Second Cycle Programmes    (Master's Degree)
Master (with thesis) - Institute of Health Sciences - Child Health and Disease Nursing
General Description  |  Key Learning Outcomes  |  Course Structure Diagram with Credits
General Description ^
Pediatric Nursing Master Program (with thesis) connected to Health Sciences Institute began teaching in 1994-1995 academic year. The main objective of the program to evaluate the health of child and family framework of family centered care.
Qualification Awarded
Student's who complete the Master of Science in Pediatric Nursing take specialist title at pediatric nursing. They work as a pediatric specialist nurse in clinics. Also students are eligible to begin to doctoral program at pediatric nursing.
Specific Admission Requirements
Bachelor in nursing, 60 points from Academic Personnel and Graduate Entrance Examination (ALES), being successful in Scientific Evaluation and interview exam.
Specific Arrangements For Recognition Of Prior Learning (Formal, Non-Formal and Informal)
Bachelor in nursing
Qualification Requirements and Regulations
Being successful in lessons, academic success in front of the jury with presentation of thesis
Profile of The Programme
This program configurated for caring included basic concepts of nursing, health assessment, protection, promotion, treatment and rehabilitaion of child and family, and providing opportunities for a research project which will help nursing science and student’s personel devalopment as researcher, and also growing up mastery nurses
Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
Graduated students from pediatric nursing master programs both with thesis and non-thesis are be able to work in government hospitals, university hospitals, private hospitals, firms and schools as nurse. In addition they can work as academician in universities.
Access to Further Studies
Further degree of master is doctorate. Upon successful completion of a master's degree, graduates may apply to doctoral programs in their fields provided that they scored enough points at the ALES test and have English language competency; and are accepted if they are successful in the interview.
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
40% of in-year evaluation (visa, homework, projects), 60% of year-end evaluation (final exam, homework, projects) and successfully presentation of thesis in front of jury are required to complete successfully pediatric nursing master program
Graduation Requirements
Courses and clinical practices of these must be completed successfully during pediatric nursing master program. Additional to this, a thesis must be present in front of the academic jury at the end of the program.
Mode of Study (Full-Time, Part-Time, E-Learning )
Address, Programme Director or Equivalent
Ayşe Ferda OCAKÇI , Prof. Haydarpaşa Kampus 34668/ Üsküdar – İstanbul Phone: 0216 330 20 70 e-mail:
Education program and environment provide national and international interaction by empowering students’ teaching. Managers of the department collaborate with foreign universities and research centers and support students for exchange programs.
Key Learning Outcomes ^
1 Student internalizes holistic and family centered care philosophy
2 Student applies nursing approaches which promotes, protects, treats and rehabilitates for child and family health.
3 Student developes strategies in direction of factors affected child health.
4 Student improves the skills about comprehensive data collection, diagnosis (health assesment), planning effective interventions, applications and evaluations in direction of nursing philosophy.
5 Student asseses growth and development of child which care.
6 Student reflects the differences of children’s concepts such as health, illness, death to nursing care.
7 Student cares children who have physical and emotional problems and their family.
8 Student develops researching skills.
9 Student monitors innovations about child health
10 Student transfers scientific innovations to nursing applications
Course Structure Diagram with Credits ^
T : Theoretical P: Practice
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 COH701 The Nursing of the Diseases in Childhood I Compulsory 2 4 7
2 COH703 Child Health Nursing I Compulsory 2 4 8
3 COH-S1,2,3-YL Elective - 1-2-3 Elective 6 0 15
Total 10 8 30
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 COH700 Seminar Compulsory 0 2 2
2 COH702 The Nursing of the Diseases in Childhood II Compulsory 2 4 7
3 COH704 Child Health Nursing II Compulsory 2 4 6
4 COH-S4,5,6-YL Elective - 4-5-6 Elective 9 0 12
5 HEM750 Study Methods in Health Compulsory 3 0 3
Total 16 10 30
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 Thesis Compulsory 60