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Theoretical Philosophy 4, advanced course , 30 ECTS Credits
COURSE CATEGORY   Fristående kurs
MAIN FIELD OF STUDY   Theoretical Philosophy - TFA
  COURSE CODE   720A01
On completion of the course, the student should have:
- advanced knowledge of some central problems and theories in theoretical philosophy
- developed an ability to independently handle, present and assess complex argumentation, particularly in theoretical-philosophical debates
Extent and planning of the course

In several of the courses, the teaching may take place at another higher education institution or in the form of distance education.

Modules: 22.5 HE credits
Three modules comprising 7.5 HE credits each. The student selects courses, in consultation with the examiner and supervisor, from a local and national supply that varies from semester to semester.

Seminar, 7.5 HE credits
The seminar, which is compulsory, may present current research or bring up a central and current complex problem.
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.

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 Theoretical Philosophy, basic course with 30 HE credits approved, Theoretical Philosophy, continuation course with 30 HE credits approved, and Theoretical Philosophy, in-depth course with 22.5 HE credits approved, or courses that are determined to be 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.
Theoretical Philosophy 4, advanced course
Teoretisk filosofi 4, avancerad kurs
Department responsible
for the course or equivalent:
IKK - Department of Culture and Communication
Registrar No: 127/07-41   Course Code: 720A01      
    Exam codes: see Local Computer System      
Subject/Subject Area : Theoretical Philosophy - TFA          
Level   Education level     Subject Area Code   Field of Education  
A1X   Advanced level     TFA   HU  
The syllabus was approved by the Board of Faculty of Arts and Science 2007-10-05