• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
The interdisciplinary educational approach embraced by Sabanci University aims to provide an ideal breeding ground for the education of the "new" artist and designer through the Visual Arts and Visual Communications Design program.
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Overview

The Visual Arts and Visual Communications Design program at Sabanci University offers two different tracks, namely Visual Arts where the aim is the education of visual arts and Visual Communication Design where the aim is the education of interdisciplinary audio-visual communication designers.

Program objectives

The basic aim of the Visual Arts and Visual Communication Design undergraduate program is to equip the students with the basic idea and knowledge that design itself is a matter of language with roots in social and cultural field as an outcome of an interdisciplinary approach. Students are not only expected to work and produce on a practical basis but more involved in combing the practical work with the theoretical approaches with courses selected from a wide range.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    240 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Computing  
  • Independent Study 
  • Gender in the Middle East 
  • Approaches to Film Studies  
  • Analyzing Text and Context  
  • Literary Theory  
  • Literature and Psychoanalysis 
  • Web Design 
  • Independent Study
  • 3D Animation 
  • Envisioning Information  
  • Motion Graphics and Art 
  • Physical Computing 
  • Renaissance Art  
  • Visual Arts in Turkey  
  • Introduction to Multimedia  
  • Arts and Computing Selim 
  • Advanced Drawing 
  • Illustration as Communication  
  • Project and Internship
  • Design with Typography  

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    60

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

  • The copy of the exam/diploma result(s) accepted by the University. 
  • If available, the copy of High School Diploma (if in another language rather than Turkish or English, notarized translation should also be submitted)
  • Official transcript, showing all courses and grades taken in the entire high school education, signed and stamped by the high school authority. (It is required to upload official transcript in the online application form)
  • If taken before, copy of language proficiency exam score accepted by Sabancı University
  • If available, 1 academic letter of recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18000 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    14610 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14610 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

National: 87.000 TL

Living costs for Istanbul

  • 2000 - 3240 TRY/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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