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Norwegian term or phrase:Examen philosophicum
English translation:Examen philosophicum
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14:02 Sep 5, 2001
Norwegian to English translations [PRO]
Norwegian term or phrase: Examen philosophicum
Examen philosophicum kan inngå i sivilingeniørstudiet som valgfritt emne tilsvarende 5 vekttall.
zosia
Examen philosophicum
Explanation:
Examen Philosophicum and Examen Facultatum are preparatory examinations at the University in Norway. Leave them untranslated and perhaps indicate in parenthesis that it is a preparatory examination: "The Examen Philosophicum (preparatory examination) may be part of the civil engineering studies as an optional module corresponding to 30 credits".

This, at least, is what the University of Oslo does on its web page:
Examen Philosophicum and Examen Facultatum are both preparatory examinations at the University of Oslo, and must generally be passed before a student can register for further examinations. Examen Philosophicum is required by all faculties including the faculties of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Medicine, and Dentistry, whereas Examen Facultatum is only required by the faculties of Theology, Law, Arts, Social Sciences, and Education. Together these two examinations constitute a one-semester course. Attendance at lectures is not compulsory, but students are encouraged to attend.

The curriculum for Examen Philosophicum consists of Part I, History of Philosophy and Science, and Part II, Logic and Philosophy of Science. The Examen Facultatum also has two parts, where the first part, the Common component, is shared by all students and focuses on Science and rationality as well as on Ethics. The second part, the Variant component, consists of different variants, according to the relevant faculty. In general the Examen Facultatum faculties accept other variants than their own, but since there are exemptions, students are advised to contact the faculty in question for further information.

Lectures and examinations for Examen Philosophicum will be given in English. The Linguistics variant of Examen Facultatum is also offered in English

Examen Philosophicum and Examen Facultatum together constitute 30 ECTS credits.
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Daphne b
Sweden
Local time: 05:26
Grading comment
Thank you, Daphne! Prompt and to the point. Just wondering why you put 30(ECTS)credits when the Norwegian text mentions 5 "vekttall". Am I missing something here?
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naExamen philosophicumDaphne b
naoops!Daphne b
na -1Batchelor of Arts
Donald MacDonell-Sanderson


  

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Examen philosophicum


Explanation:
Examen Philosophicum and Examen Facultatum are preparatory examinations at the University in Norway. Leave them untranslated and perhaps indicate in parenthesis that it is a preparatory examination: "The Examen Philosophicum (preparatory examination) may be part of the civil engineering studies as an optional module corresponding to 30 credits".

This, at least, is what the University of Oslo does on its web page:
Examen Philosophicum and Examen Facultatum are both preparatory examinations at the University of Oslo, and must generally be passed before a student can register for further examinations. Examen Philosophicum is required by all faculties including the faculties of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Medicine, and Dentistry, whereas Examen Facultatum is only required by the faculties of Theology, Law, Arts, Social Sciences, and Education. Together these two examinations constitute a one-semester course. Attendance at lectures is not compulsory, but students are encouraged to attend.

The curriculum for Examen Philosophicum consists of Part I, History of Philosophy and Science, and Part II, Logic and Philosophy of Science. The Examen Facultatum also has two parts, where the first part, the Common component, is shared by all students and focuses on Science and rationality as well as on Ethics. The second part, the Variant component, consists of different variants, according to the relevant faculty. In general the Examen Facultatum faculties accept other variants than their own, but since there are exemptions, students are advised to contact the faculty in question for further information.

Lectures and examinations for Examen Philosophicum will be given in English. The Linguistics variant of Examen Facultatum is also offered in English

Examen Philosophicum and Examen Facultatum together constitute 30 ECTS credits.



    Reference: http://www.uio.no/english/ects/general/exphil.html
    personal experience at the University of Oslo
Daphne b
Sweden
Local time: 05:26
Native speaker of: Native in GreekGreek
PRO pts in pair: 36
Grading comment
Thank you, Daphne! Prompt and to the point. Just wondering why you put 30(ECTS)credits when the Norwegian text mentions 5 "vekttall". Am I missing something here?
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10 mins peer agreement (net): -1
Batchelor of Arts


Explanation:
This degree is the standard English equivalent of the Scandinavian "filosofie examen".

It can depend on the actual subject.

Donald MacDonell-Sanderson
Local time: 04:26
PRO pts in pair: 4

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  Daphne b: Examen Philosophicum in Norway is not a BA. BA = Cand. Mag.
5 mins
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21 mins
oops!


Explanation:
Sorry Zosia, I made a mistake with the number: it should be 5 credits of course, not 30!

Daphne b
Sweden
Local time: 05:26
Native speaker of: Native in GreekGreek
PRO pts in pair: 36
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