About Program

Girne American University Radio, Television and Cinema Department is a four year academic program, providing education, research and practice opportunities in the field of communications. Goal of the Radio, Television and Cinema department is to produce liberal and creative thinking young communicators who are responsive to social problems and who can express their thoughts and act in line with the principles of professional ethics and social responsibility.

 

As an interdisciplinary program, Radio, Television and Cinema department aims to equip students with a strong foundation in sociology, history, philosophy, politics and arts. Consequently, the program curriculum aims at harvesting both theoretical knowledge and practical skills, establishing the right balance between theory and practice. In this context the program includes practical courses in addition to theoretical courses. In accordance with ‘learning by producing’ principle, students attending the practical courses will be equipped with technical know-how and have the opportunity to both practice with and produce radio and television programs, short films and documentaries on GAU Radio and GAU TV which operate as part of the GAU university. Our graduates are well equipped to work in radio and television production and broadcasting fields and also in the field of cinema.

 

Upon completion of their four year undergraduate studies, our students are able to actively find jobs in addition to opportunities for post graduate studies.

Career Opportunities

In accordance with ‘learning by producing’ principle,  students attending the practical courses will be equipped with technical know-how and have the opportunity to both practice with and produce radio and television programs, short films and documentaries  on  GAU Radio and GAU TV which operate as part of the GAU university.

 

Our graduates are well equipped to work in radio and television production and broadcasting fields and also in the field of cinema.Upon completion of their four year undergraduate studies, our students are able to actively find jobs in addition to opportunities for post graduate studies.

 

The field of communications is vast and so involves contact with a myriad of different aspects of society, such as advertising, broadcasting, journalism, public relations and social media: Media designers, film and photojournalism, magazine and publication editors, investor specialists, copy writers, media planners, media buyers, creative directors, radio TV broadcasting managers, news writers, news managers, reporters, editors, newscasters, script writers, news researchers, technical writers, employee communication specialists, publicity managers,  advertising managers, fundraisers, public opinion researchers, media analysts, program coordinators, public relations managers, legislative assistants, communication academicians  and many others.

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Departmental Courses

Year 1
Fall
RTC101 Introduction to Communications CR:(3,0)3 ECTS:8
COMP103 Introduction to Computer & Information Systems I CR:(3,0)3 ECTS:4
PSYC100 Introduction to Behavioural Science I: Psychology CR:(3,0)3 ECTS:4
RTC103 Basic Concept of Rd-Tv CR:(3,0)3 ECTS:8
EGL101 Development of Reading Skills CR:(3,0)3 ECTS:4
NH001 National History CR:(0,0)0 ECTS:2
Spring
RTC102 History of Communications CR:(3,0)3 ECTS:8
COMP104 Information Systems and Computers II CR:(3,0)3 ECTS:4
SOCY100 Introduction to Behavioural Science II CR:(3,0)3 ECTS:4
RTC112 News Report Writing CR:(3,0)3 ECTS:8
EGL102 Development of Writing Skills CR:(3,0)3 ECTS:4
NH002 National History 2 CR:(0,0)0 ECTS:2
Year 2
Fall
RTC201 Radio and Tv Programming I CR:(3,0)3 ECTS:6
RTC214 History of World Cinema CR:(3,0)3 ECTS:6
PRE201 Introduction to Political Science CR:(3,0)3 ECTS:4
PRE203 Communication Sociology CR:(3,0)3 ECTS:6
RTC211 Introduction to Economics CR:(3,0)3 ECTS:6
TURK001 Turkish 1 CR:(0,0)0 ECTS:2
Spring
RTC235 Diction and Debate CR:(3,0)3 ECTS:5
RTC202 Radio & Tv Programming II CR:(3,0)3 ECTS:6
PRE210 Advertising Design CR:(3,0)3 ECTS:4
RTC203 Camera Application CR:(3,0)3 ECTS:5
PRE206 Media Law CR:(3,0)3 ECTS:6
TURK002 Turkish 2 CR:(0,0)0 ECTS:2
STJ001 Internship 1 CR:(0,0)0 ECTS:2
Year 3
Fall
RTC304 Techniques of Tv Production I CR:(3,0)3 ECTS:6
RTC307 Radio & Tv Newswriting CR:(3,0)3 ECTS:6
RTC338 Visual Advertising Techniques CR:(3,0)3 ECTS:6
RTC339 Research of Mass Media CR:(3,0)3 ECTS:6
RTC306 Conversation & Techniques of Interview CR:(3,0)3 ECTS:6
Spring
RTC305 Techniques of Tv Production II CR:(3,0)3 ECTS:6
RTC308 Applications of Assembling CR:(3,0)3 ECTS:5
RTC312 Radio & Tv Announcing CR:(3,0)3 ECTS:5
RTC332 Theories of Mass Media CR:(3,0)3 ECTS:6
RTC321 Scenario CR:(3,0)3 ECTS:6
STJ002 Internship CR:(0,0)0 ECTS:2
Year 4
Fall
RTC407 Music Programs of Radio & Tv CR:(3,0)3 ECTS:6
RTC410 History of Turkish Cinema CR:(3,0)3 ECTS:6
FREEELE Elective CR:(3,0)3 ECTS:6
FREEELE Elective CR:(3,0)3 ECTS:6
FREEELE Elective CR:(3,0)3 ECTS:6
Spring
RTC408 Media Ethics CR:(3,0)3 ECTS:5
RTC425 Film, Criticism, Analysis CR:(3,0)3 ECTS:6
RTC427 Tv Studio Management CR:(3,0)3 ECTS:7
RTC428 Documentary Film CR:(3,0)3 ECTS:6

 

FREEELE Elective CR:(3,0)3 ECTS:6

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Information
Faculty
Faculty of Communication
Program
Radio, TV and Cinema (BSc)
Degree
Undergraduate Degree
Duration
4
Fees
5500 €
Scholarship
Yes
Accreditation
YÖK - YÖDAK
Taught Language
Turkish or English