COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Civil Law I
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
HUK 103
Fall
3
0
3
5
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
Turkish
Course Type
Required
Course Level
First Cycle
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s)
Course Objectives The object of this course is to enable students to have information on sources and basic concepts of civil law and its sub sections and law of persons which is one of the sub sections.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Will be able to describe the basic concepts of civil law.
  • Will be able to describe sub sections of civil law.
  • Will be able to explain basic principles of law of persons.
  • Will be able to discuss the concept of personal rights and the defence methods to be used in assaults on personal rights.
  • Will be able to explain the difference between the capacity to have rights and capacity to act.
Course Description Main content of the course is basic principles of civil law and law of persons. The notion of 'person' and 'personality' in terms of comparative law, natural persons and legal persons (associations and foundations), capacity to have rights, capacity to act in law and act of injustice, assaults in personal rights, protection of personality and protection of private life and human's dignity, name, kinship and habitation, register of births, deaths and marriages are examined.

 



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 Required Materials
1 The concept of law, description of civil law, sub sections, legal systems and legalization movement Oğuzman, Barlas
2 Sources of civil law and the application. Legal interpretation, The concept of right, legal gap and judicial discretion Oğuzman, Barlas
3 The concept of right, forms of rights Oğuzman, Barlas
4 Earning and losing rights. Good faith principle and the role of this principle on earning rights Oğuzman, Barlas
5 Exercise of rights, good faith and protection of rights Oğuzman, Barlas
6 Review of the subjects and case solving Oğuzman, Barlas
7 Midterm Exam
8 Introduction to law of persons and general information. Beginning and the finality of natural personality Oğuzman, Barlas
9 Distinction between capacity to have rights and juridical capacity Oğuzman, Barlas
10 Personal right and its protection Oğuzman, Barlas
11 Name and kinship Oğuzman, Barlas
12 Place of residence and register of births, deaths and marriages Oğuzman, Barlas
13 The concept of legal personality and difference between legal and natural personality Oğuzman, Barlas
14 Associations Oğuzman, Barlas
15 Foundatios Oğuzman, Barlas
16 Final Exam
Course Notes/Textbooks
Suggested Readings/Materials M.Kemal Oğuzman/Nami Barlas, Medeni Hukuk, İstanbul, 2014; Mustafa Dural/Suat Sarı, Türk Özel Hukuku Cilt 1 Temel Kavramlar ve Medeni Kanunun Başlangıç Hükümleri, İstanbul, 2013; Mustafa Dural/Tufan Öğüz, Türk Özel Hukuku, Cilt II Kişiler Hukuku, İstanbul,2013; A. Zevkliler/A. Havutçu /H. Albaş /M.B. Acabey/İ. Serdar/D. Gürpınar, Medeni Hukuk Pratik Çalışmaları, Ankara, 2013.

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
-
-
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterm
1
40
Final Exam
1
60
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
40
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
60
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester 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
16
4
64
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
-
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
10
Final Exams
1
28
    Total
150

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To be able to possess the knowledge in legal terminology, concepts and principles.

X
2

To be able to solve the legal problems with an analytic and integral point of view.

X
3

To be able to evaluate the legal knowledge and abilities obtained with a critical approach.

X
4

To be able to evaluate the developments in legal theory and practice by monitoring local, international and interdisciplinary dimensions.

X
5

To be able to have awareness of social, professional and scientific principles of ethic behaviour.

X
6

To be able to take responsibility in solving problems by creative and innovative thinking.

X
7

To be able to interpret the legal norms with a sense of justice respectful to human rights and in the light of principles of democratic, secular and social state of law.

X
8

Working efficiently and effectively, learning how to be a team member, taking responsibilities, being open minded, constructive, open to criticism and having self confidence

X
9

To be able to use the daily scientific sources and court judgments in the framework of life time learning approach.

X
10

To be able to inform the related persons and institutions about legal matters both verbally and in written.

X
11

To be able to monitor the daily legal information/court decisions and interacts with the colleagues in a foreign language (“European Language Portfolio Global Scale” Level B1) .

X
12

To be able to use the information and communication technology together with the computer programs in a level required by the area of law (“European Computer Driving Licence, Advanced Level”).

X

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