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INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS (ENGLISH) PROGRAMME
COURSE DESCRIPTION
Name of the Course Unit Code Year Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
FOREIGN POLICY ANALYSIS INR205 2 3 3+0 3.0 6.0


General Information
Language of Instruction English
Level of the Course Unit Bachelor's Degree, TYYÇ: Level 6, EQF-LLL: Level 6, QF-EHEA: First Cycle
Type of the Course Programme Elective
Mode of Delivery of the Course Unit Face-to-face
Work Placement(s) Requirement for the Course Unit Optional
Coordinator of the Course Unit Dr. Öğr. Üye. ALPER GÜLBAY
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit Dr. Öğr. Üye. ALPER GÜLBAY
Assistant(s) of the Course Unit

Prerequisites and/or co-requisities of the course unit
CATEGORY OF THE COURSE UNIT
Category of the Course Unit Degree of Contribution (%)
Fundamental Course in the field % 50
Course providing specialised skills to the main field % 50
Course providing supportive skills to the main field -
Course providing humanistic, communication and management skills -
Course providing transferable skills -

Objectives and Contents
Objectives of the Course Unit This course examines leading theoretical approaches to the study of foreign policy across a range of states and issue areas. The goal of the course is to prepare students to both critically evaluate the theoretical literature on foreign policy and to conduct their own research. We will investigate the influence of international environment, elite decision-making and psychology and domestic factor. The primary objective of this course is to provide a profound examination of foreign policy decision-making process.
Contents of the Course Unit The actors (individuals/leaders, groups, organization and bureaucratic politics) and factors (internal and external issues) in foreign decision-making process are the main topics to be analyzed, taking into account different theoretical perspectives.
Contribution of the Course Intending to Provide the Professional Education This course contributes to improve the skill of making analysis about a given country's foreign policy decision-making process.

No
Key Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit
On successful completion of this course unit, students/learners will or will be able to:
1 Comprehend the actors in foreign policy decision-making.
2 Acquire the knowledge on the foreign policy decision-making process.
3 Examine the theoretical approaches in analyzing foreign policy.
4 Compare the different models in analyzing foreign policy.
5 Understand the internal and external factors in foreign policy decision-making process.

Learning Activities & Teaching Methods of the Course Unit
Learning Activities & Teaching Methods of the Course Unit

Weekly Course Contents and Study Materials for Preliminary & Further Study
Week Topics (Subjects) Preparatory & Further Activities
1 Conceptual Framework in Foreign Policy Analysis No file found
2 Factors Determining Foreign Policy: Realistic Approach and Power Element No file found
3 Factors Determining Foreign Policy: International Political System No file found
4 Factors Determining Foreign Policy: Decision Making Process and Foreign Policy No file found
5 Foreign Policy Preferences of States : Isolationism, Impartiality, Disconnection Policies No file found
6 Foreign Policy Preferences of States: Power Balance and Status quo Policy No file found
7 Midterm Exam No file found
8 Foreign Policy Preferences of States: Imperialism and Prestige Policy No file found
9 Foreign Policy Instruments of States : Diplomacy No file found
10 Foreign Policy Instruments of States : Propoganda No file found
11 Foreign Policy Instruments of States : Economic Methods No file found
12 Foreign Policy Instruments of States : War and Conflict No file found
13 General Overview No file found
14 Final Exam No file found

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING
1-

MATERIAL SHARING
Course Notes No file found
Presentations No file found
Homework No file found
Exam Questions & Solutions No file found
Useful Links No file found
Video and Visual Materials No file found
Other No file found
Announcements No file found

CONTRIBUTION OF THE COURSE UNIT TO THE PROGRAMME LEARNING OUTCOMES
KNOWLEDGE
Theoretical
No PROGRAMME LEARNING OUTCOMES LEVEL OF CONTRIBUTION*
0 1 2 3 4 5
1 Comprehend the political science theories and practices. X
2 Comprehend the theories and practices of international relations. X
SKILLS
Cognitive
No PROGRAMME LEARNING OUTCOMES LEVEL OF CONTRIBUTION*
0 1 2 3 4 5
1 Prepare reports according to academic and professional expectations. X
2 Relate the concepts of political science and international relations with the concepts of other disciplines. X
Practical
No PROGRAMME LEARNING OUTCOMES LEVEL OF CONTRIBUTION*
0 1 2 3 4 5
1 Respond with an environmental conscience to the issues relating to the discipline. X
PERSONAL & OCCUPATIONAL COMPETENCES IN TERMS OF EACH OF THE FOLLOWING GROUPS
Autonomy & Responsibility
No PROGRAMME LEARNING OUTCOMES LEVEL OF CONTRIBUTION*
0 1 2 3 4 5
1 Respond with an environmental conscience to the issues relating to the discipline. X
Learning to Learn
No PROGRAMME LEARNING OUTCOMES LEVEL OF CONTRIBUTION*
0 1 2 3 4 5
1 Follow the new theoretical approaches in the discipline. X
Communication & Social
No PROGRAMME LEARNING OUTCOMES LEVEL OF CONTRIBUTION*
0 1 2 3 4 5
1 Communicate in mother tongue and at least one foreign language. X
Occupational and/or Vocational
No PROGRAMME LEARNING OUTCOMES LEVEL OF CONTRIBUTION*
0 1 2 3 4 5
1 Use scientific research methods in an efficient manner and with respect to academic norms. X
*Level of Contribution (0-5): Empty-Null (0), 1- Very Low, 2- Low, 3- Medium, 4- High, 5- Very High

No
Key Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit
On successful completion of this course unit, students/learners will or will be able to:
PROGRAMME LEARNING OUTCOMES
1 Comprehend the actors in foreign policy decision-making.
2 Acquire the knowledge on the foreign policy decision-making process.
3 Examine the theoretical approaches in analyzing foreign policy.
4 Compare the different models in analyzing foreign policy.
5 Understand the internal and external factors in foreign policy decision-making process.

Assessment
Assessment & Grading of In-Term Activities Number of
Activities
Degree of Contribution (%)
Mid-Term Exam 0 -
Computer Based Presentation 0 -
Short Exam 0 -
Presentation of Report 0 -
Homework Assessment 0 -
Oral Exam 0 -
Presentation of Thesis 0 -
Presentation of Document 0 -
Expert Assessment 0 -
Board Exam 0 -
Practice Exam 0 -
Year-End Final Exam 0 -
Internship Exam 0 -
TOTAL 0 %100
Contribution of In-Term Assessments to Overall Grade 0 %40
Contribution of Final Exam to Overall Grade 1 %60
TOTAL 1 %100


WORKLOAD & ECTS CREDITS OF THE COURSE UNIT
Workload for Learning & Teaching Activities
Type of the Learning Activites Learning Activities
(# of week)
Duration
(hours, h)
Workload (h)
Lecture & In-Class Activities 14 0 0
Preliminary & Further Study 14 0 0
Land Surveying 0 0 0
Group Work 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Reading 0 0 0
Assignment (Homework) 0 0 0
Project Work 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Internship 0 0 0
Technical Visit 0 0 0
Web Based Learning 0 0 0
Implementation/Application/Practice 0 0 0
Practice at a workplace 0 0 0
Occupational Activity 0 0 0
Social Activity 0 0 0
Thesis Work 0 0 0
Field Study 0 0 0
Report Writing 0 0 0
Total Workload for Learning & Teaching Activities - - 0
Workload for Assessment Activities
Type of the Assessment Activites # of Assessment Activities
Duration
(hours, h)
Workload (h)
Final Exam 1 0 0
Preparation for the Final Exam 0 0 0
Mid-Term Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 0 0 0
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
Total Workload for Assessment Activities - - 0
Total Workload of the Course Unit - - 0
Workload (h) / 25.5 0.0
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 6.0

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