|Study location||Turkey, İstanbul|
|Tuition fee||₺23,760 per year|
High school / secondary education (or higher)
Official transcript notary certified translation from Turkish Embassy or Consulate in their countries.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Turkish.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
High school graduation or its equivalent is a prerequisite for admission to any program at Istanbul Medipol University. Admission is based on a review of all credentials presented by an applicant. Scholastic background is evaluated by the Admissions Committee, along with personal qualifications and aptitude of each applicant. The application process is same for all international applicants regardless of citizenship status or country of residence. The application will be evaluated when all documents (application form, photograph, transcript, diploma and test scores) are received. SAT Reasoning Test (SAT1) and IB examination scores are strongly recommended but not required for admission. Such information will assist the evaluation process. Applicants, however, who choose not to take SAT Tests or IB examination will not be disadvantageous for admission. A provisional acceptance may be granted to applicants who have provided evidence of qualification for admission, but have yet to submit official records, test scores, or additional materials required.
At least 2 reference(s) should be provided.
The goal of IMU Department of Orthotics and Prosthetics is to graduate orthotics/prosthetics specialists following technological developments and modern interventions of orthotics/prosthetics, designing new and different devices and taking up scientific regard.
IMU Department of Orthotics Prosthetics focuses on training orthotists/prosthetists who meet the needs of multidisciplinary health care system. Orthotics must be fabricated to give support and protection for the extremities to help and/or correct the movements in certain diseases and prosthetics must be fabricated due to extremity loss as a result of accidents and diseases. Ortotist/prosthetist is a health care staff who can decide and design the devices and who control fabrication process. IMU Department of Orthotics Prosthetics is the first school having four-year education in Turkey. The education language is Turkish. Building a rapport with the patient and practicing is an integral part of the educational program at an early stage, later on it is provided with summer clinical placements.
Orthotists/prosthetists can find job opportunities at universities, government, private and university hospitals, rehabilitation centers, private and public ateliers of orthotics and prosthetics. Graduates can also run their own ateliers of orthotics and prosthetics. They can lecture in their field after graduation master’s degree and PhD.
Istanbul Medipol University, Orthotics Prosthetics Department was founded in 2014. The department has 4-year Bachelor’s degree. Graduates take the title of “Orthetist/ Prostetist” after graduation. The program courses include basic sciences, clinical sciences and theoretical, practical vocational courses. During the four year, there are elective courses which students will select based on their interests. Preparation school of English is not obligatory. English language education and medical English are integrated into the four year program. There is a modern equipped laboratory for practices and there is a university hospital and private orthotics prosthetics atelier for clinical placement which is done on second, third and fourth year.
As a result of the developments in the field of health and technology, understanding the importance of using devices for mobility, self-sufficiency and independency of healthy, disabled and sick people in everyday life, the profession of orthotics/prosthetics has become a needed profession. It is a profession with no employment problem in all parts of the world.
Orthotists/prosthetists can work at universities, government, private and university hospitals, rehabilitation centers, their own, private and public ateliers of orthotics and prosthetics. They can lecture in their field after graduation master’s degree and PhD.