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Department of Radio-Tv and Film Studies

Department of Radio-Tv and Film Studies - Journalism



About Department

The Department of RTVF 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 RTVF 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 RTVF 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. RTVF also offers a unique opportunity to participate in the University’s Underwater Photography and Video Research Center.

Educational Objectives

Eastern Mediterranean University’s Radio-TV and Film Studies 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. Radio-TV and Film Studies 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 Radio-TV and Film Studies program successfully compete for placements in national and private radio and 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. 



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

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

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