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Journalism, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #1001 (WUR) Istanbul, Turkey
Yeditepe University, Journalism Department follows the contemporaneous innovations and technological developments so as to renovate itself both in theory and practice.
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Overview

From this perspective, the Department of Journalism at Yeditepe University aims to educate and train future journalists, who are determined to be ethical in the profession, equipped with civic responsibility, defending the importance and necessity of freedom of press, and bilingual the least, in the national/international media avenue.

The department has a four years program. Students take courses designed on bases of theory and practice. Courses are from a variety of related fields such as, Political Communication, Sociology of News, Cultural Studies, Communication Ethics and Law in order to have critical thinking of the future. Students also find the opportunity to improve their skills in newsgathering and writing, newspaper publishing techniques and graphic design. Moreover, after the second year, students are able to specialise in their preferred interests through a variety of elective courses, such as Radio-TV Journalism or Online Publishing. When the students reach their final semester, journalism students prepare a 'graduation project', which enable them to actually publish their own newspaper, before they are to begin to work in the industry.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Introduction to Communication
  • Presentation Skills with New Technologies
  • Introduction to Law
  • English for Communication
  • Journalism Workshop 1 - Understanding Journalism
  • Media Work in Newsroom
  • Journalism and History of Society
  • Introduction to Mass Communication
  • Turkish Administration
  • Research Methodologies and Data Analysis
  • Humanities
  • Journalism Workshop 2 News Gathering and Working Skills for Journalism
  • Visual Literacy
  • Sociology
  • Basic Photography

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • Passport or Official ID Card (required)
  • High-school Diploma (required)
  • Full High-school Transcript (required)
  • Photo (required)
  • University Entrance Exam Scores
  • Personal and/or Academic Reference Letter 
  • Language Proficiency Test Results 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10500 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    7831 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7831 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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45.000 TL National

Living costs for Istanbul

  • 2000 - 3240 TRY/month
    Living Costs

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