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Radio and Television

About the Department 

Department of Radio and TV aim to educate individuals, who can be creative and are able to grasp and implement the radical transformations, to adapt to rapidly changing communication technologies and the world, who have an analytical and critical perspective, and who are aware of social responsibilities and ethical principles.

In addition to courses that expand theoretical knowledge, academic course program offers other courses that bring in professional information and skills in the field of radio and television. During their education, students learn how to synthesize information theories and practices and develop the skill of original analytical thinking to develop research strategies.

In addition, students are required to do 20-day internship at two different times to make a connection in the field, to reinforce practical lessons and to gain experience in professional life.

 

Educational Opportunities

Students are supported and encouraged during their education to participate in both national and international competitions as well as to attend events and work in Radio-TV studios in a variety of technical fields such as production and broadcasting. Also, media professionals attend conferences and seminars to share their experiences with our students.

Students can benefit by using the studios to work as assistants or work there as their extra-curricular studies. CIU FM – the university’s own radio station – broadcasts in the TRNC on the 107.2 MHz frequency using a fully digital, computer assisted foundation with the modern facilities of radio technology. The station produces a wide variety of programs, including education, culture, art, music and news.  Students who have indicated a desire to do radio programs may attend diction training.

  

Career Areas 

The development of radio, television, cinema, advertising, public relations, visual design and social media institutions and organizations allied to the increase and needs of local areas of journalism, advertising, and communication agencies show that our Department will serve to an important requirement and function. We will make significant contributions to the future of our country. Those of our students fulfilling course and training requirements successfully can enter careers working for radio-television institutions, organizations and media companies as producers, directors, scriptwriters, cameramen, fiction operator, picture selectors, management, and so on. In addition, our graduates can complete their postgraduate studies as a start to an academic career.

 

Contact

Faculty of Communication

Çevik Uraz Center, A124

99258 Nicosia/North Cyprus

Mersin 10, Turkey

Tel: +90 392 671 1111 (ext 2301)

Fax: +90 392 671 1134

Faculty E-mail: secretary-foc@ciu.edu.tr

Head of the Department E-mail:  hsecim@ciu.edu.tr