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Graduate School of Social Sciences - Radio Television and Cinema - Master's Degree

General Description
Radio Television Cinema Master’s Program which works as a part of Ege University, Institute of Social Sciences, Department of Radio Television Cinema, started receiving students in 1983. With this program it is aimed to train communication specialists who have full knowledge of the concepts and theories on the field of radio, television, cinema, and who are able to do scientific studies by evaluating the academic literature. Radio Television Cinema Master’s program can be completed with one year of course training followed by the jury’s approval of the thesis prepared by the student on a related field. In the context of the program, it is ensured that the students equipped with knowledge to reach to the academic sources, to do scientific studies on the field of Radio Television Cinema by taking the advantage of the literature.
Qualification Awarded
The Master’s Degree in Radio Television Cinema is awarded to the graduates who have successfully fulfilled all programme requirements.
Level of Qualification
Second Cycle
Specific Admission Requirements
The applicants who hold a Bachelor's Degree and willing to enroll in the Master's programme may apply to the Directorate of the Graduate School with the documents: 1-Sufficient score (at least 55 out of 100) from the Academic Staff and Graduate Study Education Exam (ALES) conducted by Student Selection and Placement Center (OSYM) or GRE Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score or Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) score equivalent to ALES score of 55. 2-English proficiency (at least 70 out of 100 from the Profiency Exam conducted by Ege University Foreign Language Department, or at least 50 out of 100 from YDS (Foreign Language Examination conducted by OSYM) or TOEFL or IELTS score equivalent to YDS score of 50. The candidates fulfilling the criteria outlined above are invited to interwiev. The assessment for admission to masters programs is based on : 50% of ALES, 25% of academic success in the undergraduate programme (cumulative grade point average (CGPA) ) and 25% of interview grade. The required minimum interview grade is 50 out of 100. The candidates having an assessed score of 60 at least are accepted into the Master's programme. The results of the evaluation are announced by the Directorate of Graduate School.
Specific Arrangements For Recognition Of Prior Learning (Formal, Non-Formal and Informal)
The rules for recognition of formal prior learning are well defined. A student who is currently enrolled in a Master's Degree programme in the same discipline at another institution and has successfully completed at least one semester, upon submitting all required documents before the deadline, may transfer to the Master's Programme at EGE University upon the recommendation of the department administration and with the approval of the Administrative Committee of the Graduate School. The decision taken will also include eligibility for exemption from some course requirements of the graduate program. Students who transfer from another university must be successful in the EGE University English Proficiency Exam or in an equivalent English examination. Recognition of prior non-formal and in-formal learning is at the beginning stage in Turkish Higher Education Institutions. Ege University is not an exception to this.
Qualification Requirements and Regulations
The programme consists of a minimum of seven courses delivered within the graduate programme of the department and in related fields, one seminar course, and thesis, with a minimum of 24 local credits. The seminar course and thesis are non-credit and graded on a pass/fail basis. The duration of the programme is four semesters. The maximum period to complete course work in a masters program with thesis is 4 semesters. However, with the approval of their advisors, students can in subsequent semesters take additional departmental courses with or without credits. The total ECTS credits of the programme is 120 ECTS. A student may take undergraduate courses on the condition that the courses have not been taken during the undergraduate program. However, at most two of these courses may be counted to the Master's course load and credits. Students must register for thesis work and the Specialization Field course offered by his supervisor every semester following the semester, in which the supervisor is appointed. A student who has completed work on the thesis within the time period, must write a thesis, using the data collected, according to the specifications of the Graduate School Thesis Writing Guide. The thesis must be defended in front of a jury. The Master's thesis jury is appointed on the recommendations of the relevant Department Chairperson and with the approval of the Administrative Committee of the Graduate School. The jury is composed of the thesis supervisor and 3 to 5 faculty members. Of the appointed jury members, up to one may be selected from another Department or another University. In case the jury consists of 3 members, the co-supervisor cannot be the jury member. A majority vote by the jury members determines the outcome of the thesis or examination. The vote can be for "acceptance", "rejection" or "correction". The Department Chairperson will inform the Director of the Graduate School, in writing, of the jury's decision within 3 days. To correct or change a thesis found incomplete and/or inadequate by the jury, the jury must specify in its report that such corrections are necessary. A student may be given, by a decision of the Administrative Committee of the Graduate School, up to three months to complete the corrections. The student must then retake the thesis examination.
Profile of The Programme
Radio Television Cinema master’s program trains communication specialists, who have a full knowledge of the academic literature, and the concepts and theories about the field of Radio Television Cinema; produce scientific studies that can shed light on the fields about communication and especially to the subjects about Radio Television Cinema; who can design and interpret scientific researches and seize the importance of lifelong learning and ethical values at the same time.
Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
Students who complete this program are able to continue to the academic careers of doctoral programs. If they are successful in the examinations they can work as a lecturer at universities. Also they can work the private and public sector organizations in senior positions.
Access to Further Studies
Graduates who successfully completed the Master's Degree may apply to doctorate (third cycle) programmes in the same or in related disciplines.
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
Students are required to take a mid-term examination and/or complete other assigned projects/homework during the semester and, additionally, are required to take a final examination and/or complete a final project for course evaluation. The final grade is based on the mid-term examination grade, the final examination grade and/or evaluation of final project, with the contributions of 40% and 60%, respectively. To pass any course, a Master's student must receive at least 70 out of 100. Students must repeat courses they have failed or may substitute courses the Department accepts as equivalent. The assessment for each course is described in detail in “Individual Course Description”.
Graduation Requirements
Graduation requirements are explained in the section “Qualification Requirements and Regulations”
Mode of Study (Full-Time, Part-Time, E-Learning )
Address, Programme Director or Equivalent
Programme Director: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Zuhal ÖZEL SAĞLAMTİMUR Phone: (+90-232) 311 3722 Fax : (+90-232) 311 8826, Assistant Programme Director: Assist.Prof.Dr.Aslı FAVARO, Phone: (+90-232) 311 2223 Fax : (+90-232) 311 8826, Assistant Programme Director: 0.232. 311 37 21, Ege Üniversitesi İletişim Fakültesi Radio Television Cinema Bölümü 35040 Kampüs/Bornova/İZMİR/TURKEY
Within the Department of Radio Television Cinema there are 8 professors, 4 associate professors, 9 assistant professors, 17 research assistants and 1 specialist are working in the academic staff. Also there are 1 digital editing unit, 1 photo lab and studio shooting within the Department.

Key Learning Outcomes
1To acquire knowledge and skills about radio and television administration.
2To build up a general knowledge for professionals, working in the radio, television and cinema sectors.
3To educate qualified employee for production and administration in the field of cinema and television.
4To develop skills to do research and apply different areas of social sciences to professsional practices.
5To be able to acquire the skills to think theoretically and to evaluate in the field of cinema, television and radio.
6To acquire creativeness, to use initiatives and to be able to act independently
7To follow the national and international contemporary issues and to acquire the skills to evaluate.
8To provide knowledge about art movements and history of art.
9To provide knowledge about art and aesthetics.
10To acquire skills to solve problems with a scientific approach in the areas of radio, television and cinema.
11To have a sense of professional and ethical responsibilty
12To acquire skills to produce films and to make programs for radio, television and cinema
13To acquire skills to work in coordination with and within a team in the process of production for radio, television and cinema
14To be able to use communication technologies to follow changes and to improve oneself in this respect.
15To acquire skills to express ideas and feelings by realizing written, oral and visual texts
16To acquire skills to communicate and to express ideas clearly and precisely in written and oral texts.

Key Programme Learning Outcomes - NQF for HE in Turkey
TYYÇKey Learning Outcomes
COMPETENCES (Competence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility)1
COMPETENCES (Learning Competence)1
COMPETENCES (Communication and Social Competence)1
COMPETENCES (Field Specific Competence)1

Course Structure Diagram with Credits
T : Theoretical P: Practice L : Laboratory
1. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
2 9203035212015 Mass Communication Theories Compulsory 3 0 0 12
Total 3 0 0 30
2. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9203035662017 Critical Approaches to Media Compulsory 3 0 0 3
3 9203035882016 Research Methods (E) Compulsory 3 0 0 3
4 9203035001982 Seminar Compulsory 0 0 0 6
Total 6 0 0 30
3. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 YLUAD591 Specialization Field Compulsory 0 0 0 4
2 YLTEZ592 Thesis Study Compulsory 0 0 0 26
Total 0 0 0 30
4. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 YLUAD591 Specialization Field Compulsory 0 0 0 4
2 YLTEZ592 Thesis Study Compulsory 0 0 0 26
Total 0 0 0 30
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9203035022015 Communication Aesthetics Elective 3 0 0 6
2 9203035072004 Communication Psychology Elective 3 0 0 6
3 9203035072015 Discourse Studies Elective 3 0 0 6
4 9203035112015 Visual Communication Elective 3 0 0 6
5 9203035162015 Cinema and Culture Elective 3 0 0 6
6 9203035652015 The Strategies of Global Communication Elective 3 0 0 6
7 9203035712015 Semiology and Practices Elective 3 0 0 6
8 9203035872016 Postmodern Approaches and Cinema Elective 3 0 0 6
9 9203035892016 Uluslararası Medya Çalışmaları Elective 3 0 0 6
10 9203035912016 İdeoloji ve Belgesel Film Elective 3 0 0 6
11 9203036012017 Media Pedagogy Elective 3 0 0 6
12 9203036032017 Gender and Body Politics Elective 3 0 0 6
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9203035102015 Media and Human Elective 3 0 0 6
2 9203035302015 Photography in Mass Communication Elective 3 0 0 6
3 9203035682015 Periods and Genres of Turkish Cinema Elective 3 0 0 6
4 9203035702015 Cultural Studies Elective 3 0 0 6
5 9203035742015 SPSS Applied Research Technigues Elective 3 0 0 6
6 9203035802015 Television Literacy Elective 3 0 0 6
7 9203035822015 Transformations in the History of Photography Elective 3 0 0 6
8 9203035842015 media and children Elective 3 0 0 6
9 9203035862015 Kitle İletişim Sistemleri Elective 3 0 0 6
10 9203035902016 Sinema ve Karşı Kültür Elective 3 0 0 6
11 9203035922016 Sinema ve Sanat Akımları Etkileşimi Elective 3 0 0 6
12 9203035942016 Medyada Magazinleşme Elective 3 0 0 6
13 9203035962016 Görsel Metin Yazarlığı Elective 3 0 0 6
14 9203035982016 Intertextuality in Visual Arts Elective 3 0 0 6
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