Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Political Structure and Problems Of Turkey UKY 511 0 3 + 0 3 7
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. İRFAN HAŞLAK
Course Lecturers Doç.Dr. İRFAN HAŞLAK,
Course Assistants Res. Asst. Elif MADAKBAŞ, Res. Asst. Tuğrul KORKMAZ, Res. Asst. Dilşad TÜRKMENOĞLU KÖSE
Course Category
Course Objective This course aims to know political structure, political processes and related problems of Turkish society.
Course Content Concept of social structure, social structure Turkish Republic, main institutions of Turkish Republic and their functions, main political issues in Turkish Republic and efforts of solving these problems.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 S/he knows about the concept of "political structure" and s/he analyzes a specific period with reference to political structure. Lecture, Discussion, Testing,
2 S/he deals with the concept of political structure within the context of Turkey. Discussion, Lecture, Testing,
3 S/he knows about structural issues on each constitutions of different periods and s/he grasps the issue in a comparative way. Lecture, Discussion, Testing,
4 S/he analyzes the relations between political structure and structures such as bureaucracy and military. Discussion, Lecture, Testing,
5 S/he evaluates the political structure within the concept of legitimacy. Lecture, Discussion, Testing,
6 S/he comments on configuration of political structure with its national and global dimensions. Discussion, Lecture, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Concept and limits of political structure
2 Emergence of political structure
3 Political organisation and Turkish Constitutions
4 Political structure according to the 1876 Constitution
5 Political system of the 1924 Constitution
6 Political system of the 1961 Constitution
7 Political system of the 1982 Constitution
8 Institutions that effect the political power
9 The role of bureaucracy in politics as a political issue
10 Effectiveness of army in politics
11 Legitimacy as a political issue
12 Political representation and main problems
13 Relations between local and national politics
14 General evaluation
Course Notes
Course Resources
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 40
1. Final 60
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 20 20
Assignment 2 20 40
Final examination 1 20 20
Total Workload 208
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 8.32
dersAKTSKredisi 7