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Bachelor of Philosophy

Bachelor of Philosophy - major
Academic year :
The full-time model path of the 'Bachelor of Philosophy - Major' consists of 120 ECTS-credits the Bachelor of Philosophy and 60 ECTS-credits from another Bachelor programme:
- History OR
- Linguistics and Literature OR
- Laws OR
- Political and Social Studies.

More information about these minors can be found below.

For a minor in another programme from this university, please contact the faculty study progress counsellor.

Model Path part 1

Skills

Academic and philosophical skills6sp1st/2nd sem.
De Vriese, Herbert
 

History of Philosophy

History of Ancient and Medieval Philosophy6sp1st semester
Van Eekert, Geert
History of Modern Philosophy6sp2nd semester
Lemmens, Willem
 

Systematic Philosophy

Logic and excercises6sp1st semester
Gnoseology and epistemology6sp2nd semester
Ethics6sp1st semester
Schaubroeck, Katrien
Philosophy of culture6sp2nd semester
Cools, Arthur
 

Philosophical Authors

Select one course out of the following:

Seminar modern philosophical authors 13sp2nd semester
Vanheeswijck, Guy
 
Seminar contemporary philosophical authors 13sp1st semester
Schaubroeck, Katrien
 
Seminar modern philosophical authors 23sp1st semester
Lemmens, Willem
 
Seminar on contemporary philosophical authors 23sp2nd semester
Van Eekert, Geert
 

Model Path part 2

Skills

Oral exercises6sp1st/2nd sem.
Schaubroeck, Katrien
Written exercises6sp1st/2nd sem.
Leuridan, Bert
 

History of Philosophy

Contemporary continental philosophy6sp1st semester
Cools, Arthur
Contemporary analytical philosophy6sp2nd semester
Schaubroeck, Katrien
 

Systematic Philosophy

Philosophical psychology6sp2nd semester
Myin, Erik
Social & political philosophy6sp1st semester
Reynaert, Peter
 

Philosophical Electives

Students follow during part 2 or 3 one course (6 sp)

Bio-ethics6sp2nd semester
Lemmens, Willem
Judaism and philosophy6sp1st semester
Liska, Vivian
Foundations of European culture6sp2nd semester
Vanheeswijck, Guy
Philosophy of technology6sp2nd semester
Opdebeeck, Hendrik
Philosophy of music6sp1st semester
De Munck, Marlies
Philosophy of economics6sp1st semester
Opdebeeck, Hendrik
 
Philosophy of art6sp1st semester
Cools, Arthur
Philosophy of language6sp2nd semester
Leuridan, Bert
Philosophy of religion6sp1st semester
Braeckmans, Luc
Applied ethics6sp1st semester
Van Liedekerke, Luc
 

Philosophical Authors

Select one course out of the following:

Seminar modern philosophical authors 13sp2nd semester
Vanheeswijck, Guy
 
Seminar contemporary philosophical authors 13sp1st semester
Schaubroeck, Katrien
 
Seminar modern philosophical authors 23sp1st semester
Lemmens, Willem
 
Seminar on contemporary philosophical authors 23sp2nd semester
Van Eekert, Geert
 

Model Path part 3

Skills

Bachelor Paper12sp2nd semester
Progression seminar bachelor's thesis3sp1st/2nd sem.
 

Life Stance

World View and Culture3sp2nd semester
Levrau, François
 

Systematic Philosophy

Students follow during part 2 and 3 either Philosophy of Religion OR Philosophy of Art OR Applied Ethics OR Philosophy of Language OR a philosophical elective.

Metaphysics6sp1st semester
Van Eekert, Geert
 

Philosophical Electives

Students follow during part 2 and 3 either Philosophy of Religion OR Philosophy of Art OR Applied Ethics OR Philosophy of Language OR a philosophical elective.

Philosophy of art6sp1st semester
Cools, Arthur
Philosophy of language6sp2nd semester
Leuridan, Bert
Philosophy of religion6sp1st semester
Braeckmans, Luc
Applied ethics6sp1st semester
Van Liedekerke, Luc
 
Bio-ethics6sp2nd semester
Lemmens, Willem
Judaism and philosophy6sp1st semester
Liska, Vivian
Foundations of European culture6sp2nd semester
Vanheeswijck, Guy
Philosophy of technology6sp2nd semester
Opdebeeck, Hendrik
Philosophy of music6sp1st semester
De Munck, Marlies
Philosophy of economics6sp1st semester
Opdebeeck, Hendrik
 

Research Seminars

Students select one research seminars from the list below:

Research seminar metaphysics6sp2nd semester
De Vriese, Herbert
Research seminar ethics6sp1st semester
Van Liedekerke, Luc
Research seminar philosophical psychology6sp1st semester
Reynaert, Peter
Research seminar philosophy of religion6sp2nd semester
Van Herck, Walter
Research seminar esthetics6sp2nd semester
Cools, Arthur
 

Minor History

The minor can be studied over the course of 3 years with a minimum of 15 ECTS credits to be followed each year.

Methodology of History

Historical method6sp1st semester
Stabel, Peter
 

Introduction to History

History of Antiquity6sp2nd semester
Laes, Christian
History of the Middle Ages6sp1st semester
Soens, Tim
History of the Early Modern Period6sp2nd semester
History of the Contemporary Period6sp1st semester
Greefs, Hilde
Contemporary history6sp2nd semester
Van Ginderachter, Maarten
History of the Islamic World6sp2nd semester
Dekkiche, Malika
Shaery-Yazdi, Roschanack
 

History per period per area

Students select two courses from the following list:

Middle Ages: politics and institutions6sp2nd semester
Puttevils, Jeroen
Middle Ages: cultural history6sp2nd semester
Fraeters, Veerle
Middle Ages and Early Modern Era: Social and Economic History6sp1st semester
Blondé, Bruno
Stabel, Peter
Early Modern Era: politics and institutions6sp1st semester
Duerloo, Luc
Early Modern Era: cultural history6sp2nd semester
Marnef, Guido
Contemporary Era: politics and institutions6sp1st semester
Beyen, Marnix
Contemporary Era: cultural history6sp2nd semester
Tritsmans, Bart
Contemporary Era: social and economic history6sp1st semester
Van Damme, Ilja
Greefs, Hilde
The modern Islamic World: 1600-Today6sp2nd semester
Shaery-Yazdi, Roschanack
The premodern Islamic World: 600-16006sp1st semester
Dekkiche, Malika
 

Minor Linguistics and Literature

For a minor in Theatre, Film and Literature, you have to follow 60 ECTS-credits of courses from the Bachelor programme of Theatre, Film and Literature.
For a minor in Linguistics and Literature in one language you have to follow 12 ECTS-credits of courses in general linguistic and in general literature, AND all proficiency courses of the chosen language AND several language-specific linguistic or literary courses, The student should follow 60 ECTS-credits in total.

1. Theatre, film and literature

Compulsory courses

History of the theatre6sp1st semester
Meeus, Hubert
History of the film 1: early cinema3sp1st semester
Paulus, Tom
Film and genre3sp2nd semester
Brouwers, Anke
History of the film 2: classic and modern period6sp2nd semester
Jacobs, Steven
Text and representation6sp2nd semester
Jacobs, Steven
 
Dramaturgy: foundations6sp1st semester
Vanhoutte, Kurt
Adaptation in theatre, film and literature 13sp1st semester
Van Den Dries, Luc
Adaptation in theatre, film and literature 23sp2nd semester
Hillen, Sabine
Brouwers, Anke
Film analyses6sp2nd semester
Paulus, Tom
Jacobs, Steven
 
Performance analysis6sp1st semester
Van Den Dries, Luc
Culture of Modernity6sp1st semester
Vanhoutte, Kurt
Paulus, Tom
 

One compulsory courses to choose from:

Internship6sp2nd semester
Van Den Dries, Luc
Self-study6sp2nd semester
Van Den Dries, Luc
 

2a. General linguistic courses

Compulsory course

General Linguistics 16sp1st/2nd sem.
Vermandere, Dieter
 

2b. General literary courses

Compulsory course

General Literary Theory 16sp2nd semester
Absillis, Kevin
 

Dutch proficiency

Compulsory courses

Dutch Proficiency 16sp1st/2nd sem.
Bernolet, Sarah
Dutch Proficiency 2: Academic writing3sp1st semester
Bernolet, Sarah
Dutch Proficiency 3: journalistic writing3sp2nd semester
Bernolet, Sarah
 

Dutch linguistics, literature and culture

Select 36 ECTS-credits from the following list:

Dutch linguistics 1: basic concepts in syntax and morphology6sp1st/2nd sem.
Vandekerckhove, Reinhild
Sandra, Dominiek
Dutch Linguistics 2: Synchronic perspectives6sp2nd semester
Gillis, Steven
Nuyts, Jan
Vandekerckhove, Reinhild
Dutch Linguistics 3: diachronic perspectives6sp1st semester
Nuyts, Jan
Vandekerckhove, Reinhild
 
Cultural Studies of the Low Countries 13sp1st semester
Fraeters, Veerle
Cultural Studies of the Low Countries 23sp2nd semester
Humbeeck, Kris
History of the Dutch-language literature 1: Middle Ages and Early-Modern Times6sp2nd semester
Meeus, Hubert
Sleiderink, Remco
History of the Dutch-language literature 2: from the French Revolution until the Great War6sp1st semester
Debergh, Gwennie
History of Dutch-language literature 3: from the Great War until the present day6sp1st semester
Absillis, Kevin
 

English proficiency

Compulsory courses

English Proficiency 13sp1st semester
Van De Poel, Kris
English Proficiency 23sp2nd semester
Thewissen, Jennifer
English Proficiency 3: Academic Literacy Skills3sp1st semester
Van De Poel, Kris
English Proficiency 43sp2nd semester
Thewissen, Jennifer
English Proficiency 56sp1st semester
Thewissen, Jennifer
English: grammar 13sp1st semester
Brisard, Frank
English Grammar 23sp2nd semester
Ureel, Jimmy
English grammar 3. The complex sentence6sp2nd semester
Brisard, Frank
 

English linguistics, literature and culture

Select 18 ECTS-credits from the following list:

English Linguistics. From Beowulf to Bislama6sp2nd semester
Van der Auwera, Johan
 
Introduction to the Study of Literature in English6sp1st/2nd sem.
Joosen, Vanessa
Nineteenth-century Literature in English6sp1st semester
Herman, Luc
Eeckhout, Bart
Twentieth-century Literature in English6sp1st semester
Herman, Luc
Van Hulle, Dirk
English Culture and History6sp2nd semester
Albers, Frank
 

German proficiency

Compulsory courses

German Grammar 13sp1st semester
Smits, Tom
German proficiency 16sp1st/2nd sem.
Mortelmans, Tanja
German Grammar 23sp2nd semester
Mortelmans, Tanja
German grammar 33sp1st semester
Mortelmans, Tanja
German Proficiency 26sp1st/2nd sem.
Mortelmans, Tanja
German Proficiency 36sp1st semester
Mortelmans, Tanja
 

German linguistics, literature and culture

Select 21 ECTS-credits from the following list:

German Linguistics 13sp1st semester
Mortelmans, Tanja
German Linguistics 26sp1st semester
Mortelmans, Tanja
German texts 13sp2nd semester
Crauwels, Geert
 
History of German literature 13sp2nd semester
Sepp, Arvi
German texts 23sp1st semester
Liska, Vivian
History of German literature 23sp2nd semester
Sepp, Arvi
History of German Culture6sp2nd semester
Linden, Patricia
German texts 36sp2nd semester
Crauwels, Geert
 

French proficiency

Compulsory courses

French Proficiency 1: oral and writing Proficiency3sp2nd semester
Schuerewegen, Franc
Gyssels, Kathleen
French Proficiency 2: grammar and vocabulary, oral and written Proficiency - part 13sp1st semester
Schuerewegen, Franc
Vanderheyden, Ann
Gyssels, Kathleen
French Proficieny 2: grammar and vocabulary, oral and written Proficiency - part 23sp2nd semester
Schuerewegen, Franc
Vanderheyden, Ann
Gyssels, Kathleen
French Linguistics and Proficiency 36sp1st semester
Dendale, Patrick
French Grammar 16sp1st/2nd sem.
Lievois, Katrien
 

French linguistics and literature

Select 27 ECTS-credits from the following list:

French linguistics 1: phonetics, morphology and syntax of modern French6sp2nd semester
De Mulder, Walter
French linguistics 1: history of French3sp2nd semester
Vanderheyden, Ann
French Linguistics 2: grammatical and lexical semantics, synchronic and diachronic approaches6sp2nd semester
Dendale, Patrick
 
French literature 1: from the Middle Ages until 18006sp1st semester
Pelckmans, Paul
French literary history 2: French and French-language literature from the 19th century until today6sp1st semester
Gyssels, Kathleen
French Culture 16sp1st semester
Schuerewegen, Franc
Peeters, Kris
French Literature 3: genres and texts6sp2nd semester
Schuerewegen, Franc
Gyssels, Kathleen
 

Spanish proficiency

Compulsory courses

Spanish Grammar 13sp1st semester
Verhaert, Anne
Spanish Grammar 23sp2nd semester
Verhaert, Anne
Spanish Proficiency 16sp1st/2nd sem.
Gras, Pedro
Spanish Proficiency 26sp1st semester
Arbaiza, Diana
Spanish Proficiency 33sp2nd semester
Ortuño Casanova, María del Rocío
Spanisch Proficiency 4: oral proficiency3sp1st semester
Ortuño Casanova, María del Rocío
Spanish Proficiency 5: written Proficiency3sp2nd semester
Ortuño Casanova, María del Rocío
 

Spanish linguistics, literature and culture

Select 24 ECTS-credits from the following list:

Spanish linguistics 13sp2nd semester
Gras, Pedro
Spanish linguistics 26sp2nd semester
Gras, Pedro
Spanish Linguistics 36sp2nd semester
Gras, Pedro
 
Introduction to the Spanish and Spanish-American Culture and Literature3sp2nd semester
Arbaiza, Diana
Spanish and Spanish American literature 16sp1st semester
De Maeseneer, Rita
Latin America: Society and Culture3sp1st semester
Stallaert, Christiane
Spain: Society and Culture3sp2nd semester
Stallaert, Christiane
Spanish American literature 23sp1st semester
De Maeseneer, Rita
Spanish literature 23sp2nd semester
Arbaiza, Diana
 

Minor Law

Students select courses counting for 60 ECTS-credits from the Bachelor of Laws.

 

Minor Political and Social Sciences

Students select courses counting for 60 ECTS-credits from the Bachelor of Political and Social Sciences.