Law


General Information

Ufuk University Law Faculty was founded in 2002 and has valuable academic staff. The Faculty offers a program with legal courses in English (30 %). Its first graduates were awarded degrees in 2006. The founding dean is Prof. Dr. Ali Naim İnan. Currently, the Dean is Prof. Dr. Şanal Görgün. In the department of public law Assoc. Prof. Dr. Emin Haspolat, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ali İhsan Erdağ, Assist. Prof. Dr. Nezahat Demiray, in the department of private law Prof. Dr. Şanal Görgün, Prof. Dr. Emine Akyüz, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Özge Yücel, Assist. Prof. Dr. Ömer Faruk Özeroğlu, Assist. Prof. Dr. Nazlı Töre, and Assist. Prof. Dr. Gülsüm Tatar serve as faculty members. Dr. Larry White provides consultancy for Legal English Instruction. 

Qualification Awarded

The students who successfully complete the program will be awarded the degree of Bachelor of Law.

Level of Qualification

Bachelor's Degree

Admission Requirements

Students are accepted through the centrally administrated entrance exam conducted by ÖSYM. General admission requirements apply for both Turkish students and foreign students.

Arrangements for the Recognition of Prior Learning

At Ufuk University full-time students can be exempted from some courses within the framework of the related by laws. If the content of the course previously taken in another institution is equivalent to the course offered at Ufuk University, then the student can be exempted from this course with the approval of the related faculty/graduate school after the evaluation of the course content.

Qualification Requirements and Regulations

The language of instruction is English % 30. In order to start the law program, students must achieve English proficiency exam or take English preparatory class. A student is required to successfully achieve compulsory and elective courses and also meet the requirement of a minimum of 240 ECST credits without obtaining FF degree from any courses in the program. Grade point average must be a minimum of 2.00 out of 4.00.

Profile of the Programme

This Program aims to raise students who are sensitive to the social problems and ready to give a contribution to the solution of them as well as to increase their technical knowledge and ability.

PURPOSES OF PROGRAM

1. Recognise technical concepts and

2. İmprove the ability of judgment.

3. Set out research principles of jurisprudence.

4, Find out creative solutions by using technical knowledge.

5. Applicate the knowledge.

6. Using the knowledge

Key Learning Outcomes

Program Qualifications

1

Ability of positioning lesson’s basic concepts in theory and application

2

Ability of perceiving law lessons taking in prospect properly

3

Being aware of the classification of rights and ability of choosing the defense method which grants the best protection to the relevant right

4

Terminological knowledge involving basic legal concepts

5

Ability of comparing basic concepts and positions with other countries

6

Ability of interpreting historical development

7

Ability of explaining and interpreting what to be read

8

Analyzing the configuration of legal rules and contesting about them

9

Ability of proper self expression in daily life

10

 Ability of evaluating judicial decisions regarding the topic

11

 Ability of bringing methodological solutions to seminar works, thesis, and etc.

12

Development of judgmental capacity

13

Ability of using foreign language in professional field

Occupational Profiles of Graduates

The graduates of this program can be an attorney at law, district attorney, judge, prosecutor, notary, mediator, civil servant or diplomat. Also, the graduates can serve as governor, district governor, inspector, specialist or expert assistant in independent senior bodies, and rapporteur in the high jurisdiction.

Access to Further Studies

The students who complete this program, may apply to graduate program.

Courses - Term, Credit and ECTS Credit
- 1 -
Semester Type Course Code Course Name Credits ECTS Credits
1
Compulsory
EKO101
Micro Economics (English)
3
4
1
Compulsory
HUK101(1)
Introduction to Law
2
3
1
Compulsory
HUK103(1)
Civil Law
4
5
1
Compulsory
HUK105(1)
Constitutional Law
4
5
1
Compulsory
HUK107
Roman Law
3
4
1
Compulsory
HUK113
Academic Reading and Writing I (English)
4
4
1
Compulsory
TUR101
Turkish Language I
0
2
1
Elective
HUK117
Basic Concepts of Private Law (English)
2
3
- 2 -
Semester Type Course Code Course Name Credits ECTS Credits
2
Compulsory
EKO102
Macro Economics II (English)
3
3
2
Compulsory
HUK109
Sources of the Law - Methods in Law and Academic Research
2
3
2
Compulsory
HUK101 (2)
Introduction to Law
2
3
2
Compulsory
HUK103(2)
Civil Law
4
5
2
Compulsory
HUK105(2)
Constitutional Law
4
5
2
Compulsory
HUK114
Academic Reading and Writing II (English)
4
4
2
Compulsory
IST102
Istatistics (English)
2
2
2
Compulsory
TUR102
Turkish Language II
0
2
2
Elective
HUK116
Basic Concepts of Public Law (English)
2
3
- 3 -
Semester Type Course Code Course Name Credits ECTS Credits
3
Compulsory
HUK201(1)
Law of Obligations General Part
4
4,5
3
Compulsory
HUK203(1)
Criminal Law- General Provisions
3
3,5
3
Compulsory
HUK205(1)
Administrative Law
3
3,5
3
Compulsory
HUK207
Public Finance
3
3
3
Compulsory
HUK209 (1)
General Public Law-The Theory of the State - I
2
2,5
3
Compulsory
HUK211(1)
International Public Law (English)
2
2,5
3
Compulsory
HUK215
Legal Reading and Writing I (English)
3
3,5
3
Compulsory
HUK229(1)
History of Turkish Law
2
2,5
3
Compulsory
TAR201
Principles and Revolutions of Atatürk - I
0
2
3
Elective
HUK235
International Organisations (English)
2
2,5
3
Elective
HUK237
Gender and Law (English)
2
2,5
- 4 -
Semester Type Course Code Course Name Credits ECTS Credits
4
Compulsory
HUK201 (2)
Law of Obligations General Part
4
4,5
4
Compulsory
HUK203 (2)
Criminal Law-General Provisions
3
3,5
4
Compulsory
HUK205(2)
Administrative Law
3
3,5
4
Compulsory
HUK208
Tax Law
3
3
4
Compulsory
HUK209 (2)
General Public Law- The Theory of the State - II
2
2,5
4
Compulsory
HUK211(2)
International Public Law (English)
2
2,5
4
Compulsory
HUK216
Legal Reading and Writing II (English)
3
3,5
4
Compulsory
HUK229(2)
History of Turkish Law
2
2,5
4
Compulsory
TAR202
Principles and Revolutions of Atatürk - II
0
2
4
Elective
HUK238
Introduction to Sociology (English)
2
2,5
4
Elective
HUK232
Fundamentals of Turkish Law (English)
2
2,5
- 5 -
Semester Type Course Code Course Name Credits ECTS Credits
5
Compulsory
HUK301(1)
Property Law
3
4
5
Compulsory
HUK303(1)
Law of Obligations- Special Part
3
4
5
Compulsory
HUK305(1)
Law of Civil Procedure
3
4
5
Compulsory
HUK307(1)
Commercial Law
3
4
5
Compulsory
HUK309(1)
Criminal Law- Special Provisions
2
2,5
5
Compulsory
HUK311(1)
Administrative Procedure Law
2
2,5
5
Compulsory
HUK315
Philosophy of Law (English)
3
3
5
Compulsory
HUK331
Legal Reading and Writing III (English)
3
3
5
Elective
LAW333
Common Law (English)
2
3
5
Elective
HUK339
Social Structure in Turkey (English)
2
3
- 6 -
Semester Type Course Code Course Name Credits ECTS Credits
6
Compulsory
HUK301(2)
Property Law
3
4
6
Compulsory
HUK303(2)
Law of Obligations- Special Part
3
4
6
Compulsory
HUK305(2)
Law of Civil Procedure
3
4
6
Compulsory
HUK307(2)
Commercial Law
3
4
6
Compulsory
HUK309 (2)
Criminal Law-Special Provisions
2
2,5
6
Compulsory
HUK311(2)
Administrative Procedure Law
2
2,5
6
Compulsory
HUK316
Sociology of Law (English)
3
3
6
Compulsory
HUK332
Legal Reading and Writing IV (English)
3
3
6
Elective
HUK312
Contract Law (English)
2
3
6
Elective
HUK322
Criminology (English)
2
3
- 7 -
Semester Type Course Code Course Name Credits ECTS Credits
7
Compulsory
HUK401 (1)
Law of Inheritance
2
2,5
7
Compulsory
HUK403(1)
Enforcement and Bankruptcy Law
3
3,5
7
Compulsory
HUK405(1)
Labor and Social Security Law
3
3
7
Compulsory
HUK407 (1)
International Private Law
2
3,5
7
Compulsory
HUK411 (1)
Criminal Procedure Law
3
3,5
7
Compulsory
HUK418
Civil Law and Law of Obligations (Practice)
0
2
7
Compulsory
HUK423 (1)
Negotiable Instruments Law
2
2
7
Compulsory
HUK425(1)
Maritimal Commerce and Insurance Law
2
2
7
Compulsory
HUK435(I)
General Public Law- Human Rights
2
2
7
Elective
LAW433
Elective I: Moot Court I (English)
2
3
7
Elective
HUK441
Elective I: European Human Rights Law (English)
2
3
7
Elective
LAW443
Elective II: Intenational Business and the Role of Corporate Counsel (English)
2
3
- 8 -
Semester Type Course Code Course Name Credits ECTS Credits
8
Compulsory
HUK401 (2)
Law of Inheritance
2
2,5
8
Compulsory
HUK403 (2)
Enforcement and Bankruptcy Law
3
3,5
8
Compulsory
HUK404
Forensic Medicine (English)
2
3
8
Compulsory
HUK405(2)
Labor and Social Security Law
3
3
8
Compulsory
HUK407 (2)
International Private Law
2
3,5
8
Compulsory
HUK411 (2)
Criminal Procedure Law
3
3,5
8
Compulsory
HUK420
Criminal Law (Practice)
0
2
8
Compulsory
HUK423 (2)
Negotiable Instruments Law
2
2
8
Compulsory
HUK425(2)
Maritimal Commerce and Insurance Law
2
2
8
Compulsory
HUK435(2)
General Public Law-Human Rights
2
2
8
Elective
LAW438
Humanitarian Law (English)
2
3
8
Elective
LAW440
Advanced Advocacy for International Practice (English)
2
3
8
Elective
LAW442
Moot Court II (English)
2
3
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading

A variety of assessment methods such as quizzes, mid-term(s), assignment(s), exercise(s), project(s), practice(s), and a final exam are implemented in the programme. Assessment methods may include classical test(s), multiple-choice test(s), homework(s), performance evaluation(s), and product evaluation(s). In order to graduate from the programme, cumulative GPA must be minimum 2.00. A course grade is constituted by evaluating the above stated elements and given by using letters. Letter grades and their associated coefficients are as follows;

Semester Grade

Coefficient

Grade Interval

(over 100)

AA

4,00

90-100

BA

3,50

80-89

BB

3,00

70-79

CB

2,50

65-69

CC

2,00

60-64

DC

1,50

55-59

DD

1,00

50-54

FF

0,00

0-49

Success Grades
The lowest grade to be successful in a credit course is:

  • for law students, CC.

Repeating Courses
Students who have received an “FF”, “FD”, “NA”(non-Attendance) or “W” (Withdrawal) in any course or “U” (Unsatisfactory) for non-credited courses must repeat it in the first semester the course is offered again. If a course has a prerequisite the ones who are not successful in the course with prerequisite cannot take that course.

Repeating the Semester
Students whose cumulative grade point average is 1.99 and below at the end of the second semester are considered unsuccessful and they cannot enrol courses from upper grade. Unsuccessful students may retake the courses they failed or succeeded (CC or under) if they want to until they raise their cumulative grade point average to 2.00.

Successful Students
Students whose Cum GPA are at least 2.00 in any semester are considered successful.

Graduation Requirements

In order to graduate from this undergraduate program, the students are reguired;

  • To succeed in all of the courses listed in the curriculum of the program by getting the grade of at least DD/S with a minimum of 240 ECTS
  • To have a grade point Average of 2.00 out of 4.00
Mode of Study

Full time

Programme Director

Dean 

Prof. Dr. Şanal GÖRGÜN

Courses – Key Learning Outcomes Relation Matrix

Courses/Program Outcomes

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

HUK 103 Civil Law

X

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

HUK 105 Constitutional Law

X

 

 

 

X

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

HUK 107 Roman Law

X

X

 

 

X

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HUK 101 Introduction to Law

X

X

 

X

X

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EKO 101 Micro Economy (English)

X

 

 

 

X

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EKO 102 Macro Economy (English)

X

 

 

 

X

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HUK 113 Academic Reading and Writing I (English)

X

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

X

 

X

X

 

HUK 109 Methodology in Law

X

X

X

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

X

 

 

HUK 114  Academic Reading and Writing II (English)

X

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

X

 

 

X

 

IST 102 Statistics (English)

X

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

HUK 117 Main Concepts of Civil Law (English)

X

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

X

HUK 116 Main Concepts of Public Law (English)

X

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

X

HUK 201 Law of Obligations, General Rules

X

X

X

 

 

 

X

X

 

 

 

 

 

HUK 203 Criminal Law, General Rules

X

X

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

X

 

X

 

HUK 205 Law of Administration

X

 

X

 

 

 

X

X

 

 

 

 

 

HUK 207 Public Finance

X

 

 

 

 

X

X

X

 

 

 

 

 

HUK 208 Tax Law

X

 

 

 

 

 

X

X

 

X

 

 

 

HUK 211 International Public Law (English)

X

 

X

 

X

X

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

HUK 209 General Public Law- Theory of State (English)

X

X

X

X

X

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

Selective Course (English)

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HUK 229 History of Turkish Law

X

 

 

 

 

X

X

 

 

X

 

 

 

HUK 215 Legal Reading and Writing I (English)

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

HUK 216 Legal Reading and Writing II (English)

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

HUK 301 Property Law

X

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

X

 

 

 

HUK 303 Law of Obligations, Specific Rules

X

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

X

 

X

 

HUK 309 Criminal Law, Specific Rules

X

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

X

 

X

 

HUK 305 Civil Procedural Law

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

X

 

 

 

HUK 307 Commercial Law

X

 

X

 

 

 

 

X

 

X

 

 

 

HUK 311 Administrative Jurisdiction

X

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

X

 

 

 

Selective Course (English)

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HUK 315 Philosophy of Law (English)

X

 

 

 

 

X

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

HUK 316 Sociology of Law (English)

X

 

 

 

 

X

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

HUK 331 Legal Reading and Writing III (English)

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

HUK 332 Legal Reading and Writing IV (English)

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

HUK 401 Heritage Law

X

 

 

 

 

 

X

X

 

 

 

 

 

HUK 403 Enforcement and Bankruptcy Law

X

 

X

 

 

 

 

X

 

X

 

 

 

HUK 405 Labor and Social Security Law

X

 

X

 

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

 

 

HUK 404 International Private Law

X

 

X

 

X

 

 

X

 

X

 

 

 

HUK 425 Insurance and Maritime Commercial Law

X

 

X

 

 

 

 

X

 

X

 

 

 

HUK 411 Criminal Procedure Law

X

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

X

 

X

 

HUK 413 General Public Law

X

 

X

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

HUK 414 Forensic Medicine (English)

X

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

Selective Course (English)

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Selective Course (English)

X

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

NQF-HETR/Program Competencies Matrix

NQF-HETR

Program Qualifications

Qualifications Involving Law (Narrow Field)

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

Knowledge 1

X

 

X

X

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Knowledge 2

X

X

X

X

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

X

Knowledge 3

 

X

X

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Knowledge 4

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Skills 1

X

X

 

 

 

X

X

X

 

 

X

X

 

Skills 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

X

X

 

 

Skills 3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

X

X

 

X

Competence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

Competence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

Learning Competence 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

Learning Competence 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

Learning Competence 3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

Communication and Social Competence 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

Communication and Social Competence 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Communication and Social Competence 3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

Communication and Social Competence 4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

Field Specific Competence 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Field Specific Competence 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

Field Specific Competence 3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

X

 

Field Specific Competence 4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X