Curriculum

Course Code Course Name Credit Theoretical Lab/Practical ECTS
CMS505 THEORIES OF COMMUNICATION 3 3 0 10
This course is designed to introduce students the individual and social functions of communication along different theoretical approaches with political, social and economic process. The course is also focused historical development of communication researches and fundamental approaches, main communication theories, linguistic and semiological approaches, political, economical and cultural approaches and reformist theories.
CMS5X1 ELECTIVE I 3 3 0
CMS5X2 ELECTIVE II 3 3 0
CMS5X3 ELECTIVE III 3 3 0
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CMS510 NEW COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES 3 3 0 10
Focusing primarily on the internet and digital cultures, this course will explore the theoretical and practical debates that have developed around the concept of ‘new media’. Topics to be studied include interactivity, social networking, media convergence, cyberculture and the emergence of ‘web 2.0’. Are these developments anticipated by pre-existing studies of communication practice, or are new theoretical models required to understand them?
CMS590 SEMINAR 0 0 0 5
Seminar presentation and group discussions on selected topics related subjects on communication and media, the course is non credit but students will be evaluated as satisfactory or unsatisfactory about the course and if a student gets unsatisfactory remark he/she must repeat the course.
CMS5X4 ELECTIVE IV 3 3 0
CMS5X5 ELECTIVE V 3 3 0
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CMS500 THESIS 0 0 0 40
Supervised independent research on a topic agreed between the student and the supervisor (a faculty member) and approved by the Administrative Committee of the Institute. It is evaluated by a jury of three faculty members.
Course Code Course Name Credit Theoretical Lab/Practical ECTS
CMS532 MEDIA HISTORY:TEXTS AND CONTEXTS 3 3 0 40
This course will examine the history of media and mass communication since the emergence of the printing press. The course will be organised as a survey of key moments in the international development of the media, but students will also examine key theoretical writings related to media history. Major topics to be addressed will include: the role played by technology in communication, the convergence between different forms of media, the connection between media and national culture, and the role of the media in the process of globalization.
CMS531 SCIENCE FICTION FILM AND LITERATURE 3 3 0 40
This course aims to teach students to develop an advanced understanding of critical perspectives in science fiction film and literature. In this context this course focuses on critical skills in thinking about the role of science fiction within contemporary societies. From this point of view, the course examines European and American science fiction literature and film traditions with a special emphasis on cyberpunk literature and films
CMS508 ORGANIZATIONAL COMMUNICATION 3 3 0 40
This course is designed to examine the internal and external communication systems of business organizations. It is also examined that the uses of communication media such as internet and intranet in organizations.
CMS513 FILM AESTHETICS 3 3 0 40
This course aims to develop the skills and knowledge necessary for analyzing film as an art and an aesthetic category. The course focuses on film theories and film criticism and gives special attention to detailed film analyses. Within this context it examines and analyzes the film styles of “auteur” filmmakers and compares their cinematographic styles with those of mainstream filmmakers.
CMS503 MESSAGE DESIGN AND MEDIA MANAGEMENT 3 3 0 40
This course aimed to analyse the forming and designing the planned message and its communication techniques and media within the framework of practices in strategic communication management. Relating to this, the case studies on how the effective media management should be are examined.
CMS507 COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS 3 3 0 40
This course aims to explain and analyze the components and functions of communication systems in different societies. Starting with the authoritarian theories, the course progresses to the social responsibility theory of communication ın order to examine how theories emerge and spread within political systems.
CMS512 MEDIA PLANNING FOR BUSINESS 3 3 0 40
MAN532 MARKETING STRATEGIES 3 3 0 40
CMS511 POPULAR CULTURE AND MEDIA 3 3 0 40
JRN242 MEDIA LAW AND ETHICS 0 0 0 40
This course is a study of media law and ethics. It consists of two parts: ethics and law, media law specifically. It is designed to give an overview of the general concepts, problems, and specific cases in the fields media law and media ethics. Within this perspective the course starts with the philosophical investigations in ethics to establish a foundational ground for further discussions in media ethics and advanced analysis of media laws in major countries. Topics which directly affect people working in the field of media will be studied in greater detail. The scope of this course includes not only controversial issues such as news manipulations, truth, invasion of privacy, product placement, stereotypes, taste and taboos, analysis of news reporting on current events, media polling, defamation, copyright, as well as basic knowledge of law necessary for understanding media laws in certain countries affecting media institutions.
JRN450 JOURNALISM CASE STUDIES 0 0 0 40
MAN513 ORGANIZATION AND MANAGEMENT 3 3 0 40
ELL505 STYLISTICS 3 3 0 40
ELL501 LITERATURE AND LANGUAGE 3 3 0 40
ELL502 LITERARY AND CULTURAL STUDIES 3 3 0 40
MAN509 STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT 3 3 0 40
APR311 PRINCIPLES OF ADVERTISING 0 0 0 40
APR321 PRINCIPLES OF PUBLIC RELATIONS 0 0 0 40
BUSN566 ORGANIZATION BEHAVIOUR 3 3 0 40
MAN512 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT 3 3 0 40
GRD507 COMPUTERS IN DESIGN 3 3 0 40
This course focuses on each student's personal design vision. Students explore the specific skills necessary to design posters, catalogues as a unique means of communication. The aim of this course is that introducing students and providing comprehensive knowledge with practices to Graphic Design and digital media applications. Working from concept to finished artwork, students develop to transfer the creative thinking to applications and digital Graphic Design tools, methods and strategies for producing effective graphic design solutions. This course aims to analyze and implement the basics of 2 dimensional and 3 dimensional modeling and design in graphic design by using Adobe Programs.
ARCH536 TYPOMORPHOLOGICAL ANALYSIS IN URBAN STUDIES 3 3 0 40
RTV461 HISTORY OF CINEMA 0 0 0 40
This course is designed to equip students with a foundational knowledge of film and animation history which they will be able to develop either through further academic study or though their own initiative. The course provides an overview of the history of cinema, focusing on major cultural and creative traditions that have influenced the global development of the medium from the late nineteenth century to the present. Topics will include Soviet cinema in the 1920s, Italian Neorealism in the 1940s, the French New Wave in the 1950s and 1960s, and the emergence of digital technologies in the present era.
ELT509 DISCOURSE ANALYSIS 3 3 0 40
MAN535 CONSUMER BEHAVIOR 3 3 0 40
GRD509 RESEARCH METHODS 3 3 0 40
FEAS270 RESEARCH METHODS FOR SOCIAL SCIENCES 0 0 0 40