The Department of Radio-Television and Cinema, as a sub-brunch of Communication Sciences, tries to draw the sociological map of mass media. The department, as an interdisciplinary field of study, tries to follow historical traces of radio, television and cinema as a communication device. It establishes relations and relationships with other sciences of media including new communication technologies. The Department of Radio-Television and Cinema is an actual field of study which uses theoretical and practical information together through a critical perspective.
Language of the Program: Turkish
About the Department:
Television, cinema, and radio keep up the feature of being mass media been affecting the people and communities. Furthermore, digital platforms, thematic channels and opportunities of internet have raised the employment opportunities in the sector. Our department, considering these facts, has designed the courses as theoretical and practical. The aim of the department is to serve interdisciplinary education by means of the courses oriented to enhance the intellectual capacities of the students so that they can create original works and offer the students a good basis in their fields by means of practical courses.
The students in our department have the opportunity to follow Double Major Undergraduate Program under favor of agreements made with other faculties. Students can study in abroad with Erasmus Exchange Program or in another institution in Turkey with Farabi Exchange Program.
Registration and Admission Requirements
Our department accepts students in accordance with the central exam administered by the national Student Selection and Placement Center (ÖSYM). There are no prerequisites for the student admission. A student studying in an equal program at home or abroad may apply for a transfer if the quota for the program is announced by the university. Student admission is conducted after the academic standings of the students are evaluated. Please, see Undergraduate Education-Training and Examination Regulations of Kastamonu University for comprehensive information.
All students must complete minimum 240 ECTS and earn at least a 2, 00 CGPA out of 4, 00 to graduate
Assessment and Evaluation:
The success of students in courses is determined by evaluating in-term grades together with final grades. In-term grades may include the mid-term marks and marks from course based practices such as homework, presentation, projects, etc. In accordance with the grading system, 40% of the mid-term mark and 60% of the final mark are added up and passing grade is determined.
The students graduated from the Department of Radio, Television and Cinema may work as a photojournalist, commentary, film editor, copywriter, scriptwriter, producer, director or technical staff (cameraman, sound operator, etc.) in many media institutions and companies like production companies, advertising agencies, internet publishing companies, particularly in radio and television institutions and organizations.
Also, the graduates who demand to maintain an academic career can attend to the master programs.
There is no current master program in our department. Master courses have started from the academic session 2018-2019 in the Department of Journalism and Department of Public Relations and Advertising within the Faculty.