PROSTHETICS, ORTHOTICS and BIOMECHANICS PROGRAMME
Second Cycle Programmes
(Master's Degree)

D.1. General Information about Program

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Masters programme in Department of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation within the context of the Institute of Health Sciences started in 1967-68 academic year. In accordance to the development in the field of prosthetics  and orthotics in the academic year 1996-1997 a masters and doctorate program in Prosthetics -Orthotics and Biomechanics was established under the Division Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation. Graduates who have completed this program can use their developed competencies at the level of expertise in clinical and academic studies at the various specialized areas of Prosthetics -Orthotics and Biomechanics and carry out advanced professional practice and research. Students of Prosthetics -Orthotics and Biomechanics Program graduate with the `Master of Science? degree.

D.2 Qualification Awarded

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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 have an undergraduate degree diploma in area of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation

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 http://www.saglikbilimleri.hacettepe.edu.tr/en/menu/ales_foreign_language_scores-252

ALES: 60, GRE: 650, GMAT: 475, √úDS-KPDS: B2, European Language Portfolio: C1

To meet the application requirements of Hacettepe University Graduate Education and Examination Regulations and Institute of Health Sciences.

D.5. Qualification Requirements and Regulations

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To graduate from the Prosthesis-Orthotics and Biomechanics Program master's degree program with thesis, one must have successfully completed a program of at least 2 years, a total of 120 ECTS credits, or have received an equivalent education abroad.

D.6. Specific Arrangements for Recognition of Prior Learning

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 Undergraduate education in physiotherapy and rehabilitation or international equivalent education.

D.7. Goals and Objectives

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To educate specialist physiotherapists at national and international level who follow the scientific and technological developments in the field of Prosthetics -Orthotics and Biomechanics, 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 Prosthetics -Orthotics and Biomechanics.

D.12. Occupational Profiles of Graduates with Examples

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Graduates who have completed this program can use their developed competencies at the level of expertise in clinical and academic studies at the various specialized areas of Prosthetics-Orthotics and Biomechanics and carry out advanced professional practice and research.

D.13. Access to Further Studies

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QF-EHEA: 3
EQF-LLL: 8

D.14. Profile of the Programme

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The Prosthesis-Orthotics Biomechanics master's program consists of a total of 120 ECTS including compulsory and elective courses and thesis work. Students can take courses in accordance with the Prosthesis Orthotics Biomechanics program from different programs apart from their own programs.


D.15. Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading

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The regulation on the Hacettepe University Health Sciences Institute page will be applied. http://www.saglikbilimleri.hacettepe.edu.tr/tr/menu/kanun_ve_yonetmelikler-219

D.16. Graduation Requirements

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To get a master's degree in the field of Prosthetics, Orthotics and Biomechanics program that meets the qualifications to successfully complete the course at least 120 ECTS must be successfully defended the thesis.

http://www.saglikbilimleri.hacettepe.edu.tr/tr/menu/kanun_ve_yonetmelikler-219

D.17. Education Type

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1. Full Time Education

D.18. Programme Director

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Fatih Erbahçeci, PT, PhD, Prof.  H.U. Faculty of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation 

e-mail: ferb@hacettepe.edu.tr phone: 0 312 305 15 76