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Second Cycle Programmes (Master's Degree)

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



General Description
History
Master of science in nursing program at physiciatric nursing Department started in 1982.
Qualification Awarded
The Master’s Degree in Psychiatric Nursing (second cycle in Psychiatric Nursing ) is awarded to the graduates who have successfully fulfilled all programme requirements.
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 academic year including mainly a theoretical and practice being successful in the course, than successful completion of the postgraduate thesis is required within one or two years.
Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
Graduates is working as a academicians especially institutions that nursing education. Also they can serve as a responsible in hospitals.
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
Prof.Dr.Olcay ÇAM Ege University School of Nursing, Psychiatric/ Mental Health and Diseases Departmentes 35100 Bornova/ İZMİR e-mail: m.olcay.cam@ege.edu.tr 02323881103-120
Facilities
A professor, an associate professor and 3 assistant professors is working in our department. Also there are two assistant completed a PhD.

Key Learning Outcomes
1Be able to learn current information, concepts, principles about mental health and diseases.
2Be able to provide practice transfer from theoretical knowledge about mental health and diseases.
3Be able to know and fulfil roles and responsibilities of the psychiatric nurse.
4Be able to contribute prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of mental disease for our country to develop implementations.
5Be able to use communication skills for effective care to individuals with mental illness and psychotherapeutic interventions to provide quality care for our country.
6Be able to plan and carry out research in the field of mental health and diseases
7Be able to obey the legal and ethical principles in psychiatric nursing practices.

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 930403SEÇ.YL1 ELECTIVE COURSES Elective - - - 17
2 9304035012016 Essential Of Psychiatric Nursing I Compulsory 3 0 0 7
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 930403SEÇ.YL2 ELECTIVE COURSES Elective - - - 17
2 9304035022016 Essential Of Psychiatric Nursing II Compulsory 3 0 0 7
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 9304035032015 Essential Of Psychiatric Nurcing Practice I Elective 0 6 0 12
2 9304035042015 Essential Of Psychiatric Nursing Practice II Elective 0 6 0 12
3 9304035052009 Communication and Interpersonal Relationships in Nursing I Elective 3 0 0 6
4 9304035062009 Communication and Interpersonal Relationships in Nursing II Elective 3 0 0 6
5 9304035072018 Psychopathology Elective 4 0 0 9
6 9304035082015 Community Mental Health Elective 3 0 0 6
7 9304035122015 Psychokpenapies Elective 3 0 0 9
8 9304035142006 Health Asesment Elective 2 0 0 5
9 9304035162012 Psychodrama Elective 3 0 0 6
10 9304035232015 Interviewing Skills in Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing Elective 3 0 0 6
11 9304035242015 Research Into Mental Health Psychiatric Nursing Elective 3 0 0 6
12 9304035252015 Group Psychotherapies Elective 3 0 0 9
13 9304035292015 Psychopharmachology Elective 3 0 0 6
ELECTIVE COURSES
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9304035032015 Essential Of Psychiatric Nurcing Practice I Elective 0 6 0 12
2 9304035042015 Essential Of Psychiatric Nursing Practice II Elective 0 6 0 12
3 9304035052009 Communication and Interpersonal Relationships in Nursing I Elective 3 0 0 6
4 9304035062009 Communication and Interpersonal Relationships in Nursing II Elective 3 0 0 6
5 9304035072018 Psychopathology Elective 4 0 0 9
6 9304035082015 Community Mental Health Elective 3 0 0 6
7 9304035122015 Psychokpenapies Elective 3 0 0 9
8 9304035142006 Health Asesment Elective 2 0 0 5
9 9304035162012 Psychodrama Elective 3 0 0 6
10 9304035232015 Interviewing Skills in Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing Elective 3 0 0 6
11 9304035242015 Research Into Mental Health Psychiatric Nursing Elective 3 0 0 6
12 9304035252015 Group Psychotherapies Elective 3 0 0 9
13 9304035292015 Psychopharmachology Elective 3 0 0 6
 
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