21 Philosophy Master's degrees in Ireland

Philosophy

This very traditional area of studies deals with fundamental problems of human life such as existence, knowledge and mind by using a systematic approach of rational arguments. Applied philosophy focuses on a certain area such as science, law or religion for example.

Find and compare 21 Masters in Philosophy in Ireland. Below is a selection of the available study options in Ireland. If you're interested in studying Philosophy in Ireland you can view all 21 Master's programmes. You can also read more about the Philosophy discipline in general, or about studying in Ireland.

Suggested Master's Programmes

Ancient Philosophy
  • Sep 2015
  • EEA € 5,550 per year
  • Non-EEA € 12,400 per year
  • 12 months

The MA in Ancient Philosophy may be taken in one year full-time or two years part-time. At the heart of the the programme is the requirement to take six modules.

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Contemporary European Philosophy
  • Sep 2015
  • EEA € 5,550 per year
  • Non-EEA € 12,400 per year
  • 12 months

For students interested in Contemporary European philosophy (also known as "Continental" philosophy), University College Dublin is reckoned to be one of the top ten universities in the English speaking world. This programme draws on the expertise of several members of the School in a broad range of philosophical topics.

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Christian Spirituality - MA (APPLIED) or MA (TEXTS AND THEMES)
  • Aug 2015
  • Sep 2015
  • EEA € 5,535 per year
  • Non-EEA € 5,535 per year
  • 12 months

The MA in Applied Christian Spirituality is a one-year full-time MA programme awarded by Dublin City University (DCU). Depending on the level of interest the programme may also be offered as a three-year part-time programme.

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Cognitive Science
  • Sep 2015
  • EEA € 6,750 per year
  • Non-EEA € 13,500 per year
  • 12 months

Cognitive Science is the interdisciplinary study of minds, brains and behaviour. Many disciplines contribute to this overarching goal, including, but not restricted to, Psychology, Philosophy, Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Neuroscience, Linguistics, and Anthropology.

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Aesthetics and History of Art
  • Dec 2015
  • EEA € 6,000 per year
  • Non-EEA € 12,500 per year
  • 12 months

The MA Comparative Aesthetics and the Arts gives you an excellent entry into the multidisciplinary field of aesthetics across different cultural contexts East and West. It advances your career prospects in a broad range of professions related to culture and the arts. You will develop your analytical and professional skills and get together with likeminded students of different related backgrounds.

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Ecology & Religion
  • Sep 2015
  • EEA € 3,090 per year
  • Non-EEA € 3,090 per year
  • Not specified

There is growing awareness of the magnitude of current ecological problems. At local level major changes in the health of our environment can be evidenced from the deteriorating quality of our water, the reduced level of fertility of the soil and the destruction of biodiversity.

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Values & Knowledge
  • Sep 2015
  • EEA € 6,015 per year
  • Non-EEA € 13,250 per year
  • 12 months

The relation between values and knowledge is a central concern for any society. At present, it is widely assumed that the pursuit of knowledge is valuable only to the degree that it has measurable practical benefits as an outcome. Our MA programme offers a context for detailed consideration of this assumption. We identify and question the issues involved in it at deeper levels of analysis than are available through ordinary discussion.

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Philosophy (Higher Diploma)
  • Sep 2015
  • EEA € 4,841 per year
  • Non-EEA € 12,500 per year
  • Not specified

The Diploma and the Higher Diploma in Philosophy are part-time postgraduate programmes in Philosophy and provide students who already possess a third level qualification with a qualification in Philosophy. The courses are open to any student who satisfies the entry requirements: a third-level qualification in any subject or combination. For the Diploma the programme of study will extend over one year and its modules are drawn from the first and second year of the BA Philosophy programme.

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Ancient, Medieval and Renaissance Thought
  • Sep 2015
  • EEA € 4,851 per year
  • Non-EEA € 13,000 per year
  • 12 months

The MA offers the student the opportunity to explore early Western intellectual history through philosophical, literary and cultural approaches. It should appeal to studentswho want an overview of the foundations of modern European thought, and those who want to go on to further studies in Classics, Medieval and Renaissance studies,European studies, philosophy, or the history of ideas.

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Philosophy and Literature
  • Sep 2015
  • EEA € 4,445 per year
  • Non-EEA € 8,870 per year
  • 12 months

The MA in Philosophy and Literature is a taught programme, which is designed to provide an additional postgraduate academic qualification for graduates in the areas of Philosophy and English, and to give students a sense of the interdisciplinarity between the areas of Philosophy and English.

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Philosophy and Sociology on Global Ethics
  • Sep 2015
  • EEA € 5,400 per year
  • Non-EEA € 11,620 per year
  • 12 months

Global Ethics is the first programmatic area being developed within the joint programmes of the School of Sociology and Philosophy. The MA and Postgraduate Diploma in Philosophy and Sociology address the ethical dimensions of globalization.

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Philosophy
  • Sep 2015
  • EEA € 5,400 per year
  • Non-EEA € 11,620 per year
  • 12 months

The MA Philosophy helps students to advance their general philosophical education while at the same time giving them the opportunity to pursue their own philosophical interest.

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English-Taught Education

Many universities in Ireland offer study programmes taught in English. Studying abroad in English-taught classes makes it easier to transfer your acquired knowledge to other countries. Furthermore, English-taught education will ensure international career opportunities in the future. Before starting a programme, you need to have a basic knowledge of the English language. Find an English course on Language Learning Portal or assess your level of English by taking the IELTS language test.