|Practical Philosophy - Master Course , 30 ECTS Credits|
|AIM OF THE COURSE|
|On completion of the course, the student should have:
- advanced knowledge of certain central practical-philosophical problems and theories,
- broader knowledge of another practical-philosophical discipline,
- developed the ability to independently handle, produce and assess complex argumentation,
- developed the ability to carry out a research assignment independently.
|Extent and planning of the course
The course comprises 30 HE credits. In several of the courses, the teaching may take place at another higher education institution or in the form of distance education (see above, regarding the national cooperation).
Seminar, 7.5 HE credits
The seminar, which is compulsory, may present current research or bring up a central and current complex problem.
Individually selected course, 7.5 HE credits
In consultation with the supervisor, a course that in an appropriate way supplements the courses that were completed during Practical Philosophy, advanced course is chosen. The supply of such courses may vary from semester to semester
Thesis, 15 HE credits
The student should carry out an independent research assignment. The subject is chosen in consultation with the supervisor.
|Independent literature studies to which compulsory seminars, compulsory written assignments, oral presentations and a written examination will be added. In addition to this, other types of teaching and working methods may occur. Part of the teaching may take place at another higher education institution, and elements of distance education occur.|
|The course is examined through compulsory seminars, essays, written assignments, written examination and oral presentations. Active individual oral participation in the seminars is required to pass the course. The master's thesis, which should have the nature of a scientific article, should be defended at a final review.
Students failing an exam covering either the entire course or part of the course two times are entitled to have a new examiner appointed for the reexamination.
Students who have passed an examination may not retake it in order to improve their grades.
Completed practical philosophy, advanced course, 30 HE credits or the equivalent. In addition to the above, documented knowledge in Swedish and English is required, equivalent to the general entry requirements for first-cycle studies.
|A grade of Pass with Credit, Pass or Fail is given for the course|
|Course certificate is issued by the Faculty Board on request. The Department provides a special form which should be submitted to the Student Affairs Division.|
|The course literature is decided upon by the department in question.|
|Planning and implementation of a course must take its starting point in the wording of the syllabus. The course evaluation included in each course must therefore take up the question how well the course agrees with the syllabus.
The course is carried out in such a way that both men´s and women´s experience and knowledge is made visible and developed.