FI2105 - Open Elective Course 5 in Philosophy


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Written examination 100/100 6 hours E

Course content

This course enable the students to select an area of philosophy they want to specialize in. Students follow one of the department's seminars relating to a special topic - the department offers seminars in various areas of philosophy each semester.

Learning outcome

According to the course curriculum, a candidate who passes this course is expected to have the following learning outcome (defined as knowledge and skills):

- In-depth knowledge of a particular topic/problem area, or a particular philosopher/topic in the history of philosophy of relevance to the student's master thesis.

- Compared to specialization courses at bachelor's level, students at master's level are expected to demonstrate a greater degree of independence in their dealings with philosophical research questions.

Learning methods and activities

Seminar, supervision and self-study.

In order to sit the exam the students must fullfill an obligatory task, and hand in an approved reading list at the Department in person.

Compulsory assignments

  • Approved course material/reading list
  • Obligatory task

Further on evaluation

The assessment is based on a six-hour written exam.

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Required previous knowledge


Course materials

Students compose their reading in consultation with lecturer.

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2021

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Philosophy
Contact information

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies



Examination arrangement: Written examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Written examination 100/100 E
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Written examination 100/100 E
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

For more information regarding registration for examination and examination procedures, see "Innsida - Exams"

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