Philosophy study field aims to look into the human problems related to existence, knowledge, minds, values and other general and fundamental issues. These problems are considered based on rational argumentation using systematic approaches. Philosophy strives to acquire knowledge by rational means about the issues that are difficult for empirical investigations. This study field has three main sub-fields: natural philosophy, moral philosophy and metaphysical philosophy. Philosophy has many other branches including epistemology, logic, metaphysics, axiology (value theory), moral and political philosophy, aesthetics, and philosophy of language, philosophy of law, philosophy of mind, philosophy of religion, and philosophy of science.
The English-taught Research Master's programme in Philosophy is a two-year course that is meant for students of proven ability who wish to prepare for an academic career in philosophy.
The Research Master-programme is open for the Master students of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities. As an integral part of the a.r.t.e.s. Graduate School and aims at academically committed students, who have shown exceptional interest in research during their undergraduate studies and who – already during the MA studies and with a view to a subsequent PhD – wish to be involved in current research in the fields of excellence of the faculty.
The 2-year Master’s programme in Semiotics provides interdisciplinary background and gives a theoretical base for application of semiotic ideas to a wide variety of disciplines and scientific study.
The MA programs are directed toward career development in healthcare, clinical practice, policy building, management, promotional professions, journalism, research, law, creative professions, scientific philosophy and education.
English-taught Master's programme in Philosophy is planned to start in autumn 2014. Full information on the programme will be available by 15 December 2013. Applications will open as soon as the curriculum has been approved by the Ministry of Education and Research.
The overall job prospects are good for individuals considering government careers or careers as political advisors, political analysts, party leaders, political campaign workers, and political spokesmen among others. Graduates can also find jobs as educators or political activists in the non-governmental sector or even make a career as business consultants for multinational corporations.
This program offers training in philosophy and in the history of philosophy, along with expertise in a chosen area of research, including philosophy of the mind, philosophy of religion, philosophy of language, ethics, and empiricism.
The Master in Modern and Contemporary European Philosophy focuses on European philosophy from Descartes to the present day. To our knowledge this is the only existing Masters programme that has a specialisation in this field of philosophy.
The impact of Christianity on society can be felt around the world - in international politics, economy, arts and cultural ideologies. The opposite is true as well. Christianity and society thus mutually shape and guide each other, with implications for the lives of people everywhere in the world.
The one-year MA program covers the major areas of philosophy, including axiology, metaphysics and epistemology, and the history of philosophy. The degree is designed for candidates with a four-year Bachelor’s degree in philosophy or a related field.
Il Corso di laurea magistrale in Scienze filosofiche intende favorire l’approfondimento specialistico di conoscenze e competenze di alto livello nei principali settori della ricerca filosofica e delle scienze umane.
The aim of Applied Ethics is to develop academic skills necessary to analyse moral problems, to propose and criticize possible answers, and to engage professionals and others. The aim of Applied Ethics is to develop academic skills necessary to analyse moral problems, to propose and criticize possible answers, and to engage professionals and others.