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  1. BA í heimspeki, hagfræði og stjórnmálafræði

    Learning outcomes for the study programme are set forth as per Iceland’s National Qualification Framework for Higher Education and Degrees, issued in 2011 by the Ministry of Education, Science and Culture, pursuant to Act No. 63/2006. On completing their studies, degree holders should meet the following standards, as per the educational performance attested to in the diploma and diploma supplement. Knowledge On graduating, degree holders have a command of the methods and theories characterising social analysis within philosophy, politics and economics. They are also aware of the responsibility that the directive influence of their professional knowledge will bring them in their careers. Degree holders understand and can apply the basic concepts of the three disciplines and are able to take advantage of the intersections and differences between them in their academic work. Degree holders recognise the specific explanatory methods of philosophy, politics and economics. They can distinguish between them and identify the contributions of these three disciplines towards new knowledge and their relevance in theoretical discourse. Degree holders have knowledge of the history and substance of the three disciplines and are capable of placing them in the broader context of social, cultural and scientific development. They can make use of standard search techniques and information technology in their professional field. Skills Degree holders are able to apply social science methods and work procedures in analysis and dat ...

    Provider NameHáskólinn á Bifröst

    Category: Learning Opportunities Location: Iceland
  2. Philosophy, Doctorate

    1. Knowledge and understanding 1.1. Doctoral students possess a clear and in-depth of all the fundamental elements of their special field of knowledge, as well as its main theories, concepts and terms and most recent developments. The level of understanding and expertise will be more extensive and deeper than that required at the previous degree level.1.2. Doctoral students possess a firm grasp of their field of specialisation and show an excellent knowledge of all elements pertaining to that area field of specialisation.1.3. Doctoral students are able to make important and innovatory contributions to their field of specialisation, either in the form of new knowledge or in the innovative utilisation and interpretation of previous knowledge.1.4. Doctoral students possess a good understanding of the scientific and methodological aspects of the subject, both those that apply to its theory and to the general body of opinion concerning the subject, its ideas and ethical standards.1.5. Doctoral students will be well aware of the financing of scientific research, how it is externally assessed and its practical application. 2. Types of knowledge 2.1. Doctoral students possess an extensive knowledge and understanding that they have developed via their own research and independent contribution, considered as important to their field of expertise.2.2. Doctoral students have defined and presented original ideas in a clear manner and evolved new knowledge on the basis of substantial research that ...

    Provider NameHI

    Category: Learning Opportunities Location: Iceland
  3. Applied Ethics, Doctorate

    1. Knowledge and understanding 1.1. Doctoral students possess a clear and in-depth of all the fundamental elements of their special field of knowledge, as well as its main theories, concepts and terms and most recent developments. The level of understanding and expertise will be more extensive and deeper than that required at the previous degree level.1.2. Doctoral students possess a firm grasp of their field of specialisation and show an excellent knowledge of all elements pertaining to that area field of specialisation.1.3. Doctoral students are able to make important and innovatory contributions to their field of specialisation, either in the form of new knowledge or in the innovative utilisation and interpretation of previous knowledge.1.4. Doctoral students possess a good understanding of the scientific and methodological aspects of the subject, both those that apply to its theory and to the general body of opinion concerning the subject, its ideas and ethical standards.1.5. Doctoral students will be well aware of the financing of scientific research, how it is externally assessed and its practical application. 2. Types of knowledge 2.1. Doctoral students possess an extensive knowledge and understanding that they have developed via their own research and independent contribution, considered as important to their field of expertise.2.2. Doctoral students have defined and presented original ideas in a clear manner and evolved new knowledge on the basis of substantial research that ...

    Provider NameHI

    Category: Learning Opportunities Location: Iceland
  4. Critical Thinking and Ethics, Postgraduate Diploma

    Knowledge Degree holders possess knowledge within the fields of critical thinking and ethics. This entails that holders: possess knowledge and understanding of the methods and theories of philosophical ethics are familiar with the characteristics of reflective and critical thinking can place the latest theories in the field of critical thinking and are familiar with contemporary developments in applied ethics recognise important social and moral challenges in the public discourse Skills Degree holders can apply critical thinking skills and methods of ethics. This entails that holders: are capable of placing moral issues in the appropriate context and evaluate independently controversial matters can inform other people of their opinions in a purposeful manner use critical thinking skills in a constructive and responsible way are capable of analysing moral issues and assessing which ethical methods are relevant Competences Degree holders can apply their knowledge and skills in a practical way in their professional life. This entails that holders: can use critical thinking in order to reach a well argued stand against ethical and professional tasks are capable of dealing with work-related moral challenges in a rational manner have developed the habit of contemplating issues from various perspectives can show the opinions of other people sufficient respect in deliberations about questions of ethical nature ...

    Provider NameHI

    Category: Learning Opportunities Location: Iceland
  5. Philosophy, BA

    1. Knowledge and understanding1.1. Students possess knowledge of the fundamentals of philosophy: theories, concepts, methods and philosophical problems.1.2. Students have thorough knowledge of the main fields of philosophy: logic, epistemology, metaphysics, ethics and political philosophy and have acquired widespread knowledge of a chosen philosophical field.1.3. Students have a clear overview of the development of Western philosophy from ancient until contemporary times, and a more detailed knowledge of at least four periods, including the principal philosophical movements of the 20th century.1.4. Students have adopted a critical philosophical perspective and are familiar with diverse philosophical viewpoints, theories, and methods that can be used in philosophical research. 2. Practical skills2.1. Students have developed independent working methods and mastered scholarly presentation skills in both written language and oral expression, with which to address theoretical subject matter and opinions. 2.2. Students can work independently and methodically on specific philosophical topics.2.3. Students are able to make prudent use of guidance and comments on their work.2.4. Students can analyse highly complex subject matter and set goals, and devise and follow through with a work schedule.2.5. Students have mastered well the technical and literary specifics of essay writing.2.6. Students can use the principal software applications for acquiring knowledge and information. 3. T ...

    Provider NameHI

    Category: Learning Opportunities Location: Iceland
  6. Applied Ethics, MA

    1. Knowledge and understanding:1.1. The student has general knowledge and comprehension about selected methods, theories, periods and areas in philosophy and good knowledge and comprehension of the methods and theories of philosophical ethics.1.2. The student has good comprehension of current knowledge and of the development of research methodology in the domain of philosophical ethics.1.3. The student has precise knowledge and a clear comprehension of at least one of the specialised areas of applied ethics (health ethics and bioethics, environmental and natural ethics or business ethics). 1.4. The student has a broad perception of diverse views, methods and ideas that drive research in the area of professional ethics that his research covers. 1.5. The student can use his knowledge and skills in his research and can take a reasoned stance on ethical problems. 2. Type of knowledge:2.1. The masters student is familiar with important matters and problems that are debated in his chosen field in applied ethics in the international arena. 2.2. The student has gained his knowledge in applied ethics both with participation in specialised courses and with his own assignment work. 3. Practical competence3.1. The masters student can gather, analyse and evaluate scientific data.3.2. The student has developed the ability to work independently on research and is prepared to write academic texts on ethical issues, alone or with others, for publication in the appropriate manner. 3.3. The ...

    Provider NameHI

    Category: Learning Opportunities Location: Iceland
  7. Philosophy, BA

    1. Knowledge and understanding1.1. Students possess knowledge of the fundamentals of philosophy: theories, concepts, methods and philosophical problems.1.2. Students have thorough knowledge of the main fields of philosophy: logic, epistemology, metaphysics, ethics and political philosophy and some knowledge of at least two sub fields, such as philosophy of science, art or religion.1.3. Students have a clear overview of the development of Western philosophy and a more detailed knowledge of at least four periods, including the principal philosophical movements of the 20th century.1.4. Students have adopted a critical philosophical perspective and are familiar with diverse philosophical viewpoints, theories, and methods that can be used in philosophical research. 2. Practical skills2.1. Students have developed independent working methods and mastered scholarly presentation skills in both written language and oral expression. 2.2. Students can work independently and methodically on specific philosophical topics.2.3. Students are able to make prudent use of guidance and comments on their work.2.4. Students are able to set goals, and devise and follow a work schedule.2.5. Students have mastered the technical and literary specifics of essay writing.2.6. Students can use the principal software applications for acquiring knowledge and information. 3. Theoretical skills3.1. Students can direct their own research in specific and interesting subject matter and employ suitable rese ...

    Provider NameHI

    Category: Learning Opportunities Location: Iceland
  8. Philosophy, Minor

    1. Knowledge and understanding1.1. Students possess knowledge of the fundamentals of philosophy: theories, concepts, methods and philosophical problems.1.2. Students have general knowledge of the main fields of philosophy and more detailed knowledge of at least two of these fields.1.3. Students have a general overview of the main events in the development of Western philosophy and a more detailed knowledge of at least two periods. 1.4. Students have adopted a critical philosophical perspective and are familiar with diverse philosophical viewpoints, approaches and theories. 2. Practical skills2.1. Students have mastered scholarly presentation skills in both written language and oral expression and can participate in philosophical discussion. 2.2. Students can work independently and methodically on specific philosophical topics.2.3. Students are able to make use of guidance and comments on their work.2.4. Students are able to set goals, and devise and follow a work schedule. 3. Theoretical skills3.1. Students can apply suitable concepts and methods in dealing with classic philosophical problems.3.2. Students can explain rationalisations and put forward their own views.3.3. Students are familiar with sophisticated and recognised scholarly working methods in philosophy and apply these methods to their work. 4. Communication skills4.1. Students can participate in philosophical discussion in groups with other students.4.2. Students can clearly explain and rationalise ...

    Provider NameHI

    Category: Learning Opportunities Location: Iceland
  9. Philosophy, MA

    1. Knowledge and understanding:1.1. The student has exact knowledge and a clear understanding of at least one speciality of philosophy. 1.2. The student has a broad perception of diverse views, methods and ideas that drive research in the area or areas that his research covers. 1.3. A master's student has obtained an understanding in an organized manner of the latest knowledge of his chosen field within philosophy.1.4. The student can use his knowledge and understanding in his research and can take a reasoned stance on philosophical problems. 2. Type of knowledge:2.1. The master's student is familiar with important matters and problems that are debated in his chosen field in philosophy in the international arena. 2.2. The student has gained his knowledge in his chosen field within philosophy both with participation in specialised courses, symposia or seminars and his own research. 3. Practical competence3.1. The master's student can gather, analyse and evaluate scientific data.3.2. The student can write academic article for publication in journals.3.3. The student has developed the ability to work independently on research and is prepared to write academic texts on philosophical issues, alone or with others, for publication in the appropriate venue. 3.4. The master's student understands and can deal with complex matters in an academic context. 4. Theoretical skills4.1. The master's student can independently evaluate when varying methods of analysis and complex acade ...

    Provider NameHI

    Category: Learning Opportunities Location: Iceland
  10. Philosophy Teaching, MA

    1. Knowledge and understanding:1.1. The student has knowledge and comprehension about selected methods, theories, periods and/or fields in general philosophy.1.2. The student has insight and understanding of the development and state of knowledge in Philosophy for children and teenagers.1.3. The student has knowledge of general pedagogy and good knowledge of the pedagogy of philosophy.1.4. The student is familiar with the official education policy and national curriculum in Iceland and with its unique characteristics in comparison with neighbouring countries. 1.5. The student is familiar with teaching material for philosophy, teaching instructions and other aids, their functions, attributes and the research that has been done on their use. 2. Type of knowledge:2.1. The student has knowledge of general pedagogy and good knowledge of pedagogy for philosophy and can deliberate on diverse policies and directions and on development and status in the subject area.2.2. The student is familiar with the important issues of debate in the context of the newest information and research in pedagogy of philosophy. 3. Practical competence3.1. The student is competent to organise philosophy teaching at upper secondary school level, particularly with regards to procuring teaching material, selecting teaching methods, preparing assignments and deciding evaluation of teaching outcomes. 3.2. The student is familiar with and knows how to use the main teaching aids and available software used for ...

    Provider NameHI

    Category: Learning Opportunities Location: Iceland