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KAM1000 CONSTITUTIONAL LAW 3+0+0 ECTS:6
Year / Semester First Year / Fall Semester
Level of CourseFirst Cycle
StatusCompulsory
DepartmentINTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
Prerequisites and co-requisites None
Mode of DeliveryFace to face
Contact hours14 weeks - 3 hours of lectures per week
LecturerASSOC. PROF. DR. Adil ŞAHİN
Co-Lecturer-
Language of instruction Turkish
Professional practise ( internship )None
 
Objectives of the Course
The course aims to provide the students with a general knowledge on constutitutional law.
 

Learning Outcomes

CTPO

TOA

Upon successful completion of the course, the students will be able to :

LO - 1 :

tell main concepts of constitutional law in context and restriction of authority and human rights

1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8

1

LO - 2 :

locate about political concepts used in political life

1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8

1

LO - 3 :

interpret political process in context of constitutional law perspective

1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8

1

LO - 4 :

debate various constitutional law problems in political life

1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8

1

LO - 5 :

formulate constitutional law proposals about various problems in political life

1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8

1

CTPO : Contribution to programme outcomes, TOA : Type of assessment (1: written exam, 2: Oral exam, 3: Homework assignment, 4: Laboratory exercise/exam, 5: Seminar / presentation, 6: Term paper), LO : Learning Outcome

 

Contents of the Course

The concept of constitution and constitutional law; state; political power; political parties; electoral systems; governmental systems; fundamental rights and freedoms, Turkish Constitutional Law.

 

Course Syllabus

 Week

Subject

Related Notes / Files

 Week 1

definition of constitution

 Week 2

types of constitution

 Week 3

constitutional movements

 Week 4

supremcy of constitution

 Week 5

constitutional jurisdiction

 Week 6

unitary state, federal state and supranational organizations

 Week 7

governmental systems

 Week 8

the influence of political parties on government siystem

 Week 9

types of democracy

 Week 10

liberal democracy

 Week 11

Electoral systems

 Week 12

Human rights

 Week 13

Political parties

 Week 14

Fascism, national socialism, communism

 Week 15

Rule of law

 Week 16

End-of-term exam

 

Textbook / Material

1Gözler, K. 2015; Anayasa Hukukuna Giriş, Ekin Yayınları, Bursa

2Özbudun, Ergun. 2014; Türk Anayasa Hukuku, Yetkin Yay.

 

Recommended Reading

 

Method of Assessment

Type of assessment

Week No

Date

Duration (hours)

Weight (%)

Mid-term exam

9

08/011/2016

0,5

50

End-of-term exam

16

03/01/2017

0,5

50

 

Student Work Load and its Distribution

Type of work

Duration (hours pw)

No of weeks / Number of activity

Hours in total per term

Lectures (face to face teaching)

3

14

42

Own (personal) studies outside class

4

14

56

Laboratory studies

0

0

0

Own study for first mid-term exam

8

2

16

Mid-term exam

1

1

1

Practice

0

0

0

Clinic Practice

0

0

0

Homework

0

0

0

Project

0

0

0

Quiz

0

0

0

Own study for final exam

11

3

33

End-of-term exam

2

1

2

Other 1

0

0

0

Other 2

0

0

0

Total work load

150