Study programme code
Head of study programme
MER study programme code
Study programme version code
School / college
HT - School of Humanities
Study programme title in Est.
study programme title in Engl.
Language of instruction
Humanitaaria ja kunstid
Study programme group
Study programme subgroup
en: Filosoofia ja eetika
Nominal study period (in semesters)
Secondary School Leaving Certificate, Certificate of Vocational Secondary Education or a corresponding qualification giving access to higher education. show more...
Admission is based on the results of national exams and the vocational aptitude exam.
Study programme aims and objectives
- Create opportunities for aquiering philosophical education;
- Create the basis to continue ones further studies in master level of philosophy or any other field in humanities;
- Support the development of skills neccesary for work in a proffession that requires independent and informative thinking and ability to measure ones need for further studies.
Learning outcomes of the study programme
- has knowledge of the main problems- and history of philosophy, cultural theory and -history show more...
- is able to orientate in philosophical problems
- is able to read philosophical texts
- is able to deal with problems by philosophical means
- is able to articulate philosophically
- is able to do philosophy independently and proceed her or his studies in a masters level
- has general communicative abilities, group work abilities and ability to work in a multicultural environment
In order to graduate, the student shall complete the study programme in the given volume, show more...
which includes passing all compulsory courses and compiling and defending the Bachelor’s thesis. Students who have not graduated from upper secondary schools where Estonian is the language of instruction, or who have graduated from schools where Estonian is only partly the language of instruction, are required to have Estonian language proficiency at C1 level.
As an additional requirement for students who have been admitted until 2015/2016, the foreign language proficiency according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages shall correspond to B2 level, in case of students of distant and cyclical learning to B1 level, and their computer skills shall be sufficient for university studies.
Study programme version structure:
total ECTS credits
+ MAIN SPECIALITY: Philosophy
+ MINOR FIELD OF STUDY MODULE: Philosophy
- To create opportunities to acquire knowledge on the issues of philosophy and of the development of philosophy as a discipline;
- To provide conditions for the philosophical dialogue between students and lecturers;
- To provide conditions for developing independent philosophical thinking;
- To create conditions for acquiring basic knowledge in main areas of philosophy;
- To create conditions for introducing students thoroughly to the main texts of the history of philosophy.
Student will have:
- Knowledge on the issues of philosophy and the history of philosophy as a discipline;
- Ability to orientate in philosophical problems;
- Knowledge of the main areas of philosophy;
- Skills to participate in philosophical discussions;
- Ability to notice philosophical issues and to analyse them independently by using appropriate methods;
- Has thorough knowledge of some of the main texts of the history of philosophy and is able to analyse their structure and the main ideas, arguments and issues presented in them;
- Is able to see the importance and influence of certain main texts in the wider perspective of the history of philosophy and culture;
- Is able to apply the ideas, arguments and issues presented in the main texts to one's own period and cultural space.
approximate amount of contact lessons