Bachelor TR-NQF-HE: Level 6 QF-EHEA: First Cycle EQF-LLL: Level 6

Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Code Course Name Semester Theoretical Practical Credit ECTS
NMD4912 Internship Spring 0 0 0 10
This catalog is for information purposes. Course status is determined by the relevant department at the beginning of semester.

Basic information

Language of instruction: English
Type of course: Departmental Elective
Course Level: Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery: Hybrid
Course Coordinator : Dr. Öğr. Üyesi SİNAN AŞÇI
Course Lecturer(s): Dr. Öğr. Üyesi TİRŞE ERBAYSAL FİLİBELİ
Recommended Optional Program Components: None.
Course Objectives: The aim of this course is to let students apply their theoretical knowledge in practice working in the sector and to have them gain some work experience.

Learning Outcomes

The students who have succeeded in this course;
1. get familiar with the work environment.
2. able to actively participate in team work.
3. Improve his/her oral and written communication skills.
4. learn about contemporary issues in media industry.

Course Content

The duration for the summer trainings is six weeks (30 working days). The company must operate in media industry. Students consult with their course coordinator prior to starting the training period and submit a full training report at the end of it.

Weekly Detailed Course Contents

Week Subject Related Preparation
1) Internship
2) Internship
3) Internship
4) Internship
5) Internship
6) Internship


Course Notes / Textbooks:
References: EN:

Evaluation System

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Special Course Internship (Work Placement) 30 % 50
Final 1 % 50
Total % 100
Total % 100

ECTS / Workload Table

Activities Number of Activities Duration (Hours) Workload
Special Course Internship (Work Placement) 30 8 240
Final 1 3 3
Total Workload 243

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

No Effect 1 Lowest 2 Low 3 Average 4 High 5 Highest
Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1) To be able to critically interpret and discuss the theories, the concepts, the traditions, and the developments in the history of thought which are fundamental for the field of new media, journalism and communication. 1
2) To be able to attain written, oral and visual knowledge about technical equipment and software used in the process of news and the content production in new media, and to be able to acquire effective abilities to use them on a professional level. 5
3) To be able to get information about the institutional agents and generally about the sector operating in the field of new media, journalism and communication, and to be able to critically evaluate them. 5
4) To be able to comprehend the reactions of the readers, the listeners, the audiences and the users to the changing roles of media environments, and to be able to provide and circulate an original contents for them and to predict future trends. 3
5) To be able to apprehend the basic theories, the concepts and the thoughts related to neighbouring fields of new media and journalism in a critical manner. 2
6) To be able to grasp global and technological changes in the field of communication, and the relations due to with their effects on the local agents. 2
7) To be able to develop skills on gathering necessary data by using scientific methods, analyzing and circulating them in order to produce content. 3
8) To be able to develop acquired knowledge, skills and competence upon social aims by being legally and ethically responsible for a lifetime, and to be able to use them in order to provide social benefit. 5
9) To be able to operate collaborative projects with national/international colleagues in the field of new media, journalism and communication. 4
10) To be able to improve skills on creating works in various formats and which are qualified to be published on the prestigious national and international channels. 4