Curriculum

Course Code Course Name Credit Theoretical Lab/Practical ECTS
COMM505 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.
COMM5X1 ELECTIVE I 3 3 0
COMM5X2 ELECTIVE II 3 3 0
COMM5X3 ELECTIVE III 3 3 0
COMM6X1 ELECTIVE 3 3 0
COMM6X2 ELECTIVE 3 3 0
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COMM510 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?
COMM5X4 ELECTIVE IV 3 3 0
COMM5X5 ELECTIVE V 3 3 0
COMM6X3 ELECTIVE 3 3 0
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COMM580 TERM PROJECT 0 0 0 15
Supervised independent study research on a topic related to communication and media conducted by a student. It is expected to be original contribution to the field of communication and media studies.
Course Code Course Name Credit Theoretical Lab/Practical ECTS
COMM503 MESSAGE DESIGN AND MEDIA MANAGEMENT 3 3 0 15
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.
COMM508 ORGANIZATIONAL COMMUNICATION 3 3 0 15
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.
COMM532 MEDIA HISTORY:TEXTS AND CONTEXTS 3 3 0 15
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.
COMM507 COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS 3 3 0 15
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.
COMM512 MEDIA PLANNING FOR BUSINESS 3 3 0 15
COMM531 SCIENCE FICTION FILM AND LITERATURE 3 3 0 15
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
COMM504 USES OF MEDIA IN POLITICAL COMMUNICATION 3 3 0 15
This course is designed to study, the political communication, the political parties as an institutional brand and institutional communication management, the political candidate as an individual brand, political campaign planning, media planning in political campaign, news media and public relations.
MAN512 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT 3 3 0 15
BUSN532 MARKETING STRATEGIES 3 3 0 15
COMM511 POPULAR CULTURE AND MEDIA 3 3 0 15
COMM513 FILM AESTHETICS 3 3 0 15
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.
JRN242 MEDIA LAW AND ETHICS 0 0 0 15
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.
ARCH541 SPACE, PLACE AND PLACE - MAKING 3 3 0 15
BUSN566 ORGANIZATION BEHAVIOUR 3 3 0 15
COMM501 RESEARCH METHODS IN COMMUNICATION 3 3 0 15
Kitle İletişiminde Araştırma Teknikleri dersi, genel olarak sosyal bilimlerde, özel olarak kitle iletişiminde kullanılan araştırma tekniklerine odaklanmaktadır. Bu çerçevede, araştırma süreci, hipotez aşaması ve geliştirimi, araştırmanın planı, örneklem grubu, ölçme ve değerlendirme, güvenilirlik ve geçerlilik, açıklayıcı ve doğrulayıcı faktörler gibi araştırma teknikleri incelenmektedir. Ders araştırma kavramlarının ve yöntemlerinin yanı sıra, iletişim alanında yapılan bilimsel bir çalışmaya giden yollar ve aşamaları tartışmakta, öğrencilerin bu aşamaları kendi araştırma projelerinde uygulamaları sağlanmaktadır.
ELLE505 STYLISTICS 3 3 0 15
TRHM502 TQM IN TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY INDUSTRIES 3 3 0 15
This course is designed to enable students to understand the principles, concepts, processes and procedures related to Total Quality Management (TQM). Quality will present the various TQM frameworks and quality improvement tools needed to apply the culture. The main aim is to reduce waste, increase quality, ensure total customer satisfaction and ultimately strengthen competitive advantage. In addition this course aims to achieve the acknowledgement of the concepts of Total Quality Management and Quality Management Systems, introduction to Total Quality Management Techniques and Statistical Process Management tools. The following topics will be discussed in the course; Competition and quality concepts, Total Quality Management principles and practices, Total Quality Management tools and techniques, Statistics, Probability, Control charts, reliability are among the topics of this course.
MISY524 INFORMATION SYSTEMS DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT 3 3 0 15
JOUR450 JOURNALISM CASE STUDIES 0 0 0 15