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Code LAW 311
Term 201701
Title International Law
Faculty Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Subject Law(LAW)
SU Credit 3
ECTS Credit 6.00 / 6.00 ECTS (for students admitted in the 2013-14 Academic Year or following years)
Instructor(s) Oya Ye?en,
Detailed Syllabus
Language of Instruction
Level of Course Undergraduate
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This course aims to provide a concise account of the basic concepts of international law. After focusing on the debate on the nature of international law and its political and historical underpinnings, it will explore the sources of international law and the relations between international and municipal law. States and governments, international organisations, companies and individuals will be examined as subjects of international law. More specific issues, such as treatment of aliens, jurisdiction, treaties, state succession, the law of the Sea, air and outer space and will examine human rights, peaceful settlement of interstate disputes, and the law of war will complete the agenda of this course.

Programme Outcomes
1 Understand the world, their country, their society, as well as themselves and have awareness of ethical problems, social rights, values and responsibility to the self and to others.
2 Understand different disciplines from natural and social sciences to mathematics and art, and develop interdisciplinary approaches in thinking and practice.
3 Think critically, follow innovations and developments in science and technology, demonstrate personal and organizational entrepreneurship and engage in life-long learning in various subjects.
4 Communicate effectively in Turkish and English by oral, written, graphical and technological means.
5 Take individual and team responsibility, function effectively and respectively as an individual and a member or a leader of a team; and have the skills to work effectively in multi-disciplinary teams.
1 Develop a thorough knowledge of theories, concepts, and research methods in the field and apply them in research design and data analysis.
2 Assess the impact of the economic, social, and political environment from a global, national and regional level.
3 Know how to access written and visual, primary and secondary sources of information, interpret concepts and data from a variety of sources in developing disciplinary and interdisciplinary analyses.
1 Understand and follow changes in patterns of political behavior, ideas and structures.
2 Develop the ability to make logical inferences about social and political issues on the basis of comparative and historical knowledge.
1 Analyze global affairs from international relations and economics perspectives.
2 Demonstrate theoretical and practical knowledge of the international affairs.
3 Compete for increasing opportunities in careers within the newly emerging global institutions.
4 Evaluate the international political events and present their views and positions on international affairs with advanced oral and written skills.