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Second Cycle Programmes (Master's Degree)

Graduate School of Health Sciences - Women Health and Gynecologic Nursing - Second Cycle Programme with Thesis



General Description
History
At the Ege University, master degree education based on health sciences, according to the goals and principals of the Higher Education Law 2547, is established by 41 law rules decree about the Higher Education Foundation Organization came into force on 20 July 1982. At the department of Women’s health and diseases nursing, time to complete the master’s degree program in four semesters. By 2010 at the Department, education is carried out with 2 full-time professor, 3 assistant professor and 8 research assistants.
Qualification Awarded
The Master’s Degree in Women's Health and Disease Nursing (second cycle in Women's Health and Disease Nursing ) is awarded to the graduates who have successfully fullfilled 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 purpose of Women's Health and Disease Nursing graduate program; to improve ability of student’s theoretical and practical information at the level of expertise gained in the field of Women's Health and Disease Nursing to use and problems that require expertise to solve by scientific research methods. Women's Health and Disease Nursing graduate program consists of four semesters. First and second semester, students take theoretical courses. Students complete their thesis at third and fourth semester. If need be, the student's learning period can be extended in two semesters. “Women's Health and Disease Nursing” and “Family Planning Counseling” and “Obstetric and Nursing Approach” are must course. Student must take least 21 credits of courses until the end of the third semester. Students can take elective courses in the following to develop itself. Women's Health and Disease Nursing practice, Family Planning Counseling practice, Obstetric and Nursing Approach practice, Genetic, Health diagnose, Health Sciences Research Computer Applied Biostatistics I and seminar courses can be taken.
Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
Graduates of Women's Health and Disease Nursing master degree education work as "expert nurse", "clinical officer", "education nurse" or "nurse manager" in hospital and also "Research Assistant" or "Instructor” in Nursing Colleges and “Teacher of vocational courses” in Health Vocational High 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
The student takes two midterm exams, one final exam and if necessary, one make-up exam. The passing grade is 70. Student prepares a seminar in "Seminar" course. The student defends the thesis in front of the jury members.
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. Ahsen ŞİRİN, Ege University School of Nursing, Department of Women Health and Disease Nursing, 35100 Bornova IZMIR E-mail:ahsen.sirin@ege.edu.tr Phone: 090-232-3881103/155
Facilities
There are computer lab, a skills lab, library in department and 1800-bed teaching hospital in the university.

Key Learning Outcomes
1Based on nursing graduate qualifications, to be able to develop knowledge in the field of Women s Health and Disease Nursing on the level of expertise.
2To be able to grap the interaction between the disciplines about Women s Health and Disease Nursing.
3To be able to use theoretical and practical information at the level of expertise gained in the field of Women s Health and Disease Nursing.
4To be able to create new information by integrating information in the field of Women s 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 Women s 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 develop strategy, policy and implementation plans about Women s Health and Disease Nursing and to be able to evaluate the results obtained within the framework of quality processes.
12At the stages of data collection, interpretation and announced, to be able to protect social, scientific and ethical values and to be able to teach and control these values.
13To 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
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3
COMPETENCES (Competence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility)1
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COMPETENCES (Learning Competence)1
COMPETENCES (Communication and Social Competence)1
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COMPETENCES (Field Specific Competence)1
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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 930404SEÇ.YL1 ELECTIVE COURSES Elective - - - 23
2 9304045192007 Family Planning Counseling Compulsory 4 0 0 7
Total 4 0 0 30
 
2. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 930404SEÇ.YL2 ELECTIVE COURSES Elective - - - 10
2 9304045062000 Obstetric Knowledge and Nursing Approaches Compulsory 3 0 0 8
3 9304045152016 Research In Health Science Compulsory 3 0 0 6
4 SBEYLSEM500 Seminar Compulsory 0 0 0 6
Total 6 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 9304045012016 The Women Health and Gynaecology Nursing Elective 3 0 0 7
2 9304045032005 The Women Health and Gynaecology Nursing Practice Elective 0 6 0 8
3 9304045042013 Reproductive Health and Nursing Approach Elective 2 0 0 8
4 9304045052015 Urogynecology Nursing Elective 3 4 0 4
5 9304045082005 Obstetric Knowlwdge and Practices Nursing Approaches Elective 0 6 0 8
6 9304045092005 Health Assessment Elective 2 0 0 8
7 9304045172004 Computer Oriented Statistics I Elective 3 0 0 8
8 9304045182007 Family Planning Counselling Practices Elective 0 8 0 8
9 9304045202011 Gynecologic Oncology Nursing Elective 2 0 0 8
10 9304045212012 Infertility and Reproductive Assisted Technology Nursing Elective 4 0 0 4
11 9304045232014 Genetic Counseling Elective 3 0 0 6
12 AMÜ2014 Qualitative Research Techniques Elective 2 0 0 0
13 DEÜ2014 Research Techniques And Analysis Methods in Health Science Elective 3 2 0 0
14 FÜ2014 Basic Statistical Analyzes in Health Sciences Elective 0 0 0 0
ELECTIVE COURSES
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9304045012016 The Women Health and Gynaecology Nursing Elective 3 0 0 7
2 9304045032005 The Women Health and Gynaecology Nursing Practice Elective 0 6 0 8
3 9304045042013 Reproductive Health and Nursing Approach Elective 2 0 0 8
4 9304045052015 Urogynecology Nursing Elective 3 4 0 4
5 9304045082005 Obstetric Knowlwdge and Practices Nursing Approaches Elective 0 6 0 8
6 9304045092005 Health Assessment Elective 2 0 0 8
7 9304045172004 Computer Oriented Statistics I Elective 3 0 0 8
8 9304045182007 Family Planning Counselling Practices Elective 0 8 0 8
9 9304045202011 Gynecologic Oncology Nursing Elective 2 0 0 8
10 9304045212012 Infertility and Reproductive Assisted Technology Nursing Elective 4 0 0 4
11 9304045232014 Genetic Counseling Elective 3 0 0 6
12 AMÜ2014 Qualitative Research Techniques Elective 2 0 0 0
13 DEÜ2014 Research Techniques And Analysis Methods in Health Science Elective 3 2 0 0
14 FÜ2014 Basic Statistical Analyzes in Health Sciences Elective 0 0 0 0
 
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