Duration: 4 years
The Department of New Media and Communication aims to train future media professionals with an interdisciplinary approach for today's media environment.
In this department, students will take courses such as media, journalism and broadcasting traditionally taught in communication faculties, as well as visual design courses taught in art department and courses such as coding, game design and human-computer interaction taught in computer science department in a single academic discipline. The curriculum also includes courses in media regulation and politics, social psychology, cultural industries, sociology, political science, history, philosophy, computer science, and management.
The Department of New Media and Communication offers journalism, communication management, interactive media design and communication studies with a focus on new media.
The interdisciplinary approach of the department offers students the opportunity to learn by doing, as it will enable them to take part in national and international competitions, exhibitions, projects and interact with industry practitioners.
The Department of New Media and Communication aims to graduate students who know the characteristics of new media well, have embraced the importance of creative and critical thinking, and have achieved the dynamics of the industry by becoming competent in the use of new communication technologies.
Students who successfully complete the courses offered in the department will be entitled to the title of "New Media and Communication Undergraduate Diploma" and "Communication Specialist".
Students who graduate from this department will be entitled as communicators who are aware of social and technological changes and can analyze and research the developing dynamics of the digital world by having both the theoretical background of the media and communication field and new technologies. Students graduating from this department can work as multimedia and visual journalist, social media specialist, social media analyst, social media strategist, digital strategist, digital content developer, digital content. Also they will be able to work as a designer, digital storyteller and virtual event manager.
Students in the department; they will take both journalism, broadcasting and public relations courses traditionally taught in communication departments, visual design courses taught in art departments, and software and application development philosophy, game design and human-computer interaction, network structure courses taught in computer sciences in a single academic discipline.
The curriculum also includes courses in new media regulations and policies, social psychology, cultural industries, sociology, political science, history, philosophy, computer science, and management. In addition, the interdisciplinary approach of the department offers students the opportunity to interact with industry practitioners and to participate in national and international competitions, exhibitions and projects. It accepts students with the verbal score type.