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About Department

Animation Design Master Program is a new program at Yeditepe University. Within the framework of this program, it is aimed to educate animation designers who are familiar with rapidly changing technologies, who can approach animation design with a holistic perspective, and who have knowledge and skills from character design to film production.

Throughout this two-year interdisciplinary master's program, students are taught both conceptual and applied fields, animation, character design, modeling, storyboarding and filmmaking techniques, and train designers to work in various branches of advertising, cinema, television, multimedia and education.

Terms Application

Admission Requirements

- Bachelor's degree or recognized equivalent from an accredited institution.

- Being successful on the scientific exam and/or interview conducted by the department.

Adding to those; students applying for master's degree programs with thesis are expected to have;

       a.  For Research Master’s degree programs (Master’s degree programs with thesis), the minimum required ALES score is 55ALES is not required for foreign students.

       b. For English language proficiency, the minimum required YOKDIL,YDS score is 55 Test results older than five years from the date of the application are not valid and will not be accepted).and minimum required TOEFL score is 66 (Test results older than two years from the date of the application are not valid and will not be accepted).

Note: If the candidate does not have any of the exam results mentioned in article "b", he or she is expected to take and pass language proficiency exam of the University; otherwise they are expected to get into English preparation stage.

Acceptence Criteria

1. Ales Certificate
2. Letter of Intent
3. The questions expected to be answered in the letter of intent;

Why do you choose this section?
What is your planned research topic for thesis?
What is your plan after completing the program?
How do you believe this program will help you?
4. CV
5. Transcript
6. Reference Letter

Vision Mission


Graduates from the Master's Program in Animation Design are expected to have the necessary capability, knowledge, and skills for animation designers working in both local and global markets. Along with that, they are also expected to produce on academic front; thus contributing on the scientific domain as well.


Master's Program in Animation Design has assumed the task of cultivating a socio-economical organization on animation field, meeting with market's need for animation designers, and developing academic production. For that reason; Master's Program in Animation Design; with its multidisciplinary perspective, is aimed to make animation design work a professional field and aid the animation design market which is growing in both our country and around the world.



This multidisciplinary program have assumed the task of making animation design a profession, cultivating socio-economical organization, and developing academic production along the field. The two year education span is planned to raise designers taking parts on several fields such as advertising, cinema, television, multimedia, and education with their gained knowledge around the task of animation, character design, modelling, filmmaking.


Compared to other countries, animation market in Turkey is still taking its baby steps. Because of that the Master's Program of Animation Design is aimed to raise animation designers who have a global perspective, are adopted to the fast pace of technology, are also strenghtened within both theoretical and practical applications.

Tuesday, 12 May, 2020 - 18:28
Master students can apply semester leave until May 22, 2020.