Second Cycle Programmes    (Master's Degree)
Master (with thesis) - Institute of Health Sciences - Child Health and Disease Nursing - Neonatal Nursing
General Description  |  Key Learning Outcomes  |  Course Structure Diagram with Credits
General Description ^
Newborn 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 newborn and family framework of family centered care.
Qualification Awarded
Student's who complete the Master of Science in Newborn Nursing take specialist title at newborn nursing. They work as a newborn specialist nurse in clinics. Also students are eligible to begin to doctoral program at newborn 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 newborn 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 newborn nursing master programs with thesis are be able to work in government hospitals, university hospitals, private hospitals 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 newborn 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 provides healthy and high risk neonate care with holistic and family centered nursing concept.
2 Student discusses the precautions causing in neonate in direction of factors about infant, mother, family and community.
3 Student uses functional health patterns model in neonatal health assesment.
4 Student cares high risk neonate needed technological support.
5 Student supports coping with stress of parents who have high risk neonate.
6 Student uses appropriate new medical and technological improvements related with neonate in nursing care.
7 Student reliazes the importance of research results in neonatal and family care.
8 Student makes research to create scientific knowledge about neonatal and family care.
9 student comment related with neonatal research
10 student use that evidence-based nursing practices
Course Structure Diagram with Credits ^
T : Theoretical P: Practice
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 COH711 Neonatal Diseases I Compulsory 2 4 9
2 COH713 Neonatal Health I Compulsory 2 4 8
3 COH715 Actual Subjects/Trends in Newborn Care Compulsory 3 0 7
4 COH-S1-YL Elective - 1 Elective 3 0 6
Total 10 8 30
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 COH700 Seminar Compulsory 0 2 3
2 COH712 Neonatal Diseases II Compulsory 2 4 9
3 COH714 Neonatal Health II Compulsory 2 4 9
4 COH-S2-YL Elective - 2 Elective 3 0 6
5 HEM750 Study Methods in Health Compulsory 3 0 3
Total 10 10 30
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 Thesis Compulsory 60
1 . Semester > COH-S1-YL Elective - 1
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 COH751 Child Health Assessment I Compulsory 2 2 6
2 HES753 Basic Nursing Concepts I Compulsory 3 0 6
2 . Semester > COH-S2-YL Elective - 2
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 COH752 Child Health Assessment II Compulsory 2 2 6
2 HES754 Basic Nursing Concepts II Compulsory 3 0 6