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ULS 406 INTERNATIONAL CURRENT PROBLEMS 3+0+0 ECTS:6
Year / Semester Fourth Year / Spring 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
LecturerASSIST. PROF. DR. İsmail KÖSE
Co-Lecturernone
Language of instruction Turkish
Professional practise ( internship )None
 
Objectives of the Course
to understand and analyze the reasons and effects current problems in international relations and to provide future solutions.
 

Learning Outcomes

CTPO

TOA

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

LO - 1 :

define the main terms of international relations terminology

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

1,3,5

LO - 2 :

understand and explain the general nature of the working mechanism of international relations.

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

1,3,5

LO - 3 :

associate the concepts and theories of international relations with the cases occurred in international relations.

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

1,5

LO - 4 :

study the acceptability of state's strategies in field of international relations

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

1,5

LO - 5 :

explain international relations according to the concepts

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

1,5

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

main conflict points of the international system, analysis of these conflicts, the role of international organisations in conflicts and regional powers.

 

Course Syllabus

 Week

Subject

Related Notes / Files

 Week 1

definition of global politics

 Week 2

defining global problems

 Week 3

armament, disarmament and control of weapons

 Week 4

international terrorism

 Week 5

problem of human rights

 Week 6

humanitarian intervention

 Week 7

climate change

 Week 8

energy security

 Week 9

mid-term examination

 Week 10

defining regional problems

 Week 11

Middle east Region

 Week 12

Caucasia

 Week 13

Kashmir issue, Taivan issue

 Week 14

Bosnia and Kosovo

 Week 15

The role of international organisations n solving regional problems

 Week 16

Final exam

 

Textbook / Material

1İsmail Köse, ?Avrupa Birliği'nin Mülteci Açmazı ve Türkiye-Avrupa Birliği Geri Kabul Anlaşması? Elektronik Siyaset Bilimi ve Araştırmaları Dergisi, C.7, S.1, Ocak 2016. BaskınOran, Azgelişmiş Ülke Milliyetçiliği, Kara Afrika Modeli, 3. basım, Ankara, Bilgi Yayınevi, 1996.

 

Recommended Reading

 

Method of Assessment

Type of assessment

Week No

Date

Duration (hours)

Weight (%)

Mid-term exam

9

20/11/2017

1

40

End-of-term exam

16

18/01/2018

1

60

 

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

2

12

24

Laboratory studies

0

0

0

Own study for first mid-term exam

5

2

10

Mid-term exam

0

1

0

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

5

2

10

End-of-term exam

5

1

5

Other 1

0

0

0

Other 2

0

0

0

Total work load

91