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Third Cycle Programmes (Doctorate Degree)

Graduate School of Health Sciences - Fundamental Nursing - Third Cycle Programme



General Description
History
Doctorate Program at Department of Fundamentals of Nursing began firstly in 1998-1999 Education and Teaching year.
Qualification Awarded
The Doctorate Degree (PhD) in Fundemental Nursing awarded to the graduates who have successfully full filled all programme requirements
Level of Qualification
Third Cycle
Specific Admission Requirements
The applicants who hold a Master's Degree and willing to enroll in the Doctorate programme may apply to the Directorate of 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 55 out of 100 from ÜDS (University Language Examination conducted by OSYM) or TOEFL or IELTS score equivalent to UDS score of 55. The candidates holding Bachelor's or Master's Degree taught totally in English are exempted from English proficiency requirement. The candidates fulfilling the criteria outlined above are invited to interwiev. The assessment for admission to masters programs is based on : 50% of ALES, 15% of academic success in the undergraduate programme (cumulative grade point average (CGPA) ) 10 % of academic success in the master's programme and 25% of interview grade. The required minimum interview grade is 60 out of 100. The candidates having an assessed score of 65 at least are accepted into the Doctorate 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 Doctorate 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 Doctorate 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 doctorate programme consists of a minimum of seven courses, with a minimum of 21 national credits, a qualifying examination, a dissertation proposal, and a dissertation. The period allotted for the completion of the Doctorate programmes is normally eight semesters (four years). However, while it is possible to graduate in a shorter time, it is also possible to have an extension subject to the approval of the graduate school. The seminar course and thesis are non-credit and graded on a pass/fail basis. The total ECTS credits of the programme is 240 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 Doctorate course load and credits. The PhD students are required to take the Doctoral Qualifying Examination, after having successfully completed taught courses. The examination consists of written and oral parts. The Doctoral Qualifying Committee determines by absolute majority whether a candidate has passed or failed the examination. Students who fail the Qualifying Examination may retake the examination the following semester. Students failing the Examination a second time are dismissed from the program. 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 dissertation supervisor who must hold the minimum rank of assistant professor is appointed for each PhD student. When the nature of the dissertation topic requires more than one supervisor, a joint-supervisor may be appointed. A joint-supervisor must hold a doctoral degree. Periodic monitoring of research work by a thesis monitoring committee is required to be awarded the Doctoral degree. 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 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 5 faculty members. Of the appointed jury members, up to two may be selected from another Department or another University. The co-supervisor cannot be the jury member. Thesis defense by the candidate is open to all audience and a jury decides to grant/deny the Doctoral degree. A majority vote by the jury members determines the outcome of the thesis or examination. The vote can be for "acceptance", "rejection" or "correction". A student may be given, by a decision of the Administrative Committee of the Graduate School, up to six months to complete the corrections. The student must then retake the thesis examination.
Profile of The Programme
The aim of Fundamentals of Nursing Doctorate Program gain to student the ability carrying innovation to scientific, being able to advance a new scientific method or use within a different scope in familiar method, investigate, understand, design, adapt, implement an original subject and make critical analysis, synthesis and evaluation of new and complex ideas. Fundamentals of Nursing Doctorate Program comprises of education process with eight semesters. Student takes theoretical courses at first four semester. Student completes thesis study at last four semesters. If it is necessary, the education years of student can be prolonged four semesters. Methods Studies in Nursing Practices I, Methods Studies in Nursing Practices II and Investigating of innovations in nursing practice are obligatory. Student must take course with 21 credits at least until the end of sixth semesters. Student may take the following optional courses for self improvement: The historical development of nursing, Practice of Methods Studies in Nursing Practices I, Practice of Methods Studies in Advanced Nursing Practices II, Nursing theory and philosophy I, Nursing theory and philosophy II, Professional writing and publishing, Methods Studies in Advanced Nursing Practice, Practice of Methods Studies in Advanced Nursing Practice, Nursing Classification Systems, Ethic in nursing
Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
The ones who complete Fundamentals of Nursing Doctorate Program can work as an education nurse, administration nurse, Chief Clinical Officer, nursing service director at hospital at the same time as a lecturer and instructor (assistant professor) at nursing school.
Access to Further Studies
Graduates who succesfully completed doctorate degree may apply to both in the same or related disciplines in higher education institutions at home or abroad to get a position in academic staff or to governmental R&D centres to get expert position.
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
Student take an midterms or an resit exam if necessary. Final grade is 75. Student defend thesis in presence of thesis jury.
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. Leyla KHORSHID Ege Üniversitesi Hemşirelik Yüksekokulu 35100 - Bornova İZMİR mail: leyla.khorshid@ege.edu.tr leyla.khorshid@yahoo.com Phone: 0-232-3881103/168 Fax: 0-232-3886374
Facilities
The department of Fundamentals of Nursing has a computer laboratory, a skills laboratory, library. Our university has education hospital with 1800 beds. In our depatrment are on duty two professors, three assisstant professors, five faculty lecturers.

Key Learning Outcomes
1To be able to implement scientific research in nursing area.
2To be able to achieve ability access new synthesis and comment by investigating scientific events.
3To be able to internalize professional ethic principles.
4To be able to investigate of nursing theory, concept, principle and methods.
5To be able to evaluate the development of nursing history.

Key Programme Learning Outcomes - NQF for HE in Turkey
TYYÇKey Learning Outcomes
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KNOWLEDGE1
2
SKILLS1
2
3
4
COMPETENCES (Competence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility)1
2
3
COMPETENCES (Learning Competence)1
COMPETENCES (Communication and Social Competence)1
2
3
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 930406SEÇ.DR1 ELECTIVE COURSES Elective - - - 20
2 930406SDG1 ELECTIVE COURSES Elective - - - 9
3 9304066192019 Examine of Newnesses in Nursing Practice Compulsory 2 0 0 8
4 9304066032019 Method Study in Nursing Practices I Compulsory 3 0 0 10
5 9304066031996 Method Study in Nursing Practices I Compulsory 3 0 0 10
6 9304066202019 Scientific Research Methods and Publication Ethics Compulsory 3 0 0 3
7 SBEDRSEM600 Seminar Compulsory 0 0 0 3
Total 11 0 0 63
 
2. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 930406SEÇ.DR2 ELECTIVE COURSES Elective - - - 14
2 930406SDG2 ELECTIVE COURSES Elective - - - 12
3 9304066022019 Method Study in Nursing Practices II Compulsory 3 0 0 10
4 9304066021996 Method Study in Nursing Practices II Compulsory 3 0 0 10
5 9304066202016 Scientific Research Methods and Publication Ethics Compulsory 3 0 0 3
6 SBEDRSEM600 Seminar Compulsory 0 0 0 3
Total 9 0 0 52
 
3. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 930406SEÇ.DR3 ELECTIVE COURSES Elective - - - 17
2 930406SDG3 ELECTIVE COURSES Elective - - - 25
3 9304066192004 Examine of Newnesses in Nursing Practice Compulsory 2 0 0 8
4 9304066152019 Methods Studies in Advanced Nursing Practice Compulsory 3 0 0 10
5 SBEDRUAD601 Specialization Field Course Compulsory 0 0 0 5
6 SBEDRUAD601 Specialization Field Course Compulsory 0 0 0 5
Total 5 0 0 70
 
4. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 930406SEÇ.DR4 ELECTIVE COURSES Elective - - - 15
2 9304066152000 Methods Studies in Advanced Nursing Practice Compulsory 3 0 0 10
3 SBEDRYET601 Qualification Exam Compulsory 0 0 0 5
4 SBEDRUAD602 Specialization Field Course Compulsory 0 0 0 5
5 SBEDRUAD602 Specialization Field Course Compulsory 0 0 0 5
6 SBEDRTEZ601 Thesis Compulsory 0 0 0 25
7 SBEDRTO601 Thesis Proposal Compulsory 0 0 0 5
Total 3 0 0 70
 
5. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 SBEDRYET601 Qualification Exam Compulsory 0 0 0 5
2 SBEDRUAD603 Specialization Field Course Compulsory 0 0 0 5
3 SBEDRUAD603 Specialization Field Course Compulsory 0 0 0 5
4 SBEDRTEZ601 Thesis Compulsory 0 0 0 15
5 SBEDRTEZ602 Thesis Compulsory 0 0 0 25
6 SBEDRTO601 Thesis Proposal Compulsory 0 0 0 5
Total 0 0 0 60
 
6. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 SBEDRUAD604 Specialization Field Course Compulsory 0 0 0 5
2 SBEDRUAD604 Specialization Field Course Compulsory 0 0 0 5
3 SBEDRTEZ602 Thesis Compulsory 0 0 0 25
4 SBEDRTEZ603 Thesis Compulsory 0 0 0 25
Total 0 0 0 60
 
7. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 SBEDRUAD605 Specialization Field Course Compulsory 0 0 0 5
2 SBEDRUAD605 Specialization Field Course Compulsory 0 0 0 5
3 SBEDRTEZ603 Thesis Compulsory 0 0 0 25
4 SBEDRTEZ604 Thesis Compulsory 0 0 0 25
Total 0 0 0 60
 
8. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 SBEDRUAD606 Specialization Field Course Compulsory 0 0 0 5
2 SBEDRUAD606 Specialization Field Course Compulsory 0 0 0 5
3 SBEDRTEZ604 Thesis Compulsory 0 0 0 25
4 SBEDRTEZ605 Thesis Compulsory 0 0 0 25
Total 0 0 0 60
 
ELECTIVE COURSES
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9304066011996 Historical Development of Nursing Elective 2 0 0 8
2 9304066042005 Practice of Method Study in Nursing Practices II Elective 0 4 0 12
3 9304066052005 Practice of Method Study in Nursing Practices I Elective 0 4 0 12
4 9304066062013 Complementary and Alternative Methods and Nursing Elective 2 2 0 8
5 9304066072005 Nursing Theory and Philosophy I Elective 3 0 0 10
6 9304066082013 Nursing Informatics Elective 2 0 0 8
7 9304066092013 Evidence Based Nursing Elective 2 0 0 8
8 9304066102005 Nursing Theory and Philosophy II Elective 3 0 0 10
9 9304066172005 Practice of Methods Studies in Advanced Nursing Practices Elective 0 6 0 16
10 9304066182009 Nursing Classification Systems Elective 3 0 0 10
11 9304066212004 Ethics in Nursing Elective 3 2 0 13
12 EBB6832017 Planning and Assesment in Education Elective 3 2 0 6
13 EBB6852017 Development and Learning Elective 3 0 0 4
ELECTIVE COURSES
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9304066011996 Historical Development of Nursing Elective 2 0 0 8
2 9304066042005 Practice of Method Study in Nursing Practices II Elective 0 4 0 12
3 9304066052005 Practice of Method Study in Nursing Practices I Elective 0 4 0 0
4 9304066062013 Complementary and Alternative Methods and Nursing Elective 2 2 0 8
5 9304066072005 Nursing Theory and Philosophy I Elective 3 0 0 0
6 9304066082013 Nursing Informatics Elective 2 0 0 8
7 9304066092013 Evidence Based Nursing Elective 2 0 0 8
8 9304066102005 Nursing Theory and Philosophy II Elective 3 0 0 0
9 9304066172005 Practice of Methods Studies in Advanced Nursing Practices Elective 0 6 0 0
10 9304066182009 Nursing Classification Systems Elective 3 0 0 0
11 9304066212004 Ethics in Nursing Elective 3 2 0 13
12 EBB6832017 Planning and Assesment in Education Elective 3 2 0 0
13 EBB6852017 Development and Learning Elective 3 0 0 0
ELECTIVE COURSES
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9304066011996 Historical Development of Nursing Elective 2 0 0 8
2 9304066042005 Practice of Method Study in Nursing Practices II Elective 0 4 0 12
3 9304066052005 Practice of Method Study in Nursing Practices I Elective 0 4 0 12
4 9304066062013 Complementary and Alternative Methods and Nursing Elective 2 2 0 8
5 9304066082013 Nursing Informatics Elective 2 0 0 8
6 9304066092013 Evidence Based Nursing Elective 2 0 0 8
7 9304066172005 Practice of Methods Studies in Advanced Nursing Practices Elective 0 6 0 16
8 9304066182009 Nursing Classification Systems Elective 3 0 0 10
9 9304066212004 Ethics in Nursing Elective 3 2 0 13
10 EBB6832017 Planning and Assesment in Education Elective 3 2 0 6
11 EBB6852017 Development and Learning Elective 3 0 0 4
ELECTIVE COURSES
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9304066011996 Historical Development of Nursing Elective 2 0 0 0
2 9304066042005 Practice of Method Study in Nursing Practices II Elective 0 4 0 0
3 9304066052005 Practice of Method Study in Nursing Practices I Elective 0 4 0 0
4 9304066062013 Complementary and Alternative Methods and Nursing Elective 2 2 0 8
5 9304066072005 Nursing Theory and Philosophy I Elective 3 0 0 0
6 9304066082013 Nursing Informatics Elective 2 0 0 0
7 9304066092013 Evidence Based Nursing Elective 2 0 0 0
8 9304066102005 Nursing Theory and Philosophy II Elective 3 0 0 0
9 9304066172005 Practice of Methods Studies in Advanced Nursing Practices Elective 0 6 0 0
10 9304066182009 Nursing Classification Systems Elective 3 0 0 0
11 9304066212004 Ethics in Nursing Elective 3 2 0 0
12 EBB6832017 Planning and Assesment in Education Elective 3 2 0 0
13 EBB6852017 Development and Learning Elective 3 0 0 0
ELECTIVE COURSES
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9304066011996 Historical Development of Nursing Elective 2 0 0 8
2 9304066042005 Practice of Method Study in Nursing Practices II Elective 0 4 0 12
3 9304066052005 Practice of Method Study in Nursing Practices I Elective 0 4 0 12
4 9304066062013 Complementary and Alternative Methods and Nursing Elective 2 2 0 8
5 9304066072005 Nursing Theory and Philosophy I Elective 3 0 0 10
6 9304066082013 Nursing Informatics Elective 2 0 0 8
7 9304066092013 Evidence Based Nursing Elective 2 0 0 8
8 9304066102005 Nursing Theory and Philosophy II Elective 3 0 0 10
9 9304066172005 Practice of Methods Studies in Advanced Nursing Practices Elective 0 6 0 16
10 9304066182009 Nursing Classification Systems Elective 3 0 0 10
11 9304066212004 Ethics in Nursing Elective 3 2 0 13
12 EBB6832017 Planning and Assesment in Education Elective 3 2 0 6
13 EBB6852017 Development and Learning Elective 3 0 0 4
ELECTIVE COURSES
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9304066011996 Historical Development of Nursing Elective 2 0 0 0
2 9304066042005 Practice of Method Study in Nursing Practices II Elective 0 4 0 0
3 9304066052005 Practice of Method Study in Nursing Practices I Elective 0 4 0 0
4 9304066062013 Complementary and Alternative Methods and Nursing Elective 2 2 0 8
5 9304066072005 Nursing Theory and Philosophy I Elective 3 0 0 0
6 9304066082013 Nursing Informatics Elective 2 0 0 0
7 9304066092013 Evidence Based Nursing Elective 2 0 0 0
8 9304066102005 Nursing Theory and Philosophy II Elective 3 0 0 0
9 9304066172005 Practice of Methods Studies in Advanced Nursing Practices Elective 0 6 0 0
10 9304066182009 Nursing Classification Systems Elective 3 0 0 0
11 9304066212004 Ethics in Nursing Elective 3 2 0 0
12 EBB6832017 Planning and Assesment in Education Elective 3 2 0 0
13 EBB6852017 Development and Learning Elective 3 0 0 0
ELECTIVE COURSES
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9304066011996 Historical Development of Nursing Elective 2 0 0 8
2 9304066042005 Practice of Method Study in Nursing Practices II Elective 0 4 0 12
3 9304066052005 Practice of Method Study in Nursing Practices I Elective 0 4 0 12
4 9304066062013 Complementary and Alternative Methods and Nursing Elective 2 2 0 8
5 9304066072005 Nursing Theory and Philosophy I Elective 3 0 0 10
6 9304066082013 Nursing Informatics Elective 2 0 0 8
7 9304066092013 Evidence Based Nursing Elective 2 0 0 8
8 9304066102005 Nursing Theory and Philosophy II Elective 3 0 0 10
9 9304066172005 Practice of Methods Studies in Advanced Nursing Practices Elective 0 6 0 16
10 9304066182009 Nursing Classification Systems Elective 3 0 0 10
11 9304066212004 Ethics in Nursing Elective 3 2 0 13
12 EBB6832017 Planning and Assesment in Education Elective 3 2 0 6
13 EBB6852017 Development and Learning Elective 3 0 0 4
 
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