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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

LAS Courses Year 1 (20ECTS)

Challenges of Modern Society 1 & 2

10 ECTS

LAS Core Electives:

Choose from:

  • Culture: the Building Blocks
  • Disease
  • Media and Technology
  • How things work: Physics in Everyday Life
  • People, Places and Cultures in Global Context
  • Love
  • War
10 ECTS

Research and Methodology (30ECTS)

Compulsory:

100 level

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

10 ECTS

200 level

  • Philosophy of Science
5 ECTS

Discipline specific Research & Methodology

100 level

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

200 level

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

  • Calculus 2
  • Statistics 1
  • Statistics 2
  • Computational Methods
  • Interpretive Methods
  • Visual and Arts-based Methods
10 ECTS
Projects

Year 1 Project (Interdisciplinary Communication & Collaboration)

Year 2 Project (Research)

Year 3 Project (Leadership)

5 ECTS

10 ECTS

5 ECTS

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