Bachelor in Philosophy

Education objectives

1) Ability to argue critically and to produce discourse that is conceptually articulate, coherent and based on solid principles;
2) Ability to recognise, ponder and clarify the problems that the human being encounters in his effort to understand himself and the world;
3) Ability to question and to understand ideas referring to the nature of reality, knowledge and values which are present in all fields of human experience;
4) Ability to identify and analyse the problems that interconnect the fields of philosophy, science, art and culture.

General characterization

DGES code

9139

Cicle

Bachelor (1st Cycle)

Degree

Licence

Access to other programs

Completion of the bachelor allows the holder to apply for Masters or Doctoral programmes or other post-graduate courses including those which do not confer a degree.

Coordinator

Marta Maria Anjos Galego de Mendonça

Opening date

2020-09-14

Vacancies

Available soon

Fees

Available soon

Schedule

Presencial

Teaching language

Portuguese language

Degree pre-requisites

Duration: 3 years/6 semesters.
Students must perform 180 credits: 120 credits based in the compulsory curricular units, 30 credits to be chosen in a set of elective optionals and 30 credits undertaken in free-elective optionals or in a minor of another scientific area. Every semester, the student may not sign up in more than 30 credits, respecting the precedence when these have been set. At the beginning of each semester, students will be advised of the curricular units to carry out in order to appropriate them to their academic career.
The undergraduate students can still benefit from the different mobility programmes in which FCSH/NOVA participates as Erasmus +, Almeida Garrett exchange programmes, among others, and participate in research within the research units of the Faculty.
The degree of “licenciado” corresponds to the level 6 of the NQF and EQF-National Qualifications Framework/European Qualifications Framework.

Conditions of admittance

Students may be admitted to Higher Education through the National Competition for Access to Higher Education, special competitions/regimes and entry systems, re-enrolment systems, course changes and transfers. To apply for access to higher education through the National Competition, students must fulfill the requirements described in DGES/Access to Higher Education. More info at http://www.dges.gov.pt/guias/?plid=593 For more information about International Students please visit https://www.fcsh.unl.pt/internacional/estatuto-de-estudante-internacional/

Evaluation rules

Students at FCSH/NOVA are evaluated based on the work developed over a semester, based on class participation, presentation of written and oral tests and examinations. The result obtained either by continuous assessment or evaluation of the tests is expressed on a scale of 0 to 20. To be approved, students must have at least 10 points to pass, however, who fail have a second chance to repeat the exams. Repeat exam: Has access any student of 1st or 2nd cycle who has obtained the minimum grade of eight values per rounding in the final grade of the curricular unit. SPECIAL PROCEDURES FOR EVALUATION: - Worker-Student - Students with the status of top athletes - Mothers and fathers students - Associative leaders - Military - Other special arrangements provided legally. Students with special needs can benefit from teaching and learning conditions to meet their needs.

Structure

Obrigatórias
Code Name ECTS
711031051 Philosophical Anthropology 6.0
01102003 Epistemology 6.0
01102014 Aesthetics 6.0
711031052 Ethics 6.0
711031059 Ancient Philosophy 6.0
711031062 Contemporary Philosophy 6.0
711031080 Philosophy of History. 6.0
01102020 Philosophy of Language 6.0
711031057 Philosophy of the Mind 6.0
711031065 Philosophy of Nature 6.0
711031058 Philosophy of Science 6.0
711031056 Philosophy of Knowledge 6.0
711031060 Medieval Philosophy 6.0
711031061 Modern Philosophy 6.0
711031053 Political Philosophy 6.0
711031079 Logic 6.0
01102031 Research Methodology for Philosophy 6.0
711031064 Ontology 6.0
711031063 Seminar: Reading and Interpretation of Philosophical Texts 12.0
Optional Curricular Units
Code Name ECTS
Options
711031066 Bioethics 6.0
711031067 Applied Ethics 6.0
711031070 Philosophy of Art 6.0
711031069 Philosophy of Religion 6.0
01102042 Philosophy and Culture in Portugal 6.0
01101211 Hispanic Thought 6.0
711031076 Problematics of the History and Theory of Ideas 6.0
711031082 Themes in Philosophical Anthropology 6.0
711031074 Contemporary Philosophy Themes 6.0
711031073 Modern Philosophy Themes 6.0
711031084 Themes in Political Philosophy 6.0
711031081 Logic Themes 6.0
711031077 Ontology Themes 6.0
Mandatory ECTS number: 30
Free optins may be chosen from this undergraduate study programme or any other offered by FCSH-UNL