Master On Campus

Media and Design

Bilkent University

24 months
14472 USD/year
4166 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Media and Design programme from Bilkent University is a joint program offered by the Department of Graphic Design and the Department of Communication and Design.


The Media and Design programme

The Media and Design programme from Bilkent University aims to prepare students primarily for careers in the media and graphic design sectors and secondarily in the academia. Integrating practical, theoretical, interdisciplinary, and comparative approaches, the program provides students with a sophisticated theoretical and practical framework to enable them to make original contributions to both Turkish and international media and design production. 

The program encourages free and creative thinking, emphasizing research, analysis, interpretation, practice and constructive criticism.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations in Visual Studies
  • Research Methods and Academic Publication Ethics  
  • Academic Practices
  • Graduate Studio 
  • Seminar in Research Topics
  • Master's Thesis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

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.
  • Recommendations from instructors or others qualified to evaluate academic ability.
  • A letter in English describing academic and professional achievements, research interests, faculty members you are interested in working with, and motivations for applying to the program (Word limit: 600 to 800 words, double-spaced).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14472 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14472 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    4166 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4166 USD per year during 24 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.


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