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Institute of Health Sciences DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (PH.D.) IN ELDERLY HEALTH

Qualification Awarded

PhD

Specific Admission Requirements

These criteria are announced before every semester and are set by the Department's decision and approval of the Institute of Health Sciences

Qualification Requirements

Elderly Health Doctorate Program is a 4-year graduate education program that includes 4 courses and 4 thesis semesters. After the successfully completed course period, those who pass the doctoral qualification exam receive the Elderly Health Doctorate (PhD) degree when they complete their doctoral thesis

Recognition of Prior Learning

Applications to Education Accordance Committee of the department are evaluated in means of contents and duration of the course passed before. Counted courses, passed in previous university education are transferred to the new curriculum script with the same level of success

History

Education started for the first time in the fall semester of the 2019-2020 academic year

Profile of the Programme

Our Program has an interdisciplinary staff with the participation of faculty members from different departments from MSKU Faculty of Medicine, Faculty os Sports Science, Faculty os Science-Statistics, Psychology and Sociology Departments, Faculty of Health Science- Nursing and Health Management Departments

Program Outcomes

1- To lead studies on aging elderly in Their field of expertise
2- To follow national and international developments closely
3- To act as a bridge between academicians and those working in the field when necessary
4- To produce projects that will meet the needs of the society
5- To be guides for colleagues working in this arena

Exam Regulations & Assesment & Grading

The admission conditions of the Institute of Network Sciences and the Department are vail and announced every semester

Graduation Requirements

Completion the course credits required for graduation and reaching the average grade for graduation

Occupational Profiles of Graduates

As in the world, the increase in the elderly population in our country is among the priority areas for elderly health. therefore, elderly health professionals with different professions will be able to find jobs very easily.

Access to Further Studies

The students can the opportunity to work in academic staff in all areas of elderly health in the field of her profession

Mode of Study

Formal-face to face

Programme Director

Prof.Dr. Gülnihal Kutlu

ECTS Coordinator

Associate Prof.Dr. Müesser Özcan

Course Structure Diagram with Credits

1. Year - 1. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
SABE6090 Scientific Research Technics and Research Ethics Required 3 0 8
SABE6500 Project Development and Management Elective 3 0 8
YSA6001 Introduction to Elderly Health Required 2 0 8
YSA6501 Cellular and Molecular Basis of Aging Elective 2 0 8
YSA6503 Biochemistry of Aging Elective 2 0 8
YSA6505 Computer Applied Biostatistics Elective 2 2 8
YSA6507 Aging and Brain Elective 2 0 8
YSA6509 Elderly Care Nursing Home Practices Elective 0 4 8
YSA6701 Special Studies Required 4 0 6
       
1. Year - 2. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
YSA6002 Sports and Exercise in Healthy Aging Required 2 0 8
YSA6004 Ethics and Law in Elderly Health Required 2 0 8
YSA6502 Emergency Problems and First Aid in the Elderly Elective 2 0 8
YSA6504 Psychology of Aging and Communication with Elderly People Elective 2 0 8
YSA6506 Aging and Cancer Elective 2 0 8
YSA6508 Orthopedics and Traumatological Problems in the Elderly Elective 2 0 8
YSA6510 Advanced Statistical Applications Elective 3 2 8
YSA6512 Geriatric Physiology Elective 2 0 8
YSA6514 Palliative Care and End of Life Care Elective 2 0 8
YSA6516 Application of Generational Relationships in the Elderly Elective 2 0 8
YSA6702 Special Studies Required 4 0 6
       
2. Year - 1. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
YSA6003 Geriatric Epidemiology, Prevention and Health Promotion Required 2 0 8
YSA6090 Seminar Required 0 4 8
YSA6511 Geriatric Pharmacology Elective 2 0 8
YSA6513 Elderly Health Policy Elective 2 0 8
YSA6515 Musculoskeletal Problems in Elderly and Rehabilitation Elective 2 0 8
YSA6517 Aging and Genetic Elective 2 0 8
YSA6519 Elderly Care Hospital Practices Elective 0 4 8
YSA6521 Aging and Nutrition Elective 2 0 8
YSA6523 Research Methods and Scientific Article Writing Elective 2 0 8
YSA6525 Elderly Care Home Care Practices Elective 0 4 8
YSA6527 Sociology of Aging Elective 2 0 8
YSA6703 Special Studies Required 4 0 6
       
2. Year - 2. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
YSA6704 Special Studies Required 4 0 6
YSA6800 Proficiency Exam Required 0 0 24
       
3. Year - 1. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
YSA6705 Special Studies Required 4 0 6
YSA6900 Thesis Proposal Required 0 0 24
       
3. Year - 2. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
YSA6706 Special Studies Required 4 0 6
YSA6901 Thesis Progress 1 Required 0 0 24
       
4. Year - 1. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
YSA6707 Special Studies Required 4 0 6
YSA6902 Thesis Progress 2 Required 0 0 24
       
4. Year - 2. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
YSA6708 Special Studies Required 4 0 6
YSA6903 Thesis Progress 3 Required 0 0 24
       
 

Evaluation Questionnaires

Course & Program Outcomes Matrix

0 - Etkisi Yok, 1 - En Düşük, 2 - Düşük, 3 - Orta, 4 - Yüksek, 5 - En Yüksek

1. Year - 1. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5
Scientific Research Technics and Research Ethics44555
Project Development and Management44555
Introduction to Elderly Health44444
Cellular and Molecular Basis of Aging23234
Biochemistry of Aging24432
Computer Applied Biostatistics51511
Aging and Brain43444
Elderly Care Nursing Home Practices44444
Special Studies55555
      
1. Year - 2. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5
Sports and Exercise in Healthy Aging34353
Ethics and Law in Elderly Health34545
Emergency Problems and First Aid in the Elderly 22322
Psychology of Aging and Communication with Elderly People42243
Aging and Cancer33342
Orthopedics and Traumatological Problems in the Elderly 3333
Advanced Statistical Applications22242
Geriatric Physiology22222
Palliative Care and End of Life Care24354
Application of Generational Relationships in the Elderly23331
Special Studies55555
      
2. Year - 1. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5
Geriatric Epidemiology, Prevention and Health Promotion44454
Seminar44545
Geriatric Pharmacology33322
Elderly Health Policy44444
Musculoskeletal Problems in Elderly and Rehabilitation22222
Aging and Genetic22222
Elderly Care Hospital Practices44444
Aging and Nutrition43452
Research Methods and Scientific Article Writing34444
Elderly Care Home Care Practices44444
Sociology of Aging34445
Special Studies55555
      
2. Year - 2. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5
Special Studies55155
Proficiency Exam55555
      
3. Year - 1. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5
Special Studies55555
Thesis Proposal55555
      
3. Year - 2. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5
Special Studies55555
Thesis Progress 155555
      
4. Year - 1. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5
Special Studies55555
Thesis Progress 255555
      
4. Year - 2. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5
Special Studies54555
Thesis Progress 355555
      
 

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