Profile of The Programme

Koç University School of Nursing was founded in 1999 as a result of the cooperation with John Hopkins University School of Nursing which is one of the best five schools in the world.

SON aims at educating nurses who are leader, use evidence-based knowledge, have critical thinking abilities, respectful to human rights and values, have the ability for lifelong learning, take charge in improving and preserving human health, treatment and rehabilitation with integrated approach, open to change, have the ability to express themselves in accordance with legal and ethical principles. SON transformed into a college starting from 2016-2017 Academic Year.

International accreditation process of our school is completed. KUSON became the first faculty in Turkey accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) which is one of the most prestigious accreditation commissions in nursing in United States of America.

KUSON provides an active, comfortable, and enjoyable education with its notable faculty members and modern building in Topkapı Health Sciences Campus which includes prospective technological equipment, modern service intellection, audio/visual equipped classrooms, conference rooms, simulation laboratories, computer laboratories, cafeteria, and resting areas. The Health Sciences Library in Topkapı Health Sciences Campus provides the most qualified, contemporary, and rich hard copy and digital sources in Turkey about nursing.

Qualification Awarded

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Admission Requirements

Candidates can apply via ÖSYM, as an international student, as a transfer student or as a tuition-paying exchange student. Admission requirements for all types of prospective students can be found at the Registrar’s Directorate webpage:

https://registrar.ku.edu.tr/en/admission/

The requirements for incoming exchange students can be found at http://oip.ku.edu.tr.

Qualification Requirements and Regulations

Students who took the equivalents of certain courses offered in Koç University in other institutions can apply to the respective College or Graduate School at Koç University to transfer those courses.

Opportunities for candidates with IB, French Baccaleurate, Matura and Abitur diplomas on webpage (only in Turkish for the moment):
https://adaylar.ku.edu.tr/content/kayit-kabul-ile-ilgili-sorular#2_15

Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading

Koç University exam regulations are given on webpage: https://registrar.ku.edu.tr/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2017/03/Examinat…

Graduation Requirements

Students need to have a GPA at or above 2.00/4.00 and need to have completed all courses on their curriculum with a passing letter grade in order to graduate.

Occupational Profiles and Access to Further Studies

Our graduates have opportunities to find jobs everywhere in Turkey and they can also work abroad with the help of their education. Our graduate students can continue their master or doctoral educations in/outside the country.

Career Development Center, supports all Koç University students and graduates in career Development and Planning, in preparing graduate education plans, and in professional life decisions. For more information about the Career Development Center, please visit https://career.ku.edu.tr/en/

Curriculum

Nursing Curriculum

Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

1. Roles and responsibilities are applied within the framework of ethical and professional and legal regulations

2. To have effective and therapeutic communication skills for individuals and within larger groups in various application environments

3. To provide high quality and safe care based on national and international standards using information, communication and care technologies.

4. To adopt a life-long learning approach in personal and professional development

5. To propose new and creative methods based on an inquisitive approach to current information

6. Use leadership skills in inter and intra disciplinary activities.

Course Relationships with PLOs

Courses

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ALIS 100 3 3
UNIV 101 2 2
ACWR 101 2 2
TURK 100 1 3 3
CPAP 100 3 3
MATH 101 3 3
NURS 101 4
ASIU 1 3 3
ACWR 106 3 3
NURS 102 5
CHEM 100 5
ECSA 3 3 2
HUMS 1 4 4 3
NURS 201 3 3 4 5 5
NURS 203 5 5 5 5 5 2
NURS 205 5 5 5 5 5 2
NURS 207 5 5 5 3 3 3
HIST 300 2
NURS 202 4 5 5
NURS 204 5 5 5 5 5 2
NURS 206 5 5 5 5 5
NURS 208 5 5 5 5 5 2
SOCS 2 3 2
NURS210 5 5 5 5 5 2
NURS 301 5 5 5 5 5 3
NURS 303 5 5 5 5 5 3
NURS 305 5 5 5 5 5 3
MATH 202 3 3
NURS 302 5 5 5 5 5 4
NURS 304 5 5 5 5 4
NURS 306 5 5 5 5 4
NURS 308 5 3 5 5 3
NURS 310 5 5 5 5 5
NURS 312 5 5 5 5 5
NURS 401 5 5 5 5 5
NURS 403 5 3 3 5 2
NURS 490 3 3 3 5 3
NURS 402 5 5 5 5 5
NURS 491 3 3 3 5 3
ELECTIVE 2 2 2 3 2