Communication and Media Studies

Programme Details

1. Semester
# Course Code Prerequisites Course Name Course Type Theory Practice Lab ECTS Erasmus
1 COM121 - Sociology Compulsory 3 0 0 4
2 COM133 - Political Science Compulsory 3 0 0 4
3 COM171 - Macroeconomics Compulsory 3 3 0 4
4 COM107 - Methodology I Compulsory 2 0 2 5
5 COM135 - Basic Design Compulsory 2 2 2 5
6 COM125 - History of Science and Technology Elective 2 0 0 3
7 ATA001 - Atatürk’s Principles and History of the Turkish Revolution I Compulsory 2 0 2 2
8 TUR001 - Compulsory 2 0 2 2
2. Semester
# Course Code Prerequisites Course Name Course Type Theory Practice Lab ECTS Erasmus
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 - Cultural History Compulsory 3 3 3 5
5 COM138 - History of Social Sciences Compulsory 2 2 2 5
6 COM108 - Methodology II Compulsory 2 2 2 5
7 COM134 - Introduction To Communication Jobs Compulsory 2 2 2 3
8 COM102 COM137 Basic Programming II Elective 2 0 2 3
9 COM118 - Microeconomics Elective 3 0 3 4
10 COM116 - Mythology Elective 2 0 0 3
3. Semester
# Course Code Prerequisites Course Name Course Type Theory Practice Lab ECTS Erasmus
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 Compulsory 3 3 3 5
5 JOU201 - News Gathering and Reporting Techniques Elective 3 3 3 5
6 JOU203 - Sociology of Journalism Compulsory 2 2 2 4
7 JOU203 - Sociology of Journalism Elective 2 2 2 4
8 RPP201 - Theories and Models of Public Relations Elective 3 0 0 3
9 RPP203 - Principles of Advertising Compulsory 2 0 2 3
10 RPP203 - Principles of Advertising Elective 2 0 2 3
11 RPP207 - Interpersonal Communication Compulsory 2 0 0 3
12 RPP207-G-2 - Interpersonal Communication Elective 2 0 0 3
13 CTV201 - History and Theories of Radio-Television Compulsory 2 2 2 4
14 CTV201 - History and Theories of Radio-Television Elective 2 2 2 4
15 CTV205 - Historiy of Cinema Compulsory 3 3 3 5
16 CTV205 - History of Cinema Elective 3 3 3 5
17 COM221 - Linguistics and Communication Elective 2 2 0 3
18 COM259 - Introduction to Editing Elective 2 0 3 3
19 COM249 - Elective 3 0 3 4
20 COM243 - Gender, Communication and Media Elective 2 2 2 3
21 COM255 - Alternative Media and Human-Rights Journalism Elective 3 3 3 3
22 COM257 - Camera, Lighting and Audio I Elective 3 3 3 3
23 COM219 - Elective 2 0 2 3
24 COM217 - Consumer Behaviour 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.

4. Semester
# Course Code Prerequisites Course Name Course Type Theory Practice Lab ECTS Erasmus
1 COM214 - Theories of Information Society Compulsory 2 2 2 4
2 COM212 - Communication Law and Copyright Law Compulsory 2 2 2 4
3 COM282 - Communication Researches Compulsory 2 2 2 4
4 JOU208 - Journalism and Interactive Media 3 3 3 5
5 JOU204 - 2 2 2 4
6 RPP210 - Media Relations 2 2 2 4
7 RPP204 - Planning and Management of Advertising Campaigns 3 3 3 5
8 CTV210 - Cinema and Narrative 3 3 3 5
9 CTV208 - History of Turkish Cinema 3 3 3 4
10 COM204 - Mobile Programming Elective 2 2 2 3
11 COM244 - Sociological history of cinema in Turkey Elective 2 2 0 3
12 COM208 - Press Photography Elective 2 2 2 3
13 COM248 - Elective 2 2 2 3
14 COM250 - Elective 3 3 3 3
15 COM254 - Elective 3 3 3 3
16 COM230 COM257 Camera, Lighting and Audio II Elective 3 0 3 3
17 COM232 - Marketing Public Relations Elective 2 2 2 3
18 COM284 - Current Ethical Issues in Media Elective 2 0 2 3
5. Semester
# Course Code Prerequisites Course Name Course Type Theory Practice Lab ECTS Erasmus
1 COM303 COM209 Interactive Media Design I Compulsory 2 2 2 4
2 COM309 - Research Methods in Social Sciences Compulsory 2 2 2 5
3 COM353 - History of Art Compulsory 2 0 2 4
4 JOU371 COM209 Desktop Publishing Compulsory 3 3 3 4
5 JOU301 - History of the Press Compulsory 2 2 2 4
6 JOU301 - History of the Press Elective 2 2 2 4
7 JOU305 - Media Economics Compulsory 3 3 3 4
8 JOU305 - Media Economics Elective 3 3 3 4
9 RPP305 - Media Planning and Execution Compulsory 2 2 2 4
10 RPP305 - Media Planning and Execution Elective 2 2 2 4
11 RPP309 - Process of Persuasion Compulsory 2 2 2 4
12 RPP309 - Process of Persuasion Elective 2 2 2 4
13 RPP351 - Analysis of Public Relations Campaigns Compulsory 2 2 2 4
14 RPP351 - Analysis of Public Relations Campaigns Elective 2 2 2 4
15 CTV331 - Auteur Cinema in Turkey Compulsory 3 0 3 6
16 CTV331 - Auteur Cinema in Turkey Elective 3 0 3 6
17 CTV335 - Visual Culture Compulsory 2 0 2 6
18 CTV335 - Visual Culture Elective 2 0 2 6
19 COM307 - International Relations Elective 2 0 2 3
20 COM345 - Screenwriting Elective 2 2 2 3
21 COM355 - Areas of Expertise in Journalism Elective 3 0 3 3
22 COM359 - World Cinemas Elective 3 0 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.

6. Semester
# Course Code Prerequisites Course Name Course Type Theory Practice Lab ECTS Erasmus
1 COM336 - Application of Statistics for the Social Sciences Compulsory 2 0 0 3
2 COM306 COM209 Interactive Media Design II Compulsory 2 2 2 4
3 COM308 - International Communication Compulsory 2 0 0 3
4 COM312 - History of Turkısh Politics Compulsory 2 0 0 3
5 JOU372 - Periodical Design 3 3 3 5
6 JOU308 - Data journalism 3 3 3 4
7 RPP314-G-2 - Principles of Marketing 2 0 0 3
8 RPP304-G-2 - Crisis and Risk Communication Management 2 0 0 3
9 RPP312 - Corporate Communication 2 2 2 3
10 RPP362-G-2 - Analysis of Advertising Campaign 2 0 0 3
11 CTV314 - Film Theory and Criticism 2 0 2 6
12 CTV316 - Popular Culture, Media and Literature 2 0 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 COM304 - Elective 2 0 0 3
17 COM340 COM250 Broadcast Journalism Elective 3 3 3 3
18 COM342 COM345 Elective 2 2 2 3
19 COM344 - Television Journalism and Practices Elective 3 3 3 3
20 COM346 - Elective 3 3 3 3
7. Semester
# Course Code Prerequisites Course Name Course Type Theory Practice Lab ECTS Erasmus
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 COM405 - Final Project I Compulsory 2 0 0 4
5 JOU481 - Periodical Publication I Compulsory 3 3 3 6
6 JOU481 - Periodical Publication I Elective 3 3 3 6
7 JOU407 - Digital Media and Society Compulsory 2 0 2 5
8 JOU407 - Digital Media and Society Elective 2 2 2 5
9 RPP401 - Public Relations Campaign Design Compulsory 3 3 3 6
10 RPP401 - Public Relations Campaign Design Elective 3 3 3 6
11 RPP417 - Marketing Communications Compulsory 2 2 2 4
12 RPP417 - Marketing Communications Elective 2 2 2 4
13 RPP415 - Public Relations and Interactive Media Compulsory 2 2 2 4
14 RPP415 - Public Relations and Interactive Media Elective 2 2 2 4
15 CTV417 - TV Series Industry in Turkey Compulsory 2 2 2 5
16 CTV417 - TV Series Industry in Turkey Elective 2 2 2 5
17 CTV403 - Film Analysis Compulsory 3 3 3 6
18 CTV403 - Film Analysis Elective 3 3 3 6
19 COM409 - Lobbying Elective 2 0 0 3
20 COM437 - Work Ethics Elective 2 0 2 3
21 COM411 - Video Etnography Elective 3 3 3 6
22 COM407 - Intercultural Communication Elective 2 0 0 3
23 COM427 COM230 Film Production I Elective 3 3 3 6
24 COM433 - Film Project Development Workshop Elective 2 2 2 3
25 COM439 - Film Adaptations 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.

8. Semester
# Course Code Prerequisites Course Name Course Type Theory Practice Lab ECTS Erasmus
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 3 3 3 6
5 jou404 - Content and Resource Management in 2 2 2 5
6 RPP482 - Advertising Campaign Design 3 3 3 6
7 RPP414 - Brand Management 2 2 2 5
8 CTV408 - Film, Culture, Identity 3 3 3 5
9 CTV404 - Film Industries 3 3 3 6
10 COM422 - History of Advertising Elective 2 0 2 3
11 COM426 - Health Communication Elective 2 0 2 3
12 COM428 COM427 3 3 3 6
13 COM430 - Digital Advertising Production Elective 3 3 3 3
14 COM434 - Turkish Foreign Policy Elective 2 0 2 3
15 COM436 - Civil Society and Media Elective 2 0 2 3
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