Visual Arts and Visual Communication Design (without Thesis)

Eastern Mediterranean University

M.A. On Campus
12 months
3444 USD/year
1260 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Visual Arts and Visual Communication Design (without Thesis): The domain of Visual Communication at Eastern Mediterranean University encompasses graphic design, typography, advertising, packaging, illustration and design for analogue and digital media (Web Design, Motion Graphics etc.). 


Contemporary dialogues between traditional print-based practices and the new digital screen-based media, introduced in lectures and discussed in seminars, will allow the possibilities for visual communication to become more socially interactive and conceptually challenging. You will be encouraged to develop your potential based on your specific aims and interests. You will also have the opportunity to engage with the contemporary issues of visual semiotics. 

The Visual Arts and Visual Communication Design (without Thesis) program at Eastern Mediterranean University offers a rigorous study within a wide spectrum comprising visual arts, visual communication design, plastic arts, mass communication and related disciplines.

Research Interests

Graphic Design, Web Design, 2D and 3D Computer Animation, Character Design, Visual Effects, Broadcast Graphics, Book Illustration, Corporate Identity, Package Design, Stage Design, Game Design, Fine Arts, Art History, Philosophy of Art and Design, Phenomenology of Body, Media effects, Entertainment Theory, New media, Interactive media, Uses and effects of Internet technologies, Uses and effects of mobile technologies, Marketing and advertising Design, News effects and social issues.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Graphic Design
  • Web Design
  • 2D and 3D Computer Animation
  • Character Design
  • Visual Effects
  • Broadcast Graphics
  • Book Illustration
  • Corporate Identity
  • Package Design

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applications to the graduate programs at EMU can be made throughout the year, until one month prior to the beginning of each semester. 
  • Applicants are advised to make their applications by the end of December or August for Spring and Fall semesters respectively. 
  • Application deadlines are announced on the web site of the Institute and that of the Registrar's Office. 
  • Prospective applicants are required to apply online.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3444 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1722 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1260 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 630 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • Tuition for Turkish Students : 4.063,94 TRL


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Visual Arts and Visual Communication Design (without Thesis)
Eastern Mediterranean University


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