Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Foreign Policymaking and Analysis UAB 504 0 3 + 0 3 7
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. TUNCAY KARDAŞ
Course Lecturers Prof.Dr. TUNCAY KARDAŞ,
Course Assistants
Course Category
Course Objective In this course, the students can learn fundamental concepts of foreign policy, foreign policy analysis, theoretical approaches, bureaucratic approach, rationality, factors affacting the decisionmakers and relations between personality and foreign policy. Especially after the Cold War period, more actors deal with the more comprehensiv e issues. There is no any difference between domestic and foreign policies. In the foreign policy analysis field, the experts shall make more deeply analyses on the matters of foreign policy.
Course Content Foreign policy analysis, strategic studies, foreign policy theories, sociological factors, national facotrs, international system, decision making, bureaucratic model, psyhological factors and leadership.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 To observe the difference between foreign policy analysis and strategic studies. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
2 To discuss conceptual definition of the foreign policy. . Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
3 To examine the foreign policy theories in a comparative way. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
4 To study the factors that affect the decision making process. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
5 To analyze the decision making process of Turkish foreign policy Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Group Study, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
6 To study the factors that affect the Turkish foreign policy. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Group Study, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Foreign Policy Analysis: Theoretical Approaches
2 Role of Kemalizm in TFP
3 Two-level games in TFP
4 Decision making in TFP
5 Role of Culture in TFP
6 Role of advicers in TFP
7 Roles of Religion and Nationalism in TFP
8 Roles of media and public opinion in TFP
9 TFP and International System
10 Personalities of Leadership in TFP
11 Prejudices and perception in TFP
12 Regional Security and TFP
13 Roles of Political Parties and Regime in TFP
14 General Evaluation
Resources
Course Notes 1. Ertan EFEGİL, Dış Politika Analizi Ders Notları, Ankara: Nobel Yayıncılık, 2012.<br>2. Ertan EFEGİL ve Rıdvan KALAYCI (der.), Dış Politika Teorileri Bağlamında Türk Dış Politikasının Analizi, Ankara: Nobel yayıncılık, 2012.<br>3. Ertan EFEGİl ve Mehmet S. EROL (der.), Dış Politika Teorileri Bağlamında Türk Dış Politikasının Analizi, Ankara, yayımda.
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Having and using advanced knowledge and comprehension supported by the recent textbooks, materials and the other scientific resources in the fields of International Relations and European Union.
2 Analyzing data, ideas and concepts of International Relations and European Union with the scientific methods, determining complex events and topics, making discussions and developing new suggestions based on scientific researches
3 Having knowledge and thought about the current issues and problems together with their historical, social and cultural aspects
4 Informing audience groups, who are interested or uninterested in the field, about the topics in International Relations and European Union and teaching them the problems and the solution methods of the subject matters
5 Having the skills of working coherently in a team, taking initiatives, being open-minded and thinking analytically
6 Using Turkish well, having a good written and oral communication skills and also having the ability of empathy
7 Having the skills and potential of self improvement in the career areas of International Relations and European Union such as attaché and ambassador
8 Having the skills about methods and research techniques in producing, using and reaching knowledge
9 Having conscious about professional and scientific ethics
10 Deeping and expanding the knowledge of undergraduate proficiency which is acquired in a same or different field than International Relations and European Union, and also accessing, examining and elucidating knowledge by making scientific research
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 100
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 4 64
Mid-terms 1 20 20
Assignment 2 20 40
Final examination 1 30 30
Total Workload 202
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 8.08
dersAKTSKredisi 7