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

General Description
Master of Science in Nursing Program at Nursing Management Department started in 1992.
Qualification Awarded
The Master’s Degree in Administration in Nursing (second cycle in Administration in 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
To give the student knowledge, skills and understanding about the management science and art, to show effectively using ways of knowledge, skills and understanding has acquired, in the development of nursing services, to prepare nurses the role of the administrator.
Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
Nurses with a Master of Science in Nursing (MsN) Degree on Nursing Management can serve as clinical nurse specialist and nursing managers in public hospitals, university hospitals or private hospitals. Besides, they can further advance their academic careers in Nursing Department in Nursing Management Departments at Faculties of Medical Science or School 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
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 )
Address, Programme Director or Equivalent
Assistant Professor Fahriye VATAN Ege University School of Nursing Nursing Administration Department Bornova- Izmir Tel: 0 232 388 1103 (119) Fax: 0 232 388 6374 e-mail:
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 congresses and meeting 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 nursing management on the level of expertise.
2To be able to grab the interaction between the disciplines about nursing management.
3To be able to use theoretical and practical information at the level of expertise gained in the field of nursing management
4A 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.
5At 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.
6To be able to critically evaluate information about nursing management, to be able to direct learning and to be able to conduct advanced studies as an independent.
7To 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.
8To be able to develop strategy, policy and implementation plans about nursing management and to be able to evaluate the results obtained within the frame work of quality processes.
9To 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 nursing education.
10To be able to apply assimilated information and problem-solving skills in the interdisciplinary studies.

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

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 9304075132002 Administration of Nursing Services I Compulsory 3 0 0 11
2 930407SEÇ.YL1 ELECTIVE COURSES 1 Elective - - - 15
3 9304075172016 Research in Health Sciences Compulsory 2 0 0 4
Total 5 0 0 30
2. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9304075082002 Administration of Nursing Services II Compulsory 3 0 0 7
2 930407SEÇ.YL2 ELECTIVE COURSES 1 Elective - - - 10
3 9304075102009 Nursing Services Administration Practice Compulsory 0 10 0 7
4 SBEYLSEM500 Seminar Compulsory 0 0 0 6
Total 3 10 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
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