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The award
MA

How long you will study
24 months

Domestic course fees
EUR 2060

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
EUR 11500

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About Philosophy of a specific Discipline at University of Groningen

Do you study psychology, physics, history, or... and are you interested in philosophical questions concerning your discipline? This master's degree programme broadens and enriches your knowledge!

You transcend your own discipline by acquiring knowledge of philosophy in relation to it. In this two-year master's programme(120 EC), you combine your own master's programme (60 EC) with a philosophy programme (60 EC).

The programme involves a compulsory course in the philosophy of science in which you reflect on the development of scientific theories. In addition, you select three philosophy courses with a connection to your own field, and follow two 'tutorials': courses consisting of seminars only in which you acquire in-depth knowledge of subjects that interest you.

In some cases, you can partly determine the content yourself.You also follow colloquia: lectures relevant to your area of specialization, on which you write reports that translate the scientific context to philosophical or public ones. You finish your master by writing a philosophical thesis on a subject relating to your own discipline. By these means you learn how to think philosophically about your field.

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Do you study psychology, physics, history, or... and are you interested in philosophical questions concerning your discipline? This master's degree programme broadens and enriches your knowledge!

You transcend your own discipline by acquiring knowledge of philosophy in relation to it. In this two-year master's programme(120 EC), you combine your own master's programme (60 EC) with a philosophy programme (60 EC).

The programme involves a compulsory course in the philosophy of science in which you reflect on the development of scientific theories. In addition, you select three philosophy courses with a connection to your own field, and follow two 'tutorials': courses consisting of seminars only in which you acquire in-depth knowledge of subjects that interest you.

In some cases, you can partly determine the content yourself.You also follow colloquia: lectures relevant to your area of specialization, on which you write reports that translate the scientific context to philosophical or public ones. You finish your master by writing a philosophical thesis on a subject relating to your own discipline. By these means you learn how to think philosophically about your field.

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After your studies

Job prospects

There are lots of opportunities for philosophy graduates. They are good at distinguishing central issues from tangential ones and at analyzing problems sharply and clearly. They are creative, have a critical attitude, excellent communicative skills and awareness of the moral consequences of their actions. All of these skills improve your chances on the job market. Philosophers find jobs in education, research and politics. They also become policy makers in companies and government institutions.

There are lots of opportunities for philosophy graduates. They are good at distinguishing central issues from tangential ones and at analyzing problems sharply and clearly. They are creative, have a critical attitude, excellent communicative skills and awareness of the moral consequences of their actions. All of these skills improve your chances on the job market. Philosophers find jobs in education, research and politics. They also become policy makers in companies and government institutions.

En dat zijn nu net de vaardigheden die filosofen beheersen!

Na de master Filosofie (120 EC) heb je de mogelijkheden van jeeigen wetenschapsgebied. Daarbij heb je een streepje voor door dekritische blik die je tijdens je studie Filosofie hebt ontwikkeld.Bovendien heb je de mogelijkheden van Filosofie.

Filosofen vinden onder andere werk in het onderwijs. Ook gaan zeregelmatig aan de slag in de politiek of als journalist,redactioneel medewerker of beleidsmedewerker bij bedrijven of deoverheid. Daarnaast is het mogelijk om onderzoeker aan eenuniversiteit te worden.

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Wijsbegeerte van een Bepaald WetenschapsgebiedAll Research universitiesNo additional requirements
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Studenten die op basis van de bachelor wijsbegeerte toegelatenwensen te worden, dienen ook toegelaten te zijn tot de master vanhet bepaalde wetenschapsgebied waarmee zij deze opleiding wensen tecombineren. Neem voor meer informatie hierover contact op met deopleiding.

Philosophy of a specific disciplineUniversity of GroningenNo additional requirements
PhilosophyUniversity of Groningen

Additional requirements

More information:

Studenten die op basis van de bachelor wijsbegeerte toegelatenwensen te worden, dienen ook toegelaten te zijn tot de master vanhet bepaalde wetenschapsgebied waarmee zij deze opleiding wensen tecombineren. Neem voor meer informatie hierover contact op met deopleiding.

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previous education

Bachelor's degree Philosophy or Philosophy of a specific discipline

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Deze opleiding staat in Studielink vermeld als 'Filosofie(Master) (120 EC) (Croho-code 60823)'.

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TOEFL internet based92

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