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 Prof. Dr. Zehra Odyakmaz, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Emin Haspolat, 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. 

The education in our faculty covers a 4-year academic program consisting of annual and semester courses. The curriculum that offers theory and practice together with the classical courses of legal education such as Civil Law, Constitutional Law, Law of Obligations, Criminal Law, Administrative Law, Commercial Law, International Public and Private Law, Philosophy of Law and Procedural Law. The course includes courses which are regularly adapted to new developments.

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

Ufuk University Faculty of Law aims to develop students' legal reasoning skills through basic legal theories and concepts and to develop a young generation who is sensitive to local and universal social problems, who can develop creative solutions to these problems, and who understand the modern world.

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES

Ufuk University Faculty of Law has adopted a professional ethics approach to educate advanced jurists who have professional horizons and knowledge beyond the current in education and research.
The program objectives identified in this context are:

1- To teach the basic concepts and institutions of legal science with the theoretical foundations and to gain the ability to use them in research and application.

2- Evaluate the issues that cover the basic sub-areas of jurisprudence and evaluate them with each other in an analytical and critical manner.

3- To contribute to the field of application by considering all sub-fields of jurisprudence in accordance with the needs of society and country.

4- Developing solutions by adopting an interdisciplinary approach in all sub-fields of jurisprudence.

5- To gain awareness of ethical principles and responsibilities in professional knowledge and practice.

Key Learning Outcomes

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES (COMPETENCES)

Information

Program Qualification 1 To be able to position basic institutions and concepts in theory and practice in various disciplines of law
Program Qualification 2 To have knowledge about the research, reasoning, analysis and interpretation methods of jurisprudence
Program Qualification 3 To be informed about the rights and the methods related to the protection of rights in different areas of law
Program Qualification 4 To have knowledge about legal regulations, relevant judicial decisions and scientific opinions in different areas of law.

Skills

Program Qualification 5 To be able to analyze, compare and discuss legal regulations, judicial decisions, scientific opinions with methodological methods
Program Qualification 6 To be able to solve the legal problems by using the acquired knowledge
Program Qualification 7 To be able to develop solutions to problems by using legal regulations, judicial decisions and scientific opinions

Competencies

Program Qualification 8 To be able to take responsibility as a member of the team to solve the problems encountered in the application of law
Program Qualification 9 To be able to evaluate the knowledge and skills acquired in the field of law with a critical approach
Program Qualification 10 To be able to monitor and interpret the developments in the theory and practice of law.
Program Qualification 11 To be able to express opinions in written and oral form and to deliver methodological solutions related to studies such as seminars and thesis
Program Qualification 12 To be able to use at least one foreign language effectively
Program Qualification 13 Adopting the concept of honesty, justice, and ethics required by lawyers in accordance with the principles of universal law.

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

FF

0,000-59

Success Grades

The lowest success grade, which is a sum of 40% of the mid-term grade and 60% of the final exam grade, is for law students, 60 points (CC). Also, the students have to score 60 out of 100 points in the final or make-up exam.

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