Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Turkey´S Constitutional Order SBK 370 6 3 + 0 3 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. FERRUH TUZCUOĞLU
Course Lecturers Doç.Dr. FERRUH TUZCUOĞLU,
Course Assistants R.A. Onur TURKOLMEZ
Course Category
Course Objective The general objective of this course is to provide students with history of Turkish constitutionalism; period of written constitution; general principles of 1876, 1921,1961 Constitutions, the 1982 Constitution; preperation of constitution of 1982 and its changes; general provisions; the structure of the Republic; structure of the government of 1982 Constitution; fundamental rights and duties ; separation of power; legislative, executive and judicial powers of the Constitution of 1982.
Course Content Giving some information about the Constitution of 1921, 1924, 1961; explaning main feauters of constitution of 1982 and its emergence and its changing; explaning basic principles of Turkish Republic; Fundamental Rihgts in the Constitution of 1982; constitutional review in the Constitution of 1982; basic characteristics of Legislative body, executive body and juridical body
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 1) S/he compares Otoman-Turkish Constitutionalism with Western Constitutionalism. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 2) S/he aligns characteristics of 1921 Constitution. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
3 3) S/he analyzes what kind of democracy the Constitution of 1921 brought with it and s/he speculates on its disadvantages. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
4 4) S/he comments on establishment of 1982 Constitution. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
5 5) S/he lists rigid clauses of the Constitution of 1982. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
6 6) S/he enumerates fundamental characteristics of the Constitution of 1982 and she/he expreseses it briefly. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
7 7) S/he classifies 1982 Constitution’s fundamental rights and gives some examples. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
8 8) S/he informs restriction and stoppage of fundamental rights in 1982 Constitution. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
9 9) S/he analyzes constitutional amendment procesess in different ways in terms of 1982 Constitution. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
10 10) S/he knows differences between legislative immunity and legislative irresponsibility. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
11 11) S/he enumaretes duties of Grand National Assembly of Turkey and s/he expresses them briefly. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
12 12) S/he shows in which ways and by whom judicial review is practised in terms of the Constitution of 1982. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Historical background of Ottoman-Turkish constitutionalism
2 Constitution of 1876, The Constitution of 1921 and 1924, The Constitution of 1961
3 The emergence of the Constitution of 1982 and its basic principles
4 The basic principels of Turkish Republic in the Constitution of 1982 (1)
5 The basic principels of Turkish Republic in the Constitution of 1982 (2)
6 The restriction of the fundamental rights in the Constitution of 1982
7 The features and composition of the legislative body in the Constitution of 1982
8 The duties and authorities of the legislative body in the Constitution of 1982
9 Midterm Exam.
10 The emergence of executive body and its relations the other bodies. The procedues of executive body and extraordinary administration procedures in the Constitution of 1982
11 The emergence of executive body and its relations with other bodies in the Constitution of 1982.
12 The constitutional principles of juridical body and high courts in the Constitution of 1982
13 The duties and authorities of Turkish Constitutional Court in the Constitution of 1982
14 The operation of Turkish Constitutional Review
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Course Notes
Course Resources
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 X
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
7 Ability to work effectively in groups
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 X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 70
1. Kısa Sınav 10
2. Kısa Sınav 10
3. 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 10 10
Quiz 2 4 8
Assignment 1 4 4
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 128
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.12
dersAKTSKredisi 5