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Media and Visual Studies

Program Information


CGPA: 2.30/4.00

GRE: Minimum verbal and quantitative total of 298

ALES: 55 (equally-weighted)
(ALES is required from resident Turkish citizens who are applying for the program. Turkish citizens who are -residents of foreign countries and those applicants who are not Turkish citizens- may provide GRE scores instead of ALES.)

English Proficiency: Bilkent PAE (at least C) or TOEFL IBT (87) or IELTS (6.5; each section 5.5)

Proof of Degree: Yes (if already obtained)

Transcripts: Yes (most recent one available at the time of application)

Statement of Purpose: 1-2 page, about research interests

Letter of Recommendation: 2

Other: CV and a sample essay between 2000 and 3000 words written in English

Application Deadline: 4 June 2021

Date of Interview: 14 June 2021


Colleen Kennedy-Karpat, Ph.D
Asst. Prof. & Director of M.A. Program in Media and Visual Studies
Dept. of Communication & Design

Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey
kenkar@bilkent.edu.tr (+90) 312-290-2549