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ECO-POLITICS OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
UIT307 ECO-POLITICS OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE 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: The objective of this course is to enable students to understand the impact of economical and political phenomena in international commercial activities and to gain the ability to use them in commercial life. Students will be able to evaluate, analyze and practice the effects of economic and political events on business and commercial life.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include; International trade theories; The birth and change of the modern world economy; structure of international trade system, international trade organizations and institutions, economic blocks; relation between politics and economy, energy; environment; migration; globalization.

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

Interpret the international trade policies of the countries based on the results of economic events. (Bloom 2)
Analyze the effects of economic phenomena on the balance of power between countries. (Bloom 4)
Summarize the importance of trade organizations in the development of international trade by using the phenomenon of globalization. (Bloom 2)
Interpret the role of economic activities in international trade by using mercantilist and liberal approaches

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 Related units of Course Book Introduction to Economy Politics of International Trade Lecturing
2 Related units of Course Book, lecture notes Understanding the Fundamental Theoretical Tools of International Political Economy Lecturing, Discussion, Brain Storming
3 Related units of Course Book, lecture notes Theories of International Trade Lecturing, Question and Answer
4 Related units of Course Book, lecture notes History of economic thought and the birth of modern economy Lecturing
5 Related units of Course Book Protectionism in International Trade Lecturing, Brain Storming
6 Related parts of Course Book, Reviewing Customs Legislation Customs Policies and International Trade Lecturing, Brain storming, Question-Answer
7 Relevant sections of the Course Book, previewing of Internet Pages of Trade Organizations International trade organizations and globalization Lecturing
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Relevant sections of the Course Book, previewing of Internet Pages of Trade Organizations International Commercial Blocks and Globalization Lecturing
10 Related units of Course book Migration, energy and international trade Lecturing, question and answer, Case Study
11 Related parts of Course Book, Reviewing of the Economy Pages of the Newspapers Determination of exchange rates and exchange rate policies Lecturing, Case Study
12 Related units of Course book Relationship between income distribution and employment in international trade Lecturing, Discussion
13 Related units of Course book Relationship between Growth and Welfare in International Trade Lecturing, Discussion
14 Relevant sections of the Course Book, pre-review of economic journals and newspaper Current Issues in World Economy Lecturing, Discussion
15 Related units of Course book Student presentations Lecturing, Questions-Answers
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Al, A. (Editor) (2017) Uluslararası Politik Ekonomi, Ankara: Savaş Yayın Evi
Ünsal, E.M. (2005) Uluslararası İktisat: Teori, Politika ve Açık Ekonomi Makro İktisadı, Ankara: İmaj Yayınevi
Kolektif (2017) Uluslararası Politik Ekonomi:1, Savaş Yayınevi
Marrewijk, C. V. (2002) International Trade and the World Economy, Oxford University Press

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 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 7 5 35
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 5 4 20
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 42 0 127
Total Workload of the Course Unit 127
Workload (h) / 25.5 5
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0