Second Cycle Programmes
(Master's Degree)

D.2 Qualification Awarded

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Non-thesis Master's Degree

D.3. Level of Qualification

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QF-EHEA: 2
EQF-LLL: 7

D.4. Provisions for Registration

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To be accepted to the clinical nutrition non-thesis master's program.

H.U. SBE Graduate School of Health Sciences and approved by the Senato of Hacettepe University and to meet the student application requirements of HU SBE graduate programme. http://www.saglikbilimleri.hacettepe.edu.tr/en/menu/ales_foreign_language_scores-252

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D.5. Qualification Requirements and Regulations

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In order to graduate from the program, students have to fulfill 60 ECTS credits with elective and required courses and complete the term project. Minimum of 40% of the total credit has to be taken from the elective courses within and outside the field. Student must successfully complete all courses and term project according to HU Graduate Education and Examination Regulations and must have at least 2.50 academic average.

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D.6. Specific Arrangements for Recognition of Prior Learning

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There is a similar program at Erciyes University in Turkey. It is possible for successful students who have an equivalent education and have completed at least one semester in another center abroad for lateral transfer. In order for the applications to be accepted, there should be an open position of a non-thesis graduate student in the department, the student has to meet the admission requirements of the graduate program that he/she wishes to transfer, he/she has to study at least one semester and must have taken C1 success grades from each of the courses. Lateral transfer and recognition of classes are accepted after being discussed in the Academic Board of the Non-Thesis Master of Clinical Nutrition Program and are finalized with the decision of the board of directors of the Institute.

D.7. Goals and Objectives

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The aim of the Non-Thesis Master of Clinical Nutrition Program is to gain competence in the management of patients who are malnourished or at risk of malnutrition, to develop skills and willingness for research and scientific production as well as good practice, to provide a contribution to meet the needs of our country to trained staff in this field.

D.12. Occupational Profiles of Graduates with Examples

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Doctors, who graduated from this program, can contribute to education of clinical nutrition by being appointed as trainers in educational institutions, and to more effective and correct treatment of patients in the light of scientific principles by being appointed as clinical nutrition specialist at public and private hospitals.

D.13. Access to Further Studies

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QF-EHEA:
EQF-LLL:

D.14. Profile of the Programme

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The program consists of theoretic and application courses (nutritional assessment, calculation of nutritional requirements, access routes, patient follow-up etc.) and the term project (writing a scientific manuscript and submission to a journal for publication). Sixty percent of the courses are required and 40% of them are elective. Elective courses consist of within and outside the field courses (epidemiology, statistics, etc.) and start from the first semester of education. Applied courses are performed in general surgery, internal medicine, anesthesiology and reanimation, pediatrics, neurology clinics, polyclinics and operating rooms. Required courses in the program are for a semester and elective courses can be opened in both semesters. While, the courses in the program provide the students with the basic knowledge about the field since the first semester, application courses aim to transform the knowledge, which was learned, into skills and competencies.

D.15. Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading

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To graduate from the program, students must complete a total of 60 ECTS courses, not less than 30 credits, and a term project. Minimum of 40% of the total credit is to be taken from the elective courses within and outside the field. Student must successfully complete all courses, applications and term project, which were required by the program, according to HU Graduate Education and Examination Regulations and must have at least 2.50 academic average.

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D.16. Graduation Requirements

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Students who successfully complete the at least ten courses and credits specified in the curriculum in the first two semesters must take the Term Project course in the third semester. Students are required to register for this course in the semester in which the term project is taken and to submit a written project and / or report at the end of the semester. Students who meet these requirements can graduate with the Master of Science Degree (Non-Thesis) on Clinical Nutrition

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D.17. Education Type

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1. Full Time Education

D.18. Programme Director

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Prof. Osman ABBASO─×LU