Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Geographical Economy UTC 523 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. AHMET YAĞMUR ERSOY
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants Arş. Gör. Halil ŞİMDİ
Course Category
Course Objective In this course, defining and analysing the international and intraregional commercial relationships in the areas where both the sourses and outputs intensify, are aimed. In addition to this, in this course, the reasons and the results of unbalanced distribution of economical activities, in international level will be discussed.
Course Content Relationship between geography and economics, Contemprorary World Economy, Geographical Dynamics of Development, Intraregional Commercial Relationships, International Commercial Relationships, Core - Peripheral Model, The Political Effects of Economic Geography
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Conceptualizes geography as an economical resource Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 Understands the effects of geography on international trade Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
3 Understands the economical and political effects of geography Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction and Basic Concepts
2 Relationship Between Geography and Economics Clark. G.L. and others, The Oxford Handbook of Economic Geography
3 Contemporary World Economy Seyidoglu, H., Uluslararası İktisat
4 International Political Economy Seyidoglu, H., Uluslararası İktisat
5 International Political Economy Seyidoglu, H., Uluslararası İktisat
6 Geographical Dynamics of Development Krugman, P.R., Obstfeld, M. International Economics
7 Intraregional Commercial Relationships Brakman, S. and others, The new introduction to geographical economics
8 Midterm Examination
9 International Commercial Relationships Brakman, S. and others, The new introduction to geographical economics
10 Core - Peripheral Model Brakman, S. and others, The new introduction to geographical economics
11 Core - Peripheral Model (Geographical Core Model) Brakman, S. and others, The new introduction to geographical economics
12 Core - Peripheral Model (The Spatial Distribution Of Economic Activities ) Brakman, S. and others, The new introduction to geographical economics
13 The Political Effects Of Economic Geography Krugman, P.R., Obstfeld, M. International Economics
14 Course Evaluation
Resources
Course Notes Books and articles above
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Possessing high level of knowledge and understanding of scientific materials including up-to-date data, information and facts togather with the skill to manage the processes in the field of international trade. X
2 Understanding the interdisciplinary structure of international trade and having the ability to integrate information from different disciplines. X
3 Having the capability of defining and assuming a problem, developing a solution method, evaluating the results and implementing if needed, in the field of international trade. X
4 Being capable of developing new strategic approaches, political alternatives and drawing up schemes in unpredictable complex situations encountered in implications of international trade. X
5 Having a command of decision making techniques providing a basis for taking initiative within the sphere of competence when faced with a problem. X
6 Being capable of producing local, national and international projects, serving as an executive or manager at such projects. X
7 Being able to choose and implement the right scientific research method in his/her researches. X
8 Questioning his/her knowledge within the scope of the assignments related to his/her area of expertise. X
9 To be in a struggle of being proactive, original and contributive but not passive, in the process of learning and implementation. X
10 Having the capability of oral and written communication skill at least in one foreign language. (European Language Portfolio Global Scale, Level B2) X
11 Can convey the results and processes of his/her studies orally or in written in a comprehensive and systematic manner in national and international environment X
12 Pursuing, teaching and monitoring the scientifc, ethical and social values in the stages of collection, interpretation and announcement of data related to international trade. X
13 Being able to choose the data which will form the scientific information , review the literature in the related area and analyse. X
14 Being capable of analyzing and carrying out the relationships with the stakeholders in the assignmetns assignments related to his/her expertise. X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 50
1. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ödev 30
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 5 80
Mid-terms 1 3 3
Quiz 2 2 4
Assignment 1 3 3
Final examination 1 5 5
Total Workload 143
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.72
dersAKTSKredisi 6