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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

The Academic Core accounts for 55 ECTS in total. Some of the courses listed below are compulsory, some are electives.

LAS Courses Year 1 (20ECTS) - compulsory

Challenges of Modern Society 1 & 2

10 ECTS

LAS Core Electives:

Choose from:

  • Culture: the Building Blocks
  • Disease
  • This is the Sea
  • How Things Work
  • People, Places and Cultures in a Global Context
  • Love
  • War
10 ECTS

Research and Methodology (15 ECTS)

Compulsory:

100 level

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

10 ECTS

200 level (elective)

  • Philosophy of Science (5 ECTS)
5 ECTS

Discipline specific Research & Methodology (electives)

100 level

  • Calculus 1
  • Mathematics
  • Qualitative Data Collection and Analysis
  • Statistics 1
5 ECTS

200 level (electives)

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

  • Calculus 2
  • Statistics 2
  • Computational Methods
  • Interpretive Methods
  • Visual and Arts-based Methods
  • Logic
  • Test Theory
10 ECTS
Projects (20 ECTS) - compulsory

Year 1 Project (Interdisciplinary Communication & Collaboration)

Year 2 Project (Research)

Year 3 Project (Leadership)

5 ECTS

10 ECTS

5 ECTS

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