Doctorate Degree - Instıtute Of Medıcal Scıences

General Information

In line with the needs of the age, scientists are trained can effectively use their roles as educators, researchers, and planners and produce projects for the services necessary for the protection and maintenance of the health of the pregnant woman/woman with a multidisciplinary working approach.

Length of Programme & Number of Credits

4 Year - 240 ECTS

Feature & Definition

The program has been operating within the Institute of Health Sciences since the fall semester of the 2020-2021 academic year. Although the language of instruction is Turkish, students who want to participate in the program are expected to have foreign language skills that can easily follow and comprehend the relevant international literature. It is an 8 semester / 4 year program. The course plan consists of at least 240 ECTS, including seminar courses, specialization courses, proficiency exam, thesis proposal and thesis work, in addition to the compulsory and elective courses, provided that it is not less than 21 ECTS and not more than 32 ECTS in the semester.

Mode of Study

Full Time

Head of Department


ECTS / Course Catalog Coordinator


Erasmus Coordinator


Internship Coordinator


Orientation Staff

Öğr. Gör. Ayseren ÇEVİK


Being able to reflect on the current developments in the field of health in the field of midwifery, to take part in the prevention, treatment, care, and rehabilitation of basic health problems, to work in line with the administrative needs of health institutions, to analyze the needs of the society, to think innovatively, to access the right information easily and quickly, to make lifelong learning a lifestyle. Our aim is to train specialist midwives with the qualifications to meet the needs of the age.


It is aimed to gain features such as the ability to conduct research that will form the basis of evidence for practices in the field of midwifery, the ability to interpret and synthesize the results of the studies, to create a midwifery philosophy, and to provide advanced care and consultancy.

Specific Admission Requirements

Candidates who want to apply to the Midwifery Department doctorate program must have a Midwifery Bachelor's degree. A scientific preparation program is applied for students who have received their Master's (Thesis) degree from a program different from the Midwifery Master's (with Thesis) program. Çukurova University Graduate Education Regulations are taken into account for the application, admission, and registration conditions for the program.

Qualification Awarded

Graduates of this program receive a doctorate degree.

Level of Qualification


Qualification Requirements of Graduation

Access to Further Studies

There is no higher degree program after this program.


There is no internship course within the scope of the program.

Applied Course

According to the content of the course, students practice in University and Ministry of Health Hospitals and Family Health Centers.

Work Placement

Bedside practice, field studies.

Double Major, Additional Major & Exchange Possibilities

This program does not include a double major/minor/joint program.

Employment Opportunities

Graduates can work as clinicians, managers or academicians in the public or private sector.