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Department of Cinema and Television

Department of Radio-Tv and Film Studies - Journalism


About Department

The Department of CATV offers a creative and critical educational environment that meets the needs and expectations of future media professionals both in terms of their technical skills and in terms of their global knowledge and sense of social responsibility. The CATV curriculum at EMU engages these dynamic developments with the goal of graduating students who have the media skills and the knowledge necessary to participate creatively and critically as media professionals or to continue to the graduate level. 

Departmental Facilities

The CATV Department offers students a wide range of production opportunities through the University’s radio and TV studios. Both EMU Radio and TV offer hands-on production experience in preparation for future careers in the media professions. Students can also gain experience through the University Media Center producing a variety of contemporary genres and styles including drama, documentary and news production, among many others. CATV also offers a unique opportunity to participate in the University’s Underwater Photography and Video Research Center.

Educational Objectives

Eastern Mediterranean University’s Cinema and Television students develop an appreciation for the world through their critical and creative engagement with the media arts. This wide view, combined with the expansion of their social and cultural horizons lends toward the creation of projects and programs that can compete successfully on the world stage. Cinema and Television student projects compete for international recognition and professional/scholarly awards at the international level in photography, video and audio competitions and international media arts festivals. Moreover, those students who take a scholarly track may take the opportunity to prepare research papers and multi-media performances for presentation at international communication and media studies conferences

Achievements and Activities of the Department

Some of our notable awards include Aydın Doğan Young Communicators’ Award, International Istanbul 1001 Documentary Film festival, Rastgele International Fishermen and Sea Documentary Festival, Altın Safran Documentary Film Festival, Kemer International Underwater Days and Ivy Film Festival.

Career Opportunities and Graduates

Graduates of the Cinema and Television program successfully compete for placements in national and private television industries, private production companies, and state broadcasting corporations. Our graduates work as correspondents, journalists, producers, on-air announcers, editors, script-writers, camerapersons, sound and light specialists, video and editing operators, DJs and art directors. Graduates also secure employment in on-line newspapers, state institutions and in the publishing, broadcasting units of the state and civil non-profit organizations.

Degree Structure

The education at the department is a combination of liberal-arts general education, courses in communication studies and media production practices. The foundation courses prepare students for creative and intellectual work at intermediate and advanced levels of media production. Year three is focused on intermediate production practices and skills that are necessary for advanced university level media production practice in combination with media studies courses that encourage ethical, intellectual, aesthetic and professional considerations. Year four provides enhanced opportunities for individual creativity from conceptualization through final editing and presentation of semester-long independent projects. 



Program NameDegreeDuration (Years)
Radio, TV and Film StudiesBachelor / B.A.4
Radio, TV and Film Studies (Turkish)Bachelor / B.A.4
Digital Media and Film (without Thesis)Master / M.A.1 - 1.5

Contact Information 


Eastern Mediterranean University
Faculty of Communication and Media Studies
Department of Radio-Tv and Film Studies
Famagusta, North Cyprus
Mersin 10 Turkey 

Tel: +90 392 630 2006
Fax: +90 392 365 0743

Academic Staff

Name SurnameDutyDepartmentOfficeTel
Prof. Dr. BAHİRE EFE ÖZAD Chair Tv and Film Studies FCMS 102 1643
Assoc. Prof. Dr. MASHOED BAILIE Faculty Member Tv and Film Studies FCMS 207 2732
Assist. Prof. Dr. BARÇIN BOĞAÇ Senior Instructor Tv and Film Studies FCMS 116 3216
Assist. Prof. Dr. PEMBE BEHÇETOĞULLARI Faculty Member Tv and Film Studies FCMS 210 2465
Assist. Prof. Dr. YETİN ARSLAN Vice Dean Tv and Film Studies FCMS 108 B 3105 - 2551
Sr. Instr. AHMET GORAN Senior Instructor Tv and Film Studies FCMS 114 2392
Sr. Instr. PEMBE TÖLÜK Senior Instructor Tv and Film Studies FCMS 117 2633

Part-time Academic Staff

Name SurnameDutyDepartmentOfficeTel
Dr. ADEOLA ABDULATEEF ELEGA Faculty Member Tv and Film Studies
Dr. TUTKU AKTER GÖKAŞAN Faculty Member Tv and Film Studies 2037
Sr. Instr. MERYEM ÖZKURT Senior Instructor Tv and Film Studies
Sr. Instr. UYGAR ERDİM Senior Instructor Tv and Film Studies
Instr. AYSU BASRİ AKTER Instructor Tv and Film Studies

Research Assistants

Name SurnameDutyDepartmentOfficeTel
ALI MERDAN DOĞAN Research Assistant Tv and Film Studies 2694
EDİZ PİRHAN Research Assistant Tv and Film Studies FCMS 119 1641
ÜMİT AKDENİZ Research Assistant Tv and Film Studies FCMS 119 3219

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