COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Law of Transport
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
HUK 488
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 The aim of this course is to teach students the basic principles of transportation law, relevant legislation and case law, and to make students familiar with the problems they may encounter in practice by making practical studies.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Students who successfully complete this course will be able to; • Determine the principles of the Law of Transport
  • assess the resources of Turkey and the world in transport law
  • Evaluate the land transport (goods and passengers) with national and international dimension
  • Evaluate the maritime transport (goods and passengers) with national and international dimension
  • Evaluate the air transport (goods and passengers) with national and international dimension
  • Evaluate the railway transportation (goods and passengers) with national and international dimension
  • Evaluate the pipeline transportation, investigation of multimodal transport, investigation of basic properties of transport insurance
Course Description The concept of transportation law and its scope. Types of transport; road, sea, waterway, airway, railway, pipelines. National and international sources of transportation law. The order of provisions applicable to the Transport Law. International transport of goods; concept, elements, documents used, documents proving the contract of carriage, sub-carriage and real carriage contracts, multiple carriage, parties of carriage agreements, third parties, transportation intermediaries, obligations of the parties, legal and dispute resolution disputes in transportation disputes.

 



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 Characteristics of Transportation Law, Relation of Transportation Law with Other Law Branches Preparation from suggested sources
2 National and International Sources of Transport Law Preparation from suggested sources
3 Transport Agreement; definition, elements and parties, related persons Preparation from suggested sources
4 Transportation of goods by road (National International Law) Preparation from suggested sources
5 Transportation of passengers by road (National International Law) Preparation from suggested sources
6 Review for midterm exam Preparation from suggested sources
7 Review of the Semester  
8 Transportation of Goods by Sea (National International Law) Preparation from suggested sources
9 Transportation of passengers by sea (National inter-national law) Preparation from suggested sources
10 Transportation of goods by air (National inter-national law) Preparation from suggested sources
11 Transportation of passengers by air (National Inter-national law) Preparation from suggested sources
12 Transportation of goods and goods by rail (National inter-national law), transportation by pipeline. Preparation from suggested sources
13 Different kind of vehicles (Multimodal) Preparation from suggested sources
14 Transport insurances Preparation from suggested sources
15 Review for Final Preparation from suggested sources
16 Final
Course Notes/Textbooks

William J. Augello: Transportation, Logistics, and the Law, 2004.

Suggested Readings/Materials

Hakan Karan: Law on International Carriage of Goods, Ankara 2009.

 

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
0
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
30
Final Exams
1
40
    Total
118

 

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