Doctoral programs are caried in the Department Medical Nursing under the aegis of the Institute of Health Sciences. Doctoral programs is formal. The curriculum includes theoretical and practical studies. Students have completed their major course work and are engaged in full-time research and results of all the research have published as an article in international indexed journals. Students at the department carry out thesis research under the supervsion of staff members. The students also arrangements seminar proceeding new research areas.
Terms of Exchange and Transition Programs
Farabi Excahge Programme is available nationwide and Erasmus Exchange Programme is available internationally. Farabi and Erasmus Exchange Programmes are carried out based on their own requirements
The Doctorate Degree (PhD) in Internal Medicine Nursing awarded to the graduates who have successfully full filled all programme requirements.
Specific Admission Requirements
Applicants for doctoral programs should hold a Master's degree or bacheler’s degree in nursing area.
1. Criteria: Grade Point Average (bachelor's degree or master degree)
Effect %: 20
Explanations: A minimum grade-point average (GPA) of 3 out of 4,00 is required for Ph.D. Program applications without earning a bachelor's degree
A minimum grade-point average (GPA) of 75 out of 100 is required for Ph.D. Program applications with thesis Master’s degrees.
2. Criteria: ALES (Academic Staff & Graduate Studies Entrance Exam
Effect %: 50
Explanations: minimum score of 55 in ALES (quantitative type or ocounterweight type of ALES score) is required for Ph.D. Program applications with thesis Master’s degrees; OR Applicants who have earned a bachelor's degree are required to have at least 80 points from ALES quantitative (received within 3 years is required.
3.Criteria: Assessment of Scientific Competence
Effect %: 30
Explanations: Written exam or interview
4.Criteria: Foreign Language (English)
Effect %: N/A
Explanations: A minimum score of 55 in Foreign Language Exam (YDS) is required for Ph.D. Program or an equivalent score in any other exam whose equivalency is recognized by the Council of Higher Education is required.
final average score should have to at least 70% and successful completion of all steps
Specific Arrangements For Recognition Of Prior Learning
Students who successfully completed at least onein institutions or other higher education institutions acording to article 9. of Adnan Menderes University Postgraduate Education and Teaching Guidelines may apply for transfer between the higher education institutions.
Profile of The Programme
The rate of Doctoral program for fall seemester of compulsory courses to elective courses is …./…(…%). The rate of Doctoral program for spring seemester of compulsory courses to elective courses is …/… (……..%).
If it is necessary or if student requests, student can take more courses (credit) than minumum credit in both programs. Still, if it is necessary or if student requests, student can choose (……%) courses from different faculties / departments of our university, in this way, the courses that taken can be used to complete the minumum credit. For graduation; in Master degree minimum of 120 ECTS; in Doctoral program minimum of 240 ECTS must be completed.
In Doctoral program, student can take the minimum credit that is required to take, by extending over the first 3 semesters at will. In this program, if the student passes competency exam, he/she starts the thesis from the 5. Semester.
All of the courses in the Master degree and Doctoral programs are semester (seasonal) courses.
Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
- Nurses with a Doctorate of Science in Nursing (Ph.D) Degree on internal medicine nursing Department can serve as clinical nurse specialist and nursing managers in public hospitals, university hospitals or private hospitals. They can advance their academic careers in internal medicine nursing departments at Faculties of Medical Science, Nursing Faculties, School of Nursing and midwifery.
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
Adnan Menderes University, Graduate Education and Examination Regulations are based on.
The exams which are midterm exam, final exam, excuse exam and make-up exam impending four species. Built during the semester projects, assignments, laboratories, workshops and similar studies may replace midterm exam.
Number of exams during the semester of a course, the shape, the course grade will affect the success rate of the students at the beginning of the semester examinations shall be announced by the instructor on Principles of evaluation. Exams and tests are announced at the beginning of the semester by the instructor the principles for the assessment.
Those who have successfully completed all courses total 240 ECTS included in the program, have successfully passed the PhD proficiency exam and have successfully made their thesis defense in front of the jury meet the requirements of competence necessary for graduation.
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