Constitutional Law

Course Code: 
LAW 111
Course Period: 
Autumn
Course Type: 
Core
P: 
3
Lab: 
2
Credits: 
4
ECTS: 
5
Course Language: 
Türkçe
Course Objectives: 
This course aims to develop a knowledge base of foundational principles in constitutional law concernig practice in comperative law.
Course Content: 

The sources of constitutional law, political power, conditions of existence and models of state, constituent power, constitutional procedure law, the models of administration according to the use of the dominance, the systems of elections, political parties, legitimacy, executive, judiciary and separation of powers and political regimes regarding separation of powers

Course Methodology: 
1: Lecture, 2: Question-Answer, 3: Discussion, 4: Case study / practical course
Course Evaluation Methods: 
A: Testing, B: Presentation C: Homework

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Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes

Teaching Methods

Assessment Methods

Participants who accomplish this course, gather the knowledge to apprehend the subject, procedure and sources of constitutional law, to evaluate legality of political power

1,3,4,5,6,10

1,2,3

A

Participants who accomplish this course, gather the knowledge to examine the conditions of existence and models of state.

2,3,5,10,11

1,2,3

A

Participants who accomplish this course, gather the knowledge to argue problems regarding of the formation and variation of constitutions.

2,3,5,10,11

1,2,3

A

Participants who accomplish this course, gather the knowledge to assess the systems about accordanes of the codes with constitution and problems in this area.

  2,3,5,9,10

1,2,3, 4

A,C

Participants who accomplish this course, gather the knowledge To evaluate institutions of democracy and state in difterent perspectives concerning the concepts of governer-governed, and the political regimes in the light of seperations of powers in in comperative law.

  1,2,3,4,9,10

1,2,3,4

A,C

 
 

Course Flow

Week

Topics

Study Materials

1

Introduction

 

2

The sources of constitutional law

 

3

Political Power and it’s legality

 

4

The primary constituent power

 

5

The derived constituent power

 

6

Constitutional procedure law

 

7

MID-TERM EXAMINATION

 

8

The State, conditions of it’s existence and ideological dimension

 

9

The models of state

 

10

The models of state according to the use of the dominance

 

11

Elections, the systems of elections, political parties

 

12

Fundamental rights and freedoms

 

13

Legitimacy, executive, judiciary

 

14

Separation of powers and political regimes

 

 
 

Recommended Sources

Textbook

E. Teziç, Anayasa Hukuku, Beta, 15. Bası, İstanbul.2012.

Additional Resources

İ.Ö. Kaboğlu, Anayasa Hukuku Dersleri, Legal, 8. Bası, İstanbul, 2012.

K. Gözler, Anayasa Hukukunun Genel Esasları, Ders Kitabı, Ekin, Bursa, 2011.

 

 

 

Material Sharing

Documents

 

Assignments

 

Exams

 

 
 

Assessment

IN-TERM STUDIES

NUMBER

PERCENTAGE

Mid-terms

1

100

Total

 

100

CONTRIBUTION OF FINAL EXAMINATION TO OVERALL GRADE

 

60

CONTRIBUTION OF IN-TERM STUDIES TO OVERALL GRADE

 

40

Total

 

100

 

 

COURSE CATEGORY

Expertise/Field Courses

 
 

Course’s Contribution to Program

No

Program Learning Outcomes

Contribution

1

2

3

4

5

1

Ability to comprehend, solve, and to attain analytical and critical thought processes

 

 

 

 

x

2

Within the ambit of lifelong learning, to direct continuous renewal and cultivation of knowledge attained in the field of law

 

 

x

 

 

3

To master legal resources and legal precedents; to be able to conduct comparative legal analyses in national and international legal arenas

 

 

 

 

x

4

To improve settlement options; to implement creative and innovative solutions

 

 

 

 

x

5

To be equippet with comprehensive and comparative knowledge gained through the study of law, enabling the transfer of this knowledge into the social and economic fields. To attain analytical thinking between cross disciplines

 

 

 

x

 

6

To attain the ability to comprehend and solve legal problems pertaining to global economy

 

X

 

 

 

7

To obtain knowledge of current legal subjects, through the aid of the English language

X

 

 

 

 

8

To be able to utilize proficiency at an intermediate level foreign language

X

 

 

 

 

9

To attain professional and scientific ethical tenants in the field of law, as well as in society at large

 

 

 

 

X

10

To attain the ability to write, speak and listen effectively, in the field of law

 

 

 

 

x

11

To be open-minded, to be tolerant of different ideas, to be constructive, to have self-confidence, and to be responsible both during individual studies and/or during team studies. To work effectively and efficiently

 

 

 

 

x

 
 

ECTS

Activities

Quantity

Duration
(Hour)

Total
Workload
(Hour)

Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours)

14

5

70

Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice)

14

4

56

Mid-terms

1

2

2

Final examination

1

2

2

Total Work Load

 

 

130

Total Work Load / 25 (h)

 

 

5.2

ECTS Credit of the Course

 

 

5