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Graduate School of Health Sciences - Community Health Nursing - Second Cycle Programme with Thesis



General Description
History
Master of science in nursing program at community health nursing Department started in 1982
Qualification Awarded
The Master’s Degree in Community Health Nursing (second cyle in Community Health Nursing) is awarded to the graduates who have successfully fullfilled all programme requirements.
Level of Qualification
Second Cycle
Specific Admission Requirements
The students are received the master's program with interviews. The numbers of students to be admitted to the master's program and the qualifications of prospective students are declared before the beginning of each semester. It is declared application requirements and application deadline, the date and place of candidates to be interviewed.The applicants who hold a Bachelor's Degree in nursing, midwifery, health officer, biology, department of nutrition and dietetics, child development, physical medicine and rehabilitation 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 aim of this programme is that student gain to advanced knowledge and to develop expertise concerning community health nurse’s roles and responsibilty, and developing knowledge and capabilities for individual, family, and community health with primary health care approach, using community and family health nursing process
Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
Nurses with a Master of Science in Nursing (MsN) Degree on community health Department can serve as clinical nurse specialist and nursing managers in public hospitals, university hospitals or private hospitals. Besides, they can advance their academic careers in internal medicine nursing departments at Faculties of Medical Science or in Faculty of Nursing, department of nursing, midwifery at health schools.
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
Students are required to take a mid-term examination and/or complete other assigned projects/homework during the semester and, additionally, are required to take a final examination and/or complete a final project for course evaluation. The final grade is based on the mid-term examination grade, the final examination grade and/or evaluation of final project, with the contributions of 40% and 60%, respectively. To pass any course, a Master's student must receive at least 70 out of 100. Students must repeat courses they have failed or may substitute courses the Department accepts as equivalent. The assessment for each course is described in detail 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
The President of The Program: Professor SUHEYLA OZSOY Ege University Faculty of Nursing Bornova-İzmir Tel: 0(232) 388 11 03/5501 E-mail: suheyla.ozsoy@ege.edu.tr
Facilities
The candidates benefit from all facilities as library, Internet, scientific meetings of Ege University, the faculty of nursing and community health nursing department

Key Learning Outcomes
1To be able to bring the knowledge level of expertise to the information based on undergraduate competencies.
2To be able to developing insight into the interdisciplinary interaction in public health nursing area
3To be able transforming the behavior acquired theoretical and practical knowledge in the public health nursing field.
4To be able to create new information by integrating different disciplinary in Public Health Nursing field
5To be able using scientific research methods to analyze specialist problems
6When a problem is occur in the field of Public Health Nursing, to be able to inquiring, planning, developing a solution method, evaluating the results and implementing a problem in the field of Public Health Nursing
7When a problem is occur in the field of Public Health Nursing field study, to be able to develop new strategic approaches and formulate a solution by taking responsibility
8To be able to evaluate information critically about Public health nursing, to direct learning and to conduct advanced studies
9To be able to follow current developments in the field of Public health nursing and to transfer systematically written, verbally and visually
10To be able to analyse social relations and basic social norms with a critical perspective and improve communication skills
11To be able to spoken and written communication skills at least one foreign language
12To be able to use advanced information and communication technologies and to have sufficient computer software knowledge in public health nursing
13To be able to develop implementation plans related to the public health nursing, to evaluate the results within the framework of quality processes
14To be able to consider social, scientific and ethical values of data collection, interpretation, and announce the stages in Public Health nursing
15To be able to use interdisciplinary studies knowledge and problem-solving skills in public health nursing

Key Programme Learning Outcomes - NQF for HE in Turkey
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KNOWLEDGE1
2
SKILLS1
2
3
COMPETENCES (Competence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility)1
2
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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 9304025412004 Communinty Health Nursing Processes I Compulsory 3 0 0 6
2 930402SEÇ.YL1 ELECTIVE COURSES Elective - - - 18
3 9304025012016 Research Methods In Health Science Compulsory 3 0 0 6
Total 6 0 0 30
 
2. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9304025202004 Community Health Nursing Processes II Compulsory 3 0 0 6
2 930402SEÇ.YL2 ELECTIVE COURSES Elective - - - 18
3 SBEYLSEM500 Seminar Compulsory 0 0 0 6
Total 3 0 0 30
 
3. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 SBEYLUAD501 Specialization Field Course Compulsory 0 0 0 4
2 SBEYLTEZ501 Thesis 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 SBEYLUAD502 Specialization Field Course Compulsory 0 0 0 4
2 SBEYLTEZ502 Thesis Compulsory 0 0 0 26
Total 0 0 0 30
 
ELECTIVE COURSES
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9304025032005 Practice Of Community Health Nursıng Processes I Elective 0 6 0 12
2 9304025042005 Practice Of Community Health Nursing Processes II Elective 0 6 0 12
3 9304025052005 Epidemiology In Nursıng (General) Elective 2 0 0 4
4 9304025062005 Epidemiology In Nursing (Special) Elective 2 0 0 4
5 9304025151996 Health Promotion And Health Education Elective 2 0 0 4
6 9304025162005 Computer Oriented Biostatistics I Elective 3 0 0 6
7 9304025192011 Health Sociology Elective 3 0 0 6
8 9304025242005 Health Assessment Methods II Elective 2 0 0 4
9 9304025251998 Application Of Intrauterine Devices (IUD)(Certificated) Elective 0 2 0 4
10 9304025262013 Health Assessment Methods I Elective 2 0 0 4
11 9304025432011 Domestic Violence Prevention Elective 2 0 0 4
12 9304025442011 Critical Thinking in Nursing Elective 2 0 0 4
ELECTIVE COURSES
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9304025032005 Practice Of Community Health Nursıng Processes I Elective 0 6 0 12
2 9304025042005 Practice Of Community Health Nursing Processes II Elective 0 6 0 12
3 9304025052005 Epidemiology In Nursıng (General) Elective 2 0 0 4
4 9304025062005 Epidemiology In Nursing (Special) Elective 2 0 0 4
5 9304025151996 Health Promotion And Health Education Elective 2 0 0 4
6 9304025162005 Computer Oriented Biostatistics I Elective 3 0 0 6
7 9304025192011 Health Sociology Elective 3 0 0 6
8 9304025242005 Health Assessment Methods II Elective 2 0 0 4
9 9304025251998 Application Of Intrauterine Devices (IUD)(Certificated) Elective 0 2 0 4
10 9304025262013 Health Assessment Methods I Elective 2 0 0 4
11 9304025432011 Domestic Violence Prevention Elective 2 0 0 4
12 9304025442011 Critical Thinking in Nursing Elective 2 0 0 4
 
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