M.A. Philosophy

Leiden University

Application deadline: Start in 1 February: December (non-EEA: October). Start in 1 September: June (non-EEA: April).
Tuition fee:
  • € 1,951 / Year (EEA)
  • € 16,000 / Year (Non-EEA)
Start date: September  2015, February  2016
Credits (ECTS): 60 ECTS
Duration full-time: 12 months
Languages:
  • English
Location:
Delivery mode: On Campus
Educational variant: Full-time
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Description

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.

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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:

Philosophy: History and Philosophy of the Sciences:

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

Philosophy: Ethics and Politics:

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

Philosophy: Philosophical Anthropology and Philosophy of Culture:

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

Philosophy: Philosophy, Politics and Economics:

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

Requirements

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

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

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

English Language Requirements

IELTS band: 7
TOEFL paper-based test score : 600
TOEFL iBT® test: 100

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Accreditation

Accredited by: NVAO in: Pays-Bas

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