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CRIMINAL LAW PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
SKY324 CRIMINAL LAW 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 the basic knowledge of the theory of crime and sanctions within the framework of legislation, jurisprudence and doctrinal views and the principles and importance of criminal law.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include the basic principles of criminal law, the sources of criminal law, the application of the rules of criminal law in terms of place, time and person, legality of criminal law, the material element, the moral element and illegality, faultiness, security measures, the reasons that terminate the relationship between the case and the penalty and the provisions of these matters in Turkish criminal law.

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

List basic concepts of crime and sanction theory.
Explain application areas of Turkish laws on Criminal Law.
Discover universal criminal law principles and reflections of these on Turkish Criminal Law.
Interpret basic norms of Turkish criminal law in the light of sample cases.
Apply general criminal theory and rules of Turkish criminal law on concrete cases.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - Introduction to Criminal Law Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
2 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Basic Principles of Criminal Law Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
3 Reading the related subject in the coursebook The Sources of Criminal Law Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
4 Reading the related subject in the coursebook The Application of The Rules of Criminal Law (Time / Place / People) Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
5 Reading the related subject in the coursebook The Application of The Rules In terms of Time – Turkish Criminal Law Case Studies Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
6 Reading the related subject in the coursebook The Application of The Rules In terms of People – Turkish Criminal Law Case Studies Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
7 Reading the related subject in the coursebook The Application of The Rules In terms of Place – Turkish Criminal Law Case Studies Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Legality of Criminal Law and The Material Element– Turkish Criminal Law Case Studies Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
10 Reading the related subject in the coursebook The Moral Element - Illegality in Criminal Law – Turkish Criminal Law Case Studies Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion & Research
11 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Faultiness ve Factors Effecting Faultiness Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion & Research
12 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Penalty in Criminal Law and Private Types of Penalty Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion & Research
13 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Security Measures Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion & Research
14 Reading the related subject in the coursebook The Reasons That Terminate the Relationship Between the Case And The Penalty Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion & Research
15 Reading the related subject in the coursebook General Evaluation Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion & Research
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Turkish Penal Code
Sen E. (2009), Uluslararasi Ceza Mahkemesi, Seckin Publications, Ankara
Ozgenc, I. (2018). Turk Ceza Hukuku Genel Hukumler, Seckin Publications, Ankara, 14th Edition
Singer, R. (2018), Examples and Explanations: Criminal Law, 7th Edition, USA: Wolters Kluwer

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 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 2 2
Preparation for the Final Exam 6 5 30
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 5 5 25
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 40 0 126
Total Workload of the Course Unit 126
Workload (h) / 25.5 4,9
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0