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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
UTI424 CUSTOMS REGULATIONS AND THE TURKISH FOREIGN TRADE REGIME 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 Prof.Dr. SACİDE VURAL
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

Canitez, M. (2017). Uygulamali Gumruk Mevzuati. Ankara: Gazi Bookstore.
Selen, U. (2017). Gumruk Islemleri ve Vergilendirilmesi. 9th Edition, Bursa: Ekin Bookstore Publications.
Tomanbay, M. (2001). Dis Ticaret Rejimi ve Ihracatin Finansmani. 4th Edition, Ankara: Hatiboglu Publications.
Balkir, C. ve Demirci, M. (1989). Uluslararasi Ekonomik Butunlesme ve Avrupa Toplulugu. Istanbul: Filiz Bookstore.
Pomfret, R. (1991). International Trade : An Introduction to Theory and Policy. Oxford, United Kingdom: World Scientific Publishing Company.
Cengiz, C. Ve Kurtbağ, Ö. (2015). Türkiye-AB Gümrük Birliğinde Yaşanan Güncel Sorunlar ve Bunlara Olası Çözüm Önerileri, Akademik Yaklaşımlar Dergisi, Cilt: 6 Sayı:2.

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
Define the basic concepts of economics, administrative and human sciences.
2
Summarize the basic communication theories with information about the field of Radio Television and Cinema.
3
Communicate and explain the current information about communication with communication theories.

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Relate the knowledge and facts in the field of communication with other areas of social sciences such as law, philosophy, economics, politics, and sociology.
2
Explain the structure and operation of the radio, television and cinema industries and use this information in their professional life.

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Using the data sources published in his / her field effectively, he /she conduct research and use the results in his / her studies.
2
Analyze the international media structures and choose the media structure that is appropriate for his/her community.

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Analyze and evaluate social events at national and international level through media practices.

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Apply his / her knowledge about media management and organization in his / her professional life.
2
Propose individual or team solutions for any problems in professional applications and production.

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Follow the developments in the field of communication, the studies related to the field and the mass media tools, and critically discuss the acquired knowledge.
2
Critically interpret the economic, political and sociological dimensions of the media.
3
Recognize universal norms of law and evaluate existing structures in the field of communication in the context of communication law and communication ethics and apply these gains throughout life.

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Conduct literature research in a foreign language related to his/her field.
2
Prepare presentations for the film festival in Turkey and abroad, media organizations and communication symposia by using the communication skills.

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Defend scientific, social and ethical values in his / her field studies.
2
Create film history, script, fiction, audio and video techniques knowledge and designs short or feature film stages.

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 5 4 20
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 41 0 125
Total Workload of the Course Unit 125
Workload (h) / 25.5 4,9
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0