Today’s media companies are seeking communication and media professionals who can not only perform the duties of a journalist, public relations or advertising practitioner, but who are also comfortable with visual design and content production for digital media – e.g., online publications, blogs, podcasts, virtual communities, interactive advertising.
New Media & Communications at ARUCAD is uniquely positioned to prepare students for today’s media environment, where communication professionals are expected to have a broad range of technical knowledge and creative skills, from critical thinking to the ability to create interactive media, digital arts, and strategic communication campaigns.
Students who opt for the New Media & Communications Department at ARUCAD will benefit from a contemporary understanding of emerging trends in the evolving communication industry.
Our graduates will be able to work in a variety of traditional and non-traditional fields located in a wide spectrum of private corporations, public agencies, non-profit organisations and various media-related industries.
Graduates may pursue careers in:
Research and information management positions
Social media management
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- Medium of Instructions Turkish
- Programme Duration 4 YEARS
- English Preparatory School YES
|Scholarships||2021-2022 Academic Year|
|Annual Tuition Fee||Annual Registration Fee||Total Annual Fee|
|100%||–||€ 1,000||€ 1,000|
|90%||€ 650||€ 1,000||€ 1,650|
|75%||€ 1,625||€ 1,000||€ 2,625|
|50%||€ 3,250||€ 1,000||€ 4,250|
|25%||€ 4,875||€ 1,000||€ 5,875|
5% VAT will be added to total amount due. All payments are made on semester basis (Fall / Spring semester).
Prof. Dr. Asım VehbiDean of Faculty of Design email@example.com
Carrying the mission of attaining the better, aiming for the better and taking the institution and the society in which it is located continuously forward, Prof. Dr. Asım Vehbi was appointed Vice President of the Board of Directors of the Girne American University (GAU) in 2004, received the title of CEO at the same institution in 2012, and was appointed to the assistant professor position of the Faculty of Business and Economics as a part-time lecturer in 2013.
With the belief that the goal it wants to reach can be reached, Prof. Dr. Asım Vehbi has been the most influential figure in recent years, contributing to the country’s economy and more efficient use of natural resources through the projects that he developed as Minister of Environment and Natural Resources in TRNC between 2006-2008.
Prof. Dr. Asım Vehbi has taken important steps in national and international contacts in terms of management and coordination in the internal and external relations of the institutions he represents.
Prof. Dr. Asım Vehbi’s current duties:
– Rector of Arkin University of Creative Arts and Design (ARUCAD)
– President of the Cyprus University Association
Asst. Prof. Dr. Cagdas OgucHead of Department firstname.lastname@example.org
Cagdas Oguc was born in 1989 in Kyrenia. He completed his primary education at Nicosia Şehit Ertuğrul Primary School and secondary education at Lefkosa Turk Maarif College. He graduated from the Department of Graphic Communication, University of Nicosia in the southern part of Cyprus. In 2014, he graduated from Near East University in Radio Television Cinema Master Program with the thesis of “Protest Music as a Tool of Communication: Blues Music Example”
Oguc has completed his PhD thesis on “The Social Legitimacy of Surveillance: A research focused on Cyprus” in the Near East University Media and Communication Studies PhD program in August 2018.
In 2009, he started to work as an editor at Kibris Postası Internet Newspaper and as the Digital Publishing Editor during 2012-14. Between the years 2014-2019 he worked in Kıbrıs Newspaper as Head of Digital Publishing.
Cagdas Oguc was granted an award in the New Media category at the Kutlu Adalı Press Awards in 2013, which is traditionally given each year by the Press Workers Union (Basın – Sen).
Prof. Dr. Mehmet Korkmaz Alemdarkorkmaz.email@example.com
After graduating from Ankara Gazi High School in 1965, Prof. Dr. Alemdar received his undergraduate diploma at Ankara University Faculty of Political Sciences School of Press and Broadcasting in 1969. He reveiced a scholoarship from the Republic of Turkey Ministry of Education and went to France where he completed his postgraduate degree in European Studies of the University of Strasbourg (1972) and completed his doctorate degree in the communication sciences program (1975). At the same faculty, he became Associate Professor in the year 1980 and received the title of Professor in the year 1990.
In 1976, he became a research assistant at Gazi University Faculty of Communication, previously known as Ankara Economic and Commercial Sciences Academy School of Journalism and Public Relations. He joined the Ankara University Faculty of Communication in 1992 and served as the dean of Gazi University Communication Faculty between 2004-2009.
He was elected as a member of the Radio and Television Supreme Council by the Turkish Grand National Assembly in October, 2010 and carried out this duty until July, 2011. He also served at the UNESCO Turkey National Commission as Vice-President between the years 2004 and 2010 and as president at the UNESCO National Commission of Turkey Specialized Committee on Communication between the years 2004 and 2010.
Prof. Dr. Alemdar later continued to give undergraduate and postgraduate lectures in the TRNC and became faculty member of few universities.
While Prof. Dr. Alemdar’s research interests include theories and history of communications sociology theories and also popular culture, media history, journalism and journalists in Turkey, he has also written books and articles on topics such as the functioning of ethics and media industry.
Asst. Prof. Dr. Hasan Erçakıcahasan.firstname.lastname@example.org
He was born in 1956 in Larnaca, Cyprus. After completing his primary and secondary education in Cyprus, he started to study mechanical engineering at Middle East Technical University in 1974. He started journalism after leaving school for political reasons. He then studied economics (2000) at Anadolu University and completed her master’s degree in journalism at Near East University (2004). He completed his doctorate at Girne American University with his thesis on “Public Space, Public Opinion and Public Opinion in Turkish Cypriots” (2020).
He worked as a journalist and publisher in his own company for a while. His articles are still published on Vekıbris and Medya Günlüğü websites; he makes political commentary programs on youtube and television channels.
He was Undersecretary of the TRNC Deputy Prime Ministry in 1994-1996 and he served as the Spokesman of the Presidency of the TRNC between 2006 and 2010.