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Veterinary Surgery Master Degree Programme
Qualification Awarded

Students are awarded with a Second Cycle Degree in Surgery upon succesful of all the requirments in the curriculum programme and fulfilling all other requirements

Level of Qualification

Second Cycle Degree

Objectives

The main objective of Graduate Program of Veterinary Surgery; acquisition of specific knowledge and skills to train veterinary surgery specialist. In addition, independent research in the field of Veterinary Surgery, with a view to examining the broad and deep scientific events and making comments and the ability to determine the necessary steps to reach new synthesis to train scientists.

Specific Admission Requirements

Students with a first cycle degree from Veterinary Faculty are accepted to Surgery Second Cycle Degree Programs. To apply for applying for admission to the Second Cycle Degree in Surgery, the prospective student should get at least 55 from (ALES) in the grade category that s/he is applying for should get the equivalent grade from GRE, GMAT. In addition, the prospective student should get one of the exams from ÜDS or KPDS (national foreign language exams)

Specific Arrangements for Recognition of Prior Learning

Surgery Second Cycle Degree Programme students who are registered with vertical transfer have the right to request the recognition of their prior learning. For the recognition of their prior learning, they should submit their transcript and course contents to the relevant department in the first week of their registration semester.

Qualification Requirements and Regulations

The requirements for getting Second Cycle Degree Programme in Veterinary Surgery are to complete 120 ECTS credit hours including at least seven courses the credit of which is above 21 National Credits, a seminar and thesis study.

Profile of The Programme

The aim of the Surgery Second Cycle Degree Programme in is not only to prepare qualified and wise graduates according to the needs of our country but also to increase the number of teaching staff and specialists that are the needs of the universities. With this aim, its main orientation is; to train scientists who have scientific thinking ability, knowledge and research skills.

Program Learning Outcomes
After successful completion of this program, the students will be able to;
 1-  Upon successful completion of the program the student will be able to set proper clinical and radiological examination protocols for diagnosing surgical conditions.
 2-  Upon successful completion of the program the student will be able to make decision for apply the most suitable anesthetic protocol for a disease and/or a patient.
 3-  Upon successful completion of the program the student will be able to apply the most suitable anesthetic protocol for a disease and/or a patient.
 4-  Upon successful completion of the program the student will be able to make decision for indication of a surgical procedure.
 5-  Upon successful completion of the program the student will be able to apply the indication of a surgical procedure.
Occupational Profiles of Graduates

At the end of Surgery Second Cycle Degree Programme, the students become specialist in Veterinary Surgery and they can work in the universities or in private sector.

Access to Further Studies

It is possible for the Surgey Second Cycle Programme students to continue their third cycle education after second cycle degree.

Examination Regulations, Assesment and Grading

Examinations are composed of one mid-term and one final exam. In order a student to take the final exam, s/he should attend at least 70% of theoretical courses and 80% of applied and laboratory studies. The examinations can be in written form, oral form, written-application form, oral-application form or project form. The course grade is calculated by adding 40% of mid-term grade to the 60% of the final exam. To be accepted as successful from the course, the second cycle degree students should get at least 70(CC) out of 100. The final exam results should be 70 (CC) in order to pass the course.

Graduation Requirements

The requirements to graduate from Surgery Second Cycle Degree Programme are to complete 120 ECTS credit hours including at least seven courses the credit of which is above 21 National Credits, a seminar and thesis study.

Mode of Study
Full - Time
ECTS Coordinator

ECTS Coordinator:
Yusuf Sinan ŞİRİN, DVM, Assist. Prof. Dr.

Contact

Mehmet Akif Ersoy Üniversitesi, Veteriner Fakültesi, Cerrahi Anabilim Dalı, 15030-BURDUR.
E-posta: yusufsinan@mehmetakif.edu.tr
Tel: 0 248 213 21 05

Course & Program Outcomes Matrix
Course Unit Title P1 P2 P3 P4 P5
Advanced anesthesiology
Advanced veterinary orthopedics and traumatology
Advanced veterinary radiology and ultrasonography
Basic principles of anesthesiology 4
Basic principles of veterinary radiology
Clinical examination techniques
Comparative anatomy for orthopedic surgery
CPR in small animal surgery
Dental/periodontal diseases and therapy
Diagnostic radiology
Elective Lectures
First aid veterinary surgery
Foot and claw disease in cattle
Fracture healing
Gastrointestinal system surgery in ruminants
Joint disorders and therapy
Large animal anesthesiology
Large animal surgery
Master thesis study
Orthopedic disorders and therapy
Orthopedic surgery
Physical, laboratory and radiological examination of urinary tract
Pre-anesthetic medication
Principles of foot-care for horse and cattle
Principles of general anesthesia in large and small animal practice
Reconstructive bone surgery
Recumbence techniques in large animal surgery
Scientific Research Methods, Article Writing and Ethics
Seminar
Small animal anesthesiology
Small animal surgery
Special Studies
Specialization Field Course
Supervisorship
Surgical considerations in veterinary emergency clinic
Suture techniques in veterinary surgery
Techniques of asepsis, antisepsis and sterilization
Usage of Statistical Methods in Scientific Researches
Veterinary ophthalmology
Wound dressing and wrapping techniques
Wound healing and complications
Evaluation Questionnaires
 THE OVERALL EVALUATION OF THE COURSE V. Good Good Average Poor V. Poor No Idea
 1. Stating the content and objectives at the beginning of the course
 2. Supplementing the course with current issues
 3. The clarity of the exam questions and their appropriateness to the course
 4. The contribution of the course to your knowledge and skills
 5. Access to the course sources
 6. The relativeness of the course compared to the other courses in the department
 7. The selection of the sources according to the objectives of the course
 8. The contribution of the assignments to the course
 
 THE EVALUATION OF THE INSTRUCTOR Very Good Good Average Poor Very Poor No Idea
 1. The way the instructor handles the course
 2. The instructor's competence in answering the questions in the class
 3. The instructor's encouragement to take part in the class by allowing different ideas and comments
 4. The instructor's preparation for the class
 5. The efficient use of class time
 6. The instructor's in-class management
 7. The instructor's objective evaluation of the exams and assignments
 8. The instructor's punctual and regular attendance
 9. The instructor's rapport with the students
 10. The availability of the instructor’s time except for the class time and the sufficiency of the time s/he allocates to you
 
 LEVEL OF THE CONTRIBUTION OF COURSE OUTCOMES TO PROGRAMME COMPETENCIES 5 4 3 2 1 X
Graduates who successfully complete this program;
 1. have high level information and skills supported by the course books that include the most recent information, application equipment and other scientific sources related to education technologies, teaching profession, general information and basic sciences; use these informations and skills in daily life and in jobs,
 2. examine and evaluate concepts about education technology and teaching profession, ideas and data with scientific methods; diagnose, analyze and discuss complicated problems and subjects; develop suggestions based on scientific discoveries and evidences,
 3. inform the audiences who are not expert and do not have information about education technology and teaching profession; express related ideas about these problems and solutions with written and oral,
 4. have learning to learn, self control, critical thinking, creative thinking skills and perform independent studies related to study field,
 5. get responsibilities and try to produce solutions when faced with unexpected and complicated cases in applications of education technologies and teaching professions,
 6. know students’ interests, wishes and needs; know social, cultural and economic properties of families and environment; plan, apply and manage learning and teaching process suitable for these properties; get students active participation in learning process,
 7. know information about education technologies and teaching professions and comprehend adequately; have information about foreign language in level of communicating with professional colleagues,
 8. have information about computer software and hardware in level of teaching computer and information and communication technologies courses and supporting other teachers; use information and communication technologies,
 9. consider social, scientific and ethic values in levels of gathering data, analyzing, interpreting, announcing when doing teaching professions or working in private sector, being researcher or source of data,
 10. continuously try to develop with doing self assessment; be on new information and ideas ; play affective role in developing of themselves and their intuition; know and behave according to the laws about their job, main values and principles, know the rights about job security and social security; have conscious about protecting social values and environment,
 11. evaluate students’ improvement and learning, get students to evaluate themselves and other students; use the results of evaluation for better instruction; share the results with student, family, managers and teachers.

 WORKLOAD DETERMINATION - ECTS
 1. Your percentage of attendance
 2. Did you do any preparations for this course? (except some activites like quiz, homework, labs,mid-term exams, final exams)

    

a. If yes, preparation time per week (hour)

 3. Did you do any assignments as a part of this course?

    

a. If yes, number of the assignments done

b. Average time spent in preparing the assignment (hour)

 4. Did you prepare any presentations or seminars as a part of this course?

    

a. If yes, number of the presentation/seminar done

b. Average time spent in preparing each presentation/seminar (hour)

 5. Did you take a midterm exam in this course?

    

a. If yes,number of the mid-term exams you done

b. The average time you spent on preparing for each mid-term exam (hour)

 6. Did you make any projects as a part of this course?

    

a. If yes, number of the projects done

b. The average time you spent on doing each project (hour)

 7. Did you attend any laboratory work as a part of this course?

    

a.If yes, number of the laboratory works you attended

b.The average time you spent on each work (hour)

 8. Did you attend any field surveys as a part of this course?

    

a. If yes, number of field surveys you attended

b. If yes, the average time you spent on each survey (hour)

 9. Did you take the final exam of this course?

    

a. If yes, the average time you spent on the final exam (hour)

Students should:

  • successfully complete at least 7 different graduate courses from the following list offered below,
  •  have totally minimum of 21 national credits, (60 ECTS credits, including graduate seminar)
  • take special studies course on the thesis subject, (20 ECTS credits),
  • prepare and defende thesis, (40 ECTS credits),
  • obtain a cumulative grade point average of at least 70 on a 100 scale.
 

   1stYear (Fall Semester)
 Course Code Course Title Type of Course N.C.* ECTS
  03VCR1101 Techniques of asepsis, antisepsis and sterilization Required 2.5 6
  03ENOD102 Scientific Research Methods, Article Writing and Ethics Required 2 3
  03VCR1400 Supervisorship Required 0 2
  03VCR1103 Basic principles of veterinary radiology Required 2.5 6
  03VCR1600 Specialization Field Course Required 0 6
- Elective Lectures   0 4
    Total : 7 27


   1stYear (Spring Semester)
 Course Code Course Title Type of Course N.C.* ECTS
  03VCR1102 Basic principles of anesthesiology Required 2.5 6
  03ENOD101 Usage of Statistical Methods in Scientific Researches Required 1,5 3
  03VCR1104 Suture techniques in veterinary surgery Required 3 6
  03VCR1400 Supervisorship Required 0 2
  03VCR1500 Seminar Required 0 6
  03VCR1600 Specialization Field Course Required 0 6
- Elective Lectures   0 2
    Total : 6.5 31
    Annual Total : 13.5 58


   2ndYear (Fall Semester)
 Course Code Course Title Type of Course N.C.* ECTS
  03VCR1400 Supervisorship Required 0 2
  03VCR1600 Special Studies Required 0 6
  03VCR1700 Master thesis study Required 0 22
    Total : 0 30


   2ndYear (Spring Semester)
 Course Code Course Title Type of Course N.C.* ECTS
  03VCR1400 Supervisorship Required 0 2
  03VCR1600 Specialization Field Course Required 0 6
  03VCR1700 Master Thesis Study Required 0 22
    Total : 0 30
    Annual Total : 0 60




  Electives
 Course Code Course Title Type of Course N.C.* ECTS
  03VCR1217 Large animal anesthesiology Elective 2.5 4
  03VCR1227 Large animal surgery Elective 3.5 5
  03VCR1211 Recumbence techniques in large animal surgery Elective 1.5 3
  03VCR1203 Principles of general anesthesia in large and small animal practice Elective 2.5 4
  03VCR1222 Surgical considerations in veterinary emergency clinic Elective 1.5 3
  03VCR1205 Clinical examination techniques Elective 2.5 4
  03VCR1202 Dental/periodontal diseases and therapy Elective 1.5 3
  03VCR1212 Joint disorders and therapy Elective 2.5 4
  03VCR1207 Pre-anesthetic medication Elective 1.5 3
  03VCR1225 Advanced anesthesiology Elective 3.5 5
  03VCR1228 Advanced veterinary orthopedics and traumatology Elective 3.5 5
  03VCR1229 Advanced veterinary radiology and ultrasonography Elective 2.5 4
  03VCR1214 Fracture healing Elective 1.5 3
  03VCR1216 Small animal anesthesiology Elective 2.5 4
  03VCR1226 Small animal surgery Elective 4 5
  03VCR1208 CPR in small animal surgery Elective 1.5 3
  03VCR1213 Orthopedic disorders and therapy Elective 2.5 4
  03VCR1201 Orthopedic surgery Elective 2.5 4
  03VCR1210 Comparative anatomy for orthopedic surgery Elective 3 4
  03VCR1206 Wound dressing and wrapping techniques Elective 1.5 3
  03VCR1218 Reconstructive bone surgery Elective 1.5 3
  03VCR1220 Gastrointestinal system surgery in ruminants Elective 2.5 4
  03VCR1221 Foot and claw disease in cattle Elective 2.5 4
  03VCR1204 Diagnostic radiology Elective 3 4
  03VCR1215 Principles of foot-care for horse and cattle Elective 2.5 4
  03VCR1219 Physical, laboratory and radiological examination of urinary tract Elective 2.5 4
  03VCR1209 First aid veterinary surgery Elective 1.5 3
  03VCR1224 Veterinary ophthalmology Elective 2.5 4
  03VCR1223 Wound healing and complications Elective 2.5 4
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