Second Cycle Programmes
(Master's Degree)

D.1. General Information about Program


Graduates who have completed this program can use their deepened and developed competencies at the level of expertise in clinical and academic studies at the various specialized areas of physiotherapy and rehabilitation and carry out advanced professional practice and research. Master's degree graduates of Department of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation, graduates acquire the degree of master of science.

D.2 Qualification Awarded


Master's Degree

D.3. Level of Qualification



D.4. Provisions for Registration


*To have an undergraduate degree diploma in area of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation

Provide the Hacettepe University Institute of Health Sciences' application requirements for the master of science education program

To have ALES (SAY / EA) score type and ALES and Foreign Language base score determined by the Health Sciences Institute Board and approved by the Hacettepe University Senate

D.5. Qualification Requirements and Regulations


To complete the program which is at least 2 years and contains 120 ECTS credits successfully or to receive equivalent education abroad for graduating from Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation graduate program with thesis.

D.6. Specific Arrangements for Recognition of Prior Learning


Undergraduate education in physiotherapy and rehabilitation or international equivalent educations are authoritative.

D.7. Goals and Objectives


To educate specialist physiotherapists at national and international level who follow the scientific and technological developments in the field of physiotherapy and rehabilitation, who have gained advanced and deep knowledge, skill and attitude in their education, research and practice, who can integrate their knowledge with clinical and scientific studies, who can interpret the results, who can continue life-long learning, who can contribute to educational programs related to physiotherapy and rehabilitation.

D.12. Occupational Profiles of Graduates with Examples


 Alumnies who completes this programme could implement an investigation special to Physiotherapy rehabilitation area independently, comment with a broader and deeper perspective of scientific events and determine the necessary steps to achieve for accessing new methods and applications. He/she could move high-level skills acquired in education and research to his/her national and international clinical and academic works. Alumnies are research assistants, physiotherapists, people working in other areas in need of employees and people providing education for the community. He/she adopts the principle of lifelong learning. Physiotherapy rehabilitation doctor of science graduates are people who can develop programs that create and implement competent and effective programs by determining the need for the subject related to protective purposes in healthy individuals and can develop public health.

D.13. Access to Further Studies



D.14. Profile of the Programme


The master's program in our department consists of a total of 120 ECTS courses, including common compulsory, compulsory and elective courses. Elective courses constitute at least 25% of the program. 1/3 of the elective courses are open to other programs without prerequisites. Other course(s) of our program are prerequisites for 2/3 of the elective courses. Students can take non-departmental elective courses as well as elective courses within the department. The courses taken are counted in 120 ECTS. It is carried out by the decision of the department that cannot be counted

D.15. Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading


 Hacettepe University, Institute of the Health Sciences ` requirements  be taken into account.

D.16. Graduation Requirements


In order to get a master's degree in Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation, it is necessary to successfully complete at least 120 ECTS courses that meet the program qualifications and successfully defend the thesis.

D.17. Education Type


1. Full Time Education

D.18. Programme Director


Ozlem ULGER, PT. PhD., Prof

Tel : +90 312 3051576/77

Fax : +90 312 305 20 12