About Our Department
About Our Department

Language of Education: Turkish
Teaching Period: 4 years formal training

Program Objectives
One of the most important developments in the field of cartoon animation in the contemporary world of art is the fact that animation has gained recognition as a profession in the rapidly changing society of the era. The department has accepted an attitude that supports the socio-economic organization of the field. Thus, the Animation department has not only accepted the responsibility of providing its students with the necessary skills and knowledge of the field, but also helping animation to become an area of occupational branch.By instructing its students on language of cinema, movies, video, animation and multimedia techniques, the department aims to train artist who can work in various fields of advertisement, cinema, television, multimedia and education and who are well-trained artists with both superior conceptual and upmost technical skills, rather than artists who have specialized in only one field. Graduates can be researchers in the area and work in video, animation, multimedia companies, advertising agencies and television sectors.

Cartoon and Animation Department; aims to educate “Cartoon and Animation Communicators” who are equipped with the knowledge, skills and abilities that can be served by the information and communication sector, advertising agencies, corporate communication departments, ethical values, world and especially aware of the facts of the country and believed in the importance of lifelong learning.

Qualification Awarded
Diploma in Cartoon and Animation.

Graduation Requirements
Students in the Animation and Animation Department are obliged to obtain a CGPA of at least 2.00 out of 4.00 in order to successfully complete all the courses that are available (total 240 ECTS credits). They graduate with a total of 240 ECTS (ECTS).

Occupational Profiles of Graduates
At the end of the graduation, our students will be able to work in the fields of “2D Animator”, “3D Animator”, “Character Designer”, “Visual Effects Expert”, “Modeling Expert”, “Rigging Expert”, “Illustrator”, “Cartoonist”, “Art Director” ,” Space Designer “, they continue their careers in the fields of culture and arts. Graduates can be researchers in the area and work in video, animation, multimedia companies, advertising agencies and television sectors.

Access to Further Studies
Students who successfully graduate from the Department of Cartoon and Animation of Near East University have the right to graduate and doctorate in any institution related to their field.