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Communication and Design, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #551 (QS) Ankara, Turkey
The Department of Communication and Design at Bilkent University aims to educate media professionals, with a special emphasis on visual communication and visual technologies, specifically in the fields of filmmaking, video and TV production, journalism, visual design, interactive media, and advertising.
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Overview

Students in the Communication and Design program at Bilkent University are provided with a wide range of courses in media studies, theories and practice, like interpersonal communication and individual presentation, forms and techniques of public and mass communication, visual design and visual studies, basic computer and Internet knowledge, advertising, marketing and public relations. 

The visual design and communication courses in practical fields such as photography, television, computer, and video are conducted in computer labs with the most developed visual design programs, photography studios, and a very well equipped digital video production studio. Since the department’s philosophy is to educate both creative and responsible media professionals, it also includes several must and elective courses on the ethical, legal and social problems related to mass communication.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Visual Communication Design
  • Introduction to Art and Culture 
  • Introduction to Computer Graphics
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • English and Composition
  • Turkish

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    87

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • A minimum diploma score of 28 out of 45. Mimimum one HL subject related to the applied program.
  • Gold, Silver or Bronze Medal holders in International Science Olympiads recognized by TÜBİTAK (The Scientific and  Technical Research Council of Turkey)
  • SAT Reasoning Test: A minimum score of 900 out of 1600 in “Math” and “Critical Reading” sections.
  • SAT Subject Test: A minimum score of 500 out of 800 from mimimum two sections related to the applied program.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14500 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    7685 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7685 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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  • 45.000 TL for Turkish students

Living costs for Ankara

  • 1600 - 2350 TRY/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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