|Location||Turkey, Istanbul, Tuzla|
|Nominal duration||4 years (240 ECTS)|
|Study language||combined Turkish/English|
|Tuition fee||$8,800.00 per year|
High school / secondary education (or higher)
Certified copy of following examinations are accepted:YÖS: 40 or OKAN Admission Exam: 50/100 or SAT I: 1000 or GCE: A Level in 2 subjects or ACT: 21 or ABITUR: 3,5 or IB: 24 more information
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Turkish.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
The documents in languages other than English or Turkish must be translated and certified at the Turkish Consulate in the home country.
You must take the original entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.
TOEFL iBT (Test of English as a Foreign Language / Internet-based) 72
Students accepted to an academic program taught in Turkish, except for those whose native language is Turkish, have to prove their proficiency in Turkish before they can start the first year of their academic program. Students can take the TOMER test upon arrival. Students, who fail the TOMER test, can take intensive Turkish classes at TOMER or at Okan University for a year.
Test score for Turkish proficiency: TOMER A or B level
The technological revolution we are witnessing today is profoundly changing our world. Today, the challenges we face necessitates in-depth knowledge in social sciences, perfect understanding of corporate mechanisms, solid knowledge of the operations of firms functioning in the advertisement, communications and public relations sectors.
Preparing students for the workplace is the priority of our department. To give them the opportunity to take part in real life situations, we organize conferences with renowned professionals, analyze case studies collaborated with compulsory summer internships.
There is always a close interaction between faculty and students at all levels and each student is assigned a tutor responsible of his or her integration with the department. We strive to educate our students not only in core fundamentals but also in the specifics of the sector they will be working.
The environment in which communication takes place has dramatically changed in recent years, making it necessary to reconsider the ways public relations and advertisement is taught. Our department aims to develop students’ critical and analytical skills by providing them not only with a solid social sciences training but also with the necessary tools to adapt to an ever-changing environment. Preparing students for the business world being a priority of our Department, we give our students the opportunity to follow real life situations through case studies, conducting conferences with renowned professionals, and internship opportunities in communication agencies, media companies, and other private institutions.
The classes are held in Turkish but %30 of courses available in English and students are required to follow a one year English preparatory class followed by a four year undergraduate program. Students eager to learn a second foreign language may choose between Russian, Chinese, and German. Accomplished students are allowed to apply for a double major or a minor program and may also study abroad within the framework of Erasmus programs.
Public relations and Advertising education offers a wide range of career opportunities for our graduates. Possible positions may be found in:
Respective Government Departments