Visual Communication Design

Visual Communication Design

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Visual Communication Design

About the Department

Visual communication design which comprises of many fields, like photography, video production, advertising design, game design, page design emerged with the rise of the needs of the last two centuries. Because of this characteristics, visual communication has its own unique place in the faculties of communication. Visual communication design exceeds the limitations of graphic design and embraces a wide range of areas related to mainly communication such as TV and film production, video and image processing, 2D and 3D animation, photography, package design, and corporate identity design. Visual communication design education, in short, is for the students who like transferring knowledge, ideas and dreams using photographic images, videos and films, and who want to discover creative potential in visual elements, and new things deeply affecting them.

 

Educational Opportunities

The Course utilizes an interdisciplinary approach using art and technology, supported by other scientific disciplines which allow department students to have real work experience during their education.  Besides theoretical courses where recent aesthetic tendencies and the theoretical basis of communication are taught, in an interactive atmosphere, the department also has intensive practical courses in which students discover their creative potentials and deepen them with the lecturers’ specialized knowledge. Practical fields include video production, multi media design, 2D and 3D graphic animation, editing and the teaser’s graphic, web design, 3D modelling and package design, and visual communication studio works. The courses are taken in English in an international atmosphere with experienced lecturers.

 

Career Areas 

Students have opportunity to develop their technical skills and work experience in the national media organisations during their education. Because of the wide scope of education at the department which covers several fields, including graphic design, computer aided design, digital video and image processing, students have opportunities to select their career fields after graduation.

Department graduates have the opportunity to have their careers in these fields:

Web Design,
Animation
Interactive Information Design
Computer Aided Graphic and Multimedia Design
Advertising and Public Relations
Video and Film Production
Special Effects Design
Post-Production
Art Director, or Creative Director in Advertising Agencies
PC Software Screen Work
Editing Suits in Local, Regional, and National TV Organisations.

 

Curriculum

Course Code Course Name Credit Theoric Lab / Tutorial
First Semester
ENG101 Reading and Writing Skills 1 3 2 2
TURK100 INTRODUCTION TO TURKISH Non-Credit 2 -
VICD101 BASIC DESIGN-I 6 4 4
VICD103 FREEHAND DRAWING-I 3 2 2
VICD111 VISUAL PERCEPTION AND DESIGN 3 3 -
VICD115 INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNICATION SCIENCE 3 3 -
ITEC110 Introduction to Computers 3 2 2
TREG100 TURKISH LANGUAGE Non-Credit 2 -
Second Semester
ENG102 Reading and Writing Skills II 3 2 2
PSYC110 Psychology 3 3 -
VICD102 BASIC DESIGN-II 6 4 4
VICD104 FREEHAND DRAWING-II 3 2 2
VICD106 HISTORY OF ART AND CULTURE 3 3 -
VICD114 DESKTOP PUBLISHING 3 2 2
Third Semester
VICD201 GRAPHIC DESIGN 3 2 2
VICD203 TYPOGRAPHY 3 2 2
VICD205 BASIC PHOTOGRAPHY 3 2 2
VICD207 HISTORY OF FILM AND ANIMATION 3 3 -
VICD209 HISTORY OF MODERN ART-I 3 3 -
VICD213 PROPAGANDA 3 3 -
Fourth Semester
VICD214 HISTORY OF MODERN ART-II 3 3 -
VICD208 WEB DESIGN 3 2 2
VICD202 MEDIA LAW AND ETHICS 3 3 -
VICD204 DIGITAL IMAGE PROCESSING 3 2 2
VICD206 ADVANCED PHOTOGRAPHY 3 2 2
HIST100 HISTORY OF CIVILIZATION Non-Credit 2 -
TARH100 MODERN TÜRKİYE TARİHİ Non-Credit 2 -
VICDXX2 FREE ELECTIVE 3 3 -
Fifth Semester
VICD305 2D ANIMATION 3 2 2
VICD301 GRAPHIC PRODUCTION TECHNIQUES 3 0 -
VICD303 DIGITAL VIDEO PROCESSING 3 2 2
VICD307 ADVERTISING DESIGN 3 2 2
VICD309 COMPUTER AIDED GRAPHIC DESIGN 3 2 2
VICD311 INTRODUCTION TO MULTIMEDIA 3 3 -
VICD200 SUMMER TRAINING-I Non-Credit 0 -
Sixth Semester
VICD314 INFORMATION COMMUNICATION AND TELECONFERENCING 3 2 2
VICD316 CORPORATE IDENTITY DESIGN 3 2 2
VICD306 3D ANIMATION 3 2 2
VICD308 PACKAGE DESIGN 3 2 2
VICD310 ADVANCED COMPUTER AIDED 3D DESIGN 3 2 2
VICD312 WORD AND IMAGE IN MOTION 3 2 2
VICDXX3 FREE ELECTIVE 3 3 -
Seventh Semester
VICD401 GRADUATION PROJECT-I 4 2 4
VICD405 CYBER CULTURE 3 3 -
VICD407 INTERACTIVE ART AND DESIGN 3 3 -
VICDXX4 FREE ELECTIVE 3 3 -
COMM457 POLITICAL ECONOMY AND MEDIA 3 3 -
VICD300 SUMMER TRAINING-II Non-Credit 0 -
VICD409 DESIGN ETHICS & LEGAL ISSUES 3 3 -
Eighth Semester
VICD402 GRADUATION PROJECT-II 4 2 4
VICD406 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY & DESIGN 3 2 2
VICD408 ESSENTIALS OF 3D MODELLING 3 2 2
VICD420 AESTHETICS 3 3 -
VICDXX5 FREE ELECTIVE 3 3 -
Elective Courses
VICD413 GAME DESIGN 3 3 -
VICD313 MOTION GRAPHICS 3 3 -
ADPR425 CREATIVITY IN ADVERTISING 3 3 -
VICD416 ADVANCED WEB DESIGN 3 3 -
ADPR422 ADVERTISING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS CAMPAIGNS 3 3 -
RDTV342 FILM ANALYSIS 3 3 -
VICD317 INTEGRATED MARKETING COMMUNICATION 3 3 3
VICD411 ADVERTISING CAMPAIGN DESIGN 3 3 -
GER101 GERMAN I 3 3 -
JOUR451 TURKISH LITERATURE 3 3 -
Years
4
Teaching Language
English
Annual Tuition Fee
6200 €
After discount
3100 €
Degree
Bachelor
Field of Study
MEDIA & COMMUNICATION

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