Pre-University

Faculty of Religious Studies


Overview

The programme “Foundation Year in Philosophy” prepares students for the study of Catholic Theology.

Description

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.

Course Duration
1 year

Teaching Medium
English

Total Number of Credits for Graduation
37

Campus
Seminary Campus

Calendar
September to May

Weekly schedule
Mondays to Fridays, 09:00-18:30


Study plan & description of modules

Students must complete all the following modules

Please click on any specific module to see its description.


Modules

Year 1
LAT101
3.00 credits
LAT102
3.00 credits
LCS103
2.00 credits
LCS106
2.00 credits
LCS108
3.00 credits
LCS121
3.00 credits
LCS122
3.00 credits