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New BA History and Philosophy for 2013

Posted on 24/11/2012
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We are pleased to announce that a new BA in History and Philosophy will be starting in September 2013.  The programme is currently recruiting and its UCAS code is VV51.  Subject to validation, the structure of the programme will be as follows:

 

Stage One

Students must take the following courses:

HS1002 – History and Meanings I (½ unit)
HS1005 – History and Meanings II (½ unit)
HS1107 – Republics, Kings and People (1 unit)
PY1001 – Fundamental Questions in Philosophy (1 unit)
PY1002 – Introduction to Modern Philosophy (½ unit)
PY1541 – Introduction to Ancient Philosophy (½ unit)

Stage Two

Students must take the following courses:

HS2271 – Modern Political Ideas (1 unit) or HS2311 – The Lever of Riches: Perspectives on the Making of Capitalism (1 unit)
PY2001 – Introduction to European Philosophy I: From Kant to Hegel (½ unit)
PY2002 – Mind and World (½ unit)

PLUS

One Group 1 from the available History options (1/2 unit)
HS2300 Independent Essay (½ unit)

Options equal to one unit from the following:

PY2003 – Introduction to European Philosophy II: The Critique of Idealism (½ unit)
PY2004 – Varieties of Scepticism (½ unit)
PY2005 – Philosophy and the Arts (½ unit)
CL2553 – The Dialogues of Plato (1 unit)
PR2490 – Contemporary Political Theory (1 unit)

It is also recommended that students take HS2301 as an extra-curricular course.

Stage Three

EITHER

PY3001 Dissertation (I unit)

PLUS

One unit of the following Philosophy courses equivalent to one full unit:

PY3002 – Modern European Philosophy I: From Husserl to Heidegger (½ unit)
PY3003 – Modern European Philosophy II: Poststructuralism and its Critics (½ unit)
PY3004 – Recovering Reality (½ unit)
PY3005 – The Self and Others (½ unit)
CL3652 – The Philosophy of Aristotle (1 unit)
CL3661 – Stoics, Epicureans and Sceptics (1 unit)
PR3540 – Radical Political Theory (1 unit)
PR3560 – The Politics of Toleration (½ unit)
PR3570 – Social Justice: From Theory to Practice (½ unit)
PR3630 – Issues in Democratic Theory (1 unit)

PLUS

One Group 3 taught course from the available History options (1 unit)
One Group 2 course from the available History options (1 unit)

OR

One Group 3 course (taught course and Dissertation) from the available History options (2 units)

PLUS

Two units of taught courses from the following Philosophy options, at least one unit of which must by PY-coded courses:

PY3002 – Modern European Philosophy I: From Husserl to Heidegger (½ unit)
PY3003 – Modern European Philosophy II: Poststructuralism and its Critics (½ unit)
PY3004 – Recovering Reality (½ unit)
PY3005 – The Self and Others (½ unit)
CL3652 – The Philosophy of Aristotle (1 unit)
CL3661 – Stoics, Epicureans and Sceptics (1 unit)
PR3540 – Radical Political Theory (1 unit)
PR3560 – The Politics of Toleration (½ unit)
PR3570 – Social Justice: From Theory to Practice (½ unit)
PR3630 – Issues in Democratic Theory (1 unit)

Further details can be found here.



   
 
 
 

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