Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Political Life In Turkey SBK 551 0 3 + 0 3 6
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Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. NEBİ MİŞ
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Course Objective The aim of this course is look at basic actors of Turkish politics, to determine spheres of change and continuity in Turkish politics, to analyse dynamic directions, democratisation processes and spheres of problems of Turkish politics
Course Content Basic actors of Turkish politics, spheres of change and continuity in Turkish politics and analysis of dynamic directions, democratisation processes and spheres of problems of Turkish politics
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 S/he analyses the essential parameters of Turkish Politics Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Self Study, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
2 S/he interprets the process of transition from sultanship regime to representative system Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Self Study, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
3 S/he analyzes the fundamental problems in the field of Turkish Politics Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Self Study, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
4 S/he criticizes the military interventions comparatively as a way of solutions of political crisis Question-Answer, Discussion, Self Study, Lecture, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
5 S/he examines the democratization problem of republic in Turkey Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Self Study, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
6 S/he analyzes the effects of EU accession process on politics Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Self Study, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Basic parameters of politics in Turkey and a model of analyses
2 Basic institutions of traditional Turkish politics and power practice
3 Need of re-structuring traditional Turkish politics an quest for modernisation
4 Transition from the Sultanate to representative system and political change
5 Endeavours to limit political power and constitutional movements
6 Processes of establishing parliamentary system
7 Midterm Exam
8 Quest for ideology in Turkish politics and Kemalizm
9 Re-structuring of politics in Turkey and basic problems
10 Problems of laicism in Turkish politics
11 Military interventions as a solution to political crisis
12 Democratisation problem of the Republic
13 Influence of the European Union processes on politics
14 Integration processes of Turkish politics to the west
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Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Having and using advanced knowledge and comprehension supported by textbooks including actual knowledge in international relations literature, materials and the other scientific resources
2 Analyzing data, ideas and concepts of foreign policy and international relations, determining complex events and topics, making discussions and developing new suggestions in accordance with researches
3 Having knowledge and thought about actual topics and problems together with their historical, social and cultural aspects
4 Introducing those who are interested in international events with the topics of international relations and teaching clearly the problems of international relations and the types of solutions
5 Having the skills to take initiatives, capacity for team-working and open-minded
6 Using Turkish well, having a good written and oral communication and also having ability of empathy
7 Having skill to improve career in the jobs such as attaché and ambassador
8 Having the skill about methods and techniques in reaching knowledge
9 Having conscious about professional and scientific ethics
10 Accessing, examining and elucidating with scientific methods to the knowledge of international relations and expanding literature about international relations
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 70
1. Ödev 10
1. Kısa Sınav 10
2. Kısa Sınav 10
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 3 48
Mid-terms 1 12 12
Assignment 1 12 12
Performance Task (Seminar) 1 5 5
Final examination 1 15 15
Total Workload 140
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.6
dersAKTSKredisi 6