Philosophy, M.A.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • 16400
    Tuition (Year)
    1984
    Tuition (Year)
  • English
    Language
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This programme is characterised by a firm integration of historical and systematic approaches in philosophy and an emphasis on studying primary philosophical texts.
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  • Key facts
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  • Fees and funding

About

This programme is characterised by a firm integration of historical and systematic approaches in philosophy and an emphasis on studying primary philosophical texts.

The one-year master's programme offers four fields of focus: * History and Philosophy of Science; * Ethics and Politics; * Philosophical Anthropology; * Philosophy of Culture. The institute has strong international links with philosophy departments worldwide, resulting in an active programme of visiting scholars and lecturers. The institute's research programme 'meets the highest international standards', according to the latest external research assessment.

Accreditation

Accredited by: NVAO in: Netherlands

Programme Structure

Programme internationalization:

  • Studying abroad is optional.
  • The percentage of foreign students: 0%
  • The percentage of foreign teachers: 0%
  • The percentage of students abroad: 0%
  • The percentage of teachers abroad: 0%

This programme has a workload of 60 ECTS.

Specialities:

History and Philosophy of the Sciences:

In the master's specialisation in History and Philosophy of the Sciences, you will investigate the ways in which philosophy, history, and science interact in the field of humanities.

Ethics and Politics:

The central topic of Ethics and Politics specialisation of the one-year Master's in Philosophy concerns moral, political and social philosophy.

Philosophical Anthropology and Philosophy of Culture:

What are human beings? What is their position in nature at large?

Philosophy, Politics and Economics:

Philosophy, Politics and Economics brings together some of the most important approaches to understanding the local, global, and universal around us.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Application deadline Start in 1 February: December (non-EEA: October). Start in 1 September: June (non-EEA: April).
  • Start date
    , September 2017
  • Credits (ECTS)
    60 ECTS
  • Duration full-time 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • Educational variant Full-time

Academic Requirements

Knowledge minimum: See website www.unileidenmasters.nl for details.

Previous education: BA degree (or equivalent) in Philosophy from a recognised university, (see website www.unileidenmasters.nl).

Additional language requirements:

  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English: C2
  • IELTS overall band: 7
  • TOEFL paper based: 600
  • TOEFL computer based: 250
  • TOEFL internet based: 100

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • EUR 16400 International
  • EUR 1984 EEA
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Scholarships / Grants:

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