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INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL ECONOMY PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
SBU340 INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL ECONOMY 5 3 3 5

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 : Elective
Mode of Delivery of the Course Unit Face to face
Coordinator of the Course Unit Assoc.Prof.Dr. ŞÜKRAN GÜZİN ILICAK AYDINALP
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: This course aims to introduce relations between economic theories, international economic processes and political corporations, improve aptitude for analysing the interference of states to international economy.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include international political economy theories, central role and importance of International Finance Corporation on the world monetary and credits system process; rise of hegemon states in the historical process and fall of them.

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

Compare basic approaches in international political economy
Explain development of international finance corporations and their functions in the international system
Discuss effects of international economic developments on international relations
Interpret the reconstruction of international monetary and finance system after the global crisis within the context of international politics
Analyse economic- political effects of debts and credit programs in International Finance Corporation

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - Fundamental Concepts of Political Economy Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
2 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Approaches in International Political Economy - Merchantilism Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
3 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Approaches in International Political Economy - Liberalism Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
4 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Approaches in International Political Economy - Marxism Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
5 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Alternative theories of political economy Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
6 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Modern World Economy and the British Hegemony Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
7 Reading the related subject in the coursebook The rise of American hegemony Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Production, finance, security and information structures of international political economy Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
10 Reading the related subject in the coursebook International trade and political economy Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
11 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Globalization and world economy Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
12 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Global economic crises Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
13 Reading the related subject in the coursebook International economic organizations Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
14 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Multi-national companies and political economy Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
15 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Developing global economic system Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Altan, M. (2013), Uluslararasi Ekonomi Politik, Eskisehir, Anatolian University Publications.
Gilpin, R. (2013), Uluslararasi Iliskilerin Ekonomi Politigi, Ankara, Kripto.
Ozyakisir, D., Dikkaya, M. (2008), Kuresellesmenin Ekonomi Politigi, Ankara, Gazi Bookstore.
Bayraktutan, Y. (2010), Global Ekonomide Butunlesme Trendleri Bolgesellesme ve Kuresellesme, Ankara, Nobel.

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
Describe basic communication theories with the knowledge gained in public relations and publicity.
2
List the main features of communication in items.
3
Interpret the basic characteristics of communication and create a creative solution to ensure reconciliation in an existing communication problem.

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use the basic information in the field of Public Relations and Publicity in interdisciplinary studies.
2
Evaluate the knowledge related to social and natural sciences and produce projects in professional life.
3
Tell the basic concepts of public relations and advertising in detail.

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Analyze and evaluate social events at national and international level in the light of current debates.
2
Use the leadership, communication and presentation skills in occupational events.

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Follow the innovations in the field of communication and important written and oral communication tools related to the field.
2
Write press releases for the purpose of introducing the institution he/she works at or owns.
3
Create communication programs within the public relations and advertising campaign.

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use published domestic and foreign data sources related to public relations and advertising in the field of communication and communication area in his / her own works such as articles and projects.

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Evaluate the planning processes of past communication programs, public relations and advertising practices.

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use communication techniques in the right place, environment and time.

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Plan communication programs in the awareness of ethical values in the professional work.

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 5 65
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 12 12
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 31 0 131
Total Workload of the Course Unit 131
Workload (h) / 25.5 5,1
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0