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MARITIME LAW PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
UTY312 MARITIME 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 Prof.Dr. OSMAN ERGÜVEN VATANDAŞ
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: This course aims to teach basic sources, concepts and institutions of maritime law and to enable the students to determine a road map as a solution for disputes and legal problems that may arise in maritime trade law.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include; subjects as in ship, flag, ship registry, ship ownership, ship mortgage, operation of the ship, equipping and operating concepts, equipment subsidiary, building partnership, captain, ship man, freight contract and its types and rights and obligations of the parties, documents in freight contracts, compulsory execution in sea law concepts and issues as in transfer of ship ownership, rescue in sea accidents, collision, dispatch, assistance, general average, lay time and demurrage, passenger carriage contracts, loading, unloading and delivery in overseas sales contracts.

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

Describe basic concepts like ship and crew.
Describe real rights on the ship and the structure of the association of shipowners.
Explain the authority and responsibility of the Captain.
Analyze different contract types, their results, contents and the responsibility of the sender, transporter, carrier and each contract type related to the equipment.
Explain ship regulations and procedures.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 Reading and Literature Review - Lecture & Discussion
2 Reading and Literature Review - Lecture & Discussion
3 Reading and Literature Review - Lecture & Discussion
4 Reading and Literature Review - Lecture & Discussion
5 Reading and Literature Review - Lecture & Discussion
6 Reading and Literature Review - Lecture & Discussion
7 Reading and Literature Review - Lecture & Discussion
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Reading and Literature Review - Lecture & Discussion
10 Reading and Literature Review - Lecture & Discussion
11 Reading and Literature Review - Lecture & Discussion
12 Reading and Literature Review - Lecture & Discussion
13 Reading and Literature Review - Lecture & Discussion
14 Reading and Literature Review - Lecture & Discussion
15 Reading and Literature Review - Lecture & Discussion
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

KENDER, R., CETINGIL, E. (2010). Deniz Ticaret Hukuku Temel bilgiler, Arikan Publications, Istanbul.
SOZER, B. (2010). Gemi Geminin Mutemmim Cuzu ile Teferruati ve Bunlarin Finansal Kiralama ile Temini Halinde Ortaya Cikabilecek Sorunlar, Vedat Bookstore, Istanbul.
KALPSUZ T. (1990). Gemi Rehni, Banka ve Ticaret Hukuku Arastirma Enstitusu Publications, Ankara.

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.
1
2
Use computer programs related to Aviation Transportation.
2
3
Define basic concepts related with aviation management.
1

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.
1
2
Classify the relationship between the basic functions of the business and the interactions between these functions.
2
3
Apply knowledge and skills related to his / her field by considering the legal aspect of occupational health and safety.
1
4
Explain the concepts of entrepreneurship and innovation with the field.
1

SKILLS

Cognitive

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

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

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
2
Decide as an individual or a team member to solve the problems encountered in applications related to the field.
1

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.
1
2
Apply activities to improve his/her performance and his / her responsibility in line with the learning objectives by determining the learning needs.
2

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.
1
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.
0
3
Organize projects and activities for the social environment with social responsibility consciousness and to be able to apply those.
1

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.
0

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 3 39
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 6 5 30
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 6 3 18
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 41 0 131
Total Workload of the Course Unit 131
Workload (h) / 25.5 5,1
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0