PHYSIOTHERAPY and REHABILITATION PROGRAMME


D.1. General Information about Program

Hacettepe University, Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Department was founded in 1961 by Prof. Dr. İhsan Doğramacı as a part of Ankara University, Health Sciences School. In 1964, Ankara University, Hacettepe Medical and Health Sciences Faculty was configured as Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation School and in 1971, it was directly engaged to Hacettepe University Rectorate as an independent department. In 2007, Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation School was affiliated to Faculty of Health Sciences with the decision of Council of Ministers on 21.5.2007 and No: 2007/12216 with the new name of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Department. Our department has 4-year Bachelor's degree, and Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy programs have been carried out under the Institute of Health Sciences, Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Department since 1967. Besides Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation program, there have been new Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy programs called Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation, Sports Physiotherapy, and Prosthetics-Orthotics and Biomechanics since 1997. Our department graduates take the title of “physiotherapist” after the graduation. Their graduation certificates were confirmed by Ministry of Health. All graduates can take their professional role in health system and also they can go on developing their academic skills.

D.2 Qualification Awarded

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Bachelor's Degree

D.3. Level of Qualification

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QF-EHEA: 1
EQF-LLL: 6

D.4. Provisions for Registration

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To register to Department of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation, candidates should finish high school education or have similar degree to Turkish secondary educational system and take enough mathematical degree (MD) in national university exam (NUE). Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Department accepts students with (NUE) (MD)-3 scoring system.

D.5. Qualification Requirements and Regulations

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To finish Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Department, all students have to complete 240 ECTS successfully.

D.6. Specific Arrangements for Recognition of Prior Learning

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To enter to Department of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation, candidates should finish high school education or have similar degree to Turkish secondary educational system and to have the criteria of lateral transfer in Hacettepe University Bachelor's of Science regulations.

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D.7. Goals and Objectives

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To determinate, prevent and treat movement and functional disorders, and to gain enough physiotherapy and rehabilitation knowledge, ability and skills to increase the health related quality of life; to oversee public goodness; to bring up graduates who have ability to research, investigate and lifelong learning skills with evidence based practices. All graduates take a career role as a health professional life and work academically after graduation according to their expectancy.

D.12. Occupational Profiles of Graduates with Examples

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Our department graduates take the title of “physiotherapist” after the graduation. Their graduation certificates were confirmed by Ministry of Health. All graduates can take their professional role in health system and also they can go on developing their academic skills.

D.13. Access to Further Studies

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QF-EHEA: 2
EQF-LLL: 7

D.14. Profile of the Programme

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In our department's bachelor program consists of joint compulsary and elective courses including total 240 ECTS. Elective courses consists of at least 25 % of the program. 1/3 of elective courses are open to the other programs without prequisite. 2/3 of other elective courses based on our program with preguisite.

Students can take the courses whether in department or out department. The courses that were taken assessed if include in 240 ECTS.

Our department gives 12 courses under Elective Courses Coordinator.

Students in 4. term must take the lessons FTR 451 and FTR 453. They chose this lessons one of the semester in 4.term.

D.15. Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading

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Hacettepe University Bachelor's of Sciences regulations are followed.

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D.16. Graduation Requirements

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To finish Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Department, all students have to complete 240 ECTS successfully.

D.17. Education Type

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1. Full Time Education

D.18. Programme Director

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Tulin Duger, Prof., PhD

E-MAIL : tduger@hacettepe.edu.tr

PHONE : +90 312 324 38 47

FAX : +90 312 305 20 12