The programme “Foundation Year in Philosophy” prepares students for the study of Catholic Theology.
The one-year programme covers the modules English I and II, Latin I and II, Logic, Ontology, Asian Philosophy, History of Classical Philosophy, History of Medieval Philosophy, Philosophy of Knowledge, Philosophical Anthropology, Axiology and Ethics, and Phenomenology of Religion. The programme is required for students who pursue the canonical ecclesiastical degree (five years) granted by the Faculty of Theology, Universidade Católica Portuguesa. Students enrol in the Foundation Year of Philosophy before taking the four-year Bachelor in Christian Studies. The programme also suits students interested in acquiring a solid philosophical foundation for further studies in Science, Humanities or Comparative Religion.
1 year full-time (day) programme
Total Number of Credits for Graduation
September to May
Mondays to Fridays, 09:00-18:30
Students must complete all the following modules
Please click on any specific module to see its description.