Institute of Graduate Studies

Occupational Health and Safety

1) About the Program

The Occupational Health and Safety PhD. Program has started to education at 2019-2020 Academic Year Fall Semester. The language of the program is Turkish and it is an interdisciplinary program.

The aim of the program is to train people who is aware of responsibility in the field of Occupatinal Health and Safety, thinks analytically. Additionally, it is aimed to contribute the knowledge on Occupational Health and Safety in Turkey as well as meet the need of this sector. In this line, the main aim is to educate students who are able to provide, evaluate and comment scientific information and who gained application skills. 

The graduated students from this program, by providing conditions mentioned in " Istanbul Medeniyet University Rules and Regulations Governing Graduate Studies”, qualified with PhD. degree. 

This program aims to train qualified people who meet the need in industrial occupational sector. The courses, exercises and activities are in good quality to meet the need of new expectations. 

The related courses are taught by academic staff who are well qualified in engineering, sciences, law and occupational health and safety fields.

2) Admission Requirements

All graduates who have Master’s degree from a recognized institution can apply to the program. However, by law; Graduates of all departments of Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Technology and Engineering Faculties and Faculty of Architecture, who have successfully completed this program can take the B class occupational health and safety specialty exam.

Foreign applicants must have a certificate from TÖMER (Turkish and Foreign Languages Research and Application Center of Ankara University) indicating that they have the knowledge of Turkish to be able to watch graduate programs. Candidates who do not have this certificate are subject to the exam in Turkish.

3) Program Qualifications

1- To be able to provide specific and scientific information in the field of Occupational Health and Safety, to be able to evaluate, interpret and apply knowledge.

2- To gain ability of legal and professional reasoning about occupational health and safety.

3- To gain ability to design and apply theoretical, experimental and simulation based researches, solve complex problems encountered in this process with analytical methods.

4- To gain ability to raise awareness about new practices in Occupational Health and Safety and to examine and learn when necessary.

5- To gain ability to collect, interpret, report and use the data specific to the field.

6- To gain ability of acquiring the consciousness of observing social, scientific and ethical values in the stages of collection, interpretation and reporting of field-specific data and in professional activities.

7- To recognize occupational safety materials, warning and danger signs and indicators, to have information about their properties and to have the ability to use them properly.

8- To gain ability to identify, evaluate and meet the occupational safety risks that may occur in the work environment by analyzing the production processes.

9- To gain ability to work effectively in interdisciplinary and interdisciplinary teams, to lead these teams, to work independently and to take responsibility.

10- To have sufficient knowledge about measurement techniques for occupational health and safety.

11- To have the ability to plan and implement occupational health and safety trainings.

4) Academic Staff

Prof. Dr. Emine CAN, Prof. Dr. Nureddin Türkan, Prof. Dr. Nihat Kabaoğlu, Prof. Dr. İbrahim Subaşı, Assoc. Prof. Rahmet Savaş, Assoc. Prof. Kaan Keçeci, Assoc. Prof. Alparslan Hamdi Kuzucuoğlu, Assist. Prof. Mücahit Namlı,

5) PhD. Degree Program Curriculum

Occupational Health And Safety Evening Education of Thesis PhD. Degree Program Curriculum

T: Theoretical, U: Tutorial, C: Credit, ECTS: European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System

Course Code

Course Title

T

U

  C

 ECTS

ISG 701

Risk Analysis

3

0

3

7

ISG 702

Safety Engineering

3

0

3

7

ISG 703

Occupational Health and Safety Legislation

3

0

3

7

ISG 704

Applied Economics

3

0

3

7

ISG 705

Occupational Safety and Health in Production Methods

3

0

3

7

ISG 706

Psychosocial Risk Factors

3

0

3

7

ISG 707

Natural Disasters and Emergency Management

3

0

3

7

ISG 708

Workarea Safety and Environmental Management

3

0

3

7

ISG 709

Industrial Hygiene and Labor-Worker’s Health

3

0

3

7

ISG 710

Safety in Industry

3

0

3

7

ISG 711

Fire Prevention Systems and Technologies

3

0

3

7

ISG 712

Security Culture, Occupational Accidents and Crisis Management

3

0

3

7

ISG 713

Safety and Efficiency Studies for Companies

3

0

3

7

ISG 714

Ventilation and Air Conditioning

3

0

3

7

ISG 715

Evaluation of the Workarea Safety

3

0

3

7

ISG 716

Groups of Special Politics

3

0

3

7

ISG 717

Preparing Documents for Explosion Prevention

3

0

3

7

ISG 718

Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems

3

0

3

7

ISG 719

Measurement of Performance in Occupational Health and Safety Occupational Health and Safety

3

0

3

7

ISG 720

First Aid in

3

0

3

7

ISG 780

Seminar (PhD)

0

2

0

4

ISG 790

Thesis

0

0

0

90

6) Graduation Requirements

Students who have graduated from the PhD. program are awarded with a PhD. Degree in Occupational Health and Safety, provided that they meet the requirements of the “Istanbul Medeniyet University Rules and Regulations Governing Graduate Studies”.

7) Employment Opportunities

            Full time or part time occupational health and safety specialist

            Consulting

            Instructor

8) Contact

Programme Director

Prof. Dr. Emine Can emine.can@medeniyet.edu.tr

Istanbul Medeniyet University, Occupational Safety and Health Programme

Prof Dr. M. Nureddin Türkan -3440 nureddin.turkan@medeniyet.edu.tr

Res. Asst. Altay Arbak imu.isg@medeniyet.edu.tr