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Communication and Information Sciences (Dual Degree)

Bilkent University

36 months
Duration
14472 USD/year
4166 USD/year
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About

The Communication and Information Sciences (Dual Degree) programme from Bilkent University allows a student to complete coursework and research while affiliated with both Bilkent COMD and Tilburg University in the Netherlands. 

Overview

The Communication and Information Sciences (Dual Degree) programme from Bilkent University gives students the opportunity to further expand their horizons to an international scale, connecting expertise in the field of communication studies with real experience abroad. 

Graduates of the program receive an M.A. degree from Bilkent plus an M.A. degree from Tilburg in one of six areas of specialization: Human Aspects of Information Technology, Business Communication and Digital Media Intercultural Communication, Communication Design, Data Journalism, Management of Cultural Diversity.

The Communication and Information Sciences (Dual Degree) programme

Students enrolled in the dual M.A. spend two semesters at Bilkent (60 ECTS) before traveling to Tilburg to complete one year of further coursework (60 ECTS) that also includes a master's thesis. While the program is designed to be completed in two years - four semesters plus a summer in Tilburg - extensions are allowable as long as the entire dual degree program is completed within three years.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Aspects of Information Technology
  • Business Communication and Digital Media Intercultural Communication
  • Communication Design
  • Data Journalism
  • Management of Cultural Diversity

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
87

Credits

180 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.5
GRE admission requirements GRE®
3.5 (analytical)

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
87

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submission of ALES (Akademik Personel ve Lisansustu Egitimi Giris Sinavi/Academic Personnel and Postgraduate Education Entrance Exam) or GRE scores.
  • Fluency in written and oral English. Please see the websites of each graduate school for the list of accepted tests.
  • Official transcripts.
  • To continue with the Tilburg-based portion of the program requires a minimum CGPA of 3.0 out of 4.0 at the end of the second semester of study at Bilkent.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14472 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14472 USD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    4166 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4166 USD per year during 36 months.
  • 62,100 TL for national students 

Living costs for Ankara

1600 - 2350 TRY /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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