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Academic Core Programme

Academic core in a nutshell:

  • Understand Global Challenges as problems that need more than one discipline to find a solution.
  • Gain and develop skills in (interdisciplinary) academic research, collaboration and communication
  • Gain experience in developing and managing projects
  • Orient yourself within LAS, start formulating scholarly goals, start planning your programme

Our core programme of 70 ECTS consists of:

LAS Courses Year 1 (20ECTS)

Challenges of Modern Society 1 & 2 10ECTS

LAS Core Electives:

Choose from:

  • Culture: the Building Blocks
  • Health & Disease
  • Media and Technology in Society
  • How things work: Physics and Technology
  • People, Places and Cultures in global context
  • Love
  • War
10ECTS
Research and Methodology (30ECTS)

Compulsory:

100 level

  • Academic Skills (5 ECTS)
  • Introduction to Academic Research (5ECTS)

10ECTS

200 level

  • Philosophy of Science
5 ECTS

Discipline specific Research & Methodology

100 level

(see specialisations for (one) required level 100 course)

  • Calculus 1
  • Methods for Humanities: Empirical Methods
  • Mathematics for Social Sciences and Health Sciences

5ECTS

200 level

(see specialisations for required (two) level 200 courses)

  • Calculus 2
  • Statistics 1
  • Statistics 2
  • Qualitative Data and Analysis
  • Computational Method for Sciences
  • Methods for Humanities 2: Interpretive Methods
10 ECTS

Projects

Year 1 Project (Interdisciplinary Communication & Collaboration)

Year 2 Project (Research)

Year 3 Project (Leadership)

5 ECTS

10ECTS

5 ECTS

More information about our Core programme:

  • Integrative Projects & Academic Skills
  • Ocasys is an online tool to browse through our available courses and course descriptions. We aim to provide the information for the upcoming academic year are usually published in May.
Last modified:10 October 2019 5.15 p.m.