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  • Tuition Fee:
  • Local: $ 10.5k / Year
  • Foreign: $ 10.5k / Year
  • Languages of instruction:
  • English

    Description

    Visual Communication Design Department aims to bring up graduates who can combine theoretical knowledge and practical skills with the ability of visual expression and communication, who possess intellectual knowledge and are able to design creative, distinctive and aesthetic messages.

    Today, the ever increasing importance paid on promotion and corporate communications by public and private institutions raises the need for visual communication designers. Therefore, the job opportunities of visual communication designers are gradually expanding. By specializing in visual communication design, the graduates of the department will have the possibility to work as creative designers in media, communications and advertising industries, in which art and design are inextricably intertwined, including various fields like desktop publishing, corporate identity design, infographics, web design, video and film production, animation, 3D modeling and multimedia applications.

    The courses of the department which accepted its first students in the academic year 2007-2008 take place in classrooms equipped with advanced audio-visual equipment and IT infrastructure. The Multimedia Laboratory and Graphics Workshop are used for the applied courses in addition to the photography, radio and television studios of the Media Center.

    The curriculum of Visual Communication Design Department includes applied courses that help students develop their creativity and require collective work such as illustration, typography, photography, computer graphics, video production, package design, web design and animation as well as theoretical courses that will contribute to students intellectual growth. Throughout their four years of education Visual Communication Design students undertake comprehensive and integrated communication projects by utilizing web, 3D, flash techniques and so on besides the new media projects. Visual Communication Design Department accepts students with TS-1 (Turkish, Social Science-1) results in the central Undergraduate Placement Examination (LYS).

    Detailed Course Facts

    Application deadline As early as possible Tuition fee
    • USD 10500 Year (National)
    • USD 10500 Year (International)
    Start date September 2015 Credits (ECTS) 240 ECTS
    Duration full-time 48 months Languages Take an IELTS test
    • English
    Delivery mode On Campus Educational variant Full-time Intensity Flexible More information Go To The Course Website

    Course Content

    FIRST YEAR

    I. Semester

    • Basic Design Studio I
    • Introduction to Visual Communication
    • History of Civilization
    • English for Academic Purposes I
    • Turkish I
    • Visual Design Programs I
    • Foundation Course
    • Introduction to Communication
    • Drawing Techniques I

    II. Semester

    • Basic Design Studio II
    • History of Visual Communication
    • History of Art
    • English for Academic Purposes II
    • Turkish II
    • Visual Design Programs II
    • Foundation Course
    • Social Responsibilities Project
    • Drawing Techniques II
    • Introduction to Typography in Visual Comm

    SECOND YEAR

    III. Semester

    • Visual Communication Design I
    • Photography
    • Introduction to Multimedia
    • Typography in Visual Comm. I
    • Principles of Atatürk and History of
    • Revolution I
    • Faculty Elective Course
    • Foundation Course
    • Foundation Course

    IV. Semester

    • Visual Communication Design II
    • Digital Photography
    • Advanced Multimedia Techniques
    • Typography in Visual Comm. II
    • Principles of Atatürk and History of Revolution
    • II
    • Faculty Elective Course
    • Foundation Course
    • Foundation Course

    THIRD YEAR

    V. Semester

    • Visual Communication Design III
    • Media and Society
    • Faculty Elective Course
    • University Elective Course

    VI. Semester

    • Visual Communication Design IV
    • Media Analysis
    • Faculty Elective Course
    • University Elective Course

    FOURTH YEAR

    VII. Semester

    • Visual Comm. Project I
    • Faculty Elective Course
    • University Elective Course

    VIII. Semester

    • Visual Comm. Project II
    • Faculty Elective Course
    • University Elective Course

    program_requirements

    English Language Requirements

    TOEFL paper-based test score : 550 TOEFL iBT® test : 79

    To study at this university, you have to speak English. We advice you to

    take an IELTS test.

    Requirements

    For National Students

    • High School Diploma
    • Placement through a centralized national university placement examination (ÖSYS). Student Selection and Placement Center (ÖSYM) is responsible to place students according to their ÖSYS scores.
    • Certificate of Yasar University Foreign Language Achievement Test (FLAT) or Paper Based TOEFL (PBT) score of 550, or Computer Based TOEFL (CBT) score of 213 or Internet Based TOEFL (IBT) score of 79, or equivalent. (Applicants, who have not achieved the minimum required score from a recognized English Proficiency Examination, must enroll for a one-year intensive English Language Preparatory Programme at Yasar University English Preparatory School.)

    For International Students

    • High School Diploma
    • Certificate of Yasar University Foreign Language Achievement Test (FLAT) or Paper Based TOEFL (PBT) score of 550, or Computer Based TOEFL (CBT) score of 213 or Internet Based TOEFL (IBT) score of 79, or equivalent. (Applicants, who have not achieved the minimum required score from a recognized English Proficiency Examination, must enroll for a one-year intensive English Language Preparatory Programme at Yasar University English Preparatory School.) (Not required for native speakers).
    • Letter of Recommendation
    • Photocopy of Passport

    Work Experience

    No work experience is required.

    Related Scholarships*

    • Academic Excellence Scholarship

      "The Academic Excellence Scholarship can provide up to a 50 % reduction in tuition per semester. These scholarships will be renewed if the student maintains superior academic performance during each semester of their 3-year Bachelor programme. The scholarship will be directly applied to the student’s tuition fees."

    • Alumni Study Travel Fund

      Scholarships for students who are already attending the University of Reading.

    • Amsterdam Merit Scholarships

      The University of Amsterdam aims to attract the world’s brightest students to its international classrooms. Outstanding students from outside the European Economic Area can apply for an Amsterdam Merit Scholarship.

    * The scholarships shown on this page are suggestions first and foremost. They could be offered by other organisations than Yasar University.

    Funding

    Academic Achievement Scholarship:

    Undergraduate students enrolled at Yasar University are eligible for scholarships based on their academic performance. Any student, who has completed the first academic year and achieved a grade point average of above 2.30 out of 4.00, will be eligible to apply for an academic scholarship. Within the quota determined, scholarships for the following academic year, will be awarded on a 100%, 50% and 25% basis. The scholarship will continue as long as the student’s grades are maintained.

    Sports Scholarship:

    Yasar University offers Sports Scholarships to successful athletes playing in National teams. This year, scholarships of 100%, 50% and 25% will be offered to athletes in below fields: Tennis, Table Tennis, Archery, Athletics, Chess, Fencing, Gymnastics, Swimming and Triathlon Applications for Sports Scholarship are taken during May.

    Turkish Government Scholarships:

    Some international students may also be eligible for scholarships sponsored by the Turkish government.

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