Midwifery (with Thesis)

Master's Degree - Instıtute Of Medıcal Scıences

General Information

Midwifery Department of Health Sciences Institute of Cukurova University was opened in 2005-2006 academic year. Students graduated from the Department of Midwifery are accepted to this master degree programme. In the first two semesters, the programme includes compulsory and elective courses which aim to provide knowledge and skills at undergraduate levels in the field of Midwifery. The third and fourth semesters of the programme include writing a Master thesis project.

Length of Programme & Number of Credits

2 Year - 120 ECTS

Feature & Definition

Midwifery Department; has an education program to train a midwife with a master's degree. The program includes compulsory courses in basic medical sciences, midwifery profession. In addition to the compulsory courses, there are elective courses in the training plans which offer students the chance to choose according to their own preferences. Based on midwifery undergraduate level qualifications, specialist midwives who have theoretical and practical up-to-date knowledge at the level of expertise in midwifery are trained. This program is a master-level education program. The students who have successfully accomplished this program gain the master’s degree of Midwifery.

Mode of Study

Full Time

Head of Department


ECTS / Course Catalog Coordinator


Erasmus Coordinator


Internship Coordinator


Orientation Staff

Öğr. Gör. Ayseren ÇEVİK


The aim of the programme is to educate expert midwives who can enhance their knowledge and skills, along with leadership skills, on midwifery, who approach their patients with an holistic approach, who can provide service in cooperation with a multidiciplinary team, and who can continuously improve research on midwifery during application and development of midwifery.


Our aim is to train professional midwives who approach clients holistically; can plan, apply and evaluate necessary midwifery care protect, improve and develop maternal, newborn, family, and public health preconception, prenatal, natal and postnatal periods; can pursue the needs of individuals in accordance with family planning services; can fulfill their roles and responsibilities as a member of the multidisciplinary health team efficiently and effectively; can take part in education, management and research about midwifery; can take into account the principles of professional ethics.

Specific Admission Requirements

The students can apply to this program providing ALES score, grade point averages and interview in accordance with the regulations of “Çukurova University Graduate Education and Examination Committee” and can pursue their education in their or in related fields.

Qualification Awarded

The students who have successfully accomplished this program gain the master’s degree of Midwifery.

Level of Qualification


Qualification Requirements of Graduation

Access to Further Studies

The graduates of this program are eligible to apply for admission to graduate studies in same field or related areas if they pass the evaluation process designated according to the regulations of “Çukurova University Graduate Education and Examination Committee”, which includes ALES, general point of average, and the interview.


Students practice in University and Health Ministry Hospitals and Family Health Center according to courses’ contents.

Applied Course

Bu programda uygulamalı ders bulunmamaktadır.

Work Placement

Practice in hospital, practice in community.

Double Major, Additional Major & Exchange Possibilities

This programme does not have double main branch/lateral branch/fellow programme.

Employment Opportunities

Spesialist midwives can work at health care facilities, including public and private sector as experts midwives, midwifery department in health, schools as a lecturer and resarch assistant.