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Specialized Course in Practical Philosophy , 30 ECTS Credits
COURSE CATEGORY   Fristående kurs
MAIN FIELD OF STUDY   Practical Philosophy - PFA
  COURSE CODE   718G03
On completion of the course, the student should be able to
- demonstrate familiarity with modern moral-philosophical discussion
- used advanced knowledge of problems and theories in one of the fields of practical philosophy,
- independently and in the form of an essay, cover a chosen problem in one of the fields of practical philosophy.
Moral Philosophy, 7.5 HE credits
This module covers a modern moral-philosophical work that appears to be central to the current scientific discussion.

Essay Preparatory Literature Course, 7.5 HE credits
This module comprises literature studies that should provide background to the chosen topic. The literature is chosen in consultation with the supervisor.

Thesis, 15 HE credits
The topic is chosen in consultation with the supervisor. Writing an essay is an individual assignment on a chosen practical-philosophical problem or some chosen texts. The essay should contain a thesis statement, based on argumentation, in association with the problem or the text, and should demonstrate the student's ability to independently develop a philosophical argument.
The teaching takes the form of seminars and individual supervision. The literature of the moral-philosophical course is covered at seminars, where the student is expected to participate actively with commenting review and discussion of the current text. The completed essays are also covered at the seminars. The student should function as a student reviewer at an occasion.
The course is examined through oral review, assignments that are presented at the seminars and through ventilation of an essay.

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.

Passing grade in Basic Course in Practical philosophy, 30 HE credits and completed Intermediate Course in Practical Philosophy, with at least 22.5 HE credits approved, or the equivalent.
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.
Specialized Course in Practical Philosophy
Praktisk filosofi 3, fördjupningskurs
Department responsible
for the course or equivalent:
IKK - Department of Culture and Communication
Registrar No: 127/07-41   Course Code: 718G03      
    Exam codes: see Local Computer System      
Subject/Subject Area : Practical Philosophy - PFA          
Level   Education level     Subject Area Code   Field of Education  
G2X   Basic level     PFA   HU  
The syllabus was approved by the Board of Faculty of Arts and Science 2007-03-16