KSU5309 Urban LawBahçeşehir UniversityDegree Programs URBAN SYSTEMS AND TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT (TURKISH, THESIS)General Information For StudentsDiploma SupplementErasmus Policy StatementNational Qualifications
Master TR-NQF-HE: Level 7 QF-EHEA: Second Cycle EQF-LLL: Level 7

Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Code Course Name Semester Theoretical Practical Credit ECTS
KSU5309 Urban Law Spring 3 0 3 12
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: Departmental Elective
Course Level:
Mode of Delivery: Face to face
Course Coordinator : Dr. Öğr. Üyesi NİLGÜN CAMKESEN
Recommended Optional Program Components: None
Course Objectives: This course aims to teach the master students understand and interpret the city as a social, economic, administrative structure and helps them to understand the legal framework of the city.

Learning Outcomes

The students who have succeeded in this course;
Giving detailed information about:

Transformations of urban policies from the past to today in our country and the effects of these transformations to the legal and administrative structure and the city will be discussed in a chronological approach.

Course Content

In the context of this course planning authorization, hierarchy of plans, technical and social infrastructure, plan application tools, ownership rights, legislations on urban preservation, slum dwellings, and shores, directives for unplanned areas will be studied. Moreover legislations on specific environmental preservation reagions, touristic, industrial, agricultural areas, watersheds, forests, hunting areas, fisheries, state parks and natural disaster areas will be explored and the issues arising from the application of the corresponding directives and legislations will be discussed.

Weekly Detailed Course Contents

Week Subject Related Preparation
1) Introduction
2) Urban management and law at the beginning of the Republic era
3) Between the years 1950-1980 period
4) 1980-2000 post- term
5) Midterm exam
6) Zonning legislation
7) Local Government legislation
8) Conservation and Regeneration Legislation
9) Environmental Law
10) Student Presentations and Discussions
11) Student Presentations and Discussions
12) Student Presentations and Discussions
13) Student Presentations and Discussions
14) Final Exam


Course Notes / Textbooks: Derste Verilen Notlar / Lecture Notes
References: İmar Hukukuna Giriş 2. baskı Ruşen Keleş Ayşegül Mengi (2. Bs) 2014 978-975-533-392-2

Danıştay İçtihatlarıyla İmar Hukuku Cafer Ergen 2012, 9789750210235

İmar Hukuku Dersleri Halil Kalabalık (6. Bs) 2014, 978-975-02-3022-6

Evaluation System

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Attendance 10 % 0
Quizzes 4 % 10
Homework Assignments 5 % 20
Midterms 1 % 30
Final 1 % 40
Total % 100
Total % 100

ECTS / Workload Table

Activities Number of Activities Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours 10 6 60
Homework Assignments 5 20 100
Quizzes 4 10 40
Midterms 1 30 30
Final 1 40 40
Total Workload 270

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) Improving and enhancing information in expertise level on the concept of transportation licence level abilities in terms of transportation department and related departments. 5
2) Having detailed information about current technics, methods and their constraints in transportation engineering. 4
3) Estabilishing engineering problems, improving methods for solution, implementing new methods in solutions 4
4) Completing and implementing information with limited datas, integrating informations of different discipline datas
5) Estabilishing engineering problems, improving methods for solution, implementing new methods in solutions
6) New/origin idea and method implementing, improving new solutions in system, part and process designs.
7) Understanding process and results of studies, presenting the datas oral and written in related department on national and international scales, understanding a foreign language, having speaking, writing and reading level at least Europan Language Portfolio B2.
8) Understanding social and environmental phases of technological implementations. Listing ability of current technics, methods, effects, constraints and results of technological implementations.
9) Considering social-scientific-ethic values in collecting-understanding-implementing-presenting phases and all activities.
10) Having information detailed and deeply by implemented researching in technology, evaluating and implementing of information
11) Developing method for defined technological problems and implementing innovative methods in solutions.
12) Modelling and implementing of experimental investigations, solving of complex cases in this process