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Department of Radio Television and Cinema

Faculty of Communication

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Teaching period: 4 years

Aims and Objectives
Radio, cinema and especially television are mass communication devices that are most effective on world societies. The number of people working in these sectors is increasing gradually. In this respect, the sole aim of our department is giving a comprehensive training to those who prefer to study in this department and equip them with all sort of theoretical knowledge and skills and abilities expected from a well-qualified media staff. We also attempt to raise awareness and sense of responsibility of our students on communal issues and ethical values.

Employment Opportunities
Graduates of this department, having already gained skills and abilities as well as theoretical background on the field, can easily find recruitment opportunities in the various departments of media sector. Students graduating from this department have opportunity to be employed as directors, cameraman, programmers, scenarists, scriptwriters, anchor persons, newspersons and so on. Our graduates can also be recruited in all areas of media sector, web-based journalism, and film production companies.

Departmental Facilities
As is the case for other departments of the faculty, students of this department are offered extensive experience opportunities to develop their theoretical background and skills and abilities. Students are provided with opportunities to practice in various broadcasting institutions, newspaper agencies and newspaper companies both in TRNC and in Turkey, and what is more, students always have the opportunity to take part in Near East Newspaper, Near East News Agency, and Near East FM to gain experience and put their theoretical knowledge into practice effectively. There are several lecture halls and studios equipped with the latest devices that are used in this sector, computer labs, graphic animation and Photoshop labs, news agency where 20 persons can perform, a photography lab, a television studio that is direcly linked to director’s central office and can accommodate up to 200 audience, a broadcasting studio decorated with professional lighting system and central news agency where students can benefit and experience all the circumstances of radio television and cinema facilities. During terms 6 and 7, students are engaged in a compulsory internship through which they make progress on all stages of radio and TV broadcasting.

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