|Course Title||Code||Semester||L+P Hour||Credits||ECTS|
|Human Rights *||POLS 310||6||3||3||5|
|Prerequisites and co-requisites|
|Recommended Optional Programme Components||None|
|Language of Instruction||English|
|Course Level||First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)|
|Course Coordinator||Prof. Dr. Harun ARIKAN|
This course aims to develop students' critical understanding of international human rights standards and institutions.
This course focuses on key international human rights issues and institutions.
|Course's Contribution To Program|
|No||Program Learning Outcomes||Contribution|
Has the conceptual and theoretical competence to explain the phenomena in the disciplines of Political Science and International Relations.
Identifies the international and national issues by methodologies used in the disciplines of Political Science and International Relations; chooses the appropriate analysis techniques across the issues and applies the appropriate empirical studies.
Becomes skilful at following and interpreting different social areas in international and national levels and also applies the problem-solving oriented practices.
Collects, reviews and analyzes the data obtained which necessary for modelling applications in the Social Science.
Individually and/or in a team, takes responsibility, leadership, and works effectively.
In recognition of the need for lifelong learning, follows the latest developments in the field and improves himself/herself.
Uses Turkish, and at least one more foreign language, in accordance with the requirements of academic and work life.
Understands and interprets the feelings, thoughts and behaviors of related persons correctly; and expresses himself/herself in written and oral forms accurately.
Improves his/herself constantly by defining educational requirements considering interests and talents in scientific, cultural, art and social fields besides career development.
Questions traditional approaches, practices and methods; and develops and applies new study methods if necessary.
Recognizes and implements social, scientific and professional ethical values.
Develops skills of defining and analyzing the international, regional and national oriented issues, producing appropriate conflict-resolution techniques and negotiation skills.
Develops critical thinking skills.
|1||Historical evolution of international human rights, theoretical and conceptual approaches||Weekly reading list will be distributed on the first week|
|2||International human rights mechanisms and institutions I: United Nations|
|3||International human rights mechanisms and institutions II: United Nations|
|4||Regional human rights mechanisms and institutions I: Organisation of American States|
|5||Regional human rights mechanisms and institutions II: African Union|
|6||Regional human rights mechanisms and institutions III: Council of Europe and ECHR|
|7||Regional human rights mechanisms and institutions IV: European Union|
|9||Individual and collective human rights, international standards I|
|10||Individual and collective human rights, international standards II|
|11||Rights of migrants and refugees, international standards|
|12||Critical approaches to the international human rights system I|
|13||Critical approaches to the international human rights system II|
|14||International human rights system and civil society|
|15||Critical approaches to the international human rights system|
|16-17||Critical approaches to the international human rights system and final exam|
|Recommended or Required Reading|