Bachelor TR-NQF-HE: Level 6 QF-EHEA: First Cycle EQF-LLL: Level 6

Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Code Course Name Semester Theoretical Practical Credit ECTS
DIS2007 Banking and Foreign Exchange Transactions Fall 1 2 2 3
This catalog is for information purposes. Course status is determined by the relevant department at the beginning of semester.

Basic information

Language of instruction: Turkish
Type of course: Non-Departmental Elective
Course Level: Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery: Face to face
Course Coordinator : Instructor SERAP GÖKSU
Recommended Optional Program Components: There are no program components.
Course Objectives: The object of the course is to provide students; to have knowledge and application ability about banking and exchange transactions, international payment forms and foreign trade finance.

Learning Outcomes

The students who have succeeded in this course;
1.Have knowledge about the context of foreign exchange transactions legislation and ability to comprehend procedures related with foreign currency.
2.Able to analyse foreign trade documentation.
3.Have knowledge and analyse ability about payment methods.
4.Able to comprehend banking transactions of imports and exports.
5.Have knowledge about foreign trade finance.

Course Content

Basic concepts and aplications of analyses and aplications of foreign exchange, banking and import, export transactions, documents, payment methods and trade finance applications.

Weekly Detailed Course Contents

Week Subject Related Preparation
1) Description of foreign exchange transactions
2) Basic concepts of foreign exchange transactions
3) Foreign currency and its content and features
4) Procedures of banking in foreign trade
5) General principals of exports in foreign exchange legislation
6) Principals of imports in foreign exchange legislation.
7) General overview and applications of payment terms
8) Review
9) Advance payment
10) Payment againts goods.
11) Payment against documents
12) Pre-finance Loans
13) Country credits, forward, forfaiting.
14) T. Eximbank loans


Course Notes / Textbooks: 1. Abdurrahman Özalp, Dış Ticarette Akreditif, Riskler ve UCP, Türkmen Kitabevi.
2. Yaser Gürsoy, Dış Ticaret İşlemleri Yönetimi, Ekin Kitabevi.
References: Konularla ile ilgili güncel haberler.

Evaluation System

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Attendance 10 % 5
Application 2 % 10
Midterms 1 % 25
Final 1 % 60
Total % 100
Total % 100

ECTS / Workload Table

Activities Number of Activities Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours 14 3 42
Study Hours Out of Class 14 4 56
Midterms 1 1 1
Final 1 1 1
Total Workload 100

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

No Effect 1 Lowest 2 Low 3 Average 4 High 5 Highest
Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1) To be able to critically interpret and discuss the theories, the concepts, the traditions, and the developments in the history of thought which are fundamental for the field of new media, journalism and communication.
2) To be able to attain written, oral and visual knowledge about technical equipment and software used in the process of news and the content production in new media, and to be able to acquire effective abilities to use them on a professional level.
3) To be able to get information about the institutional agents and generally about the sector operating in the field of new media, journalism and communication, and to be able to critically evaluate them.
4) To be able to comprehend the reactions of the readers, the listeners, the audiences and the users to the changing roles of media environments, and to be able to provide and circulate an original contents for them and to predict future trends.
5) To be able to apprehend the basic theories, the concepts and the thoughts related to neighbouring fields of new media and journalism in a critical manner.
6) To be able to grasp global and technological changes in the field of communication, and the relations due to with their effects on the local agents.
7) To be able to develop skills on gathering necessary data by using scientific methods, analyzing and circulating them in order to produce content.
8) To be able to develop acquired knowledge, skills and competence upon social aims by being legally and ethically responsible for a lifetime, and to be able to use them in order to provide social benefit.
9) To be able to operate collaborative projects with national/international colleagues in the field of new media, journalism and communication.
10) To be able to improve skills on creating works in various formats and which are qualified to be published on the prestigious national and international channels.