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: Visit Programme Website
Start date: September  2014, February  2015, September  2015
Credits: 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 three fields of focus: History and Philosophy of Science; Ethics and Politics; Philosophical Anthropology and Philosophy of Culture. The Leiden Institute for Philosophy represents a wide range of research interests, allowing students to choose from a variety of courses. The topics covered include: the History of Philosophy; Logic; Philosophy of Science; Philosophy of Mind and Cognition; Ethics and Political Philosophy; Philosophical Anthropology; Cultural Philosophy. The institute has strong international links with philosophy departments worldwide, which guarantees an interesting programme of visiting scholars and lecturers.

Contents

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: Ethics and Politics:

Philosophy: History and Philosophy of the Sciences:

Philosophy: Philosophical Anthropology and Philosophy of Culture:

Philosophy: Philosophy, Politics and Economics:

Requirements

Knowledge minimum

Previous education

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:

  • IELTS overall band: 7
  • TOEFL paper based: 570
  • TOEFL computer based: 230
  • TOEFL internet based: 100

English Language Requirements

IELTS band: 7
TOEFL paper-based test score : 570
TOEFL iBT® test: 100

Funding

Scholarships / Grants:

Leiden University:
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Accreditation

Accredited by: NVAO in: Netherlands

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