Second Cycle Programmes    (Master's Degree)
II. Master (non-thesis EE) - Institute of Health Sciences - Fundamental Nursing
General Description  |  Key Learning Outcomes  |  Course Structure Diagram with Credits
General Description ^
History
Fundamentals of Nursing department was founded in 1992. Fundamentals of Nursing department provides training in master programs without thesis since 1995 – 1996.
Qualification Awarded
Master of Science in Fundamentals of Nursing.
Specific Admission Requirements
Admission requirements are: (1) having a bachelor's degree in nursing; (2) fulfilling criteria announced at admission advertisement given by Institute of Health Sciences (3) sufficient score (at least 60 out of 100) from the Academic Staff and Graduate Study Education Exam (ALES) conducted by Student Selection and Placement Center (OSYM) (4) the assessment for admission to masters programs is based on: 50% of ALES and 50% of academic success in the undergraduate programme (cumulative grade point average (CGPA)) and interview grade.
Specific Arrangements For Recognition Of Prior Learning (Formal, Non-Formal and Informal)
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 two semester may transfer to this programme. Transfer applications at the latest, can be done at the beginning of the fourth semester
Qualification Requirements and Regulations
The programme consists of a minimum of ten courses delivered within the graduate programme of the department and in related fields, and term project, with a minimum of 30 local credits. Term project is non-credit and graded on a pass/fail basis. The total ECTS credits of the programme is 60 ECTS. Students must register for term project 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 term project within the time period, must write a report, using the data collected, according to the specifications of the Graduate School Thesis Writing Guide.
Profile of The Programme
The student to provide learning the basic concepts of nursing; developing knowledge and skills in health promotion, nursing theories, research, statistics, clinical decision making and ethical issue; giving nursing care in accordance with ethical principles, taking on responsibility for maintenance of health, assessing of health and illness needs, completing the scientific research project.
Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
Caregiver, instructor, administrator in public and private health institutions academic staff in naitional and international higher education institutions.
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, to take a final examination. The final grade is based on 40% of the mid-term examination grade, 60% of the final examination grade. To pass any course, a Master's student must receive at least 65 out of 100. Additionaly, If term project is found successfully by advisor, student graduates from programme
Graduation Requirements
The programme consists of a minimum of ten courses delivered within the graduate programme of the department and in related fields, and term project, with a minimum of 30 ECTS credits. Term project is non-credit and graded on a pass/fail basis. The total ECTS credits of the programme is 60 ECTS. Midterm and final exams, as well as reports on lessons, assignments, quizzes, seminar presentations and learning activities such as project work can be used in the performance evaluation of the semester. To pass any course, a Master's student must receive at least 65 out of 100. Students must repeat courses when they have failed or may substitute courses the Department accepts as equivalent. The student registers to term project and gives a written report at the end of the year
Mode of Study (Full-Time, Part-Time, E-Learning )
Full-Time
Address, Programme Director or Equivalent
Prof. Dr. Şule Ecevit Alpar Marmara University Health Sciences Faculty Nursing Department Tıbbiye cad. No: 49 Haydarpaşa - İstanbul phone: 0216 3302070/ 1147 fax: 0216 4183773 e-mail: salpar@marmara.edu.tr
Facilities
Continuous development of the training will be provided and the syllabus that students will receive a course from different disciplines will be presented. The department of nursing has a computer laboratory, a skills laboratory and library
Key Learning Outcomes ^
1 Explain the relations basic nursing concepts.
2 Show specialist skill for health assessment/the definition of care needs.
3 Compare the nursing models
4 Apply systematic nursing care with a holistic approach
5 Assume responsibility for developing and maintaining health.
6 Use appropriate principles and methods in education of fundamentals of nursing.
7 Performs the role of nursing at the level of expertise.
8 Use professional nursing values and ethical principles in clinical decision-making process.
9 Reflect to nursing care the theoretical knowlegde and results of research.
10 Do research on nursing care.
Course Structure Diagram with Credits ^
T : Theoretical P: Practice
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 HES701 Fundamentals of Nursing I Compulsory 2 2 8
2 HES703 Health Assessment I Compulsory 2 2 7
3 HES-S1,2,3-TZ Elective - 1-2-3 Elective 9 0 15
Total 13 4 30
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 HES702 Fundamentals of Nursing II Compulsory 2 2 5
2 HES704 Health Assessment II Compulsory 2 2 5
3 HES798 Semester Project Compulsory 0 1 5
4 HES-S4,5,6-TZ Elective - 4-5-6 Elective 9 0 15
Total 13 5 30

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