective 2 0 0 6
7 9304125132017 Child Heath Nursing-III Elective 3 0 0 4
8 9304125152017 Child Heath Nursing-III-Clinical Practice Elective 0 4 0 8
9 9304125172008 Adolescent Health Elective 2 0 0 4
10 9304125192008 Pediatric Oncology Nursing Elective 2 0 0 4
11 9304125212017 Infant and Child Nutrition Elective 2 0 0 4
 
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