COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Family Law*
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
HUK 104
Spring
3
0
3
6
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
Turkish
Course Type
Required
Course Level
First Cycle
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives The objective of this course is to inform students on civil law and family law.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Students who successfully complete this course will be able to;
  • o Explain the basic principles of family law.
  • o Gain the skills of analysing family of law and the legal arrangements regarding the protection of family in relation to this.
  • o Explain and evaluate the legal outcomes of engagement, marriage and divorce.
Course Content Family Law constitutes the main content of this course. Especially, subjects such as the concept of family and principles of family law, getting engaged, getting married, general terms of marriage, marriage disunion, kindred, adoption, custody will be included.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Introduction to family law and Turkish Family law system Course notes and related sections from other sources
2 Engagement and termination of engagement Course notes and related sections from other sources
3 Getting married, terms of marriage and general rules Course notes and related sections from other sources
4 Getting married, financial relations and marital property Course notes and related sections from other sources
5 Termination of marriage Course notes and related sections from other sources
6 Review of the subjects and practices Course notes and related sections from other sources
7 Divorce Course notes and related sections from other sources
8 Midterm Exam Course notes and related sections from other sources
9 Legal outcomes of divorce Course notes and related sections from other sources
10 Kinship Course notes and related sections from other sources
11 Adoption Course notes and related sections from other sources
12 Custody Course notes and related sections from other sources
13 Guardianship Course notes and related sections from other sources
14 Termination of custody and practices Course notes and related sections from other sources
15 Group presentations Course notes and related sections from other sources
16 Review of the semester subjects and practices
Course Textbooks Ali Naim İnan, Medeni Hukuk, Ankara 2005
References Aydın Zevkliler, Ayşe Havutçu: Medeni Hukuk Pratik Çalışmaları, Ankara 2010;Rona Serozan: Medeni Hukuk Genel Bölüm, İstanbul 2008;Hüseyin Hatemi: Medeni Hukuka Giriş, İstanbul 2010; Kemal Oğuzman, Nami Barlas: Medeni Hukuk, İstanbul 2010

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Requirements Number Percentage
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
40
Final / Oral Exam
1
60
Total

Contribution of Semester Work to Final Grade
60
Contribution of Final Work to Final Grade
40
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
Study Hours Out of Class
17
4
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
30
Final / Oral Exam
1
35
    Total
181

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Qualifications / Outcomes
* Level of Contribution
1
2
3
4
5
1 To solve problems, to have analytical and holistic viewpoint and to develop strategic thinking as a principle in the field of law X
2 It is aimed to graduate students whom are able to critique what they have already learn in the field of law, adopting lifelong learning and continuously developing themselves X
3 It is aimed to graduate students whom are able to analyze and interpret their academic knowledge and express their solutions regarding legal problems both oral and written X
4 It is aimed to graduate students whom are able to understand the legal concepts and ideas in both national and multinational settings and practice cross disciplinary and comparative analysis X
5 To be aware of principles of social, occupational, and legal ethics X
6 To create solutions with creative and innovative motives when coming across with unexpected legal situations, and be able to apply the academic gain during new and unconventional occasions X
7 Acquiring leadership qualifications and applying them successfully X
8 Working efficiently and effectively, learning how to be a team member, taking responsibilities, being open minded, constructive, vulnerable to criticism and having self confidence X
9 To be able to reach the latest scientific resources, court decisions and other sources of law and be able to transfer the academic knowledge to real life with both national and international thinking X
10 To know and act according to the social, scientific and ethical values under any circumstances such as data collection, interpretation, announcing and practicing regarding legal, social and political progress X
11 To be able to use a foreign language as fluent as possible for both pursuing the legal information and court decisions and developing proper communication with colleagues from other countries, ("European Language Portfolio Global Scale", Level B1) X
12 Above average in both written and spoken of a second foreign language X
13 Able to use computer programs and technology to an adequate level required by the field of law ("European Computer Driving License", Advanced Level") X

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest