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 Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy

​​This course enables the students to develop the main themes and problems of Philosophy. The bachelor’s degree in Philosophy of the University of Minho is particularly recommended to those who seek solid cultural knowledge and aim at developping their critical thought and expression skills. Thus, the student's profile includes those who have just completed secondary education, but also those who have already had a work experience are and looking for an additional qualification in a labor market where adaptation and flexibility are more important than a specialization. 
The course requires class attendance and will be held from 5pm to 8pm.



Academic degree:
  • Bachelor (Bologna 1st cycle degree)
6 curricular semesters
Gualtar Campus, Braga
Main Scientific area:
  • Philosophy
  • History of Philosophy
  • Logic and Knowledge


    Institute of Arts and Human Sciences
    Campus de Gualtar
    4710 - 057 Braga

    Tel: 253604173 Fax:


This degree will enable students to achieve an in-depth overview on the main themes and problems related to Philosophy.
It is, therefore, highly recommended for all those who wish to attain a sound cultural base and at the same time acquire a full development of both critical and oratory skills.
Prospective students should include not only those who have completed their secondary education but also those who have a professional background and aim at attaining a supplementary qualification for a job market demanding, more than specialized skills, adaptation and flexibility. 

Access to higher education

This course provides the technical and scientific capacity to access the courses of the second cycle (Master)


Publishing activity;
Archives, libraries and documentation centers;
Administrative career in public and private institutions;
Ethics committees at state and private institutions;
Public relations;
Cultural diagnosis and political commentary;
Public and private education;
Scientific research;
Cultural industries;
Business world.






Access forms

The access to this Cycle of Studies can be done through the following ways:
- Application for National Access to Higher Education Admissions;
- Application for Special Access to Higher Education Admissions;
- Application for Local Access to Higher Education Admissions;
- Application for Special Access to Higher Education Admissions;
- Application for Access to Higher Education Admissions through Re-Entry, Change and Transfer of Course.

Formal requirements

06 Philosophy
18 Portuguese

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Aditional Information

Study Plan

Regime Curricular Unit Scientific Area ECTS
Year 1 60
S1 Scientific Research Methods F 5
S1 Ética F 5
S1 Filosofia Antiga HF 10
S1 Hermenêutica F 5
S1 Teoria do Conhecimento LCo 5
S2 Antropologia Filosófica F 5
S2 Filosofia da Ciência LCo 5
S2 Filosofia Medieval HF 10
S2 Lógica e Teorias da Argumentação LCo 5
S2 Philosophy of Mind F 5
Year 2 60
S1 Filosofia da Linguagem F 5
S1 Filosofia em Portugal I HF 5
S1 Filosofia Moderna I HF 10
S1 Opção ILCH I 5
S1 Opção ILCH II 5
S2 Aesthetics F 5
S2 Filosofia em Portugal II HF 5
S2 Filosofia Moderna II HF 10
S2 Filosofia Política F 5
S2 Opção ILCH III 5
Year 3 60
S1 Filosofia Contemporânea I HF 10
S1 Filosofia da Religião F 5
S1 Ontologia I F 5
S1 Opção ILCH IV 5
S1 Opção ILCH V 5
S2 Filosofia Contemporânea II HF 10
S2 Ontologia II F 5
S2 Philosophy of Technology F 5
S2 Opção UMinho 5
S2 Opção Universal 5


A3ES Accreditation status:
Resolution publication date:
Registry number at Ministry:
R/A-Ef 2428/2011/AL01
Registry Date:
Accreditation validity: