Communication and Media Studies

Programme Details

1. Semester
# Course Code Prerequisites Course Name Course Type Theory Practice Lab ECTS
1 COM105 - Atatürk’s Principles and History of the Turkish Revolution I Compulsory 2 0 0 3
2 COM181 - Turkish Oral and Written Expression I Compulsory 2 0 0 3
3 COM121 - Sociology Compulsory 3 0 0 4
4 COM133 - Political Science Compulsory 3 0 0 4
5 COM171 - Macroeconomics Compulsory 3 3 0 4
6 COM107 - Methodology I Compulsory 2 0 2 5
7 COM135 - Basic Design Compulsory 2 2 2 5
8 COM137 - Basic Programming I Elective 2 2 2 3
9 COM111 - History of Art Elective 2 0 0 3
10 COM125 - History of Science and Technology Elective 2 0 0 3


2. Semester
# Course Code Prerequisites Course Name Course Type Theory Practice Lab ECTS
1 COM106 - History of Turkish Revolution and Kemalist Principles I Compulsory 2 0 0 3
2 COM182 - Written and Oral Expression in Turkish II Compulsory 2 0 0 3
3 COM110 - Fundamental Notions of Law Compulsory 3 0 0 4
4 COM132 - Compulsory 3 3 3 5
5 COM138 - History of Social Sciences Compulsory 2 2 2 5
6 COM108 - Compulsory 2 2 2 5
7 COM134 - Introduction To Communication Jobs Compulsory 2 2 2 3
8 COM116 - Mythology Elective 2 0 0 3
9 COM102 COM137 Elective 2 0 2 3
10 COM118 - Microeconomics Elective 3 0 3 4
3. Semester
# Course Code Prerequisites Course Name Course Type Theory Practice Lab ECTS
1 COM205 - Theories of Communication Compulsory 2 2 2 5
2 COM291 - Social Psychology Compulsory 2 2 2 5
3 COM209 - Introduction to Computer Graphics Compulsory 2 2 2 6
4 JOU201 - News Gathering and Reporting Techniques 3 3 3 5
5 JOU203 - Sociology of Journalism 2 2 2 4
6 RPP201-G-2 - Theories and Models of Public Relations 3 0 0 3
7 RPP203-G-2 - Basic Principles of Advertising 2 0 0 3
8 RPP207-G-2 - Interpersonal Communication 2 0 0 3
9 CTV201 - History and Theories of Radio-Television 2 2 2 4
10 CTV205 - Historiy of Cinema 3 3 3 5
11 COM215 - Web Programming Elective 2 2 2 3
12 COM221 - Linguistics and Communication Elective 2 2 0 3
13 COM253 - Productions for TV Studio Elective 3 3 3 3
14 COM249 - Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Projects I Elective 2 2 2 3
15 COM207 - Photography Elective 2 2 2 3
16 COM243 - Gender, Communication and Media Elective 2 2 2 3
17 COM255 - Alternative Media and Human-Rights Journalism Elective 3 3 3 3
18 COM257 - Camera, Lighting and Audio I Elective 3 3 3 3

Starting from the 3rd semester, students must choose at least one of these groups of specialization; they may also choose courses from other groups on an elective basis.

4. Semester
# Course Code Prerequisites Course Name Course Type Theory Practice Lab ECTS
1 COM214 - Theories of Information Society Compulsory 2 2 2 4
2 COM212 - Compulsory 2 2 2 4
3 COM282 - Compulsory 2 2 2 4
4 COM228 - Internship Compulsory 0 0 0 4
5 JOU208 - Compulsory 3 3 3 5
6 JOU204 - Compulsory 2 2 2 4
7 RPP210 - Compulsory 2 2 2 4
8 RPP204 - Planning and Management of Advertising Campaigns Compulsory 3 3 3 5
9 CTV210 - Cinema and Narrative Compulsory 3 3 3 5
10 CTV208 - Compulsory 3 3 3 4
11 COM204 - Elective 2 2 2 3
12 COM244 - Sociological history of cinema in Turkey Elective 2 2 0 3
13 COM208 - Press Photography Elective 2 2 2 3
14 COM248 - Elective 2 2 2 3
15 COM250 - Elective 3 3 3 3
16 COM254 - Elective 3 3 3 3
17 COM230 COM257 Camera, Lighting and Audio II Elective 3 0 3 3
18 COM232 - Elective 2 2 2 3

* Starting from the 3rd semester, students must choose at least one of these groups of specialization; they may also choose courses from other groups on an elective basis.


5. Semester
# Course Code Prerequisites Course Name Course Type Theory Practice Lab ECTS
1 COM303 - Interactive Media Design I Compulsory 2 2 2 4
2 COM309 - Research Methods in Social Sciences Compulsory 2 2 2 5
3 COM343 - Occupational Health and Safety Compulsory 2 2 2 4
4 JOU371 - Desktop Publishing 3 3 3 4
5 JOU301 - History of the Press 2 2 2 4
6 JOU305 - Media Economics 3 3 3 4
7 RPP305 - Media Planning and Execution 2 2 2 4
8 RPP309 - Process of Persuasion 2 2 2 4
9 RPP351 - Analysis of Public Relations Campaigns 2 2 2 4
10 CTV329 - Film Theory and Criticism 2 2 2 6
11 CTV307 - Popular Culture, Media and Literature 2 2 2 6
12 COM331 - Consumer Behaviour Elective 2 0 0 3
13 com335 - Discourse Analysis Elective 2 0 0 3
14 COM307 - International Relations Elective 2 0 2 3
15 COM345 - Screenwriting Elective 2 2 2 3
16 COM347 - TV Production Elective 3 3 3 3
17 COM351 - Film Adaptations Elective 2 2 2 3

Starting from the 3rd semester, students must choose at least one of these groups of specialization; they may also choose courses from other groups on an elective basis.

6. Semester
# Course Code Prerequisites Course Name Course Type Theory Practice Lab ECTS
1 COM336 - Compulsory 2 2 2 3
2 COM308 - International Communication Compulsory 2 0 0 3
3 COM312 - History of Turkısh Politics Compulsory 2 0 0 3
4 COM306 COM209 Compulsory 2 2 2 4
5 JOU372 - Periodical Design Compulsory 3 3 3 5
6 JOU308 - Compulsory 3 3 3 4
7 RPP314-G-2 - Principles of Marketing Compulsory 2 0 0 3
8 RPP304-G-2 - Crisis and Risk Communication Management Compulsory 2 0 0 3
9 RPP312 - Corporate Communication Compulsory 2 2 2 3
10 RPP362-G-2 - Analysis of Advertising Campaign Compulsory 2 0 0 3
11 CTV310 - Auteur Cinema in Turkey Compulsory 3 3 3 6
12 CTV302 - Visual Culture Compulsory 2 2 2 6
13 COM316 - Creativity in Publicity Elective 2 0 0 3
14 COM318 - Publıc Opınıon Research Elective 2 0 0 3
15 COM338 - Applications in Marketing Communication Elective 2 2 2 3
16 COM330 - Turkish-Greek relations and media (elective) Elective 2 0 2 3
17 COM340 COM250 Broadcast Journalism Elective 3 3 3 3
18 COM342 COM345 Elective 2 2 2 3
19 COM344 - Elective 3 3 3 3
20 COM346 - Elective 3 3 3 3
21 COM304 - Elective 2 0 0 3

* Starting from the 3rd semester, students must choose at least one of these groups of specialization; they may also choose courses from other groups on an elective basis.

7. Semester
# Course Code Prerequisites Course Name Course Type Theory Practice Lab ECTS
1 COM431 - Communication Ethics Compulsory 2 2 0 3
2 COM471 - Professional English I Compulsory 2 0 0 3
3 COM423 - European Union and Media Compulsory 2 0 0 3
4 JOU481 - Periodical Publication I 3 3 3 6
5 JOU407 - Digital Media and Society 2 0 2 5
6 RPP401 - Public Relations Campaign Design 3 3 3 6
7 RPP417 - Marketing Communications 2 2 2 4
8 RPP415 - Public Relations and Interactive Media 2 2 2 4
9 CTV417 - TV Series Industry in Turkey 2 2 2 5
10 CTV403 - Film Analysis 3 3 3 6
11 COM405 - Final Project I Compulsory 2 0 0 4
12 COM409 - Lobbying Elective 2 0 0 3
13 COM429 - Media Linguistics Elective 2 0 0 3
14 COM407 - Intercultural Communication Elective 2 0 0 3
15 COM427 - Film Production I Elective 3 3 3 6
16 COM433 - Film Project Development Workshop Elective 2 2 2 3

Starting from the 3rd semester, students must choose at least one of these groups of specialization; they may also choose courses from other groups on an elective basis.

8. Semester
# Course Code Prerequisites Course Name Course Type Theory Practice Lab ECTS
1 COM416 - Political Communication Compulsory 2 2 2 5
2 COM472 - Professional English II Compulsory 2 0 0 3
3 COM406 COM405 Final Project II Compulsory 2 2 2 5
4 JOU482 - Periodical Publication II Compulsory 3 3 3 6
5 jou404 - Content and Resource Management in Compulsory 2 2 2 5
6 RPP482 - Advertising Campaign Design Compulsory 3 3 3 6
7 RPP414 - Brand Management Compulsory 2 2 2 5
8 CTV408 - Film, Culture, Identity Compulsory 3 3 3 5
9 CTV404 - Compulsory 3 3 3 6
10 COM410 - Copywriting Elective 2 2 2 3
11 COM422 - History of Advertising Elective 2 0 2 3
12 COM426 - Health Communication Elective 2 0 2 3
13 COM428 COM427 Elective 3 3 3 6
14 COM430 - Digital Advertising Production Elective 3 3 3 3
15 COM434 - Turkish Foreign Policy Elective 2 0 2 3

* Starting from the 3rd semester, students must choose at least one of these groups of specialization; they may also choose courses from other groups on an elective basis.

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