Information Package / Course Catalogue
Political Geography
Course Code: ÖGK115
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Short Cycle (Associate's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 2
Prt.: 0
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
ECTS: 3
Objectives of the Course

The causes of political events in the world; the distribution of these events, geographical events, outdoor areas and field events management

Course Content

Definition and scope of political geography; development of political geography in the context of global and regional political events, the formation and distribution of political power centers that affect the geographical features and states as elements of political power.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.Knows the concept knowledge that forms the basis of political geography
2. Analyze how physical and human geography direct political geography
3.Comprehend the importance of geographical location in terms of political geography
4.The main political groupings in the world and in Turkey can evaluate it by learning the causes and the consequences
5.Conduct an idea about the different possibilities of political geography
Recommended or Required Reading
1. Akengin, Hamza (2010). Political Geography, Human and Space Management, Pegem Publishing, Ankara. Atalay, Ibrahim (2004). Turkey Geography and Geopolitics, Meta Printing, Izmir. Gökırmak, Mert (
2.Eurasian Geopolitics in Turkey, Uludag University, Faculty of Economics Journal, Volume: 19, Issue: 4 December 2001 Winter Term. Gunel, Kamil (1994). Political Power of Geography, Faculty of Letters Press, Istanbul
3.Current Articles
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Basic concepts
Week 2 - Theoretical
2 Main Views in Geopolitics and Political Geography and the Importance of Dominating the World
Week 3 - Theoretical
Main Views in Geopolitics and Political Geography and the Importance of Dominating the World
Week 4 - Theoretical
Turkey's Geopolitical Importance (Location Features): Natural Resources- Relations Political Geography.
Week 5 - Theoretical
State Structure in Turkey, Socio-Cultural and Political Geography Features Importance of Education
Week 6 - Theoretical
Turkey's geopolitical and geostrategic Event in Political Geography
Week 7 - Theoretical
Turkey's geopolitical and geostrategic Event in Political Geography
Week 8 - Theoretical
Geopolitical and Geostrategic Effect of the Countries in Political Geography
Week 9 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm
Week 10 - Theoretical
Geopolitical and Geostrategic Effect of the Countries in Political Geography
Week 11 - Theoretical
Geopolitical and Geostrategic Effect of the Countries in Political Geography
Week 12 - Theoretical
Geopolitical and Geostrategic Effect of the Countries in Political Geography
Week 13 - Theoretical
Geopolitical and Geostrategic Effect of the Countries in Political Geography
Week 14 - Theoretical
Geopolitical and Geostrategic Effect of the Countries in Political Geography
Week 15 - Theoretical
Geopolitical and Geostrategic Effect of the Countries in Political Geography
Week 16 - Final Exam
End of Term
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%30
Final Examination1%70
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory140228
Assignment113316
Individual Work1516
Midterm Examination110111
Final Examination113114
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)75
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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OÇ-1
5
5
5
OÇ-2
5
5
5
OÇ-3
5
5
5
OÇ-4
5
5
5
OÇ-5
5
5
5
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