General Information

Aim of the Program

Department of Media and Communication department is composed of two disciplines such as communication and media, and it is an increasingly important department when considering today's technology conditions. While the emergence of new communication technologies change the communication systems, these developments require employees with the required knowledge. Department of Media and Communication trains students to transfer qualified human resources with the researcher and innovative identity that the industry needs. Accordingly, Department of Media and Communication courses are designed to provide students with theoretical knowledge in many areas such as basic journalism, media economy, media analysis and criticism, professional English, media and public criticism, social media and Internet journalism criticism, news writing techniques in media, social responsibility and media, presentation and presentation techniques.

Career Opportunities

Students who graduate from the Department of Media and Communication have the opportunity to work in the media, especially in the communication departments of private and public institutions. Our students can also work in positions such as correspondents, editors, publications coordinators, publications directors, researchers and critics which are the main building stones of media, as well as positions such as new media specialists and communication specialists that are considered among the professions of the future. Those students who wish can continue their academic careers by fulfilling the necessary conditions if they wish.

Programmes allowing Horizontal Transfer

Department of Media and Communication accepts students with lateral transfer within quotas in accordance with "Regulations Regarding the Transition between Programs at the Higher Education Institutions and Programs under the Bachelor's Degree Program, Double Major, Minor and Inter-Institutional Transfer among the Associate / Undergraduate Programs".

Programmes allowing Vertical Transfer

All students who want to be enrolled in the Department of Media and Communication by Vertical Transfer are placed by OSYM in case they get adequate score from the Vertical Transfer Examination. Students who fulfill all the requirements are entitled four years of undergraduate education at our university. Also, the associate degree students at Istanbul Gelisim University will have the chance to be enrolled with 50 percent scholarship if they are placed in paid program after DGS.