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CUSTOMS REGULATIONS AND THE TURKISH FOREIGN TRADE REGIME PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
ITR424 CUSTOMS REGULATIONS AND THE TURKISH FOREIGN TRADE REGIME 5 3 3 5

GENERAL INFORMATION

Language of Instruction : English
Level of the Course Unit : BACHELOR'S DEGREE, TYY: + 6.Level, EQF-LLL: 6.Level, QF-EHEA: First Cycle
Type of the Course : Elective
Mode of Delivery of the Course Unit Face to face
Coordinator of the Course Unit Prof.Dr. SELMA KARATEPE
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: This course aims to introduce the acceptability of customs legislation to be held by relevant countries regarding foreign trade practices and foreign trade regulation and regime of Turkey in a detailed way.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include a general view to customs legislation and basic concepts, binding tariff and binding origin information, customs tariff and position of goods in tariff headings, accrual, notification and payment of tariffs, exemptions and exceptions in customs duties, harbour and warehouse issues, penalties to be confronted after violation of liabilities, concept and content of free zone, effects of Customs Union on Turkish economics, effects of World Trade Organisation on Turkish Foreign Trade, Turkish Foreign Trade Regime on agricultural products and Turkish Foreign Trade Regime on industrial products.

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

Define basic concepts regarding Customs Legislation and Turkish Foreign Trade Regime in detail
Explain the acceptability of foreign trade activities to customs regime on the basis of laws
Analyze effects of Customs Union on Turkish economy by benefitting from macroeconomic statistics
Evaluate foreign trade regime applied for agricultural products over examples
Evaluate foreign trade regime applied for industrial products over examples

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 Reading A General View to Customs Legislation and Basic Concepts Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
2 Reading Binding Tariff and Binding Origin Information Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
3 Reading Customs Tariff and Position of Goods in Tariff Headings Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
4 Reading Accrual, Notification and Payment of Tariffs Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
5 Reading Exemptions and Exceptions in Customs Duties Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
6 Reading Harbour and Warehouse Issues Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
7 Reading Penalties to be Confronted After Violation of Liabilities Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Reading Concept and Content of Free Zone Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
10 Reading Effects of Customs Unions on Turkish Economics Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
11 Reading Effects of World Trade Organisation on Turkish Foreign Trade Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
12 Reading Turkish Foreign Trade Regime on Agricultural Products Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
13 Reading Turkish Foreign Trade Regime on Industrial Products -1 Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
14 Reading Turkish Foreign Trade Regime on Industrial Products -2 Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
15 Reading General Revision Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Richman, R., Richman, J. and Richman, H. (2014). Balanced Trade: Lexington Books.
Pomfret, R. (1991). International Trade : An Introduction to Theory and Policy. Oxford, United Kingdom: World Scientific Publishing Company.
Reuvid , J. and Sherlock, J. (2011). International Trade : An Essential Guide to the Principles and Practice of Export. London, United Kingdom: Kogan Page.

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
Explain the historical development process of Aviation Management.
2
Use computer programs related to Aviation Transportation.
3
Define basic concepts related with aviation management.

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Relate the information and facts in the field with other social sciences such as law, sociology, philosophy and history.
2
Classify the relationship between the basic functions of the business and the interactions between these functions.
3
Apply knowledge and skills related to his / her field by considering the legal aspect of occupational health and safety.
4
Explain the concepts of entrepreneurship and innovation with the field.

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Manage operational activities related to the airline.
2
Gain lifelong learning skills and use knowledge of the field in the business life with the awareness of social responsibility.

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Prepare written agreements with relevant institutions in accordance with the legislation.
2
Perform the theoretical and practical knowledge related to the field with appropriate analytical methods and modeling techniques in business life.
3
Manage all phases from planning to implementation of aviation operations as a member of a team.
4
Cooperate with stakeholders related to air transport.
5
Develop the modern techniques and tools necessary for applications related to the field.

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Execute a study in his/her field independently.
2
Decide as an individual or a team member to solve the problems encountered in applications related to the field.

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Evaluate advanced knowledge and skills in his/her field with a critical approach.
2
Apply activities to improve his/her performance and his / her responsibility in line with the learning objectives by determining the learning needs.

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Communicate with people and institutions related to the field in writing and verbally.
2
Explain his/her thoughts on the issues related to the field and suggestions for solutions to the problems by the related departments by using supporting quantitative and qualitative data.
3
Organize projects and activities for the social environment with social responsibility consciousness and to be able to apply those.

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Manage airports and terminal operations efficiently using aviation and business information.

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 13 2 26
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 7 5 35
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 4 5 20
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 40 0 125
Total Workload of the Course Unit 125
Workload (h) / 25.5 4,9
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0