Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
International Relations ULI 487 7 3 + 0 3 5
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Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Arş.Gör. AYLA AKDOĞAN
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Course Objective To learn concepts, approaches and actors on International Relations, to understand aims, strategies and tools of foreign policy, to study international organizations and their organs, to discuss and analyze current cases on international area.
Course Content The concept and approaches of International Relations and Foreign Policy, Internatinal System, decision and game theory, aims of foreign policy, strategies of foreign policy and tools of foreign policy.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 undeerstanding differences between concept of international relaitons and foreign policy. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 Understanding state, organization and individual as international relations actor Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
3 Learning the concept of international relations, foreign policy environmet of states. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
4 Discussing foreign policy aims of state by example of Turkey and regional countries. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 undeerstanding program, aims and sources. Examination, quiz and homework.
2 State, sovereignty, policy.
3 International relations actors and theories.
4 National power, international system.
5 Decision, game theory
6 Isolationism, neutrality, non-alignment policies.
7 Alliances.
8 Status quo, imperialism and prestige policies.
9 Midterm exams
10 Diplomacy and propoganda
11 International economical relations.
12 Conflict and war.
13 International peace and security question.
14 International invention.
Course Notes
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Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Acquiring theoretical and practical competency in the fields of industrial relations, human resource management, social policy and labour and social security law both at national and international levels
2 Mastering core industrial relations concepts
3 Demonstrating awareness of issues related to social justice
4 Competent use of Turkish language in written and oral communication and ability to reflect on what you have learned, and to conduct an inventory of skills and competencies gained
5 Ability to engage in independent analysis and communication of results and ability to independently formulate research or term paper topics X
6 Competent use of statistics and databases to analyze data, interpreting graphs , tables, and index numbers and constructing them to convey information X
7 Ability to work effectively in groups X
8 Competent use of a foreign language in terms of oral, written and learning skills
9 Competent use of word processing, presentation, spreadsheet and statistical software used in human resources and labour relations
10 Developing an ethical sensitivity in professional and scientific contexts
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 50
1. Kısa Sınav 17
1. Ödev 15
2. Kısa Sınav 18
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 10 10
Quiz 2 5 10
Assignment 1 5 5
Final examination 1 15 15
Total Workload 136
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.44
dersAKTSKredisi 5