Public Finance(MAL202)

Course Code Course Name Semester Theory Practice Lab Credit ECTS
MAL202 Public Finance 4 2 0 0 2 2
Admission Requirements
Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Type Compulsory
Course Level Bachelor Degree
Course Instructor(s) Hakan Üzeltürk (Email)
Objective The objective of this course is to teach general principles of public finances concerning the definition, scope and functions of public sector, thereof; characteristics of public services and expenses; definition, objectives and types of public revenue, objectives and means of financial policy, general overview of budgetary system
Content Basic concepts of public finances and relation thereof with other disciplines
Public services and externalities
Public expenses
Classification of public expenses
Public revenues
Classification of public revenues
Taxation theory
Taxation principles

Classification of taxes
Budget and Turkish budgetary system
Public debts
Financial policy
Course Learning Outcomes At the end of learning the student:
-should demonstrate knowledge of basic principles of public finances,
- will be able to tell from which sources the public revenues are obtained and which expenses they are used for.
-should be able to work with the structure of the Turkish tax law system, including the principles underlying the guarantees of taxpayers (administrative and judicial procedures).
- should demonstrate knowledge will be able to identify rules and principles concerning the taxation relationship between the State and individuals.
Teaching and Learning Methods
Print the course contents
Theory Topics
Week Weekly Contents
1 Basic concepts of public finances and relation thereof with other disciplines
2 Public services and externalities
3 Public expenses
4 Classification of public expenses
5 Public revenues
6 Classification of public revenues
7 Taxation theory
8 Taxation principles
9 Midterm exam
10 Classification of taxes
11 Classification of taxes
12 Budget and Turkish budgetary system
13 Public debts
14 Financial policy
Practice Topics
Week Weekly Contents
Contribution to Overall Grade
  Number Contribution
Contribution of in-term studies to overall grade 1 40
Contribution of final exam to overall grade 1 60
Toplam 2 100
In-Term Studies
  Number Contribution
Assignments 1 40
Presentation 1 60
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 0 0
Project 0 0
Laboratory 0 0
Other Applications 0 0
Quiz 0 0
Term Paper/ Project 0 0
Portfolio Study 0 0
Reports 0 0
Learning Diary 0 0
Thesis/ Project 0 0
Seminar 0 0
Other 0 0
Toplam 2 100
No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Recognizing fundamental legal concepts, defining, interpreting and using them. X
2 Recognizing fundamental disciplines of law and their content, including legislation, case-law and the doctrine in the relevant discipline. X
3 Recognizing positive norms in the legislation and being able to define and explain the principals of methodology. X
4 Being able to determine, identify and restate legal problems. X
5 Being able to use legal interpretation principals in an efficient manner in order to analyse and resolve a legal problem and in order to develop a strategy. X
6 Being able to conduct academic researches on legal problems and to propose solutions. X
7 Assuming responsibility individually or collectively for resolving complicated legal problems. X
8 Being able to criticise positive norms of the law system. X
9 Being able to explain technical legal knowledge in Turkish, French and English verbally or in writing, being able to report personal opinion concerning a legal problem verbally or in writing in a persuasive manner. X
10 Being able to follow up the local and international legal literature, to update technical legal knowledge permanently, to use information technology in an efficient manner in order to achieve these goals. X
11 Being able to conduct comparative academic researches between different law systems. X
12 Respecting human rights and universal principals and notions of law. X
13 Respecting the ethical standarts, good faith, fairness and equity principals. X
14 Being sensitive to social problems, democracy, laicism and rule of law principal. X
Activities Number Period Total Workload
Class Hours 14 2 28
Working Hours out of Class 14 3 42
Assignments 0 0 0
Presentation 0 0 0
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 1 4 4
Project 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Other Applications 0 0 0
Final Examinations (including preparation) 1 4 4
Quiz 0 0 0
Term Paper/ Project 0 0 0
Portfolio Study 0 0 0
Reports 0 0 0
Learning Diary 0 0 0
Thesis/ Project 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0
Total Workload 78
Total Workload / 25 3,12
Credits ECTS 3
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