MA Communication

General

Program Description

The Master’s Program in Communication has been designed to take into account the communication processes needed by society, as well as by today’s leading institutions.

The program supports interdisciplinary working and offers core courses in subjects including public relations, advertising, cinema, television, visual media, and journalism. The program is flexible, in so far as it can be tailor-made from a wide range of available courses, to suit the academic or vocational needs of the student.

The degree program is shared between three departments within the Faculty of Communication. Courses are chosen in relation to the student’s dissertation subject. The program gives students the opportunity to specialize in both core communication topics and individual professional subjects.

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Program structure

The students, who scored a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) 3.00 / 4.00, and successfully complete all the courses (120 ECTS), may start writing their thesis, and the students who successfully accomplish the Master thesis defense are awarded Master of Arts Degree (MA) in Communication.

Career opportunities

The Faculty of Communication prepares its MA students for an extensive range of job opportunities.

The graduates of our program may find work opportunities ranging from various branches of the media industry to advertising, from the public relations sector to research institutes on the field. The program focuses on the theoretical and practical matters to consider the demands of the complexity of today’s communication world.

Entrance requirements

  • Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
    GRE (New): Minimum 149, or GMAT: Minimum 450
  • The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English/Turkish.
    Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
  • Language requirements: English TOEFL: 78 (or the equivalent of CAE, CPE, PTE or FCE) or Yaşar University FLAT Exam: 65
  • Other requirements:
    • At least 1 reference(s) must be provided.
    • A motivation letter must be added to your application.
Last updated Nov 2019

About the School

Yasar University, an English medium, foundation university, is located in the centre of the city of Izmir on the scenic west coast of Turkey. The university offers over 60 degree programs at undergrad ... Read More

Yasar University, an English medium, foundation university, is located in the centre of the city of Izmir on the scenic west coast of Turkey. The university offers over 60 degree programs at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Students are given every opportunity to make the most of their university years; a professional education in a supportive learning environment. Read less