Form of education:Full-time Languages: english Duration:36 months
Foreign:$ 2k / 1 Academic year(s) Deadline: Jul 26, 2021
StudyQA ranking:2379

Description

Philosophy develops students intellectual abilities like no other academic discipline. It trains intelligence, the ability to understand new information, a capacity for understanding other people and cultures; philosphy teaches how to properly interpret the behaviour of individuals and societies. It fosters imagination and, most of all, makes it easier to put together a coherent general world view as well as to determine the aims of human life.

The program of studies includes the following obligatory subjects: Introduction to Philosophy, Ontology, Logic I [General Methodology and Introduction to Formal Logic], Ancient and Medieval Philosophy, Recent Polish Philosophy: the LvovWarsaw School, Epistemology, Logic II [Formal Logic] or Logical Semiotics, Modern Philosophy, Latin, Analytic Philosophy, Current Continental Philosophy, Ethics. PBCV students also participate in Englishlanguage seminars, proseminars and elective subjects offered as part of the Polish program of studies by the Philosophy Institute.

Studies ends with preparing Bachelors Dissertation and passing the Bachelors Exam.

Graduates profile:

Philosophy graduates are being seen by many employers as particularly important valuable employees. They find employment, on the one hand in various educational institutions, publishing companies and the mass media and, on the other hand, in government offices, political organizations and in local government institutions.

Those philosophy graduates who are not nativespeakers also gain a solid knowledge of English thanks to which they become more employable both within Poland and the European Union. Their qualifications can also provide a good basis for applying for prestigious grants and scholarships as well as for places in MA and PhD programmes throughout Europe.

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline July Tuition fee
  • Free
  • EUR 2000 Year (Non-EEA)

Full-time studies are free of charge for citizens of EU and EFTA countries as well as for people mentioned in article 43, bill 2, Prawo o szkolnictwie wyzszym from 27.07.2005 with further changes. The other students pay 2000 euros for a year of studies (2200 euros in the first year of studies). Part-time studies: 3000 euros for a year of studies (two semesters).

Start date October 2015 Credits (ECTS) 180 ECTS
Duration full-time 36 months Languages Take an IELTS test
  • English
Delivery mode On Campus Educational variant Part-time, Full-time

Course Content

FIRST YEAR (two semesters)

  • Introduction to Philosophy
  • Logic I (Introduction to Formal Logic)
  • Ontology
  • Ancient and Medieval Philosophy
  • Recent Polish Philosophy: the Lvov-Warsaw School (1st semester only)
  • Foreign Language***
  • Physical Education
  • Health and safety
  • Computer basic skills (1st semester only)
  • Intellectual property Law
  • General University Subject (OGUN)* 2 annual essays

Total - 60 ECTS

SECOND YEAR (two semesters)

  • Epistemology
  • Logic II (Advanced Formal Logic and Metalogic)/Logical Semiotics**
  • Modern Philosophy
  • Latin Lectorium
  • Seminar
  • Elective monographic lecture
  • Foreign Language***
  • General University Subject (OGUN)*
  • Physical Education
  • 2 annual essays

Total - 60 ECTS

THIRD YEAR (two semesters)

  • Analytic Philosophy
  • Contemporary Continental Philosophy
  • Ethics
  • Latin Lectorium
  • Seminar (BA)
  • General University Subject (OGUN)*
  • 2 annual essays
  • Praca licencjacka (Graduate thesis)

Total - 60 ECTS

In addition 120 hours of student training is obligatory for each student.

* Student is obliged to collect 9 ECTSpoints during three years of studies by attending the OGUNs. It does not matter on which year of studies student attends it.

** Students choose one of these subjects as a group on condition that both subjects are offered by IF in the given year.

*** Regarding the foreign-language courses:

  • Foreign students should attend Polish course.
  • Polish students can choose any modern language, except English.
  • After first two years of studies student has to have passed the language exam on at least B2 level (in any modern language).

IMPORTANT: there is no possibility to apply for so called conditional passing of the year after the first year of studies.

English Language Requirements

IELTS band : 7 TOEFL paper-based test score : 600 TOEFL iBT® test : 100

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Requirements

The required documents are as follows:

  • original of high school / higher education diploma,
  • application for admission printed out from candidates individual registration account,
  • photocopy of an id,
  • 2 colour photographs 35 x 45 mm (left ear must be visible),
  • application for issuing students id printed out from candidates individual registration account (it is necessary to attach a digital photo first),
  • proof of students id payment.

Additional documents required from foreigners and candidates with a foreign diploma:

  • certificate of recognition in case there is no agreement on mutual recognition of documents between Poland and the country of issue or the existing agreement does not include the diploma,
  • legalization or apostille if the diploma was issued by an institution operating in the educational system in a country that was a member of the Hague Convention of 5th of October, 1961 abolishing the requirement of legalizing foreign official documents (Journal of Laws of 2005 No 112, item 938 and 939);
  • Candidate with a foreign diploma should deliver a copy of the diploma before the designated deadline for submitting documents. The original version along with a certificate of recognition / nostrification has to be submitted until the end of the first semester of studies.
  • Nostrification of the Secondary School Diploma (for candidates applying for the 1st-cycle studies): nostrification is done by the Kuratorium O´swiaty, phone: +48 22 55 12 400, address: Aleje Jerozolimskie 32 Street, 00-024 Warszawa.
  • Nostrification of the 1st-Cycle Higher Education Diploma (for candidates applying for the 2nd-cycle studies): nostrification is done by the Warsaw Univeristy department from equivalent of which you have graduated. E.G. if you hold BA diploma in Law you should apply to Faculty of Law and Administration for the nostrification. If you are not sure which department is right for nostrifying your diploma please contact Admission Office: admission@uw.edu.pl , phone: +48 22 55 24 043.
  • sworn translation into Polish language of the diploma made by a sworn translator from the list of the Minister of Justice or Polish consulate,
  • health certificate stating that there are no objections to undertake studies by a candidate (only in case of not-Polish citizens).

During the first round of 2011 admission the documents should be submitted on one of the following days:

  • 18th July, Monday, 16:30 18:30
  • 19th July, Tuesday, 12:00 14:00

Candidates accepted in the second round of 2011 admission have to deliver the documents on:

  • 28th September, Wednesday, 12:00-14:00

to room no. 306 (3rd floor).

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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