First Cycle Programmes    (Bachelor's Degree)
Bachelor - Faculty of Law - Faculty of Law
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General Description ^
History
Faculty Of Law founded On 20 th. July 1982 and started to education on 3 th November 1982 in Göztepe campus of Marmara University.
Qualification Awarded
Bachelor
Specific Admission Requirements
High school diploma Placement through a centralised national university exam (ÖSS)
Specific Arrangements For Recognition Of Prior Learning (Formal, Non-Formal and Informal)
Formal
Qualification Requirements and Regulations
MARMARA UNIVERSITY UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAM EDUCATION-INSTRUCTION AND EXAMINATION REGULATIONS Official Gazette: August 24th, 2008/26977 1 FIRST SECTION 2 The Aim, Scope, Basis and Definitions 1.1 Aim and Scope ARTICLE 1 – (1) Aim and scope of this regulation is to regulate the guidelines of registration, education-instruction and examinations of faculties, schools and vocational schools that are affiliated to Marmara University. Basis ARTICLE 2 – (1) This Regulation is prepared in accordance with the Articles 14 and 44 of the 2547 numbered Higher Education Code dated 4/11/1981. 1.2 Definitions ARTICLE 3 – (1) The concepts used in this Regulation mean: a) Unit: Faculty, school and vocational school, b) Unit Manager: Dean at the faculties, director at the schools and vocational schools, c) Relevant Board: Faculty board at the Faculties, school board at the schools, vocational school board at the vocational schools, ç) Relevant Executive Board: Faculty executive board at the Faculties, school executive board at the schools, executive board at the vocational schools, d) Rector: The Rector of Marmara University, e) Senate: The Senate of Marmara University, f) Executive Board of the University: The Executive Board of Marmara University. 3 4 SECOND SECTION 5 Registration, Tuition Fee, Identification Card 1.3 Registration ARTICLE 4 – (1) The candidates that have earned the right to make definite registration to the University will apply in person to the Registrar’s Office on the days specified by the Higher Education Council and the Executive Board of the University with the documents that are determined and announced by Student Selection and Placement Center (SSPC) and the University. (2) It is not allowed / precluded to register with defective and unqualified documents. The candidates who do not make definite register on the specified time intervals cannot claim for any rights. The candidates who do not make definite register on the specified time intervals to the units that accept students with special talent examination, will lose their rights and students from the substitute list will be registered instead. 1.4 Registration Renewal ARTICLE 5 – (1) All the students have to renew their registrations on the time intervals specified in the academic calendar every semester/year. In order for a student to renew his registration, he has to pay his tuition fee and enroll to courses in conformity with this Registration (2) The students who do not renew their registrations will not be allowed to take courses and examinations and will not be able to benefit from studentship rights. (3) In condition that a student documents an acceptable excuse regulated in the 30th article of this Regulation or a student did not renew his registration on the specified time intervals without a relevant executive board accepted excuse, student’s concerned semester/year will be deemed from his total educational period. (4) According to the first subclause of the 44th article of the 2547 numbered Code, the students who have met the attendance clause by taking all the necessary courses for graduation, however failed from some courses and have the right of taking additive exam rights, have to enroll to these courses at the beginning of the semester/year on the time intervals specified in the academic calendar in order to exert their rights. If the course is not offered on the curriculum student will have to enroll to an equivalent course approved by the relevant board and he has to complete this equivalent course. Students in this condition will have to pay their tuition fee according to the procedures determined in this Regulation until they graduate. 1.5 Tuition fee ARTICLE 6 – (1) The students have to pay the tuition fee that is determined in the relevant legislation at the time intervals specified at the academic calendar on each educational year. The students who were not able to pay their tuition fee will not be able to renew their registrations and the articles regulated at the relevant legislation will be applied to these students. The semesters/years in which the registrations are not renewed or the tuition fees are not paid will be deemed from that student’s educational period. 1.6 Identification Card ARTICLE 7 – (1) An identification card that has a validity period with a photograph is presented to the students who have registered to the University. At the beginning of each educational year, the identification cards are renewed and the previous year’s ID card is taken back. (2) The student who lost his identification card, will apply in written form to the unit he was registered with his loss announcement, and a new identification card valid for the same time interval will be provided. (3) If the identification card is worn out and cannot be used, a new id card will be provided on the condition that student returns the old ID card back to the office. 6 THIRD SECTION 7 The Principles Related To Education-Instruction 1.7 Academic Calendar ARTICLE 8 – (1) The Senate determines academic calendar that must be complied by all the University units. (2) Education-Instruction year is one hundred and forty days at minimum. An academic year is composed of fall and spring semesters at units where education is based on semesters. The official holidays, dates on which midterms, finals and make-up exams are held will not be considered in the calculation of this time period. Education-Instruction is planned on yearly basis at the Faculty of Dentistry and School of Medicine. All other units are semester based. (3) If there is a necessity, with the offer of the relevant board and the consent of the Senate, courses could be given and/or exams could be made on Saturdays and/or Sundays. (4) Summer school programs could be organized according to the academic calendar and the summer school programs will be carried out by the relevant executive boards. Summer education will be executed according to the relevant legislation. 1.8 The Scope of Education - Instruction ARTICLE 9 – (1) Education - Instruction at the relevant academic units are composed of, theoretical and applied courses, practical training, ateliers, medical and surgical clinical practices, laboratory applications, homework, projects, practice, internship, and seminars. (2) Courses that will be offered in the graduate programs, their hours, credits, the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) credits, whether these courses will be compulsory or elective, will be determined by relevant boards with the proposal of academic and department boards and approval of the Senate. (3) The principles related to the subjects such as practice graduation/diploma projects and preparation, submission and evaluation of educational activities such as dissertations will be determined by the related units and approved by the Senate. (4) The integrated system is applied at The School of Medicine and the related principles are determined by the Senate. 1.9 Education – Instruction Period ARTICLE 10 – (1) The maximum period of study is four years for programs with normal duration of two years and seven years for programs with normal duration of four years. Students have to complete the programs with normal duration of five years in maximum eight years and normal duration of six years in nine years. Students that cannot complete his undergraduate program within these periods, benefit additional periods and examinations that are regulated in the 44th article of the Code numbered 2547, if their situation is in accordance with the provisions of the same article. Course credits and hours ARTICLE 11 – (1) Credits of all the courses are specified in the curricula. In the calculation of the credits, for theoretical courses, credits are given in the amount of the weekly course hours of the relevant courses. For the applied courses, credits are given half the weekly course hours of the relevant courses. The credit of a theoretical applied course is calculated by the sum of the half of the weekly application or laboratory hours and weekly theoretical hours. (2) For the courses that are not included in calculation of grade averages by the Senate’s approval, credits are not defined. However the weekly theoretical and application hours are determined. (3) Duration of all the theoretical and applied courses is 50 minutes. Weekly course schedules are prepared leaving 10 minutes recess between the courses. 1.10 Courses ARTICLE 12 – (1) Courses are grouped as; compulsory courses, mutual compulsory courses, elective courses, prerequisite courses and pre requisite courses. a) Compulsory courses: Courses which students are obliged to take in the program they are enrolled. b) Mutual compulsory courses: Courses that are regulated in the subclause (i) of the first clause of the 5th article of the Code numbered 2547, such as Ataturk's Principles and the History of Turkish Renovation, Turkish Language, and Foreign Language courses. These courses are planned two hours weekly preferable in the first four semesters. c) Elective courses: Courses offered in the students’ enrolled program, which are left to students’ option. These courses can be area, major courses that complete the formation of profession or could be courses on general subjects or about different interest areas. ç) Prerequisite courses: If the course that the student enrolls depends on passing and/or enrolling one or more requisite courses then the course is prerequisite course. d) Requisite course: The course, which the prerequisite course depends on with the situations described in the 2nd subclause of this clause. (2) In order to take a prerequisite course, the below mentioned conditions have to be realized a) Succeeding the prerequisite course, b) FD grade that is stated in the 23rd article of this Regulation has to be received from the prerequisite course, c) Even if the prerequisite course was failed, or was not taken during previous semesters/years, requisite and prerequisite courses are to be taken in the same semester/year. (3) A prerequisite course could be linked to more than one requisite course. For all the prerequisite courses the relevant unit will determine type of linkage. (4) The prerequisite courses, linkage types according to the second subclause of this article; will be determined by relevant boards with the proposal of academic and department boards and approval of the Senate. 1.11 Curriculum ARTICLE 13 – (1) Associate degree and license degree curricula are determined by department boards with the proposal of academic boards and agreed on the relevant boards. This decision is finalized by the approval of the Senate. (2) Curriculum consists of courses that will be offered each semester/year, credits of each course and he theoretical and practical course hours. (3) Credits of the compulsory courses and the other compulsory activities offered in the curriculum cannot be less than 60 % of the program’s total credits. 1.12 Course offerings ARTICLE 14 – (1) Each semester/year the decision of which courses will be offered and by which instructors/lecturers they will be given is determined by relevant boards with the proposal of academic and department boards and approval of the Senate. (2) A compulsory course is always offered, disregarding how many students are enrolled. (3) When less than five students enroll to an elective course the relevant board has the right to decide whether to offer this course or not. In case that the course is not offered, another elective course is given to the students by relevant executive board with the proposal of students’ advisor. (4) Weekly time and classroom schedule, course instructor/lecturer for courses and applications are announced at least ten days before each semester/year. Amendments can be made on the weekly program in case of mandatory situations. (5) The decision of which courses will be offered and by which instructors/lecturers they will be given in summer school is determined by relevant boards with the proposal of academic and department boards according to provisions of the relevant regulation. 1.13 Sections for course offering ARTICLE 15 – (1) A course can be offered in more than one section with the relevant board’s decision. However when more than one section is formed, the average number of students in each section cannot be less than 25 for theoretical courses, and 10 for applied courses. Syllabus ARTICLE 16 – (1) For each course, instructor/lecturer prepares a syllabus. Syllabuses approved by relevant department boards or by relevant boards where department boards do not exist, are announced to the students before the semester starts. (2) Aim of the course, content of the course for theoretical and application hours, weekday and hour of the course , distribution of the course subjects among the weeks, resources and tools of the related course, teaching techniques and methods, contact information about instructors/lecturers evaluation tools of the course are included in the syllabus. (3) Instructor/lecturer of each course determines the number of midterms, homework, applications and other responsibilities of students and their weights in the calculating students’ grade and the weight of final exam in the final success grade by taking third paragraph of article 23 of hereby Regulation into consideration; and announces in the syllabus. 1.14 Advisors ARTICLE 17 – (1) An advisor is assigned to each student to enable him to follow an academic program that is in compliance with hereby Regulation. This advisory duty is distributed among instructors equally. Where the number of instructors/lecturers are not enough research assistants may be assigned as advisors. (2) Advisors are proposed by relevant department heads or where there are no departments by academic board heads and assigned by the relevant unit manager. Advisor who has a viable excuse during the enrollment period notifies the relevant unit manager. A temporary instructor/lecturer is assigned in place of the excused advisor in compliance with hereby provision, and students are notified. (3) Decisions on demands regarding the change of advisor/student are taken by the relevant executive board considering the department heads opinion. (4) Advisor supervises the student during his whole education period and within the frame of his curriculum he advises and informs him regarding the courses or any changes. Advisor determines the compulsory, elective courses the student has to take and their distribution by taking into consideration his academic success. (5) The student arranges his/her courses during the semester/year enrollment with his advisor and his enrollment to courses do not finalize until the approval of the advisor. 1.15 Principle Course Enrolment ARTICLE 18 – (1) The total number of the courses and applications that a student can take in one semester cannot exceed average number of the courses per semester in relevant curriculum plus three more courses. Exceptional situations are decided upon the opinion of the advisor and the department head. (2) The students can enroll to courses by taking prerequisite courses into consideration. (3) In case an inter-department common course is divided into multiple groups; students have to sign up the group which has been opened for the department/program they are registered to. Exceptional situations are decided upon by the opinion of the advisor and the department head. (4) Students; sign up to the courses if there is a contingent determined by the department. (5) The students whose Grade Point Average (GPA), which has been stated in the article 25 of hereby Regulations, is under 1.80 for one semester in fifth or sixth semester or in third year in departments educational period of which is for four years or more, do not take the courses of the relevant semester/year, and schedule their courses by taking their prerequisite courses into consideration. Students having this condition; can take the courses, which they have passed with grades DD or DC formerly, for the purpose of elevation of their GPA. (6) The students whose Grade Point Average (GPA), is under 2.00 for one semester in third or fourth semester or in second year in departments educational period of which is two years, do not take the courses of the relevant semester/year, and schedule their courses by taking their prerequisite courses into consideration. Students having this condition; can take the courses, which they have passed with grades DD or DC formerly, in the purpose of elevate their GPA. (7) Only the semesters which the students are have to take courses from former years are regarded as educational periods for the students who are subjected to the situations described in paragraph 6 and 7 of this article. (8) The students GPA of who has reach to the desired level can carry on their normal academic progress. (9) Students who have made their registrations at the university are not applied the GPA registrations that have been stated in the fifth paragraph of this article. (10) Students who have at least 3.00 or more GPA can take, a maximum of 3 courses from the upper semesters/years in one semester, provided that it complies with the requirements that have been stated in paragraph one of this article. (11) The students who have taken the courses in the relevant semester/year by taking the academic program into consideration and who have at least 3.00 or more GPA can only have four additional courses in their entire educational period with the proposal of the advisor and department head/program advisor and decision of the relevant administrative board provided that the courses do not coincide with the days and hours of their prerequisite courses. But, in case such a course is taken and the student is failed; the student has to success the subjected course or an equivalent course to be able to graduate. These lessons are marked as Non-Credit (NC). (12) The students who have failed in one course or have not taken the course in the relevant semester/year in the academic program, are have to take the subjected course in the first year that the course is available. (13) The students can take equivalent courses that have been found suitable by their departments or programs with the approval of the Related Board in return for the courses they have failed which have been extracted from the program. (14) If the course to be re-taken is facultative, the students can take the same course or another course with the same credit which can be counted instead of the failed course. (15) To choose an orientation/extending program that enables him/her to expertise in an academic field in the registered program, the student has to complete the requirement of the course and succeed. The student has the right to change his/her orientation/extending study group. The students who have changed their study groups are required to complete the requirements of their new study group and succeed. Students in this condition are not demanded to succeed their former group, but all the succeeded in or failed courses of the cancelled group are marked as noncredit (NC) courses, and acquired grades are stated at the transcript of the student. 8 FOURTH SECTION 9 Assessment and Graduation 1.16 Attendance ARTICLE 19 – (1) To be able to enter a mid-period/final examination or make-up examination, if any, for a course or application; the student must have been attended at least 70% of theoretical and 80% of applicative courses. For foreign language and Turkish preparation program, attendance level is 85%. Attendance status of the students is followed by the related lecturer/authoritative of the course. (2) In case studies and applications are repeated due to failure, the decision of whether requiring attendance or not is taken by the related department board. (3) The periods passed due to the attendance of the student in international level, inland or abroad sport competitions and trainings for these competitions are ignored when evaluating the attendance level of the student in compliance with the regulations. 1.17 Principles and Order of Examinations ARTICLE 20 – (1) At least one midterm and one final examination is given for the offered courses in a semester/year. There is no make-up examination in departments where the education is on semester basis. (2) Dates and times of the examinations according to the academic schedule are performed by the related departments/programs which are announced at least 10 working days before the examination period. Examination dates can only be changed via an administrative board decision upon announcement. (3) Examination of maximum two lessons, given at the same year for departments/programs performing education on a yearly- basis, or in the same semester for departments/programs performing education on semester basis can be performed at the same day. Some of the examinations, as stated in article 8 of this regulation, can be performed on Saturday or Sunday. (4) Arrangement of the examinations is performed by the related departments. The attending student is obliged to comply with the rules that have been set by the administration or the related administrative board. (5) The examinations are performed according to the principles to be determinate by the related administrative board. The students are obliged to attend to the examination at the indicated place at the indicated time; as well as to carry student identifications and other required documents together with them. 1.18 Make-Up Examinations ARTICLE 21 – (1) Students who could not attend to the examination due to a righteous reason shall notify the administration about this reason in written form in five workdays following the date of examination. The student, whose reasons of which are accepted by the administration, uses his examination right in the excuse examination period to be determinate by the administration according to the academic schedule. In the departments that perform education in year-period basis, excuse examinations are performed for mid periods, and finals. There are no excuse examinations for make-up examinations. (2) The students whose examinations are coincide on the same date, and same hour are accepted as excused for the examination they could not have attended. Student with this situation shall apply with a petition. 1.19 Announcement of Grades and Objection to Grades ARTICLE 22 – (1) Student evaluated according to 100-point system. The lecturer/authoritative who performs the test is responsible for announcing the examination results numerically in eight working days following the date of examination and to deliver the exam documents to the related department. (2)The students have the right to object to the exam results in five working days following the date of examination by applying with a petition to the related department. (3)Upon the objection, the examination paper is investigated by the lecturer/authoritative of the course in fifteen working days following the receive of the objection, and the result is handled to the related department. Grade change can only be performed with the confirmation of the related board or under the supervision of the department head, or his/her assistant by the bureau of student affairs. The department to be made this way does not affect the relative evaluation results. 1.20 Success status ARTICLE 23 – (1) The semester/year evaluation for any course consists of assignment, applications and other works, with at least one quiz. The success grade contents of quizzes, assignments, applications and other studies, of which the students are responsible for, are taken into consideration in evaluation of every subject. (2) The success grade is calculated upon the semester/in-year evaluation and semester/final exam marks. The content of semester/final exam to success grade is determined by units as between 40% - 60%. (3) Academic members determine the content of studies that are to consist the semester/inyear evaluation, according to the decision of the authorized assembly. The content of quizzes/exams determined in the semester/in-year evaluation is at least 20%. (4) The student that does not participate in semester/final and/or make-up exams (if any necessary) are considered as failed. (5) The three limit values; semester/final exam sub limit (FESL), success grade sub limit (SGSL) and relative evaluation inclusion rate (REIR); are determined by the units and these limit values are put into force upon approval of the Senate. The FELS and SGSL cannot be less than 35, and REIR cannot be less than 20, over 100 points. (6) In subjects wherein relative evaluation is not applied, the student must have at least 50 over 100 points in semester/final exams or make-up exams, if any, in order to be included in evaluation in a subject or application. Students below this mark will be considered as failed. (7) Success grade of a subject is converted into letter-grades and success coefficient, in accordance with the principals determined by the Senate, as follows; Success Letter Success Excellent AA 4.00 Good-Excellent BA 3.50 Good BB 3.00 Average-Good CB 2.50 Average CC 2.00 Average-Acceptable DC 1.50 Acceptable DD 1.00 Failed FD 0.50 Failed FF 0.00 Not present in final exam (failed) FG 0.00 Irregular (failed) DZ 0.00 Excused MZ -- Sufficient (successful) S 0.00 Insufficient (failed) U 0.00 Unfinished / incomplete E -- Continuing DE -- (8) The principles related to the letter-grades of student success are stated below; a) AA, BA, BB, CB, CC, DC, DD and S are successful grade letters. b) FD, FF, FG, DZ and U are unsuccessful grade letters. c) MZ, E and DE are grade letters that have not been determined yet. ç) FG: Used for evaluating related subjects of the students who do not participate in semester/final exams while they have a right to do so upon fulfilling the conditions required for class attendance and application, and the student is considered as failed in the subject. This success grade, in calculation of total credits and cumulative grade point average (CGPA)/semester cumulative grade point average (SGPA) that the students have to complete during their learning period, is considered as similar to FF grade, while success coefficient of the related subject is taken 0,00 and the subject credit is added to CGPA/SGPA calculation. d) DZ: This mark is used for the related subjects of the students who do not have the right to participate in the semester/final exam of the subject due to failure to fulfill the conditions required by class attendance and applications and attendance irregularity, and the student is considered as failed in the subject. This grade is process as similar to the FF grade mentioned in the article (ç) of this clause. e) MZ: This mark is for the related subjects when the student does not participate in semester/final exams upon reasons stated in the Regulation and their excuse is accepted in the administration board. As the student’s success grade is not determined, this grade is not included in the CGPA/SGPA calculation in this phase. This grade is later replaced by the grade scored in the make-up examination. f) S: This grade is used in the following cases: 1) In the subjects that the students transfer from other units and which are considered successful by the related administrative board. Credits of these subjects are included in the necessary credits that the student has to fulfill, yet not included in CGPA/SGPA calculation. 2) For the subjects that are exempted from upon the exemption exam. g) U: This grade can be used in the subjects wherein the S grade can be given, and is considered as failed. ğ) E: This grade is given by academic members to students who did not fulfill some conditions required by the subject during the semester/year, for a valid reason, such as illness. This grade is not counted in total credits and CGPA/SGPA calculation in this phase. The students having this grade have to make up for their deficiencies and receive a grade within ten days after the grades are given to the student affairs office. Grades of the students failing to do so are counted as FF. h) DE: The students directly get DE grade for the subjects they have registered to during reregistration process. This grade is valid during the semester/year until letter-grades are given by the academic member lecturing the subject. This grade is not included in CGPA/SGPA calculation in this phase. ı) S and U letter-grades are not used in evaluation of non-credit (zero credit) subjects. i) S and U letter-grades are not used in the evaluation of the non-program subjects of the students, who have taken the required lectures in their program, provided that days and hours of these subjects do not conflict with the program lectures. Notation ARTICLE 24 – (1) Notations indicating student states in a subject are explained as follows: a) Indicates that the subjects is being taken again, regardless of the previous success in this subject. b) NC (noncredit): Indicates that the subject is being taken regardless of its credit or credit amount. The subjects having this notation are not included in the total credits the student is responsible for and CGPA/SGPA calculations. c) TI (Transfer – Internal undergraduate transfer): This notation is used for the subjects, approved by the related administrations, of students who have transferred from a different division or department of the unit. Grades of these subjects are conveyed as they are, but the transferred subjects that do not exist in the new syllabus are processed as NC (zero credit). ç) TY (Transfer – External undergraduate transfer): This notation is used for the subjects, approved by the related administrations, of students who have transferred from an external division or higher education institution. S grade is given to subjects wherein this notation is used. d) TD (Transfer – Vertical transfer): This notation is used for the subjects, approved by the related administrations, of students who have transferred from an associate degree program to an undergraduate program. S grade is given to subjects wherein this notation is used. e) TS (Transfer – Other institution’s summer school): This notation is used for the subjects the student has taken upon approval from the university and acceptance from the related administration board, and succeeded at. S grade is given to subjects wherein this notation is used. f) T (Transfer): This notation is used when the subject is taken in another higher education institution and cannot be included in any of the fore mentioned transfer types. Subjects of students who took a partial or complete education in other institutions and earned the right to go to the university upon university entrance exams without a transfer are evaluated in this way. S grade is given to subjects wherein this notation is used. g) M (Excused with exemption exam, zero credit): This notation means that the student is exempted from certain subjects prescribed in the syllabus such as foreign language, via exemption exam. These exemption subjects are not included in the total credits the student is responsible for and CGPA/SGPA calculations. In order for the student to fulfill their total credits stated in the syllabus, other subjects are recommended to the student instead of these subjects. ğ) MK (Excused with exemption exam, credited): This notation means that the student is exempted from certain main subjects prescribed in the syllabus via exemption exam. S grade is given to these exempted subjects and the subjects are included in the total credit the student is responsible for, yet not included in CGPA/SGPA calculations. These subjects are not repeated. h) DP (Student exchange program): This notation is used for the subjects that the students take within the frame of exchange programs upon the approval of related administration boards. ı) TK (Conclusion make-up exam*) This notation is used when the subject is taken via a conclusion make-up exam. i) CY (Double major/Lateral major Programs): This notation indicates that the subject is taken in the scope of a double major program (DMP) or a lateral major program (LMP). j) ES (End-period addendum exams): This notation is used for the subjects in scope of the rights granted in Article 44 of Item 2547 in the legislation, for students who failed to graduate albeit fulfilling their normal education period. 1.21 Academic Grade Averages ARTICLE 25 – (1) The success state of students are tracked with SGPA of their current term subjects and with CGPA derived from all the subjects they have taken. Term calculations are taken into consideration instead of semester during CGPA/SGPA calculations in education institutions wherein education is on a yearly basis. (2) These averages from related subjects are obtained by dividing aggregate of the numbers obtained by multiplying coefficients meeting each of the letter-grades taken according to the 23rd clause of this Regulation with subject credits, with the credit total of the same subjects, considering the 24th and 26th clauses of this Regulation. Values obtained through these calculations are rolled up to two decimals. The third decimal is equaled to zero if it is smaller than five; if equal to or bigger than five, it is rolled up in a way as to increase the second decimal by one. (3) Only the subjects within that semester/term are taken into consideration for a SGPA calculation of that semester/term; all subjects the student has taken are taken into consideration for CGPA calculation. Last success coefficient is used in repeated subjects. While determining SGPA or CGPA as from the registered semester/end-year, subjects that are explained in the syllabus and not taken are not included in the average calculations. Course repeat ARTICLE 26 – (1) Student who fail in a subject or fail to take the subject in the necessary semester/term have to take the subject in the first semester/term it is given. (2) Students may repeat the subjects wherefrom they scored DD or DC with approval from their advisor, as to increase their grades. Subjects with the grades S, CC and above cannot be repeated. (3) The grade last scored is valid in the repeated subjects, and this last grade is used in SGPA/CGPA calculations. 1.22 Conclusion make-up ARTICLE 27 – (1) At the end of the semester/term, a right of one conclusion exam in only one subject is granted to the students who have responsibility left from a subject wherein they fulfilled the attendance condition or fulfilled all other conditions except for having the minimum 2.00 CGPA for graduation, from the students who did not use the maximum allowed education time for graduation, on the condition that they be such a situation that they are able to increase their CGPA to minimum 2.00 via contribution of the grade they will score in this exam. The exam day is indicated in the academic schedule. (2) These students pay the tuition fee for the semester during which they will take the exam. (3) The grade scored in this exam is considered as raw score and converted into letter-grade in accordance with the principles determined by the Senate. In case of failure the subject is repeated next semester/term or the student is taken to the next exam indicated in the academic schedule. 1.23 Graduation, diploma, diploma supplement and certificates ARTICLE 28 – (1) The students who have achieved all the requirements like course, application, and training of the education program that is registered, according to this Regulation and have GAP (Grade Point Average) 2.00 or higher, qualified for their diploma. (2) The students who have achieved education of the associate degree/license degree and have GAP between 3.00 and 3.49 graduate as the honor students, who have GAP 3.50 or higher graduate as the prime honor students. This information will be given at the student's grade inventory document and at the diploma attachment. (3) The students who have used the maximum time for the graduation at the end of the semester/year and got pass degree from all the courses that is required from the program that they have followed, but come up to have no further connection because of not satisfying the GAP 2.00 condition, will be able to have unlimited examination right from the courses of the last two grades that they want, to have a higher GAP starting the next semester/year without giving break. These students will take only the semester/year examinations in the semesters/years that are given. The highest grades will be in consideration of the same course. (4) The student who does not take the given examinations, three academic years of a period in a row or discrete, will be considered as dispensed with unlimited examination right and will not be able to benefit from this opportunity. The students who have unlimited right, keep paying educational tuition fee and renew their registrations by choosing the courses that they will attend the examinations in every semester, but will not be able benefit from other student rights except the examination right. (5) The student in the double main branch will not be given a second license degree program diploma of the double main branch unless he achieves to graduate from the main branch license program. The student that achieved to graduate from the main branch license program may get the diploma of the main branch license program even if he cannot finish the double main branch second license program. The double main branch diplomas are provided by the program's units. (6) The students that achieved to graduate in the international partner programs get diplomas from both of the universities. In these diplomas, it is sentenced to which academic units that it belongs and the other university and the partner program that it belongs to. The students will not be able to get any of these diplomas unless they achieve the academic requirements of both of the institutions of the international program. (7) The student who does not achieve to graduate from main branch program will not be given the sub branch certificate. The certificates are provided by the units of the relative programs. In the certificate the diploma title of the student's main branch will be sentenced separately. The student, who achieves to graduate from the main branch license program, may get the main branch license program's diploma even if he could not complete the sub branch program. (8) The student who has left the double main branch program may get the sub branch certificate if he has achieved all the requirements of the sub branch program. (9) The student who has completed the sub branch program will not be able to benefit from the rights and the authorization that are given with the associate degree and license degree diplomas of the sub branch. The way that the sub branch certificate is evaluated, will be determined by the unit that registers the student. (10) The students are submitted the Turkish and English diploma attachments with the diploma. The attribution of the education that the student had, the success of the student and the type of the diploma are sentenced in the diploma attachments. 1.24 Associate degree diploma ARTICLE 29 – (1) The students who did not or could not complete a license program, but have succeed in all the courses of at least the first four semesters of the related license program, are given associate degree diploma in case of application. The applications for having associate degree diploma are not limited with duration. The regulation about having associate degree diploma or adaptations of the one's who did not or could not complete the license degree education with the date of 18/3/1989 and with the official newspaper number of 20112 is executed related to having an associate degree diploma. 10 FIFTH SECTION 11 Registration Freeze, Disrupt of Relation and Detachment from University with Own Will 1.25 Leave of absence ARTICLE 30 – (1) In case of the assets of the righteous cause and good cause that are mentioned below, the registration of the student may be frozen with the related relevant committee's decision according to the written request of the student or his legal representative: a) The student that has an excuse related to health that is documented with medical certificate, b) The student that has to interrupt his education because of catastrophes that is documented by the local authorities, c) In case of severe illnesses of the student's mother, father, brother, wife/husband or child that the student is the only one who can take care of, and thus he has to interrupt his education that is documented, ç) The forfeiture of postponement right of the student or to be recruited by the removal of the postponement, d) The student's detention, e) The sentential conviction according to the general legislations or the circumstances except permanent banish or detachment punishments higher education council according to the higher education associations student discipline regulation with a date of 13/1/1985 and the number of 18634 of the official newspaper, f) The righteous and good causes that will be accepted by the related relevant committee. (2) The documents that are required for evidence will be determinate by the related relevant committee. (3) The registration of the student will be frozen for one or two semesters in case of the circumstances that are mentioned in the first article's (a), (b) and (c) clauses, till the military service ends in case of the circumstance that is mentioned in (ç) clause, till the detention ends in case of the circumstance that is mentioned in (d) clause, till the conviction ends in case of the circumstance that is mentioned in (e) clause, after the semester that the student's application is done. (4) The acceptance of the righteous or good causes that are mentioned above is related to the clause of the cause announcement to the unit that the student is registered in at the latest two months after the cause occurred. The registration freeze can be repeated with the same method. (5) The students whose excuse abates before the end of the registration freeze time, may continue his education from the next semester/year that has not begun yet, with application and the related relevant committee's decision. (6) The registration freeze time will not be counted as educational time of the student. 1.26 Disrupt ARTICLE 31 – (1) The student's relation with the higher education council is disrupted with the decision of the related relevant committee, who cannot succeed in the anticipated time at the 10th article of this regulation. (2) The students whose relations have been disrupted, may have associate degree diploma or may adapted to the same and suitable programs of the vocational high schools according to the 29th and 33rd articles of this regulation. (3) The students whose registration have been burnished from the training – education classes of the programs with foreign education language, may be placed to the programs with Turkish education language and have the same name according to the basics that are determinate by the higher education council and by the SSPC presidency. These students are not able to continue to the training – education classes in the program that they have been placed. These students should achieve the foreign language exemption examination of the program that they have been placed, according to graduation. 1.27 Detachment from university with own will ARTICLE 32 – (1) The students who desire to detach university should give an application to the unit that they are registered. The decision of the deletion of the registration is provided after the application's analysis by the related relevant committee. (2) The ones who desire to detach the university may be given a document about the education status in case of a written request. In case of application, the documents that were required at the entrance to the university, are given back only after a copy that is approbated by the related unit's officer approbate, is taken. 12 SIXTH SECTION 13 Transfer to the Vocational High Schools and Adaptation Bases 1.28 Transfer to the vocational high schools and adaptation bases ARTICLE 33 – (1) The students who have succeed at the least first two semesters’ all of the courses or at least 60% of the courses of a license program but did not or could not complete that license program, may be adapted to the same or suitable programs of the vocational high schools with a clause of applying in six months after disruption of relation with the related unit. In this subject, the regulation related to the having associate degree diploma or adaptation to the vocational high school of the one’s who did not or could not completed his license education has been executed. 1.29 The exemption in registration ARTICLE 34 – (1) The students who has completed or attended to any programs of the universities for a while and register to the Marmara University by taking university entrance examination, will be responsible for all the courses of their unit, in case they do not apply for exemption. (2) In case of application for exemption, the related relevant committee decides which courses the student will be exempted by assessing the courses he has had before. In this case by considering the total credit and average credit per semester or year of the program of the exempted courses are calculated as the semester or year by rolling to the lower integer as respond and will be decreased from the time that is regulated in the 10th article of this regulation. The exemption applications will not be accepted unless the application is done in ten working days after the first registration to the university. 1.30 Internal transfer ARTICLE 35 – (1) Between the university’s units or unit’s branches that have similar or equivalent program horizontal transition may be performed. For horizontal transition, the student should have received at least one year education except the training course and he has to succeed in all the courses of the unit he is going detach and his last semester/year’s GAP should be at least 3,00 average. Transition applications are not accepted for the last two semesters of the units or the branches of the units. As an addition to this clause, to have transition to the units that train in foreign language, the student should succeed in foreign language proficiency test. The base point of the foreign language proficiency test and the international tests’ base points that may be considered instead of this test will be determined by the Administrative Board of the University with the opinion of the related relevant committee. (2) The applications will be adjudicated by the Administrative Board of the University, according to the made gradation, considering the quota of the unit that horizontal transition will be performed and the bases that are mentioned above, with the opinion of the related relevant committee in case of horizontal transition is between the branches of a unit, with the opinions of the related relevant committees in case of other transitions. (3) The students’ whose applications are accepted, adaptation situations will be adjudicated by the relevant committee of the unit that the transition will be performed. 14 SEVENTH SECTION 15 Miscellaneous and Final Provisions 1.31 Double major programs ARTICLE 36 – (1) The double main branch programs may be developed between programs that have similar science domain and grant license degree diploma. The double main branch programs may be executed between the license programs of the different faculties as well as between different license programs of the four year high schools. Besides, the programs that accept students according to a private capability examination results, may only be performed in double main branch between each other. (2) The Senate determines with the proposal of the branches that execute the programs and related committees, which science domains may be partners to compose a double main branch and the contents of the course’s execution will be. (3) The cases related to the double main branches will be determined according to the principles of the Senate. (4) The students who have registered in international programs are not to be admitted for double major programs. 1.32 Minor Programs ARTICLE 37 – (1) The minor programs is a kind of education system that provides limited study with certification on a second branch for successful students in undergraduate education. The minor programs also may be performed by being matched programs of the same faculty or the same school of four year education, as well with programs of different ones. The programs which accept students through aptitude tests merely carry out minor programs. Suitable sciences for matching on minor programs and curriculums of courses to be determined by University Senate, due to the suggestion from concerned divisions or committees. (2) Issues concerning minor programs are determined by the Senate Rules. (3) The students who have registered in international programs are not to be admitted for double major programs. 1.33 Education- Instruction in Foreign Language ARTICLE 38 – (1) Education in Foreign Language is trained in conformance with “Regulations Education in Foreign Language in Higher Education Institutions and rules in Foreign Languages in Higher Education” which has been repealed in the Official Newspaper with the date of 1.4.1996 and with the number of 22598. 1.34 Foreign Language Preparatory Education Instruction ARTICLE 39 – (1) Preparation Course of Foreign Language prep-education School belonging to the University covers those; prep-courses of the programs which present undergraduate education on foreign-Languages, obligatory preparation Course of one-year of domestic language education programs, prep-courses of the programs which present optional education in Quota on Turkish Language for one- year’s course (2) Regulation for continuation, examination and dismissing with principals of carried on through Foreign- Language division prep-education graduation to be determined by Senate of University (3) The Regulations of prep-education carried out at The School of Theology through the decision of Higher Education Institution, is to be arranged by concerned committees and presented after approval of the Senate (4) a) The students who are unsuccessful at the programs that educate in Turkish or in Foreign language, keep on prep-education for one more year. b) Registration of the students, being unsuccessful at the end of second year who are registrated at programs that train in Foreign-Language is to be deleted and for those Students, the rules in the third paragraph of thirty first article of this regulations should be applied. In Turkish education programs, unsuccessful students at the end of second year, transfer directly to the beginning of the course. However, the students in this position should be successful in exams of exemption from foreign Language till graduation. These exams are to be applied by Foreign Language institute. c) Optional prep-courses are for one-year’s period. At the end of period, students transfer directly to the beginning course. 1.35 Evening Education ARTICLE 40 – (1) In University, secondary education is being governed in conformance with applicable legislation. 1.36 Student exchange between high education Institutes ARTICLE 41 – (1) In accordance with protocols and agreements between the University and domestic or foreign Education Institutes; students are permitted to obtain education for one or two semesters from the institutes concerned. They have the obligation of being successful for the previous courses. Students are not to be permitted to participate interchanging programs for the first two and last two semesters of their standard education programs. (2) Students should keep on lessons, practices, and internships at high education institutes that those acts are to be equivalent with acts of their programs at their university. This equity should be decided by administrative committee on advice of president of concerned division and advisor. (3) Students should renew their registrations and pay student’s share belonging to their institution in accordance with Academic Agenda. (4) In consideration of the articles 23. and 24. of this regulation which covers coefficients of success and notations; acts of student which may be successful or unsuccessful are to be changed into points. Those points and notations as belonging to his/ her program’s equivalent are to be written down as points’ to the document. (5) The student is to be considered as unsuccessful for equivalent acts in his/her program because of the unsuccessful at the other agreed program. (6) The semesters spended in agreed program are to be considered as included the period of education. 1.37 Repeal ARTICLE 42 – (1) The MU Undergraduate Education Regulations published in the Official Gazette dated 07/01/1995 and numbered 22164, have been repealed. 1.38 Adaptation TEMPORARY ARTICLE 1 – (1) Excluded, the students preserved their registrations or the students fulfilled their educations to begin first course this year, that, they are registrated at the University before the operating-date of this regulation; rules abolished by the article 42. of this regulations are to be applied for whole other students. 1.39 Enforcement ARTICLE 43 – (1) These Regulations go into force on the date of publication. 1.40 Execution ARTICLE 44 – (1) The provisions of these Regulations are administered by the Rector of Marmara University.
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MARMARA UNIVERSITY UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAM EDUCATION-INSTRUCTION AND EXAMINATION REGULATIONS Official Gazette: August 24th, 2008/26977 1 FIRST SECTION 2 The Aim, Scope, Basis and Definitions 1.1 Aim and Scope ARTICLE 1 – (1) Aim and scope of this regulation is to regulate the guidelines of registration, education-instruction and examinations of faculties, schools and vocational schools that are affiliated to Marmara University. Basis ARTICLE 2 – (1) This Regulation is prepared in accordance with the Articles 14 and 44 of the 2547 numbered Higher Education Code dated 4/11/1981. 1.2 Definitions ARTICLE 3 – (1) The concepts used in this Regulation mean: a) Unit: Faculty, school and vocational school, b) Unit Manager: Dean at the faculties, director at the schools and vocational schools, c) Relevant Board: Faculty board at the Faculties, school board at the schools, vocational school board at the vocational schools, ç) Relevant Executive Board: Faculty executive board at the Faculties, school executive board at the schools, executive board at the vocational schools, d) Rector: The Rector of Marmara University, e) Senate: The Senate of Marmara University, f) Executive Board of the University: The Executive Board of Marmara University. 3 4 SECOND SECTION 5 Registration, Tuition Fee, Identification Card 1.3 Registration ARTICLE 4 – (1) The candidates that have earned the right to make definite registration to the University will apply in person to the Registrar’s Office on the days specified by the Higher Education Council and the Executive Board of the University with the documents that are determined and announced by Student Selection and Placement Center (SSPC) and the University. (2) It is not allowed / precluded to register with defective and unqualified documents. The candidates who do not make definite register on the specified time intervals cannot claim for any rights. The candidates who do not make definite register on the specified time intervals to the units that accept students with special talent examination, will lose their rights and students from the substitute list will be registered instead. 1.4 Registration Renewal ARTICLE 5 – (1) All the students have to renew their registrations on the time intervals specified in the academic calendar every semester/year. In order for a student to renew his registration, he has to pay his tuition fee and enroll to courses in conformity with this Registration (2) The students who do not renew their registrations will not be allowed to take courses and examinations and will not be able to benefit from studentship rights. (3) In condition that a student documents an acceptable excuse regulated in the 30th article of this Regulation or a student did not renew his registration on the specified time intervals without a relevant executive board accepted excuse, student’s concerned semester/year will be deemed from his total educational period. (4) According to the first subclause of the 44th article of the 2547 numbered Code, the students who have met the attendance clause by taking all the necessary courses for graduation, however failed from some courses and have the right of taking additive exam rights, have to enroll to these courses at the beginning of the semester/year on the time intervals specified in the academic calendar in order to exert their rights. If the course is not offered on the curriculum student will have to enroll to an equivalent course approved by the relevant board and he has to complete this equivalent course. Students in this condition will have to pay their tuition fee according to the procedures determined in this Regulation until they graduate. 1.5 Tuition fee ARTICLE 6 – (1) The students have to pay the tuition fee that is determined in the relevant legislation at the time intervals specified at the academic calendar on each educational year. The students who were not able to pay their tuition fee will not be able to renew their registrations and the articles regulated at the relevant legislation will be applied to these students. The semesters/years in which the registrations are not renewed or the tuition fees are not paid will be deemed from that student’s educational period. 1.6 Identification Card ARTICLE 7 – (1) An identification card that has a validity period with a photograph is presented to the students who have registered to the University. At the beginning of each educational year, the identification cards are renewed and the previous year’s ID card is taken back. (2) The student who lost his identification card, will apply in written form to the unit he was registered with his loss announcement, and a new identification card valid for the same time interval will be provided. (3) If the identification card is worn out and cannot be used, a new id card will be provided on the condition that student returns the old ID card back to the office. 6 THIRD SECTION 7 The Principles Related To Education-Instruction 1.7 Academic Calendar ARTICLE 8 – (1) The Senate determines academic calendar that must be complied by all the University units. (2) Education-Instruction year is one hundred and forty days at minimum. An academic year is composed of fall and spring semesters at units where education is based on semesters. The official holidays, dates on which midterms, finals and make-up exams are held will not be considered in the calculation of this time period. Education-Instruction is planned on yearly basis at the Faculty of Dentistry and School of Medicine. All other units are semester based. (3) If there is a necessity, with the offer of the relevant board and the consent of the Senate, courses could be given and/or exams could be made on Saturdays and/or Sundays. (4) Summer school programs could be organized according to the academic calendar and the summer school programs will be carried out by the relevant executive boards. Summer education will be executed according to the relevant legislation. 1.8 The Scope of Education - Instruction ARTICLE 9 – (1) Education - Instruction at the relevant academic units are composed of, theoretical and applied courses, practical training, ateliers, medical and surgical clinical practices, laboratory applications, homework, projects, practice, internship, and seminars. (2) Courses that will be offered in the graduate programs, their hours, credits, the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) credits, whether these courses will be compulsory or elective, will be determined by relevant boards with the proposal of academic and department boards and approval of the Senate. (3) The principles related to the subjects such as practice graduation/diploma projects and preparation, submission and evaluation of educational activities such as dissertations will be determined by the related units and approved by the Senate. (4) The integrated system is applied at The School of Medicine and the related principles are determined by the Senate. 1.9 Education – Instruction Period ARTICLE 10 – (1) The maximum period of study is four years for programs with normal duration of two years and seven years for programs with normal duration of four years. Students have to complete the programs with normal duration of five years in maximum eight years and normal duration of six years in nine years. Students that cannot complete his undergraduate program within these periods, benefit additional periods and examinations that are regulated in the 44th article of the Code numbered 2547, if their situation is in accordance with the provisions of the same article. Course credits and hours ARTICLE 11 – (1) Credits of all the courses are specified in the curricula. In the calculation of the credits, for theoretical courses, credits are given in the amount of the weekly course hours of the relevant courses. For the applied courses, credits are given half the weekly course hours of the relevant courses. The credit of a theoretical applied course is calculated by the sum of the half of the weekly application or laboratory hours and weekly theoretical hours. (2) For the courses that are not included in calculation of grade averages by the Senate’s approval, credits are not defined. However the weekly theoretical and application hours are determined. (3) Duration of all the theoretical and applied courses is 50 minutes. Weekly course schedules are prepared leaving 10 minutes recess between the courses. 1.10 Courses ARTICLE 12 – (1) Courses are grouped as; compulsory courses, mutual compulsory courses, elective courses, prerequisite courses and pre requisite courses. a) Compulsory courses: Courses which students are obliged to take in the program they are enrolled. b) Mutual compulsory courses: Courses that are regulated in the subclause (i) of the first clause of the 5th article of the Code numbered 2547, such as Ataturk's Principles and the History of Turkish Renovation, Turkish Language, and Foreign Language courses. These courses are planned two hours weekly preferable in the first four semesters. c) Elective courses: Courses offered in the students’ enrolled program, which are left to students’ option. These courses can be area, major courses that complete the formation of profession or could be courses on general subjects or about different interest areas. ç) Prerequisite courses: If the course that the student enrolls depends on passing and/or enrolling one or more requisite courses then the course is prerequisite course. d) Requisite course: The course, which the prerequisite course depends on with the situations described in the 2nd subclause of this clause. (2) In order to take a prerequisite course, the below mentioned conditions have to be realized a) Succeeding the prerequisite course, b) FD grade that is stated in the 23rd article of this Regulation has to be received from the prerequisite course, c) Even if the prerequisite course was failed, or was not taken during previous semesters/years, requisite and prerequisite courses are to be taken in the same semester/year. (3) A prerequisite course could be linked to more than one requisite course. For all the prerequisite courses the relevant unit will determine type of linkage. (4) The prerequisite courses, linkage types according to the second subclause of this article; will be determined by relevant boards with the proposal of academic and department boards and approval of the Senate. 1.11 Curriculum ARTICLE 13 – (1) Associate degree and license degree curricula are determined by department boards with the proposal of academic boards and agreed on the relevant boards. This decision is finalized by the approval of the Senate. (2) Curriculum consists of courses that will be offered each semester/year, credits of each course and he theoretical and practical course hours. (3) Credits of the compulsory courses and the other compulsory activities offered in the curriculum cannot be less than 60 % of the program’s total credits. 1.12 Course offerings ARTICLE 14 – (1) Each semester/year the decision of which courses will be offered and by which instructors/lecturers they will be given is determined by relevant boards with the proposal of academic and department boards and approval of the Senate. (2) A compulsory course is always offered, disregarding how many students are enrolled. (3) When less than five students enroll to an elective course the relevant board has the right to decide whether to offer this course or not. In case that the course is not offered, another elective course is given to the students by relevant executive board with the proposal of students’ advisor. (4) Weekly time and classroom schedule, course instructor/lecturer for courses and applications are announced at least ten days before each semester/year. Amendments can be made on the weekly program in case of mandatory situations. (5) The decision of which courses will be offered and by which instructors/lecturers they will be given in summer school is determined by relevant boards with the proposal of academic and department boards according to provisions of the relevant regulation. 1.13 Sections for course offering ARTICLE 15 – (1) A course can be offered in more than one section with the relevant board’s decision. However when more than one section is formed, the average number of students in each section cannot be less than 25 for theoretical courses, and 10 for applied courses. Syllabus ARTICLE 16 – (1) For each course, instructor/lecturer prepares a syllabus. Syllabuses approved by relevant department boards or by relevant boards where department boards do not exist, are announced to the students before the semester starts. (2) Aim of the course, content of the course for theoretical and application hours, weekday and hour of the course , distribution of the course subjects among the weeks, resources and tools of the related course, teaching techniques and methods, contact information about instructors/lecturers evaluation tools of the course are included in the syllabus. (3) Instructor/lecturer of each course determines the number of midterms, homework, applications and other responsibilities of students and their weights in the calculating students’ grade and the weight of final exam in the final success grade by taking third paragraph of article 23 of hereby Regulation into consideration; and announces in the syllabus. 1.14 Advisors ARTICLE 17 – (1) An advisor is assigned to each student to enable him to follow an academic program that is in compliance with hereby Regulation. This advisory duty is distributed among instructors equally. Where the number of instructors/lecturers are not enough research assistants may be assigned as advisors. (2) Advisors are proposed by relevant department heads or where there are no departments by academic board heads and assigned by the relevant unit manager. Advisor who has a viable excuse during the enrollment period notifies the relevant unit manager. A temporary instructor/lecturer is assigned in place of the excused advisor in compliance with hereby provision, and students are notified. (3) Decisions on demands regarding the change of advisor/student are taken by the relevant executive board considering the department heads opinion. (4) Advisor supervises the student during his whole education period and within the frame of his curriculum he advises and informs him regarding the courses or any changes. Advisor determines the compulsory, elective courses the student has to take and their distribution by taking into consideration his academic success. (5) The student arranges his/her courses during the semester/year enrollment with his advisor and his enrollment to courses do not finalize until the approval of the advisor. 1.15 Principle Course Enrolment ARTICLE 18 – (1) The total number of the courses and applications that a student can take in one semester cannot exceed average number of the courses per semester in relevant curriculum plus three more courses. Exceptional situations are decided upon the opinion of the advisor and the department head. (2) The students can enroll to courses by taking prerequisite courses into consideration. (3) In case an inter-department common course is divided into multiple groups; students have to sign up the group which has been opened for the department/program they are registered to. Exceptional situations are decided upon by the opinion of the advisor and the department head. (4) Students; sign up to the courses if there is a contingent determined by the department. (5) The students whose Grade Point Average (GPA), which has been stated in the article 25 of hereby Regulations, is under 1.80 for one semester in fifth or sixth semester or in third year in departments educational period of which is for four years or more, do not take the courses of the relevant semester/year, and schedule their courses by taking their prerequisite courses into consideration. Students having this condition; can take the courses, which they have passed with grades DD or DC formerly, for the purpose of elevation of their GPA. (6) The students whose Grade Point Average (GPA), is under 2.00 for one semester in third or fourth semester or in second year in departments educational period of which is two years, do not take the courses of the relevant semester/year, and schedule their courses by taking their prerequisite courses into consideration. Students having this condition; can take the courses, which they have passed with grades DD or DC formerly, in the purpose of elevate their GPA. (7) Only the semesters which the students are have to take courses from former years are regarded as educational periods for the students who are subjected to the situations described in paragraph 6 and 7 of this article. (8) The students GPA of who has reach to the desired level can carry on their normal academic progress. (9) Students who have made their registrations at the university are not applied the GPA registrations that have been stated in the fifth paragraph of this article. (10) Students who have at least 3.00 or more GPA can take, a maximum of 3 courses from the upper semesters/years in one semester, provided that it complies with the requirements that have been stated in paragraph one of this article. (11) The students who have taken the courses in the relevant semester/year by taking the academic program into consideration and who have at least 3.00 or more GPA can only have four additional courses in their entire educational period with the proposal of the advisor and department head/program advisor and decision of the relevant administrative board provided that the courses do not coincide with the days and hours of their prerequisite courses. But, in case such a course is taken and the student is failed; the student has to success the subjected course or an equivalent course to be able to graduate. These lessons are marked as Non-Credit (NC). (12) The students who have failed in one course or have not taken the course in the relevant semester/year in the academic program, are have to take the subjected course in the first year that the course is available. (13) The students can take equivalent courses that have been found suitable by their departments or programs with the approval of the Related Board in return for the courses they have failed which have been extracted from the program. (14) If the course to be re-taken is facultative, the students can take the same course or another course with the same credit which can be counted instead of the failed course. (15) To choose an orientation/extending program that enables him/her to expertise in an academic field in the registered program, the student has to complete the requirement of the course and succeed. The student has the right to change his/her orientation/extending study group. The students who have changed their study groups are required to complete the requirements of their new study group and succeed. Students in this condition are not demanded to succeed their former group, but all the succeeded in or failed courses of the cancelled group are marked as noncredit (NC) courses, and acquired grades are stated at the transcript of the student. 8 FOURTH SECTION 9 Assessment and Graduation 1.16 Attendance ARTICLE 19 – (1) To be able to enter a mid-period/final examination or make-up examination, if any, for a course or application; the student must have been attended at least 70% of theoretical and 80% of applicative courses. For foreign language and Turkish preparation program, attendance level is 85%. Attendance status of the students is followed by the related lecturer/authoritative of the course. (2) In case studies and applications are repeated due to failure, the decision of whether requiring attendance or not is taken by the related department board. (3) The periods passed due to the attendance of the student in international level, inland or abroad sport competitions and trainings for these competitions are ignored when evaluating the attendance level of the student in compliance with the regulations. 1.17 Principles and Order of Examinations ARTICLE 20 – (1) At least one midterm and one final examination is given for the offered courses in a semester/year. There is no make-up examination in departments where the education is on semester basis. (2) Dates and times of the examinations according to the academic schedule are performed by the related departments/programs which are announced at least 10 working days before the examination period. Examination dates can only be changed via an administrative board decision upon announcement. (3) Examination of maximum two lessons, given at the same year for departments/programs performing education on a yearly- basis, or in the same semester for departments/programs performing education on semester basis can be performed at the same day. Some of the examinations, as stated in article 8 of this regulation, can be performed on Saturday or Sunday. (4) Arrangement of the examinations is performed by the related departments. The attending student is obliged to comply with the rules that have been set by the administration or the related administrative board. (5) The examinations are performed according to the principles to be determinate by the related administrative board. The students are obliged to attend to the examination at the indicated place at the indicated time; as well as to carry student identifications and other required documents together with them. 1.18 Make-Up Examinations ARTICLE 21 – (1) Students who could not attend to the examination due to a righteous reason shall notify the administration about this reason in written form in five workdays following the date of examination. The student, whose reasons of which are accepted by the administration, uses his examination right in the excuse examination period to be determinate by the administration according to the academic schedule. In the departments that perform education in year-period basis, excuse examinations are performed for mid periods, and finals. There are no excuse examinations for make-up examinations. (2) The students whose examinations are coincide on the same date, and same hour are accepted as excused for the examination they could not have attended. Student with this situation shall apply with a petition. 1.19 Announcement of Grades and Objection to Grades ARTICLE 22 – (1) Student evaluated according to 100-point system. The lecturer/authoritative who performs the test is responsible for announcing the examination results numerically in eight working days following the date of examination and to deliver the exam documents to the related department. (2)The students have the right to object to the exam results in five working days following the date of examination by applying with a petition to the related department. (3)Upon the objection, the examination paper is investigated by the lecturer/authoritative of the course in fifteen working days following the receive of the objection, and the result is handled to the related department. Grade change can only be performed with the confirmation of the related board or under the supervision of the department head, or his/her assistant by the bureau of student affairs. The department to be made this way does not affect the relative evaluation results. 1.20 Success status ARTICLE 23 – (1) The semester/year evaluation for any course consists of assignment, applications and other works, with at least one quiz. The success grade contents of quizzes, assignments, applications and other studies, of which the students are responsible for, are taken into consideration in evaluation of every subject. (2) The success grade is calculated upon the semester/in-year evaluation and semester/final exam marks. The content of semester/final exam to success grade is determined by units as between 40% - 60%. (3) Academic members determine the content of studies that are to consist the semester/inyear evaluation, according to the decision of the authorized assembly. The content of quizzes/exams determined in the semester/in-year evaluation is at least 20%. (4) The student that does not participate in semester/final and/or make-up exams (if any necessary) are considered as failed. (5) The three limit values; semester/final exam sub limit (FESL), success grade sub limit (SGSL) and relative evaluation inclusion rate (REIR); are determined by the units and these limit values are put into force upon approval of the Senate. The FELS and SGSL cannot be less than 35, and REIR cannot be less than 20, over 100 points. (6) In subjects wherein relative evaluation is not applied, the student must have at least 50 over 100 points in semester/final exams or make-up exams, if any, in order to be included in evaluation in a subject or application. Students below this mark will be considered as failed. (7) Success grade of a subject is converted into letter-grades and success coefficient, in accordance with the principals determined by the Senate, as follows; Success Letter Success Excellent AA 4.00 Good-Excellent BA 3.50 Good BB 3.00 Average-Good CB 2.50 Average CC 2.00 Average-Acceptable DC 1.50 Acceptable DD 1.00 Failed FD 0.50 Failed FF 0.00 Not present in final exam (failed) FG 0.00 Irregular (failed) DZ 0.00 Excused MZ -- Sufficient (successful) S 0.00 Insufficient (failed) U 0.00 Unfinished / incomplete E -- Continuing DE -- (8) The principles related to the letter-grades of student success are stated below; a) AA, BA, BB, CB, CC, DC, DD and S are successful grade letters. b) FD, FF, FG, DZ and U are unsuccessful grade letters. c) MZ, E and DE are grade letters that have not been determined yet. ç) FG: Used for evaluating related subjects of the students who do not participate in semester/final exams while they have a right to do so upon fulfilling the conditions required for class attendance and application, and the student is considered as failed in the subject. This success grade, in calculation of total credits and cumulative grade point average (CGPA)/semester cumulative grade point average (SGPA) that the students have to complete during their learning period, is considered as similar to FF grade, while success coefficient of the related subject is taken 0,00 and the subject credit is added to CGPA/SGPA calculation. d) DZ: This mark is used for the related subjects of the students who do not have the right to participate in the semester/final exam of the subject due to failure to fulfill the conditions required by class attendance and applications and attendance irregularity, and the student is considered as failed in the subject. This grade is process as similar to the FF grade mentioned in the article (ç) of this clause. e) MZ: This mark is for the related subjects when the student does not participate in semester/final exams upon reasons stated in the Regulation and their excuse is accepted in the administration board. As the student’s success grade is not determined, this grade is not included in the CGPA/SGPA calculation in this phase. This grade is later replaced by the grade scored in the make-up examination. f) S: This grade is used in the following cases: 1) In the subjects that the students transfer from other units and which are considered successful by the related administrative board. Credits of these subjects are included in the necessary credits that the student has to fulfill, yet not included in CGPA/SGPA calculation. 2) For the subjects that are exempted from upon the exemption exam. g) U: This grade can be used in the subjects wherein the S grade can be given, and is considered as failed. ğ) E: This grade is given by academic members to students who did not fulfill some conditions required by the subject during the semester/year, for a valid reason, such as illness. This grade is not counted in total credits and CGPA/SGPA calculation in this phase. The students having this grade have to make up for their deficiencies and receive a grade within ten days after the grades are given to the student affairs office. Grades of the students failing to do so are counted as FF. h) DE: The students directly get DE grade for the subjects they have registered to during reregistration process. This grade is valid during the semester/year until letter-grades are given by the academic member lecturing the subject. This grade is not included in CGPA/SGPA calculation in this phase. ı) S and U letter-grades are not used in evaluation of non-credit (zero credit) subjects. i) S and U letter-grades are not used in the evaluation of the non-program subjects of the students, who have taken the required lectures in their program, provided that days and hours of these subjects do not conflict with the program lectures. Notation ARTICLE 24 – (1) Notations indicating student states in a subject are explained as follows: a) Indicates that the subjects is being taken again, regardless of the previous success in this subject. b) NC (noncredit): Indicates that the subject is being taken regardless of its credit or credit amount. The subjects having this notation are not included in the total credits the student is responsible for and CGPA/SGPA calculations. c) TI (Transfer – Internal undergraduate transfer): This notation is used for the subjects, approved by the related administrations, of students who have transferred from a different division or department of the unit. Grades of these subjects are conveyed as they are, but the transferred subjects that do not exist in the new syllabus are processed as NC (zero credit). ç) TY (Transfer – External undergraduate transfer): This notation is used for the subjects, approved by the related administrations, of students who have transferred from an external division or higher education institution. S grade is given to subjects wherein this notation is used. d) TD (Transfer – Vertical transfer): This notation is used for the subjects, approved by the related administrations, of students who have transferred from an associate degree program to an undergraduate program. S grade is given to subjects wherein this notation is used. e) TS (Transfer – Other institution’s summer school): This notation is used for the subjects the student has taken upon approval from the university and acceptance from the related administration board, and succeeded at. S grade is given to subjects wherein this notation is used. f) T (Transfer): This notation is used when the subject is taken in another higher education institution and cannot be included in any of the fore mentioned transfer types. Subjects of students who took a partial or complete education in other institutions and earned the right to go to the university upon university entrance exams without a transfer are evaluated in this way. S grade is given to subjects wherein this notation is used. g) M (Excused with exemption exam, zero credit): This notation means that the student is exempted from certain subjects prescribed in the syllabus such as foreign language, via exemption exam. These exemption subjects are not included in the total credits the student is responsible for and CGPA/SGPA calculations. In order for the student to fulfill their total credits stated in the syllabus, other subjects are recommended to the student instead of these subjects. ğ) MK (Excused with exemption exam, credited): This notation means that the student is exempted from certain main subjects prescribed in the syllabus via exemption exam. S grade is given to these exempted subjects and the subjects are included in the total credit the student is responsible for, yet not included in CGPA/SGPA calculations. These subjects are not repeated. h) DP (Student exchange program): This notation is used for the subjects that the students take within the frame of exchange programs upon the approval of related administration boards. ı) TK (Conclusion make-up exam*) This notation is used when the subject is taken via a conclusion make-up exam. i) CY (Double major/Lateral major Programs): This notation indicates that the subject is taken in the scope of a double major program (DMP) or a lateral major program (LMP). j) ES (End-period addendum exams): This notation is used for the subjects in scope of the rights granted in Article 44 of Item 2547 in the legislation, for students who failed to graduate albeit fulfilling their normal education period. 1.21 Academic Grade Averages ARTICLE 25 – (1) The success state of students are tracked with SGPA of their current term subjects and with CGPA derived from all the subjects they have taken. Term calculations are taken into consideration instead of semester during CGPA/SGPA calculations in education institutions wherein education is on a yearly basis. (2) These averages from related subjects are obtained by dividing aggregate of the numbers obtained by multiplying coefficients meeting each of the letter-grades taken according to the 23rd clause of this Regulation with subject credits, with the credit total of the same subjects, considering the 24th and 26th clauses of this Regulation. Values obtained through these calculations are rolled up to two decimals. The third decimal is equaled to zero if it is smaller than five; if equal to or bigger than five, it is rolled up in a way as to increase the second decimal by one. (3) Only the subjects within that semester/term are taken into consideration for a SGPA calculation of that semester/term; all subjects the student has taken are taken into consideration for CGPA calculation. Last success coefficient is used in repeated subjects. While determining SGPA or CGPA as from the registered semester/end-year, subjects that are explained in the syllabus and not taken are not included in the average calculations. Course repeat ARTICLE 26 – (1) Student who fail in a subject or fail to take the subject in the necessary semester/term have to take the subject in the first semester/term it is given. (2) Students may repeat the subjects wherefrom they scored DD or DC with approval from their advisor, as to increase their grades. Subjects with the grades S, CC and above cannot be repeated. (3) The grade last scored is valid in the repeated subjects, and this last grade is used in SGPA/CGPA calculations. 1.22 Conclusion make-up ARTICLE 27 – (1) At the end of the semester/term, a right of one conclusion exam in only one subject is granted to the students who have responsibility left from a subject wherein they fulfilled the attendance condition or fulfilled all other conditions except for having the minimum 2.00 CGPA for graduation, from the students who did not use the maximum allowed education time for graduation, on the condition that they be such a situation that they are able to increase their CGPA to minimum 2.00 via contribution of the grade they will score in this exam. The exam day is indicated in the academic schedule. (2) These students pay the tuition fee for the semester during which they will take the exam. (3) The grade scored in this exam is considered as raw score and converted into letter-grade in accordance with the principles determined by the Senate. In case of failure the subject is repeated next semester/term or the student is taken to the next exam indicated in the academic schedule. 1.23 Graduation, diploma, diploma supplement and certificates ARTICLE 28 – (1) The students who have achieved all the requirements like course, application, and training of the education program that is registered, according to this Regulation and have GAP (Grade Point Average) 2.00 or higher, qualified for their diploma. (2) The students who have achieved education of the associate degree/license degree and have GAP between 3.00 and 3.49 graduate as the honor students, who have GAP 3.50 or higher graduate as the prime honor students. This information will be given at the student's grade inventory document and at the diploma attachment. (3) The students who have used the maximum time for the graduation at the end of the semester/year and got pass degree from all the courses that is required from the program that they have followed, but come up to have no further connection because of not satisfying the GAP 2.00 condition, will be able to have unlimited examination right from the courses of the last two grades that they want, to have a higher GAP starting the next semester/year without giving break. These students will take only the semester/year examinations in the semesters/years that are given. The highest grades will be in consideration of the same course. (4) The student who does not take the given examinations, three academic years of a period in a row or discrete, will be considered as dispensed with unlimited examination right and will not be able to benefit from this opportunity. The students who have unlimited right, keep paying educational tuition fee and renew their registrations by choosing the courses that they will attend the examinations in every semester, but will not be able benefit from other student rights except the examination right. (5) The student in the double main branch will not be given a second license degree program diploma of the double main branch unless he achieves to graduate from the main branch license program. The student that achieved to graduate from the main branch license program may get the diploma of the main branch license program even if he cannot finish the double main branch second license program. The double main branch diplomas are provided by the program's units. (6) The students that achieved to graduate in the international partner programs get diplomas from both of the universities. In these diplomas, it is sentenced to which academic units that it belongs and the other university and the partner program that it belongs to. The students will not be able to get any of these diplomas unless they achieve the academic requirements of both of the institutions of the international program. (7) The student who does not achieve to graduate from main branch program will not be given the sub branch certificate. The certificates are provided by the units of the relative programs. In the certificate the diploma title of the student's main branch will be sentenced separately. The student, who achieves to graduate from the main branch license program, may get the main branch license program's diploma even if he could not complete the sub branch program. (8) The student who has left the double main branch program may get the sub branch certificate if he has achieved all the requirements of the sub branch program. (9) The student who has completed the sub branch program will not be able to benefit from the rights and the authorization that are given with the associate degree and license degree diplomas of the sub branch. The way that the sub branch certificate is evaluated, will be determined by the unit that registers the student. (10) The students are submitted the Turkish and English diploma attachments with the diploma. The attribution of the education that the student had, the success of the student and the type of the diploma are sentenced in the diploma attachments. 1.24 Associate degree diploma ARTICLE 29 – (1) The students who did not or could not complete a license program, but have succeed in all the courses of at least the first four semesters of the related license program, are given associate degree diploma in case of application. The applications for having associate degree diploma are not limited with duration. The regulation about having associate degree diploma or adaptations of the one's who did not or could not complete the license degree education with the date of 18/3/1989 and with the official newspaper number of 20112 is executed related to having an associate degree diploma. 10 FIFTH SECTION 11 Registration Freeze, Disrupt of Relation and Detachment from University with Own Will 1.25 Leave of absence ARTICLE 30 – (1) In case of the assets of the righteous cause and good cause that are mentioned below, the registration of the student may be frozen with the related relevant committee's decision according to the written request of the student or his legal representative: a) The student that has an excuse related to health that is documented with medical certificate, b) The student that has to interrupt his education because of catastrophes that is documented by the local authorities, c) In case of severe illnesses of the student's mother, father, brother, wife/husband or child that the student is the only one who can take care of, and thus he has to interrupt his education that is documented, ç) The forfeiture of postponement right of the student or to be recruited by the removal of the postponement, d) The student's detention, e) The sentential conviction according to the general legislations or the circumstances except permanent banish or detachment punishments higher education council according to the higher education associations student discipline regulation with a date of 13/1/1985 and the number of 18634 of the official newspaper, f) The righteous and good causes that will be accepted by the related relevant committee. (2) The documents that are required for evidence will be determinate by the related relevant committee. (3) The registration of the student will be frozen for one or two semesters in case of the circumstances that are mentioned in the first article's (a), (b) and (c) clauses, till the military service ends in case of the circumstance that is mentioned in (ç) clause, till the detention ends in case of the circumstance that is mentioned in (d) clause, till the conviction ends in case of the circumstance that is mentioned in (e) clause, after the semester that the student's application is done. (4) The acceptance of the righteous or good causes that are mentioned above is related to the clause of the cause announcement to the unit that the student is registered in at the latest two months after the cause occurred. The registration freeze can be repeated with the same method. (5) The students whose excuse abates before the end of the registration freeze time, may continue his education from the next semester/year that has not begun yet, with application and the related relevant committee's decision. (6) The registration freeze time will not be counted as educational time of the student. 1.26 Disrupt ARTICLE 31 – (1) The student's relation with the higher education council is disrupted with the decision of the related relevant committee, who cannot succeed in the anticipated time at the 10th article of this regulation. (2) The students whose relations have been disrupted, may have associate degree diploma or may adapted to the same and suitable programs of the vocational high schools according to the 29th and 33rd articles of this regulation. (3) The students whose registration have been burnished from the training – education classes of the programs with foreign education language, may be placed to the programs with Turkish education language and have the same name according to the basics that are determinate by the higher education council and by the SSPC presidency. These students are not able to continue to the training – education classes in the program that they have been placed. These students should achieve the foreign language exemption examination of the program that they have been placed, according to graduation. 1.27 Detachment from university with own will ARTICLE 32 – (1) The students who desire to detach university should give an application to the unit that they are registered. The decision of the deletion of the registration is provided after the application's analysis by the related relevant committee. (2) The ones who desire to detach the university may be given a document about the education status in case of a written request. In case of application, the documents that were required at the entrance to the university, are given back only after a copy that is approbated by the related unit's officer approbate, is taken. 12 SIXTH SECTION 13 Transfer to the Vocational High Schools and Adaptation Bases 1.28 Transfer to the vocational high schools and adaptation bases ARTICLE 33 – (1) The students who have succeed at the least first two semesters’ all of the courses or at least 60% of the courses of a license program but did not or could not complete that license program, may be adapted to the same or suitable programs of the vocational high schools with a clause of applying in six months after disruption of relation with the related unit. In this subject, the regulation related to the having associate degree diploma or adaptation to the vocational high school of the one’s who did not or could not completed his license education has been executed. 1.29 The exemption in registration ARTICLE 34 – (1) The students who has completed or attended to any programs of the universities for a while and register to the Marmara University by taking university entrance examination, will be responsible for all the courses of their unit, in case they do not apply for exemption. (2) In case of application for exemption, the related relevant committee decides which courses the student will be exempted by assessing the courses he has had before. In this case by considering the total credit and average credit per semester or year of the program of the exempted courses are calculated as the semester or year by rolling to the lower integer as respond and will be decreased from the time that is regulated in the 10th article of this regulation. The exemption applications will not be accepted unless the application is done in ten working days after the first registration to the university. 1.30 Internal transfer ARTICLE 35 – (1) Between the university’s units or unit’s branches that have similar or equivalent program horizontal transition may be performed. For horizontal transition, the student should have received at least one year education except the training course and he has to succeed in all the courses of the unit he is going detach and his last semester/year’s GAP should be at least 3,00 average. Transition applications are not accepted for the last two semesters of the units or the branches of the units. As an addition to this clause, to have transition to the units that train in foreign language, the student should succeed in foreign language proficiency test. The base point of the foreign language proficiency test and the international tests’ base points that may be considered instead of this test will be determined by the Administrative Board of the University with the opinion of the related relevant committee. (2) The applications will be adjudicated by the Administrative Board of the University, according to the made gradation, considering the quota of the unit that horizontal transition will be performed and the bases that are mentioned above, with the opinion of the related relevant committee in case of horizontal transition is between the branches of a unit, with the opinions of the related relevant committees in case of other transitions. (3) The students’ whose applications are accepted, adaptation situations will be adjudicated by the relevant committee of the unit that the transition will be performed. 14 SEVENTH SECTION 15 Miscellaneous and Final Provisions 1.31 Double major programs ARTICLE 36 – (1) The double main branch programs may be developed between programs that have similar science domain and grant license degree diploma. The double main branch programs may be executed between the license programs of the different faculties as well as between different license programs of the four year high schools. Besides, the programs that accept students according to a private capability examination results, may only be performed in double main branch between each other. (2) The Senate determines with the proposal of the branches that execute the programs and related committees, which science domains may be partners to compose a double main branch and the contents of the course’s execution will be. (3) The cases related to the double main branches will be determined according to the principles of the Senate. (4) The students who have registered in international programs are not to be admitted for double major programs. 1.32 Minor Programs ARTICLE 37 – (1) The minor programs is a kind of education system that provides limited study with certification on a second branch for successful students in undergraduate education. The minor programs also may be performed by being matched programs of the same faculty or the same school of four year education, as well with programs of different ones. The programs which accept students through aptitude tests merely carry out minor programs. Suitable sciences for matching on minor programs and curriculums of courses to be determined by University Senate, due to the suggestion from concerned divisions or committees. (2) Issues concerning minor programs are determined by the Senate Rules. (3) The students who have registered in international programs are not to be admitted for double major programs. 1.33 Education- Instruction in Foreign Language ARTICLE 38 – (1) Education in Foreign Language is trained in conformance with “Regulations Education in Foreign Language in Higher Education Institutions and rules in Foreign Languages in Higher Education” which has been repealed in the Official Newspaper with the date of 1.4.1996 and with the number of 22598. 1.34 Foreign Language Preparatory Education Instruction ARTICLE 39 – (1) Preparation Course of Foreign Language prep-education School belonging to the University covers those; prep-courses of the programs which present undergraduate education on foreign-Languages, obligatory preparation Course of one-year of domestic language education programs, prep-courses of the programs which present optional education in Quota on Turkish Language for one- year’s course (2) Regulation for continuation, examination and dismissing with principals of carried on through Foreign- Language division prep-education graduation to be determined by Senate of University (3) The Regulations of prep-education carried out at The School of Theology through the decision of Higher Education Institution, is to be arranged by concerned committees and presented after approval of the Senate (4) a) The students who are unsuccessful at the programs that educate in Turkish or in Foreign language, keep on prep-education for one more year. b) Registration of the students, being unsuccessful at the end of second year who are registrated at programs that train in Foreign-Language is to be deleted and for those Students, the rules in the third paragraph of thirty first article of this regulations should be applied. In Turkish education programs, unsuccessful students at the end of second year, transfer directly to the beginning of the course. However, the students in this position should be successful in exams of exemption from foreign Language till graduation. These exams are to be applied by Foreign Language institute. c) Optional prep-courses are for one-year’s period. At the end of period, students transfer directly to the beginning course. 1.35 Evening Education ARTICLE 40 – (1) In University, secondary education is being governed in conformance with applicable legislation. 1.36 Student exchange between high education Institutes ARTICLE 41 – (1) In accordance with protocols and agreements between the University and domestic or foreign Education Institutes; students are permitted to obtain education for one or two semesters from the institutes concerned. They have the obligation of being successful for the previous courses. Students are not to be permitted to participate interchanging programs for the first two and last two semesters of their standard education programs. (2) Students should keep on lessons, practices, and internships at high education institutes that those acts are to be equivalent with acts of their programs at their university. This equity should be decided by administrative committee on advice of president of concerned division and advisor. (3) Students should renew their registrations and pay student’s share belonging to their institution in accordance with Academic Agenda. (4) In consideration of the articles 23. and 24. of this regulation which covers coefficients of success and notations; acts of student which may be successful or unsuccessful are to be changed into points. Those points and notations as belonging to his/ her program’s equivalent are to be written down as points’ to the document. (5) The student is to be considered as unsuccessful for equivalent acts in his/her program because of the unsuccessful at the other agreed program. (6) The semesters spended in agreed program are to be considered as included the period of education. 1.37 Repeal ARTICLE 42 – (1) The MU Undergraduate Education Regulations published in the Official Gazette dated 07/01/1995 and numbered 22164, have been repealed. 1.38 Adaptation TEMPORARY ARTICLE 1 – (1) Excluded, the students preserved their registrations or the students fulfilled their educations to begin first course this year, that, they are registrated at the University before the operating-date of this regulation; rules abolished by the article 42. of this regulations are to be applied for whole other students. 1.39 Enforcement ARTICLE 43 – (1) These Regulations go into force on the date of publication. 1.40 Execution ARTICLE 44 – (1) The provisions of these Regulations are administered by the Rector of Marmara University.
Graduation Requirements
This degree is awarded to students who have successfully completed all courses in the curriculum and have a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 2.00/4.00.
Mode of Study (Full-Time, Part-Time, E-Learning )
Full-Time
Address, Programme Director or Equivalent
Address: Marmara Üniversitesi Hukuk Fakültesi Tıbbiye Caddesi Haydarpaşa 34688 Üsküdar İstanbul. Programme Director: Assoc. Prof. A. Caner YENİDÜNYA
Key Learning Outcomes ^
1 A graduate of the Law Faculty has the ability to carry out comparative research in the social sciences area.
2 A graduate of the Law Faculty can participate in ordinary courts and administrative courts as judge, public prosecutor, lawyers or notaries.
3 A graduate of the Law Faculty can work in administrative organization of the country upon completing the necessary requirements in posts such as governor, police commissioner or civil service inspector.
4 A graduate of the Law Faculty will be able to analyze civil cases from all aspects.
5 A graduate of the Law Faculty will be able to analyze a criminal case and a admistrative case from all aspects.
6 A graduate of the Law Faculty will learn to be critical thinkers
7 A graduate of the Law Faculty is aware of the deficiences of legal norms.
8 A graduate of the Law Faculty will be able to analyze the economic and sociological effects of legal norms.
9 A graduate of the Law Faculty will be able to put forward constructive suggestions for better law norms.
10 A graduate of the Law Faculty is aware of the historical and sociological development of legal norms.
11 A graduate of the Law Faculty may be involved in banking and finance.
12 A graduate of the Law Faculty is sensitive to violations of human rights.
13 A graduate of a Law Faculty, have a tendency to be a member of NGO. and professional unions.
14 A graduate of the Law Faculty will be able to keep up with the Law Literature.
15 A graduate of the Law Faculty is aware of the function of public organisations and public officers.
Course Structure Diagram with Credits ^
T : Theoretical P: Practice
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 ATA121 Ataturk's Principles and The History of Turkish Renovation I Compulsory 2 0 2
2 HUK101 Introduction to Law I Compulsory 2 0 3
3 HUK103 Roman Law I Compulsory 2 2 3
4 HUK105 Civil Law I Compulsory 3 2 5
5 HUK107 Constitutional Law I Compulsory 3 2 5
6 HUK109 Philosophy and Sociology of Law I Compulsory 2 0 3
7 HUK-S1 Elective - 1 Elective 2 0 2
8 IKT131 Economy I Compulsory 2 2 3
9 TRD121 Turkish Language I Compulsory 2 0 2
10 YDZx121 Foreign Language I Elective 2 0 2
Total 22 8 30
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 ATA122 Principles of Ataturk II Compulsory 2 0 2
2 HUK102 Introduction to Law II Compulsory 2 0 4
3 HUK104 Roman Law II Compulsory 2 2 4
4 HUK106 Civil Law II Compulsory 3 2 5
5 HUK108 Constitutional Law II Compulsory 3 2 5
6 HUK110 Philosophy and Sociology of Law II Compulsory 2 0 3
7 IKT132 Economy II Compulsory 2 2 3
8 TRD122 Turkish Language II Compulsory 2 0 2
9 YDZx122 Foreign Language II Elective 2 0 2
Total 20 8 30
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 HUK201 Law of Obligations – General Articles I Compulsory 3 2 5
2 HUK203 History of Law I Compulsory 3 0 4
3 HUK205 Law of the Sea I Compulsory 2 0 3
4 HUK207 Criminal Law – General Provisions I Compulsory 3 2 5
5 HUK211 General Public Law ( Theory of Right – Theory of State) I Compulsory 2 0 4
6 HUK213 Public International Law I Compulsory 3 0 4
7 HUK-S2 Elective - 2 Elective 2 0 2
8 MLY205 Finance I Compulsory 3 0 3
Total 21 4 30
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 HUK202 Law of Obligations – General Articles II Compulsory 3 2 6
2 HUK204 History of Law II Compulsory 3 0 4
3 HUK206 Law of the Sea II Compulsory 2 0 3
4 HUK208 Criminal Law – General Provisions II Compulsory 3 2 6
5 HUK212 General Public Law ( Theory of Right – Theory of State) II Compulsory 2 0 3
6 HUK214 Public International Law II Compulsory 3 0 4
7 MLY206 Finance II Compulsory 3 0 4
Total 19 4 30
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 HUK301 Property Law I Compulsory 3 2 4
2 HUK303 Law of Obligations – Special Articles I Compulsory 3 0 3
3 HUK305 Labour Law I Compulsory 3 0 3
4 HUK307 Commercial Law – Law of Land Commerce I Compulsory 2 2 3
5 HUK309 Intellectual and Industrial Law Compulsory 2 2 3
6 HUK311 General Public Law (Human Rights law) I Compulsory 2 0 2
7 HUK313 Criminal Law – Special Provisions I Compulsory 3 0 4
8 HUK315 Administrative Law I Compulsory 4 0 4
9 HUK317 Civil Procedure Law I Compulsory 3 2 4
Total 25 8 30
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 HUK302 Property Law II Compulsory 3 2 4
2 HUK304 Law of Obligations – Special Articles II Compulsory 3 0 3
3 HUK306 Labour Law II Compulsory 3 0 3
4 HUK308 Commercial Law – Law of Land Commerce II Compulsory 2 2 4
5 HUK312 General Public Law (Human Rights law) II Compulsory 2 0 2
6 HUK314 Criminal Law – Special Provisions II Compulsory 3 0 3
7 HUK316 Administrative Law II Compulsory 4 0 4
8 HUK318 Civil Procedure Law II Compulsory 3 2 5
9 HUK-S3 Elective - 3 Elective 2 0 2
Total 25 6 30
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 HUK401 Law of Commercial Paper I Compulsory 2 0 2
2 HUK403 Maritime Law I Compulsory 2 0 3
3 HUK405 Law of Succession I Compulsory 3 0 4
4 HUK407 Social Security Law I Compulsory 2 0 3
5 HUK409 Private International Law I Compulsory 4 0 4
6 HUK411 Enforcement and Bankruptcy Law I Compulsory 3 2 5
7 HUK413 Tax Law I Compulsory 3 0 3
8 HUK415 Criminal and Criminal Procedure Law I Compulsory 3 0 4
9 HUK-S4 Elective - 4 Elective 2 0 2
Total 24 2 30
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 HUK402 Law of Commercial Paper II Compulsory 2 0 3
2 HUK404 Maritime Law II Compulsory 2 0 3
3 HUK406 Law of Succession II Compulsory 3 0 4
4 HUK408 Social Security Law II Compulsory 2 0 2
5 HUK410 Private International Law II Compulsory 4 0 3
6 HUK412 Enforcement and Bankruptcy Law II Compulsory 3 2 4
7 HUK414 Tax Law II Compulsory 3 0 3
8 HUK416 Criminal and Criminal Procedure Law II Compulsory 3 0 4
9 HUK418 Insurance Law Compulsory 2 0 2
10 HUK420 Forensic Medicine Compulsory 2 0 2
Total 26 2 30
Elective
1 . Semester > HUK-S1 Elective - 1
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 HUK113 General History of Law Compulsory 2 0 2
2 HUK117 Conjugal Union Compulsory 2 0 2
3 HUK119 Law Profession and Ethic Compulsory 2 0 2
4 HUK123 Compulsory 2 0 2
5 SOS155 Sociology Compulsory 2 0 2
1 . Semester > YDZx121 Foreign Language I
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 YDZA121 German I Compulsory 2 0 2
2 YDZF121 French I Compulsory 2 0 2
3 YDZI121 English I Compulsory 2 0 2
2 . Semester > YDZx122 Foreign Language II
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 YDZA122 German II Compulsory 2 0 2
2 YDZF122 French II Compulsory 2 0 2
3 YDZI122 English II Compulsory 2 0 2
3 . Semester > HUK-S2 Elective - 2
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 HUK209 Criminology Compulsory 2 0 2
2 HUK215 Notification Law Compulsory 2 0 2
3 HUK217 European Union Law Compulsory 2 0 2
4 HUK219 Law of Freedoms Compulsory 2 0 2
5 SBL255 Political Science Compulsory 2 0 2
6 . Semester > HUK-S3 Elective - 3
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 HUK310 Assurance Law Compulsory 2 0 2
2 HUK320 Consumer and Competition Law Compulsory 2 0 2
3 HUK330 Transportation Law Compulsory 2 0 2
4 HUK340 Law of Construction and City Planning Compulsory 2 0 2
5 HUK350 Compulsory 2 0 2
7 . Semester > HUK-S4 Elective - 4
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 HUK417 Commercial Criminal Law Compulsory 2 0 2
2 HUK419 Capital Market Law Compulsory 2 0 2
3 HUK429 Law of Advocacy Compulsory 2 0 2
4 HUK439 Bank Law Compulsory 2 0 2
5 YDI409 Legal English Compulsory 2 0 2

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