Tourism Legislation (TUR503) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Tourism Legislation TUR503 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Social Sciences Master's Degree
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Demonstration, Discussion, Question and Answer.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Prof. Dr. İbrahim Birkan
Course Assistants
Course Objectives Students knowledge’s about law will be improved about tourism by building on basıc concepts of law course.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • To express the basic terms related to law.
  • To restate the terms and features of tourism law.
  • To explain the three basic laws that regulate tourism.
  • To list in order the missions of Ministry of Culture and Tourism.
  • To recognize the laws that related with tourism
Course Content Specialties of tourism law, notions, and three main laws that are numbered as 2634, 1618 and 4848 in Tourism Law.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction to tourism Law Chapter 1
2 Freedom of Travelling Chapter 2
3 Law number: 2634 Chapter 3
4 Law About Certifying of Tourism Companies 1 Chapter 4
5 Law About Certifying of Tourism Companies 2 Chapter 5
6 Law about the relation of Tourism Companies with each other, Customers and Ministry Chapter 6
7 Law about use of Thermal Waters Chapter 7
8 Mid-term Exam Mid-term Exam
9 Law About Yacht Tourism Chapter 8
10 Law Number: 1618 Chapter 9
11 Law about Professional Tourist Guides Chapter 10
12 Law number 4848 - 1 Chapter 11
13 Law number 4848 - 2 Chapter 12
14 Law of WTO Chapter 13
15 Review Review
16 Final Exam Final Exam


Course Book 1. John R. Goodwin, Jolie R. Gaston; Hotel, hospitality, and tourism law.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 1 20
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar 1 50
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury - -
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 30
Toplam 3 100
Percentage of Semester Work 70
Percentage of Final Work 30
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 The skills of understanding, explaining, and using the fundamental concepts of tourism management X
2 Analyzing and designing management techniques and practices in tourism organizations X
3 Understanding the planning, organizing, executing, coordinating and control functions of tourism management, along with explanation and implementation of them X
4 Understanding the strategic, tactical and operational dimensions of the tourism management X
5 Ability to use the modern techniques and technological devices of tourism industry X
6 Improving the ability to effectively implement the knowledge and skills in alternative tourism areas X
7 Concentrating practice along with theoretical frame of tourism management X
8 Developing the skills of communication X
9 Understanding the trends in the tourism industry X
10 Having the quality consciousness in the tourism industry X
11 Adopting work ethic and social responsibility in the tourism industry X
12 Ability to effectively implement the business knowledge and skills in at least one of the following fields: service, marketing, finance, human resources and accounting in tourism management X

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Project 9 5 45
Homework Assignments 7 5 35
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury
Total Workload 128