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Iğdır Vocational School - Foreign Trade (E.E.) - Foreign Trade



General Description
History
Igdir University Vocational School Foreign Trade Program was established in 1998 and began taking students in the academic year of 1998-1999.
Qualification Awarded
Successfully completion of all courses and internship during a 2-year education plan, with a minimum of 120 ECTS, the students of Foreign Trade are qualified with an academic associate degree.
Level of Qualification (Short Cycle , First Cycle , Second Cycle, Third Cycle)
Short Cycle
Specific Admission Requirements
The studentents are placed to the programs of Igdir Vocational School with central Placement Test by SSPC. With the central placing, the cadidates are placed by the SSPC, according to YGS scores, their preferences, vacancy and requirements of the program. The students placed in the Foreign Trade program are enrolled by the registrar's office due to schedule determined by SSPC.
Specific Arrangements For Recognition Of Prior Learning (Formal, Non-Formal and Informal)
The rules and regulations for recognition of formal prior learning are well defined. Transfer can be made among the institutions of which equivalency is recognized by Higher Education Council. Also successful vocational school graduates to continue their educaiton to obtain Bachelor’s degrees if they are successful in the selection and the placement examination (DGS, i.e. vertical transfer examination) are admitted. The courses to be taken by these students are determined by the relevant department, on the basis of courses they have completed in the programs from which they have graduated. Recognition of prior non-formal and in-formal learning is at the beginning stage in Turkish Higher Education Institutions. Igdir University and hence of the Department is not an exception to this. However, exams of exemption are organised at the start of each year at the University for the courses of English Language and Computer Skills. The students who have completed the proficiencies for these courses on his/her own or through other means, and believe that they have achieved the learning outcomes specified are given the right to take the exemption exam. The students who achieve a passing grade from these exams are held exempt from the related course in the curriculum.
Qualification Requirements and Regulations
As mentioned in "Igdir University Undergraduate and Graduate Courses in Higher Education Regulation", the students must succed and get an average at least 2.0 out of 4.0 from all the courses except the "YÖK" courses which must also be succeeded. For more detailed information the regulation can be referenced.
Profile of The Programme
Igdir University of Foreign Trade Program is continued as the theoretical and practical training period of 2 years. The courses in the first and second semester of the educational process consists of the basic lectures in the areas of maths, law, economics, business, foreign trade, international marketing, international economic institutions, office programs and accounting. In the third and fourth semester includes work specialization lectures on customs procedure, international economics, logistics, labour and social security law, professional foreign language, free zones, Turkey and the European Union economy, banking and foreign exchange transactions, international finance, electronic commerce, standardization in foreign trade, professional correspondence techniques, communication, research methods and techniques, software packages.
Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
Foreign Trade Program graduates can find jobs in all kinds of businesses such as business enterprises engaged in foreign trade, foreign exchange departments of banks, as well as customs brokers, international logistics companies. If succeeded in the exam, the students taking B-card can work as "Customs Deputy Consultant".
Access to Further Studies
Transfer to the Undergraduate Education and all sort of exams and placement procedures of the students graduated from the associate degree programmes are all carried out by SSPC according to the principles determined by the Board of Higher Education and the Regulation published in Official Gazette No. 24676 dated 19.02.2002 of Graduates of Vocational Schools Regulation on the continuation of Undergraduate Education. Students who graduated froım the Foreign Trade Associate Degree Programme can be transferred to these undergraduate programs to enhance their professional education: VERTICAL TRANSFER AREAS ---------------------------------------------------- • Banking • Banking and Finance • Banking and Finance • Economics • Labour Economics and Industrial Relations • Economic • Business • Business Information Management • Capital Markets • International Finance • International Business • International Trade • International Trade and Finance • International Trade and Business
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
Examinations,assessment and evaluation of these examinations are carried out in accordance with the "Regulation of Igdir University Associate-Udergraduate Education and Examinations".
Graduation Requirements
Foreign Trade Programme, which is completed with a total of 120 ECTS successfully completed all courses and the internship, the students must have at least 2.00 out of 4.00 weighted grade point average required to achieve.
Mode of Study (Full-Time, Part-Time, E-Learning )
Full-Time
Address, Programme Director or Equivalent
ECTS / DS Coordinator: Öğr. Gör. Baycan DEMİRAL Address: Igdir University Igdir Vocational School Ilhan Aliyev Avenue Igdir. Email: baycand@hotmail.com
Facilities
Foreign Trade Program is a department which gives education since 1998. Within the branches of the department, the instructors who has proven scientific competence in Turkey and international areas, render service.

Key Learning Outcomes
1Having a basic knowledge in the field of Foreign Trade and the various documents used to recognize
2To have a basic knowledge of export and customs regulations
3The basic methods used in accounting and business applications to have knowledge of these methods
4Identify the functions and applications of marketing in business, do market research and marketing communications as required by their use
5Formation of international trade and international trade policies have the knowledge of
6Foreign trade association to have knowledge of logistics management
7Computer and programs necessary to have knowledge of the user
8To have knowledge of trade finance
9Have a good knowledge of international trade and EU law
10Business Management in the field of vision to have a basic knowledge and international business
11By following the basic law legislation relevant to the profession to have knowledge
12To have the ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
13Atatürk Principles and Revolution History-conscious to learn about
14Foreign trade in the professional knowledge of English.

TYYÇ - Programme Outcomes - Base Scope Relationship
TYYÇProgramme OutcomesBase Scope
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Course Structure Diagram with Credits
T : Theoretical P: Practice L : Laboratory
1. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9900000106 ATATÜRK PRINCIPLES AND REVOLUTION HISTORY - I Compulsory 2 0 0 2
2 3300001000 ELECTIVE COURSE Elective - - - 4
3 9900001085 FINANCING MATHEMATICS Compulsory 3 0 0 4
4 9900000114 FOREIGN LANGUAGE - I Compulsory 2 0 0 2
5 3319001100 FOREIGN TRADE PROCEDURE-I Compulsory 3 0 0 3
6 9900001029 INTRODUCTION TO ACCOUNTING Compulsory 3 1 0 5
7 9900001055 MICROECONIMICS Compulsory 2 1 0 4
8 9900000113 TURKISH LANGUAGE - I Compulsory 2 0 0 2
Total 17 2 0 26
 
2. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9900001123 COMMERCIAL LAW Compulsory 2 1 0 4
2 9900000206 ATATÜRK PRINCIPLES AND REVOLUTION HISTORY - II Compulsory 2 0 0 2
3 3300002000 ELECTIVE COURSE Elective - - - 4
4 9900000214 FOREIGN LANGUAGE - II Compulsory 2 0 0 2
5 3319002200 FOREIGN TRADE PROCEDURE-II Compulsory 3 0 0 3
6 3319002101 INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC INSTITUTIONS Compulsory 2 0 0 3
7 3319002102 INTERNATIONAL MARKETING Compulsory 2 0 0 2
8 9900001046 MACROECONIMICS Compulsory 2 1 0 3
9 3302001100 OFFICE PROGRAMS -1 Compulsory 2 1 0 4
10 9900000213 TURKISH LANGUAGE - II Compulsory 2 0 0 2
Total 19 3 0 29
 
3. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 3319003101 CUSTOMS TRANSACTIONS Compulsory 2 1 0 3
2 3300003000 ELECTIVE COURSE Elective - - - 4
3 3319003104 FREE TRADE ZONES Compulsory 2 0 0 2
4 3319003106 INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS-I Compulsory 2 1 0 2
5 3300000001 INTERNSHIP Compulsory 0 0 0 8
6 3319003102 LOGISTICS Compulsory 2 1 0 4
7 9900001110 QUALITY ASSURANCE AND STANDARDS Compulsory 3 0 0 3
8 3319003105 TURKISH ECONOMY AND EUROPIAN COMMUNITY Compulsory 2 0 0 2
9 9900001053 VOCATIONAL FOREIGN LANGUAGE Compulsory 3 1 0 4
Total 16 4 0 32
 
4. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9900001094 ACCOUNTING OF FOREIGN TRADE TRANSACTIONS Compulsory 2 1 0 3
2 3319004100 BANKING AND FOREIGN EXCHANGE TRANSACTIONS Compulsory 2 1 0 3
3 3300004000 ELECTIVE COURSE Elective - - - 4
4 3319004206 INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS-II Compulsory 2 1 0 3
5 3319004102 INTERNATIONAL FINANCING Compulsory 2 1 0 3
6 3319003103 PROFESSIONAL CORRESPONDENCE TECHNIQUES Compulsory 2 0 0 2
7 3319003100 SOFTWARE PACKAGES IN FOREIGN TRADE Compulsory 1 1 0 2
8 3319004101 STANDARDIZATION IN FOREIGN TRADE Compulsory 2 0 0 3
Total 13 5 0 23
 
 
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