Programme And Module Handbook
 
Programme Specification


Date Specification Approved
College College Arts and Law
School Phil, Theology and Religion
Department Philosophy
Partner College and School Computer Science
Collaborative Organisation and Form of Collaboration
Qualification and Programme Title B.A. Philosophy with Year in Computer Science Full-time
Programme Code 8036
Delivery Location Campus
Language of Study English
Length of Programme 4 Year(s)
Accreditations This programme has no outside accreditations
Aims of the Programme This information is to be supplied
Programme Outcomes
Students are expected to have Knowledge and Understanding of: Which will be gained through the following Teaching and Learning methods: and assessed using the following methods:
The texts, theories and arguments of some of the major analytical philosophers, both past and present
Some central theories and arguments in most of the core areas of analytical philosophy (metaphysics, epistemology, philosophy of mind, and moral and political philosophy)
Some theories and arguments that are the subject of current research in contemporary analytical philosophy
A range of techniques of philosophical reasoning, and of how those techniques are brought to bear on philosophical theories and problems
Basic logical notation and proof procedures, and of the most important ways in which those techniques inform analytic philosophy in general.
Lectures, seminar discussions, close, active reading of texts, critical thinking, the design and construction of essays and other assessments.
Exams, essays, and other coursework exercises.
Students are expected to have attained the following Skills and other Attributes: Which will be gained through the following Teaching and Learning methods: and assessed using the following methods:
The ability to analyse the structure of complex philosophical problems and arguments
The ability to identify and evaluate philosophical arguments
The ability to present cogent arguments in defence of their philosophical views, verbally and in writing
The ability to understand and use a range of specialised philosophical terminology
The ability to work independently - including devising and researching of philosophical writing of various lengths – and in groups.
The capacity to be competent and effective users of IT resources for research purposes, word processing. Students will also be able to use IT communication tools effectively
Lectures, seminar and workshop discussions (including, at Stage 1 and 2, sessions with explicitly methodological contents and sessions involving individual and group presentations), close, active reading of texts, critical thinking, the design and construction of essays and other assessments.
Exams, essays, coursework exercises (and as part of several modules, group presentations.) Word-processed assessments; evidence of appropriate use of web resources.