Course Structure Diagram with Credits

To see the course details (such as objectives, learning outcomes, content, assessment and ECTS workload), click the relevant Course Code given in the table below.

1. Year Fall Semester
Code Pre. Course Name Theory App/Lab Local Credits ECTS
ELEC 001 Elective Course I 3 0 3 7.5
ELEC 002 Elective Course II 3 0 3 7.5
GS 591 Research Design and Methods in Social Sciences 3 0 3 7.5
MCS 507 Crossroads in Communication Studies 3 0 3 7.5
Total : 30
1. Year Spring Semester
Code Pre. Course Name Theory App/Lab Local Credits ECTS
ELEC 003 Elective Course III 3 0 3 7.5
ELEC 004 Elective Course IV 3 0 3 7.5
GS 595 Seminar 0 0 0 7.5
MCS 509 Advanced Topics in Media Theory and Research* 3 0 3 7.5
Total : 30
2. Year Fall Semester
Code Pre. Course Name Theory App/Lab Local Credits ECTS
GS 599 Master Thesis 0 0 0 30
Total : 30
Elective Courses
Code Pre. Course Name Theory App/Lab Local Credits ECTS
MCS 501 Research Methods in Communication Studies 3 0 3 7.5
MCS 505 Media, Power and Politics in Turkey* 3 0 3 7.5
MCS 509 Advanced Topics in Media Theory and Research* 3 0 3 7.5
MCS 553 Media, Ideology and Representation 3 0 3 7.5
MCS 554 Space, Identiy and The Media 3 0 3 7.5
MCS 555 Gender, Media and Politics 3 0 3 7.5
MCS 556 Globalization, Communication and The New Media Order 3 0 3 7.5
MCS 558 Film and Visual Theory 3 0 3 7.5
MCS 559 Film Analysis and Criticism 3 0 3 7.5
MCS 560 Contemporary World Cinema 3 0 3 7.5
MCS 563 Semiotics, Psychoanalysis and Cinema 3 0 3 7.5
MCS 564 Discourse Analysis 3 0 3 8
MCS 565 The Political Economy of Media 3 0 3 7.5
MCS 567 Digital Media Theory and Practice 3 0 3 7.5
MCS 568 Alternative Media 3 0 3 7.5
Restricted Elective Courses
Code Pre. Course Name Theory App/Lab Local Credits ECTS
MCS 505 Media, Power and Politics in Turkey* 3 0 3 7.5
MCS 509 Advanced Topics in Media Theory and Research* 3 0 3 7.5
MCS 562 Selected Issues in IMC 3 0 3 7.5
MCS 566 IMC Principles and Practices 3 0 3 7.5
Additional Notes

In order to graduate from the master program with thesis, the students are required to take 3 compulsory courses, 4 elective courses (at least 3 of the elective courses must be with MCS code), seminar and master thesis course. 

If you need support for these courses due to your disability, please refer to Disability Support Unit. Contact; engelsiz@ieu.edu.tr

Curriculum (Before 2013)