Degree course name in English: Philosophical Sciences
Degree course name in Italian: Scienze filosofiche
Level of qualification: Master’s Degree Programme
Department: STUDI UMANISTICI - HUMANITIES
N° Credits: 120
International program: Yes
Type of program:
University of Köln (Germany) Université Sorbonne (France)
University of Salento
The Degree Course in Philosophical Sciences aims to offer students a wide and structured set of skills of historiographic, conceptual, logical and critical-hermeneutical nature. The objectives to be achieved at the end of this course are a deeper knowledge of the history of philosophical problems, from antiquity to the present day, and a consolidated familiarity with the contexts. The training course includes 8 exams (five in the first year and three in the second) and one final test. During the first year, it is expected that skills in Theoretical Philosophy, Moral Philosophy and the History of Medieval Philosophy will be acquired, together with Pedagogical and Psychological Disciplines. In the second year, the training course will mainly focus on the historical-philosophical and historical fields. The Degree Course also boasts three internationally renowned research centres, namely the "Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Philosophical Texts" (CETEFIL), the "Interdepartmental Centre for Studies on Descartes and the 17th century", the "Research Centre on Arthur Schopenhauer and his school". Starting from A.A. 2015/2016 the Degree Course in Philosophical Sciences also offers the possibility to access two international training courses of excellence with the Sorbonne Université (Paris) and the Universität zu Köln with the award of a double degree valid in both partner countries.
About admission Requirements, see below. ITALO-FRENCH COURSE: A maximum number of 6 students pro year are admitted to the international course, selected among the graduates in Philosophy on the basis of a research project, a motivational letter and knowledge of the language. ITALO-GERMAN COURSE: A maximum number of 10 students pro year are admitted to the international course, selected among the graduates in Philosophy on the basis of the result of their degree (minimum grade of 105/110), a research project, a motivational letter and knowledge of the language (minimum B1).
Access to the Course is granted to students with a Bachelor's degree or a Master's degree or a four-year degree who have obtained at least: - 24 cfu in one or more of the following fields: M-FIL/01; 02; 03; 04; 05; 06; 07; 08; M-STO/05. - 12 cfu in one or more of the following fields: M-STO/01; 02; /04; L-ANT/02; 03; M-PED/01; 02; M-PSI/01; 04; SPS/07; 08. About access to international courses, see above.
The employment opportunities and professional activities envisaged refer to positions in all cultural areas. Specifically, graduates will find professional openings as:: - Teacher - Researcher - Consultant at cultural institutions - Editorial editor - Staff selection and management
The final exam consists in the elaboration and discussion of a written essay, on a subject proposed by the candidate in agreement with his supervisor. Italian-German International Course: The final thesis will be written under the supervision of two professors, one from the University of Salento and one from the University of Köln; in Italian or German, accompanied by a summary in the other language. The discussion will take place in the student's Country. The tutor of the partner university must be present in the degree committee, also in telematic mode. Italian-French International Course: The final thesis will be written under the supervision of two professors, one from the University of Salento and one from Paris-Sorbonne University; in Italian or French, accompanied by a summary in the other language. The discussion can take place both in France and Italy. The title will be undersigned both by the Rector of Unisalento and by one of the Rectors of the partner universities.
Prof. Igor Agostini Internationalization Group: Prof.ssa Alessandra Beccarisi Prof.ssa Maria Cristina Fornari
Data ultimo aggiornamento: 27/11/2020