|Study location||Turkey, Izmir|
|Nominal duration||2 years (120 ECTS)|
|Tuition fee||$9,000 per programme|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
Undergraduate degree in a field related to design, such as Graphic Design or Industrial Design
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.
You must take verified copies of the entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.
TÖMER Grade C1
At least 1 reference(s) must be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
A relevant portfolio is required.
Portfolio of previous design works
At least 1 reference(s) must be provided. A relevant portfolio is required.
The MA programme in Graphic Design is designed for those students who have a background in Graphic Design, Industrial Design, or Visual Communication Design. Lectures are grouped as being elective or compulsory, depending on the student’s prior undergraduate education. With both conceptual and practical courses, students are guided towards specialisation in a range of areas. The programme incorporates in-depth research and its applications, as well the solving of modern and creative/experimental design problems. The interdisciplinary approach between graphic design and communication, includes theoretical and applied studies. Fields of specialisation include graphic arts, illustration, typography, corporate identity and branding, package design, interactive design, as well as history of design and critique writing. Programmes of contemporary Graphic Design have an important responsibility in this rapidly advancng sector, to equip students with the skills for a professional life, as well as for those who wish to pursue a university career.
Second cycle, Masters Degree (MA) in Graphic Design is awarded to students who have scored a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of not less than 2.70/4.00 and have completed all the courses (80 ECTS) with a letter grade of S and also the thesis (40 ACTS) accepted by the jury with the letter grade S.
In today’s world surrounded by intensive communication, the companies have to establish strong visual messages in order to reach the potential costumers. Therefore the need for creative and talented graphic designers is high. The graduates entitled as Graphic Designer can find jobs in advertising companies and in the media sector as designer, illustrator, web designer, responsible for multi-media, as well as designer, implementer and art director in animation field.