Second Cycle Programmes    (Master's Degree)
Master (with thesis) - Institute of Fine Arts - Graphics
General Description  |  Key Learning Outcomes  |  Course Structure Diagram with Credits
General Description ^
History
Post-graduate education commenced in 1982, in affiliation to Social Sciences Institute. Education and research activities continue in the Fine Arts Institute, which was established in the year 1992.
Qualification Awarded
Master Degree in Graphic Design
Specific Admission Requirements
The conditions for application and entrance are defined by related directive articles of Marmara University. Quotas per department, areas of application acceptance and other required documents are declared in exam periods. ALES examination is not required in appliations for Fine Arts Institute. GPA, the effect of written evaluation exam grade and interview/file evaluation grade on success grade is declared in the examination period. Certificates required of foreign students are declared in examination period with senate resolution.
Specific Arrangements For Recognition Of Prior Learning (Formal, Non-Formal and Informal)
Students that have completed a graduate programme before leaving, before attempting to continue with MA in Graphic Design have their compatibilities and exemptions assessed according to relevant council verdicts.
Qualification Requirements and Regulations
Successful completion of applied and theoretical subjects in the curriculum and successful thesis defense
Profile of The Programme
Students make technical experiments in order to gain high level of information and qualification. They write articles to form theoric and academic knowledge. On the other hand students study book design, conceptual illustration, experimental print making, advanced typography, advertising and publishing graphics, new media and letter design. Students also work on cultural studies, history of graphic design, social graphic design and ethics.
Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
Graduates of the programme can work in advertising agencies, design studios, publishing and interactive media institutions. They may also work as an academic, artist, illustrator and designer.
Access to Further Studies
The graduates, having completed their post-graduate education successfully, may apply to Art Qualification program. Quotas and areas of application are declared in the examination period. There is a requirement of foreign language in art qualification program. Foreign studenrts, apart from their native languages, must have scored 60 or a higher grade in English, German Language or French in UDS (Intercollegiate Language Exam) or any examination accepted by the Intercollegiate Board. The success grade in student acceptance is defined by the post-graduate GPA, interview/aptitude test/portfolio examination and written knowledge evaluation examinations. Other required papers and their effects on success grade are declared in the examination period. ALES is not required.
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
Minimum one midterm examination and one endterm examination is made for every subject, based on semester order. Minimum valid score in endterm examination is 65 over 100. Examination grades in applied subjects are defined over evaluation of homework assignment, research and similar studies, based on the quality of application. The success grade for one subject is calculated over evaluation of midterm examinations' GPA and endterm examinations' GPA together. The effect of endterm examinations on success grade is 60%. The CGPA should be minimum 2.50 for passing any subject.
Graduation Requirements
Students, who have successfully completed elective and obligatory subjects together with credits and seminar subject projected in the curriculum program, and have scored a minimum of 2.50 CGPA, and have succeeded in thesis defense, are qualified for program graduation
Mode of Study (Full-Time, Part-Time, E-Learning )
Full-Time
Address, Programme Director or Equivalent
Prof. Sema Ilgaz Temel, Head of Department. Tel: +90 216 326 26 67 / 1718, E-Mail: ilgaztemel@gmail.com. Res. Assist. Ardan Ergüven, ECTS Coordinator. Tel: +90 216 326 26 67 / 1715, E-Mail: ardanerguven@gmail.com
Facilities
There are one printmaking atelier where you can make etching, relief printing and lithography, one silk screen atelier, one computer studio where you can use mac and pc and one photography. Also you have other modern studios and rich library at the department.
Key Learning Outcomes ^
1 In addition to the functional objectives of the design indicates the courage to try new and different one.
2 Develops consciousness of professional responsibility in making designs which contain the human and cultural characteristics of the target audience.
3 Gains competence to conduct research for the area, to make suggestions, and new theoretical knowledge.
4 Gains the ability of producing text suitable for academic format.
5 Gains competence at the level of expertise in suitable the education of art and design.
6 In a critical approach develops the project reinforces the notion of gained knowledge and skills in design area.
7 Uses the technical equipment required for the area an advanced level and makes experiments by using new techniques.
8 Has information about the management of design culture, develops and applies new strategies.
9 Gains the ability to make interdisciplinary projects in the selected area of expertise.
10 Makes advanced level readings in the design-related areas.
Course Structure Diagram with Credits ^
T : Theoretical P: Practice
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 GRF-S1,2-YL Elective - 1-2 Elective 4 0 10
2 GRF-Z1,2-YL Core 1-2 Elective 8 0 20
Total 12 0 30
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 GRF700 Seminar Compulsory 0 2 4
2 GRF-S3,4-YL Elective - 3-4 Elective 4 0 10
3 GRF-Z3,4-YL Core 3-4 Elective 8 0 16
Total 12 2 30
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 Thesis Compulsory 60
Elective
1 . Semester > GRF-S1,2-YL Elective - 1-2
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 GRF751 Packaging Graphics I Compulsory 2 0 5
2 GRF753 Illustration I Compulsory 2 0 5
3 GRF755 Printmaking I Compulsory 2 0 5
4 GRF757 History of the Contemporary Graphic Art I Compulsory 2 0 5
5 GRF759 Cultural Signs I Compulsory 2 0 5
6 GRF761 Ethics and Social Responsibility of Artists I Compulsory 2 0 5
7 GSE750 Research Methods Compulsory 2 0 5
8 GSE751 Contemporary Art Practice I Compulsory 2 0 5
9 GSE755 Contemporary Turkish Art I Compulsory 2 0 5
10 RES751 Mimesis from Antique Greece to Today I Compulsory 2 0 5
11 RES761 Image History From China To Byzantine, Cemsheed to Hoursheed and Today I Compulsory 2 0 5
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 GRF711 Typography I Compulsory 4 0 10
2 GRF713 Desktop Publication Design I Compulsory 4 0 10
3 GRF715 Advertisement Graphic I Compulsory 4 0 10
2 . Semester > GRF-S3,4-YL Elective - 3-4
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 GRF752 Packaging Graphics II Compulsory 2 0 5
2 GRF754 Illustration II Compulsory 2 0 5
3 GRF756 Printmaking II Compulsory 2 0 5
4 GRF758 History of the Contemporary Graphic Art II Compulsory 2 0 5
5 GRF760 Cultural Signs II Compulsory 2 0 5
6 GRF762 Ethics and Social Responsibility of Artists II Compulsory 2 0 5
7 GSE752 Contemporary Art Practice II Compulsory 2 0 5
8 GSE754 Management of Production Organisation Compulsory 2 0 5
9 GSE756 Contemporary Turkish Art II Compulsory 2 0 5
10 GSE758 Mythology Compulsory 2 0 5
11 RES752 Mimesis from Antique Greece to Today II Compulsory 2 0 5
12 RES762 Image History From China To Byzantine, Cemsheed to Hoursheed and Today II Compulsory 2 0 5
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 GRF712 Typography II Compulsory 4 0 8
2 GRF714 Desktop Publication Design II Compulsory 4 0 8
3 GRF716 Advertisement Graphic II Compulsory 4 0 8

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