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Theoretical Philosophy - Master Course (one-year) , 30 ECTS Credits
COURSE CATEGORY   Fristående kurs
MAIN FIELD OF STUDY   Theoretical Philosophy - TFA
  COURSE CODE   720A02
On completion of the course, the student should have:
- advanced knowledge of some central problems and theories of theoretical philosophy,
- broader knowledge of another discipline of theoretical philosophy,
- developed the ability to independently handle, produce and assess complex argumentation,
- developed the ability to carry out a research assignment independently.
In several of the courses, the teaching may take place at another higher education institution or in the form of distance education.

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 in Theoretical 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 Theoretical Philosophy, advanced course with 30 HE credits approved, 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.
Theoretical Philosophy - Master Course (one-year)
Teoretisk filosofi, avancerad kurs (magisterkurs)
Department responsible
for the course or equivalent:
IKK - Department of Culture and Communication
Registrar No: 127/07-41   Course Code: 720A02      
    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