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Graduate School of Health Sciences - Otorhinolaryngology - Audiology - Second Cycle Programme with Thesis



General Description
History
It is planned to open audiology master programme at our department in 2010-2011 educational year. Our department has so modern and advanced laboratory facilities and professionalis who have international scientific experience and knowledge about voice, speech, hearing and balance disorders.
Qualification Awarded
The Master’s Degree in Otorhinolaryngology - Audiology 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 Program is conducted to give opportunities for students to take an effective role in audiology.
Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
In hospital, University and Searching Center, Industirial area, Education Center as a diagnosis and rehabilitation of, hearing and balance disorders, voice disorders.
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
Ege Univesity Medical School, ENTdepartment, Bornova , İZMİR Phone: 02323902600
Facilities
There is phoniatry laboratory, hearing and balance disorders laboratory, hearing aid and cochlear implant research and aplication laboratory, 4 audiometry l aboratory and hearing impaired education laboratory in our department.

Key Learning Outcomes
1Solving problems with diagnosis of newborn and childhood hearing loss
2To direct audiological requirements and rehabilitation of pediatric hearing loss
3Analyzing of diagnostic and rehabilitative problems of adult hearing loss
4Diagnosis and rehabilitation of voice and speech disorders
5To make the diagnosis and rehabilitation of the vestibular system and related diseases
6to be make disciplinary and interdisciplinary teamwork
7To have independent act, initiative and creativity skills
8Understanding of the importance of lifelong learning, following the developments at science-technology and contemporary issues for self-improvement
9Ability to work independently and as capable of individual decision-making ideas , by expressing a clear and concise way to communicate
10To have the consciousness of professional and ethical responsibility
11To follow national and international contemporary issues
12 To have idea of quality problems

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
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 9301205032010 Basic Audiological Measurement Methods Compulsory 2 2 0 8
2 9301205012010 Basic Otorhinolaryngology Compulsory 4 0 0 8
3 9301204012010 ELECTIVE COURSES 1 Elective - - - 6
4 9301205052010 Vestibular System Disorders Compulsory 2 2 0 8
Total 8 4 0 30
 
2. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9301205022010 Advanced Audiological Measurement Methods Compulsory 2 4 0 10
2 9301204022010 ELECTIVE COURSES 2 Elective - - - 6
3 9301205042010 Pediatric Audiology and Rehabilitation Compulsory 2 2 0 8
4 YLSEM590 Seminar Compulsory 0 0 0 6
Total 4 6 0 30
 
3. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 YLUAD591 Specialization Field Compulsory 0 0 0 4
2 YLTEZ592 Thesis Study 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 YLUAD591 Specialization Field Compulsory 0 0 0 4
2 YLTEZ592 Thesis Study Compulsory 0 0 0 26
Total 0 0 0 30
 
ELECTIVE COURSES 1
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9301205062010 Rehabilitive Audiology Elective 2 4 0 6
2 9301205082010 Voice and Speech Disorders Elective 2 2 0 6
3 9301205092010 Biostatistics with Computer Asisted Elective 1 2 0 6
4 9301205102010 Signal Process Elective 2 0 0 6
5 9301205112010 History and Philosophy of Science Elective 2 0 0 6
6 9301205122010 Scientific Research Methods Elective 2 0 0 6
7 9301205132010 ENT Anatomy and Physiology Elective 4 0 0 6
8 9301205142010 Bioinformatics Elective 2 0 0 6
9 9301205152010 Physics of Hearing Elective 2 0 0 6
10 9301205162010 Audiologic consultation-liaison Elective 2 1 0 6
11 9301205172010 Introduction to Molecular Biology Elective 1 0 0 2
12 9301205182010 Hearing aids Elective 2 2 0 6
ELECTIVE COURSES 2
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9301205062010 Rehabilitive Audiology Elective 2 4 0 6
2 9301205082010 Voice and Speech Disorders Elective 2 2 0 6
3 9301205092010 Biostatistics with Computer Asisted Elective 1 2 0 6
4 9301205102010 Signal Process Elective 2 0 0 6
5 9301205112010 History and Philosophy of Science Elective 2 0 0 6
6 9301205122010 Scientific Research Methods Elective 2 0 0 6
7 9301205132010 ENT Anatomy and Physiology Elective 4 0 0 6
8 9301205142010 Bioinformatics Elective 2 0 0 6
9 9301205152010 Physics of Hearing Elective 2 0 0 6
10 9301205162010 Audiologic consultation-liaison Elective 2 1 0 6
11 9301205172010 Introduction to Molecular Biology Elective 1 0 0 2
12 9301205182010 Hearing aids Elective 2 2 0 6
 
Ege University, Bornova - İzmir / TURKEY • Phone: +90 232 311 10 10 • e-mail: intrec@mail.ege.edu.tr