Admission

filo2m  2018-2019  Louvain-la-Neuve

General and specific admission requirements for this program must be satisfied at the time of enrolling at the university.



Specific Admission Requirements

 

Specific Admission Requirements

Student must hold a first level university degree.

Provide proof of a sufficient level in French (B1 of the European Framework of Reference )

Student must have developed the following skills in his previous training :  
- complete grasp of the scientific written and oral practices of the French language;
- compétence dans les disciplines philosophiques suivantes : logique, morale, épistémologie, anthropologie, métaphysique, philosophie sociale;
- maîtrise de l'histoire de la philosophie;
- compétence dans la lecture commentée d'un grand texte de la tradition philosophique;

At the end of the 1st level programme, including at least the following 60 specific credits :   
- Philosophical propaedeutics (5 credits);
- Moral Philosophy (6 credits);
- Epistemology (10 credits);
- Logique (5 credits);  
- Metaphysics (5 credits);  
- Anthropology  (5 credits);  
- Social and politic Philosophy (4 credits);
- History of philosophy (6 crédits)
- Philosophical texts (6 crédits)
- Initiation à la rédaction scientifique (5 crédits)

The 30 credits of the Minor in Philosophy [30.0] satisfy these requriements.

Courses not taken will be added to the masters programme (without exceeding a total of 15 credits).

If the total number of prerequisites exceeds 15 credits, access to the master is subject to the student passing an filo1pm the programme of which is established on the basis of the student's file.  

Course equivalences are submitted for approval to the chairman of the jury, the secretary of the jury and the academic faculty secretary. 

Students wishing to pursue a Master's degree with a teaching focus must have a French Community of Belgium diploma; failing this, they will have to pass a French language proficiency examination to demonstrate that their command of written and spoken French is equivalent to Level C1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (for further information, visit https://uclouvain.be/en/study/inscriptions/french-language-master-teaching.html).

This professional focus is reserved exclusively for students admitted to the Master's in "German and French Philosophy in the European Context (Europhilosophie)", within the Erasmus Mundus programme, of which the School of Philosophy is a partner.

University Bachelors

Diploma Special Requirements Access Remarks
UCLouvain Bachelors
Bachelor in Philosophy Direct Access
All bachelorIf student has taken :

Minor in Philosophy

- Certificat universitaire en philosophie (fondements)

- Certificat universitaire en philosophie (approfondissement)
Access with additional training With prerequisites integrated into the masters programme (max. 15 credits)
All bachelor
Access with additional training Enseignements supplémentaires préparatoires au master en philosophie [60.0](unknown URL)
Others Bachelors of the French speaking Community of Belgium
Bacheliers en philosophie Direct Access
All bachelorIf student has taken : 

- le Certificat universitaire en philosophie (fondements)

- le Certificat universitaire en philosophie (approfondissement)
Access with additional training With prerequisites integrated into the masters programme (max. 15 credits)
All bachelor
Access with additional training Enseignements supplémentaires préparatoires au master en philosophie [60.0](unknown URL)
Bachelors of the Dutch speaking Community of Belgium
Bachelor of philosophy; bachelor in de wijsbegeerte Direct Access
Foreign Bachelors
Based on application: accepted, conditional on further training, or refusal With prerequisites integrated into the masters programme (max. 15 credits) or Enseignements supplémentaires préparatoires au master en philosophie [60.0](unknown URL)

Non university Bachelors

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Holders of a 2nd cycle University degree

Diploma Special Requirements Access Remarks
"Licenciés"
Holder of a "Licence" in philosophy Direct Access An exemption of a maximum volume of 60 credits can be granted
Masters
Master [120] in Ethics Based on application: accepted, conditional on further training, or refusal An exemption can be granted.
Master [60] in Philosophy Direct Access An exemption of a maximum volume of 60 credits can be granted

Holders of a non-University 2nd cycle degree

Adults taking up their university training

> See the website Valorisation des acquis de l'expérience

It is possible to gain admission to all masters courses via the validation of professional experience procedure.

Access on the file

Reminder : all Masters (apart from Advanced Masters) are also accessible on file.

Admission and Enrolment Procedures for general registration

Requests for additional information regarding admission should be addressed to Mme Fiorella Flamini, Study Adviser at the Faculty of Philosophy, Arts and Letters (conseiller.etudes-fial@uclouvain.be, tel. : +32 (0)10 47 48 57).   All requests for admission based on the student’s academic record (as well as category II and III bridging programmes) should be submitted to Mme Fiorella Flamini, Study Adviser at the Faculty of Philosophy, Arts and Letters (Collège Mercier, 14 bte L3.06.01, Place Cardinal Mercier B-1348 Louvain-la-Neuve, conseiller.etudes-fial@uclouvain.be, tel. : +32 (0)10 47 48 57). The application file should include a letter in support of the application, academic transcripts for every year in higher education, a copy of the qualification(s) gained and, where the student has had a professional career, a curriculum vitae.   International candidates should submit their request to the University Enrolment Office according to the procedure outlined at : https://uclouvain.be/inscription