PUBLńįC HEALTH NURSńįNG
Third Cycle Programmes
(Doctorate Degree/Doctor of Fine Arts)

D.1. General Information about Program

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Hacettepe University Faculty of Health Sciences Nursing Department started to carry out science expertise in 1968 and doctoral programs in 1972 within the scope of the Institute of Health Sciences Nursing Program. In 1998, the Institute of Health Sciences postgraduate program was divided into eight departments. One of them is the Public Health Nursing doctoral program.

The program language is Turkish. The program consists of 8 semesters (4 years) of theoretical and practical courses and thesis work. The maximum completion period is twelve semesters (6 years).

The number of quotas is determined according to the number of thesis advisors per faculty member included in the Principles on Opening and Implementing a Graduate Education Program.

The program does not have an internship application; field practice is carried out within the scope of the HHS730 Advanced Field Application course.

The student, who completes all courses of at least 21 national credits from the program (equivalent to a total of 240 ECTS), the proficiency exam and the doctoral thesis, graduates from the program with a doctorate title in Public Health Nursing.

The program content consists of 62 ECTS compulsory and 58 ECTS elective courses, completing the 120 ECTS credit load, and a PhD thesis study with a 120 ECTS credit load.

Our graduates are in the fields of Public Health Nursing within the scope of the "REGULATION ON AMENDMENTS IN THE NURSING REGULATION" published in the Official Gazette No. 27910 in 2010; They are employed in the fields of service and education in academic institutions, public and private workplaces, including the Ministry of Health and affiliated organizations.

D.2 Qualification Awarded

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Doctorate

D.3. Level of Qualification

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QF-EHEA: 3
EQF-LLL: 8

D.4. Provisions for Registration

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Having graduated from Public Health Nursing Master's 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 http://www.saglikbilimleri.hacettepe.edu.tr/en/menu/ales_foreign_language_scores-252

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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Those who have successfully completed all courses of at least 21 credits included in the program (240 ECTS in total), 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

D.6. Specific Arrangements for Recognition of Prior Learning

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Nursing baccalaurate graduates who has completed nursing, public health nursing master programs and whose conditions are accepted by the Academic Board of Department in the condition of completing their missing courses ara accepted for the program.

D.7. Goals and Objectives

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Educate to universal qualities of scientists doctors at Public Health Nursing who have Public Health Nursing education and research, can develop Public Health Nursing programs, make research plans and perform them.

Program Goals:

Upon successful completion of this program, students are expected to:

Improve the concepts and principles of health services determining individual, family and community health-related problems.

Plans and implements comprehensive community care services for families in the community.

Have updated information for public health services.

Analyzes, public health services information obtained from reviews.

Make original scientific research in the field of public health nursing.


D.12. Occupational Profiles of Graduates with Examples

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A study was started in order to determine Public Health Nursing PhD degree graduates' opinions on the training. We reached two graduates in this study. They can communicate effectively, can have self- confidence, can reach the information easily, earn the ability to problem solving and analysis- synthesis, may decide rapidly, more prone to teamwork, can produce strategic solutions, have leadership qualities, have ethical behavior and they state that they are more sensible about general health problems. Our graduates differences from other university graduates

Our graduates reported that

Take courses that rich content with a strong teaching staff

Be more practical and selective while searching and achieving sources of informationGain ability of synthesizing, distinguishing, summarizing and presenting the information.

Think critically

D.13. Access to Further Studies

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D.14. Profile of the Programme

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The rate of Doctoral program    of compulsory  courses to elective courses is  %32.

 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 (5%)  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

D.15. Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading

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Hacettepe University, Graduate Education and Examination Regulations are based 

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

D.16. Graduation Requirements

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Those who have successfully completed all courses of at least 21 credits included in the program (240 ECTS in total), 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.

D.17. Education Type

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1. Full Time Education

D.18. Programme Director

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Chairman of Public Health Nursing Division: 

Doç.Dr.Bilge Kalanlar

Hacettepe University, Faculty of Nursing

06100 SńĪhhiye/Ankara¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†

Tel: 0-312-3051580

Fax: 0-312-3127085