Second Cycle Programmes    (Master's Degree)
Master (with thesis) - Institute of Fine Arts - Cinema TV
General Description  |  Key Learning Outcomes  |  Course Structure Diagram with Credits
General Description ^
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 of Art
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 wishing to pursue a post graduate program in the department of film and television program after studying for a different postgraduate program for a period will be evaluated related to the program or course equivalencies and will be exempted from the lessons with the relevant decisions of the board.
Qualification Requirements and Regulations
Successful completion of applied and theoretical subjects in the curriculum and successful thesis defense
Profile of The Programme
Program presents an opportunity for the students to have a training both in a theoretical way with courses like film theories, film criticism, etc. and also to improve their skills in practice with the courses on cinematography, directing and editing.
Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
Graduate students have the opportunity to work in different stages of production in cinema and media industry like director assistant, cinematographer, art director, producer and director.
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 )
Address, Programme Director or Equivalent
Head of Department: Ass. Prof. Nigar Çapan Kavruk Address: Marmara University Faculty of Fine Arts Cinema – Television Department Haydarpaşa Campus Tıbbiye Cad. Kadıköy/İstanbul Telephone: (216) 336 84 24
Studios of the department will be in service as well as the technical equipment like camera, sound and lighting devices. Beside the full time instructors part time instructors specified in different related fields of cinema provide training different cources as well.
Key Learning Outcomes ^
1 Gaining skills on practicing cinema knowledge in a creative manner
2 Improves creativity in the fields of arts, and obtains practice on identifying potential problems and proposing solutions in terms of application.
3 Generates a goal for a work of art and gains skills in analysing and designing this work.
4 Improves an understanding about cinema's effect on community life both in a global and social frame.
5 Improves application skills on using technical device and software for cinema and television practice.
6 Can manage a film crew both in preproduction, production and postproduction process.
7 Can write a scenario as well as controlling the processes of writing a text.
8 Acquire team-work ability.
9 Gains skills on taking initiative, acting independently and creativity.
10 Gains in life-long learning behavior.
11 Acquire oral and written communication skills.
12 Improves the understanding of ethical and professional responsibility.
Course Structure Diagram with Credits ^
T : Theoretical P: Practice
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 STV711 Visual Editing I Compulsory 4 0 9
2 STV721 Film Dramaturgy I Compulsory 4 0 9
3 STV-S1,2,3-YL Elective - 1-2-3- Elective 6 0 12
Total 14 0 30
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 STV700 Seminar Compulsory 0 2 4
2 STV712 Visual Editing II Compulsory 4 0 7
3 STV722 Film Dramaturgy II Compulsory 4 0 7
4 STV-S4,5,6-YL Elective - 4-5-6 Elective 6 0 12
Total 14 2 30
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 Thesis Compulsory 60