ECTS - Public Relations and Advertising Master Programme (Non-Thesis)

Compulsory Departmental Courses

HIR598 - Term Project (0 + 0) 40

Research on project issues, qualitative and quantitative research techniques, writing first drafts, completion of project and presentation.

ISL555 - Research Methods (3 + 0) 5

Research designs, probability theories, hypothesis tests, reliability and validity of measurement, model construction, multiple regression, multivariate variance analyses, correlation, exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis and econometric models.

Elective Courses

HIR501 - Discussions on Theory (3 + 0) 5

A keen understanding and appreciation of communication theories.

HIR502 - Ethics in Public Relations and Advertising (3 + 0) 5

Sansürden özdenetime kadar gelen iletişimin kontrolü, kamu ve özel teşebbüs medya sisteminde yasal düzenlemelerin karakteri; temel iletişim hak ve özgürlüklerinin yasal biçimlendirmeler ve Türk hukukundaki iletişimle ilgili yasal biçimlendirmeleri ve uygulamalar.

HIR503 - Current Debates in Public Relations (3 + 0) 5

The prevailing debates on, especially social implications of public relations and advertising.

HIR504 - Social Responsibility Campaigns (3 + 0) 5

Social responsibility, public interest, truth and objectivity.

HIR505 - PR, Advertising and New Media (3 + 0) 5

Debates/discussions about the Internet as a commercial business and the nature of its impact on society and culture.

HIR506 - Resarch Application (3 + 0) 5

Preparing a research design, collecting data, data coding, data entry and analysis by using SPSS, and writing findings and conclusions.

HIR507 - Crisis Communication (3 + 0) 5

The basics of identifying, preventing, and controlling crisis situations.

HIR508 - Public Relations and Advertising in Turkey (3 + 0) 5

How media relations are created, sustained and managed in Turkey.

HIR509 - Advertisement Criticism (3 + 0) 5

Reading, critically examining and discussing some of the most recent pieces of advertisements.

HIR510 - Advertisement and Consumption Culture (3 + 0) 5

The nature of consumption; popular consumption and consumer culture in terms of consuming society.

HIR511 - Environment and Organizational Communication (3 + 0) 5

The terms and types of an organization.

HIR512 - Communication Strategies in Organizations (3 + 0) 5

The nature of communication in and between organizations; the problems between public and organization and their possible solutions; considering organization as a communication system; theories of organization.

ICM502 - Design and Communication (3 + 0) 5

Communication and theories used in design, theories and methods in order to understand the formation of the language of design; interdisciplinary semantic studies and emerging trends in contemporary designs in order to understand and interpret the formation of the communicative criteria in design; design language created by cultural codes, design a

ISL501 - Contemporary Management (3 + 0) 5

Business start-up strategies, process of business foundation from both the practical and theoretical aspects of contemporary management theory.

ISL502 - Marketing Management (3 + 0) 5

Strategic planning and marketing process, marketing strategy; defining targeting audience and target growth in marketing mix, macro and micro environments of marketing, market segmentation, consumer and industrial markets and different aspects of those markets, consumer behavior, product, price, promotion and distribution.

ISL508 - Psychology and Business Ethics (3 + 0) 5

Business ethics, alternative theoretical approaches, ethical dilemmas, attitudes and behaviors, psychology.

ISL511 - Human Resources Management (3 + 0) 5

Strategic human resource management, certain ethical, legal and social considerations, staffing, human resource development, compensation and benefits, safety and health, employee and labor relations.

KAM502 - The Social Structure of Turkey (3 + 0) 5

The Ottoman modernization; The Ottoman Empire`s heritage to the Republic; Turkey`s modernization; secularism in Turkey; ethnic problems; democracy.

KAM534 - Strategic Management and Visioning (3 + 0) 5

The means and mechanisms of ensuring more effecitve administrative organizations.

SBE-PR-T-AE1FA1 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

SBE-PR-T-AE1FA2 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

SBE-PR-T-AE1FA3 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

SBE-PR-T-AE1FA4 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

SBE-PR-T-AE1FA5 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

SBE-PR-T-AE1FA6 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

SBE-PR-T-AE1FA7 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

SBE-PR-T-GE1FA8 - Non-Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

SBE-PR-T-GE1FA9 - Non-Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5