COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Law of Consumers
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
HUK 477
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
4
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
Turkish
Course Type
Elective
Course Level
First Cycle
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s)
Course Objectives This course aims to ensure a knowledge about consumer rights and obligations arising from consumer law.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • The students who succeeded in this course; • Can describe consumer rights arising from consumer law.
  • Can explain producers' obligations from producing services.
  • Can analyze consumers' right of choice in case defective goods or services.
  • Can contrast consumer contract types regulated in consumer rights law.
  • Can discuss the protection of consumers from unfair terms in consumer contracts.
  • Can explain consumer organizations and their duties.
  • Can determine competency of consumer courts.
Course Description Definition of consumer, national and international sources governing protection of consumer, code nr. 4077 Law on Consumer Protection, consumer contracts, partial payment, consumer loans, time share, tours, campaigns, subscriptions, faulty products and services and legal responsibility, special rules concerning penalties, consumer instutitions, consumer courts are topics that will be covered during this course.

 



Course Category

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

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Required Materials
1 Law on the protection of the consumer, objectives, content, definitions Aslan, s. 1-114.
2 Defective good/defective service Aslan, s. 115-257.
3 Consumer, consumer rights Aslan, s. 259-377.
4 Contract types prescribed by the law on the protection of the consumer Aslan, s. 539-687.
5 Door step sale, distance contract, consumer credit Aslan, s. 379-458.
6 Credit carts and housing finance Aslan, s. 458-536.
7 Review for the midterm exam
8 Midterm Exam
9 Unfair terms in consumer contracts Aslan, s. 324-343.
10 Periodicals, subscription agreement, price tag Aslan, s. 598-608.
11 Warranty deed, consumer rights in guarantee period, services after sale Aslan, s. 148-164.
12 Commercial advertisement and announcements Aslan, s. 259-292.
13 Consumer organisations, consumer council, consumer arbitration board Aslan, s. 691-740.
14 Provisions of proceeding and penalty Aslan, s. 740-760.
15 Review for the final exam
16 Final Exam
Course Notes/Textbooks Notes will be given.
Suggested Readings/Materials İ. Yılmaz Aslan: Tüketici Hukuku, Ankara 2006; Emrah Cengiz; Tüketicinin Korunması, İstanbul 2007; Yahya Deryal, Tüketici Hukuku, Ankara 2008.

 

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
2
32
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
15
Final Exams
1
25
    Total
120

 

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.

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) .

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”).

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