ECTS - Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Public Law (with Thesis)

Compulsory Departmental Courses

ISL555 - Research Methods (3 + 0) 5

Research designs, probability theories, hypothesis tests, reliability and validity of measurement, model construction, multiple regression, multivariate variance analyses, correlation, exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis and econometric models.

KMH500 - Seminar (0 + 0) 5

Academic writing, reserach methods, usage of academic databases, citation, effective writing, reference to laws or judgments.

KMH599 - Thesis (0 + 0) 80

Research methodologies, implementation, testing, thesis documentation.

Elective Courses

KAM504 - Contemporary Debates in Political Philosophy (3 + 0) 5

The concept of freedom; the concept of equality; political power; violence; revolution; transformation; genocide; democracy; civil society.

KMH511 - Main Topics in Modern State Theory (3 + 0) 5

Historical stages in the development of the modern state (i.e. feudalism, policy of estates, absolutism and constitutional liberal state, the emergence of the system of states), sovereignty and nationalism, liberalism, conservatism, socialism, development of the modern state in Turkey.

KMH512 - Philosophy of Law (3 + 0) 5

Natural law theory, the formal understanding of law: legal positivism.

KMH513 - Constitutional Law I (3 + 0) 5

General principles of constitutional law, the notion of constitution (types of constitutions, the methods of constitution making and changing etc.), theories on sovereignty and political power; forms of the state; legislative, executive powers and the relations between them, government systems (parliamentary, presidential etc.); judicial review of

KMH519 - Fundamental Rights and Freedoms of Foreigners (3 + 0) 5

Knowledge of fundamental rights and freedoms of foreigners in terms of internal law, international law and fundamental principles.

KMH521 - Administrative Law (3 + 0) 5

Administrative law as a discipline of public law, the concept of public administration, historical development and different systems, principles in organization of public administration, the concept of administrative transaction, public service, public order, civil servants.

KMH522 - Administrative Jurisdiction (3 + 0) 5

Main concepts and principles of judicial review of administration, the idea of rule of law and the change in contemporary administrative law.

KMH524 - Rule of Law (3 + 0) 5

Differences between the concept of rule of law in common law system and concept of Rechtsstaat in continental Europe; the situation in Turkey, the court decisions in Turkey.

KMH525 - Human Rİghts (3 + 0) 5

The development of idea of human rights and the basic concepts of human rights, international treaties on human rights and freedoms, legal effect of ECoHR on Turkish legal system, the jurisprudence of ECHR on the basis of some human rights.

KMH527 - Tax Law I (3 + 0) 5

Tax-veiling-tax camouflage, economic interpretation, efforts to influence the tax debt, tax motivation, economic approach.

KMH528 - Economic Criminal Law (3 + 0) 5

The historical development of economic criminal law as a separate sub-domain of criminal law, the historical development of economic criminal law in the Turkish legal system, related scientific works in the area; economic crimes, white collar criminality in criminological terms; economic characteristics of the economic criminal law, common charact

KMH529 - General Theory of Crime (3 + 0) 5

The general theory of crime; evaluation of different theories, distinct methods on separation of elements of crime; critical approach to the general provisions of the Turkish Penal Code in the light of the general theory of crime.

KMH530 - Tax Law II (3 + 0) 5

The interaction between the tax law-constitutional law relationship and tax law (constitutional taxation principles, the legality of taxes, ability-to-pay principle of taxation, and other constitutional principles, Decrees of the Council of Ministers having force of Law, the legal status of special regulatory acts of the Council of Ministers), the

KMH532 - Financial Responsibility of Public Administration (3 + 0) 5

Constitutional foundations, situation established by case law, judicial and administrative activity of the public administration, the concept of ?public administrations own actions and acts?, its meaning, extent and the problems encountered.

SBE-KMH-AE1FA1 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

SBE-KMH-AE1FA2 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

SBE-KMH-AE1FA3 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

SBE-KMH-AE1FA4 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

SBE-KMH-AE1FA5 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

SBE-KMH-AE1FA6 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5