Energy Politics (IR423) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Energy Politics IR423 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Demonstration, Discussion, Question and Answer, Observation Case Study.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Ahmet Necdet Pamir
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The aim of the course is to provide information on global and regional energy topics.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • To acquire knowledge on global and regional energy issues
  • To learn energy geopolitics and energy security
  • To understand the Turkish energy policy and politics
Course Content Global and regional energy topics; energy sources; energy geopolitics and energy security; Turkish energy policy and politics.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction None
2 Energy and Energy Sources Sevim(2012), Chapter 1
3 Energy and International Relations Sevim(2012), Chapter 1
4 Energy Scenarios 1 Sevim(2012), Chapter 2
5 Energy Scenarios 2 Sevim(2012), Chapter 2
6 Energy Security Sevim(2012), Chapter 3
7 Midterm Exam None
8 Russian Energy Politics Sevim(2012), Chapter 3
9 European Energy Politics Sevim(2012), Chapter 3
10 American Energy Politics Sevim(2012), Chapter 3
11 Energy Policy of China Sevim(2012), Chapter 4
12 Energy Policy of Iran Sevim(2012), Chapter 4
13 Energy Policy of Saudi Arabia Sevim(2012), Chapter 4
14 Energy Policies of Turkey Sevim (2012), Chapter 4
15 Discussion on the Final Exam and Conclusion None
16 Final Exam None


Course Book 1. Sevim, (2012), Küresel Enerji Stratejileri ve Jeopolitik, Seçkin Yayınları

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 1 30
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 30
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 40
Toplam 3 100
Percentage of Semester Work
Percentage of Final Work 100
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 An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.
2 An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyse and interpret data.
3 An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs.
4 An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams.
5 An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.
6 An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
7 An ability to communicate effectively.
8 The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context.
9 Mühendislik çözümlerinin küresel ve toplumsal boyutlarda etkisini anlamak için gereken kapsamlı eğitim.
10 A knowledge of contemporary issues.
11 An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.
12 Skills in project management and recognition of international standards and methodologies.

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 14 3 42
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 15 15
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 20 20
Total Workload 125