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INTRODUCTION TO LAW PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
HUK102 INTRODUCTION TO LAW 2 3 3 4

GENERAL INFORMATION

Language of Instruction : Turkish
Level of the Course Unit : BACHELOR'S DEGREE, TYY: + 6.Level, EQF-LLL: 6.Level, QF-EHEA: First Cycle
Type of the Course : Compulsory
Mode of Delivery of the Course Unit -
Coordinator of the Course Unit Prof.Dr. KAMİL KAYA
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: The objective of this course is to introduce the basic concepts and institutions of law to the students and to enable them to learn about the contents of the concepts they confront in various parts of education. On the other hand, it is also aimed to prepare a meaningful basis for the courses in the following semesters.
Contents of the Course Unit: The contents of this course include; the characteristics of legal rules and the sources of knowledge for law, the differentiation of legal rules, contemporary legal systems, sanctions and types of sanctions, public law, private law, mixed law branches and subdivisions, responsibility and accountability, the legal infrastructure, such as the judicial organization and the function, legal organization and function.

KEY LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT (On successful completion of this course unit, students/learners will or will be able to)

Define the subject, method, and written and non-written sources of the law and auxiliary resources.
Underline the concepts of legal events, legal acts, legal transaction and their differences.
List the distinctions between legislative, executive and judicial powers and private and public law.
Categorize the branches of public and private law such as constitution, penal, administration, civil, debts, enforcement-bankruptcy law.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 Reading the related chapter Introduction of Law, Its Importance Narration, question-response discussion method
2 Reading the related chapter Sources of Knowledge for Law, Legal Systems and Concept of Justice Narration, question-response discussion method
3 Reading the related chapter Types of Law, Sub Headings, Distinction between Public Law and Private Law Narration, question-response discussion method
4 Reading the related chapter Separation of Powers, Legislative Action and the Process of Preparation of Laws Narration, question-response discussion method
5 Reading the related chapter Judicial Organization Narration, question-response discussion method
6 Reading the related chapter Types of Law Rules, Implementation of Legal Rules in Terms of Time and Space Narration, question-response discussion method
7 Reading the related chapter Interpretation and Reasoning in Law Narration, question-response discussion method
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Reading the related chapter Interpretation and Reasoning in Law Narration, question-response discussion method
10 Reading the related chapter Problem of Conflict Between the Rules of Law Narration, question-response discussion method
11 Reading the related chapter Legal case Decision of Judge and Discretion Narration, question-response discussion method
12 Reading the related chapter Sanctions of Rules of Law Narration, question-response discussion method
13 Reading the related chapter Concept of Right Narration, question-response discussion method
14 Reading the related chapter Legal Cases, Transactions and Contracts Narration, question-response discussion method
15 Reading the related chapter Judicial Instrument and Its Function Narration, question-response discussion method
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Gözler, K.(2017), Hukuka Giriş, Ekin Yayınevi, 14. Baskı.
Teziç, E. (2014). Anayasa Hukuku, Ankara: Beta, 16. Baskı.
Günday, M. (2012) İdare Hukuku, İmaj Yayıncılık, 10. Baskı.

ASSESSMENT

Assessment & Grading of In-Term Activities Number of Activities Degree of Contribution (%) Description
Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5

CONTRIBUTION OF THE COURSE UNIT TO THE PROGRAMME LEARNING OUTCOMES

KNOWLEDGE

Theoretical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Students define the concepts they learned and match them with their corresponding phenomena in the social world.
2
Students interpret concepts and theories taking into account their historical-cultural contexts.
3
Students compare sociological theories with reference to social problems.
4
Students distinguish the significance of ecological, social and economical sustainability for world’s future.
5
Students develop their knowledge on sustainability by the use of information and communication technologies.

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Students evaluate qualitative and quantitative data of sociological research studies.
2
Students analyse the complicated interactions between the social, cultural, political, economical and demographical phenomena of the global world.

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Students design a research by their acquired knowledge and experience.

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Students research field study considering the principle of cultural relativity, scientific and ethical values.
2
Students efficiently apply the most suitable information and communication technologies in their studies.
3
Students use their knowledge on ecological, social and economical sustainability in all aspects of their lives.

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Students research on problems which reflect on their fields in the global world undergoing rapid and profound change.

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Students criticize their advanced knowledge and skills in an analytical manner.
2
Students develop their knowledge and skills within the frame of scientific, technological and current developments via adopting the principle of lifelong learning.
3
Students act ethically impartial in their research studies.

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Students criticize their advanced knowledge and skills in an analytical manner.

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Students apply the principle of cultural relativity, scientific and ethical values with reference to sustainability throughout their studies in their careers.

WORKLOAD & ECTS CREDITS OF THE COURSE UNIT

Workload for Learning & Teaching Activities

Type of the Learning Activites Learning Activities (# of week) Duration (hours, h) Workload (h)
Lecture & In-Class Activities 14 3 42
Preliminary & Further Study 14 2 28
Land Surveying 0 0 0
Group Work 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Reading 0 0 0
Assignment (Homework) 0 0 0
Project Work 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Internship 0 0 0
Technical Visit 0 0 0
Web Based Learning 0 0 0
Implementation/Application/Practice 0 0 0
Practice at a workplace 0 0 0
Occupational Activity 0 0 0
Social Activity 0 0 0
Thesis Work 0 0 0
Field Study 0 0 0
Report Writing 0 0 0
Final Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Final Exam 1 20 20
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 1 10 10
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 32 0 102
Total Workload of the Course Unit 102
Workload (h) / 25.5 4
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 4,0