FACULTY OF COMMUNICATION
Public Relations and Publicitiy
Head of Department: Prof. Dr. Başak SOLMAZ

Erasmus Co-ordinator: Yrd. Doç. Dr. H. Nur GÖRKEMLİ

Farabi Coordinator: Yrd. Doç. Dr. M. Evrim GÜLSÜNLER

ECTS Coordinator: Doç. Dr. Ömer BAKAN

Purpose: The aim of Public Relations and Publicity program is to train students who are well, equipped with theoretical and practical knowledge in Public Relations and also capable of observing the society they live in, producing long-term solutions to problems, making good use of communication technologies, planning and running all kinds of campaigns about Public Relations and, managing graduate education in related fields.

Vision: In these days when the communication enters in every field of life and, the organisations which can achieve success only by maintaining the right relationship with their target audiences, our basic vision is to be such a program that gives education at international standards, trains students who are modernists, searchers and examiners capable of managing both theory and practices: and using new communication technologies successfully.

Mission: The basic mission of our program is to reach an arbiter position in changes in the Public Relations area by developing further nationally known elegant education, research and application qualities performing theoretical and applied researches which are accepted by the national and international science world offering a suitable scientific environment for training future Public Relations specialists training Public Relations graduates for the sectors needs who are qualified enough, ethical and, tied to social values can have easy access to the information, produce and share have the ability of making right and sound decisions.

Program Language: Turkish

Program Description:

Admissions Requirements: High school graduates are placed centrally to Public Relations and Publicity Department according to their scores in social sciences.

Recognition of Prior Learning: It is obligatory that all students, who will transfer to Public Relations and Publicity undergraduate program, should meet the entrance requirements. Related articles of "Selcuk University Academic Rules and Regulations of Governing Undergraduate Studies" will be applied for the transfer students.

Graduation Requirements: In order to graduate from the program, the student must have successfully completed all courses (equivalent of a total 240 ECTS) that take place in the eight semesters education plan. Students can do optional internship at the end of the third semesters summer period.

Principles of Assessment and Evaluation: The students have midterm, final and make up examinations right for each lesson. Their passing grade is calculated by sum of their midterm exams %40 and final exams %60. In order to be successful in a course at least 60 points must be taken. The students whose score is between 50-59 can receive a conditional pass. In applied courses the exams can be held applied considering the same grading key.

Employment Opportunities: Public Relations and Publicity Department graduates can serve in health organizations, city halls, political parties, civil society organizations, the papers, radios, televisions and particularly public or private enterprises. Besides, they can serve in such units as human resources, advertising, marketing, board of directors offices.

Jump to Top Degree Programs: The graduates have opportunities for passing masters , masters without thesis, and doctoral programs in Public Relations field.