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Archived Curricula Guide 2017–2019
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Bachelor's Programme in Philosophy

Learning outcomes

After completing the Bachelor's Programme in philosophy students are expected to recognize the main subfields of philosophy, to know the philosophical problems pertaining to those fields and to be familiar with the historical background of those problems. They understand how philosophical problems both differ from and are connected to the problems of other disciplines. Students are familiar with the basic concepts, trends and representatives of the subfields of philosophy. They are trained in logical inference, and they recognize and are able to analyze arguments in various texts, as well as to put forth their own arguments. They are capable of writing a scientific philosophical presentation and of taking part in philosophical discussion. To some extent, they are also familiar with the main problems, concepts and contents of another discipline or other disciplines they have chosen to study. They have basic skills in information technology, and skills in languages and communication sufficient for their future tasks, and they are familiar with the main concepts and problems of social sciences and humanities.


Studies in philosophy that belong to the Bachelor's Programme provide the students with an overview of the nature and the history of philosophical thought. They give an introduction to the basic concepts and views of the main subfields of philosophy. It is recommended that the student chooses a well considered and sufficiently wide combination of studies in other disciplines; those studies both support studies in philosophy and provide the student with wide competence that helps in building a career after graduating from the Master's Programme. The Bachelor's Thesis and the proseminar provide the students with the study skills that are needed in Master studies. The Bachelor's Programme also contains studies in languages and communication, career skills and information technology, the joint studies of the School of Social Sciences and Humanities, and studies in another discipline or other disciplines on the student's own choice.

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Bachelor's Programme in Philosophy

General Skills
Faculty of Social Sciences, B.A., language studies 15 ECTS
Optional Courses 2–4 ECTS
One element from below
Optional French Courses
0–1 elements from below
Optional Swedish Courses
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Optional German Courses
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KKSAVAL0 Topical Texts in German, 4 ECTS
KKSAVAL2 Communicative Training I, 2 ECTS
KKSAVAL3 Communicative Training II, 2 ECTS
KKSAVAL4 Advanced Course in German, 2 ECTS
Optional Russian Courses
0–1 elements from below
Faculty of Social Sciences