Philosophy (60 ec)

Universiteit Leiden

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Deze opleiding

!Deze opleiding communiceert alleen in het Engels.
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The MA Philosophy at Leiden University integrates historical and systematic approaches to offer you an advanced training in philosophical methodologies as well as reason, logic and critical thinking.

The one-year master in Philosophy offers you the choice of four specialisations. The specialisations Ethics and Politics, History and Philosophy of the Sciences, and Philosophical Anthropology and Philosophy of Culture aim to give you a broad and deep knowledge of and insight into philosophy, a number of its branches, and their historical development. The programme is characterised by a firm integration of historical and systematic approaches in philosophy and an emphasis on studying primary philosophical texts. This constantly links both historical scholarship and current philosophical debates.

The specialisation Philosophical Perspectives on Politics and the Economy has a distinctively interdisciplinary profile. The programme enables you to engage with issues in philosophy, politics, and economics at the cutting edge of these fields. It aims to draw sophisticated connections between social, political, and economic phenomena, using the methods of philosophical inquiry as tools for addressing these issues.
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locatieLeiden
diplomaMA Filosofie
typeregulier, 60 EC
start1 februari, 1 september
taalvolledig English
opleidingsduur12 maanden voltijd
accreditatiesNVAO
croho-code60822
heeft geen numerus fixus
heeft een honours programma

Waarom aan de Universiteit Leiden?

At Leiden University, great minds have been gathering for over five hundred years to explore fundamental questions relating to human existence.
Accomplished teaching faculty; an individual approach
The Leiden Institute for Philosophy is a leading centre of academic research with an exceptionally broad range of research streams. Our students can pursue specific, specialised areas of interest not available elsewhere. All classes are taught by accomplished scholars at Leiden as well as scholars from our international network of philosophy departments. Small classes give students valuable time interacting with their lecturers, many of whom are at the leading edge of their fields.

An excellent start to your career
Your qualification from Leiden University is respected by organisations worldwide. But that's not the only advantage of studying at Leiden. We challenge you to think harder, analyse more vigorously, and consider new perspectives. Our students learn how to become critical thinkers – a quality that will ensure they stand out in any career they choose.

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Masterdag Leiden
Ben jij je aan het oriënteren op een masteropleiding? Bezoek dan onze Masterdag. Hier bezoek je opleidingspresentaties en kun je vragen stellen aan docenten, studenten, alumni en studieadviseurs. En maak kennis met de leukste studentensteden van Nederland: Leiden en Den Haag!

Studieprogramma

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The master's in Philosophy is an English-taught one-year programme. The programme offers four specialisations: Ethics and Politics, History and Philosophy of the Sciences, Philosophical Anthropology and Philosophy of Culture and Philosophical Perspectives on Politics and the Economy. Each specialisation offers a range of electives, with a total study load of 60EC.

specialisaties

specialisatie History and Philosophy of the Sciences

The Master's in History and Philosophy of the Sciences at Leiden University is your opportunity to investigate the ways in which philosophy, history, and science interact in the field of humanities.

The Master's in History and Philosophy of the Sciences at Leiden University delivers a combination of in-depth philosophical knowledge and advanced academic skills.

Taught by Leiden University's internationally-acclaimed faculty, this programme investigates the ways in which philosophy, history, and science interact in the field of humanities.

Philosophy is shaped by reflections on historical theories. Cutting-edge philosophy draws on tools and theories from the fields of mathematics, physics, biology and cognitive science, in addition to linguistics and literary theory.

This intellectually-rigorous programme is your opportunity to explore the fascinating ways in which these fields interact and influence each other.

Learn alongside talented and highly-motivated students. Discussions and debates with classmates will help fine-tune your reasoning skills and ability to formulate logical and persuasive arguments. Classes are kept deliberately small to allow for a high level of interaction with your lecturers, many of whom are leading researchers in their fields.

  • Leiden University's Humanities Faculty was recently ranked 25th in the Times Higher Education worldwide ranking.

specialisatie Ethics and Politics

The Master's in Philosophy of Ethics and Politics at Leiden University is your opportunity to explore in-depth the disciplines of moral, political and social philosophy.

The Master's in Philosophy of Ethics and Politics at Leiden University combines the latest disciplinary knowledge with the development of advanced analytical skills.

Taught by Leiden University's internationally-acclaimed faculty, this programme focuses on moral, political and social philosophy.

Immerse yourself in a philosophical reflection on the fundamental normative principles of individual action and human society. Explore questions at the intersection of normative philosophy and the disciplines of neuroscience, psychology, the social sciences and law. Additional courses examine 'meta questions' around the nature and status of normative discourse and practices.

This intellectually-rigorous MA attracts talented and highly-motivated students. In-class discussions will fine-tune your logic and your ability to construct logical arguments. Classes are deliberately kept small to ensure a high level of contact with lecturers.

You can expect to graduate with in-depth knowledge and advanced skills in critical-thinking – ensuring you stand out in any future career.

  • Leiden University's Humanities Faculty was recently ranked 25th in the Times Higher Education worldwide ranking.

specialisatie Philosophical Anthropology and Philosophy of Culture

The Master's in Philosophical Anthropology and Philosophy of Culture at Leiden University examines fundamental questions concerning the study of human beings and the natural sciences.

The Master's in Philosophical Anthropology and Philosophy of Culture at Leiden University combines in-depth knowledge with advanced academic training

Taught by Leiden University's internationally-acclaimed faculty, the programme investigates the basis of our understanding of human beings and the ways in which we study them

Questions raised in philosophical anthropology and its adjacent disciplines of philosophy of mind, culture and technology include: What are human beings? What sets humans apart from other beings? Can humans be properly studied through the natural sciences? Are disciplines such as the humanities, psychology and cultural studies conceptually contiguous with the natural sciences?

This intellectually-rigorous programme attracts talented and highly-motivated students. In-class discussions with fellow students will help fine-tune your reasoning skills and ability to formulate logical and persuasive arguments. Classes are kept deliberately small to allow for a high level of contact with your lecturers, many of whom are leading researchers in their fields.

  • Leiden University's Humanities Faculty was recently ranked 25th in the Times Higher Education worldwide ranking.

specialisatie Philosophical Perspectives on Politics and the Economy

The MA in Philosophical Perspectives on Politics and the Economy at Leiden University brings together some of the most important approaches to understanding the local, the global and the universal.

The Master's in Philosophical Perspectives on Politics and the Economy (PPPE) at Leiden University offers you a world-class interdisciplinary education.

PPPE programmes have proven to be ideal training grounds for individuals who aspire to a career in politics, journalism and a wide range of other roles.

Leiden University's Master's in Philosophical Perspectives on Politics and the Economy delivers these opportunities and more – bringing you an advanced interdisciplinary degree from one of the world's leading universities.

The programme capitalises on Leiden University's internationally-acclaimed expertise and close proximity to the Hague to bring you state-of-the-art courses that incorporate the latest insights across three disciplines. You will apply philosophical methods to critique social, political and economic phenomena, from democracy and the nation-state to the nature of global capitalism, and devise innovative solutions.

Classes are deliberately kept small to ensure a high level of interaction between you, your classmates and your lecturers, many of whom are at the leading edge of their fields.

  • Leiden University's Humanities Faculty was recently ranked 25th in the Times Higher Education worldwide ranking.

Onderwijs

taal van onderwijs100% en
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The MA programme in Philosophy 60 EC will enable you to acquire academic knowledge, understanding and skills, and train you in the use of scientific methods in the field of philosophy. You will also develop the following academic and professional skills:
  • independent academic reasoning and conduct,
  • the ability to analyse complex problems,
  • academic reporting.
honours-/excellence program



Toelating en studiekosten

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startmomenten

1 februari 2019
aanmelding deadline : 1 december 2018
wettelijk tarief : € 2078
niet-EU/EER studenten : € 17500
1 september 2018
aanmelding deadline : 15 juni 2018
wettelijk tarief : € 2060
1 september 2019
aanmelding deadline : 15 juni 2019
wettelijk tarief : € 2078
niet-EU/EER studenten : € 17500
https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/education/study-programmes/master/philosophy-60ec/admission-and-application
toelatingseisen

basiskennis
Knowledge, understanding and skills comparable to those acquired upon graduation from the Bachelor's programme in Philosophy at Leiden University. Specifically applicants should: be able to formulate a clear philosophical research question; be able to formulate their own critical philosophical positions and argue for these coherently; have substantive knowledge of ethics and political philosophy and their history.

vooropleiding
A bachelor's degree from a university, equivalent to the level of a Dutch academic bachelor's degree.

motivatiebrief

inbegrepen in collegegeld
examination

estimated monthly costs

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bedragkostenpost
350kamerhuur in Leidenrond het landelijk gemiddelde
22internet+tv
152boodschappen/kostgeld
32telefoon
117verzekeringen
158collegegeldop basis van € 1906 per jaar
80studieboeken en -spullen
29drinken/snoep/snacks
77uiterlijkkleding, kapper, schoenen
30contributies/abonnementen
132vrije tijdstappen, uit eten, vakantie
42vervoernaast de OV-kaart
45overig

€ 1218totale maandelijkse uitgaven landelijk gemiddelde is € 1181
Hiernaast staat een overzicht van de gemiddelde kosten die een uitwonende student heeft. Niet iedere student heeft met iedere kostenpost te maken. Het totaalgemiddelde is dus niet gelijk aan de optelsom van alle kostenposten.

Bekijk ook de uitgebreide toelichting: wat kost studeren?

Studenten en studentenleven

studentaantallen

74 studenten volgen deze opleiding
31% daarvan is vrouw
14 eerstejaars gestart in 2017
36% daarvan is vrouw
26505 studenten aan de Universiteit Leiden
60% daarvan is vrouw
bron: StudieData

studievereniging

Symposion
Symposion is the Study Association for all Philosophy students. Being a student is not only about reading books, attending lectures and writing essays. It is also important to get to know your fellow students who are dealing with the same academic theories. Symposion was established to enable students to reason and argue about such philosophical issues in an informal context. Symposion organises drinks, lectures and social or other philosophy related activities on a regular basis.
Symposion organiseert maandelijks borrels, lezingen en andere activiteiten. Deze vormen altijd een goede aansluiting op je studie en worden door studenten uit alle jaren bijgewoond. Op deze manier leer je zowel je jaargenoten als ouderejaarsstudenten kennen en haal je meer uit je studie.

Op kamers in Leiden

31058studenten studerend
12630studenten woonachtig   
€ 350gemiddelde kamerprijs
kamer betaalbaarheid
20 m2gemiddelde kameroppervlak
kamer beschikbaarheid
bron: Nationale Studenten Enquête

aan het woord: studenten en docenten

Prof. Frans de Haas
Testimonial Prof. Frans de Haas

“Provocative philosophical claims rely on sound historical knowledge and vice versa.”

“I hold the chair of Ancient and Medieval Philosophy. In the master's in Philosophy, I teach Ancient Philosophy and its relation to mathematics and the sciences. It is characteristic of the study of philosophy in Leiden that historical and systematic aspects of philosophy are correlated with one another. Provocative philosophical claims rely on sound historical knowledge and vice versa...
This Greek philosopher wrote a standard work on true knowledge and how to acquire it. He established which demands science had to meet, and defined the structure of proofs. His model was the mathematical practice of his day, and it is likely that Aristotle, in turn, influenced Euclid when he was writing his Elements of Geometry.

In the Renaissance, there was a revival of interest in late antiquity in philosophers and scientists who studied Aristotle's texts anew. The scientific revolution in the 17th century cannot be understood without knowledge of the Aristotelian model of science. Even today, it is difficult to keep up with the number of works on Aristotle that are being published. It is a pleasure to work with students on these and related topics.”


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Keuzehulp

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Studievergelijker

1/19 Universiteit Leiden
Philosophy (60 ec)
€ 350 gemiddelde kamerhuur
14 eerstejaars
35% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Engelstalig
2/19 Universiteit Leiden
Philosophical Perspectives on Politics and the Economy
€ 350 gemiddelde kamerhuur
14 eerstejaars
35% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Engelstalig
3/19 Universiteit Leiden
Philosophical Anthropology and Philosophy of Culture
€ 350 gemiddelde kamerhuur
14 eerstejaars
35% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Engelstalig
4/19 Universiteit Leiden
Ethics and Politics
€ 350 gemiddelde kamerhuur
14 eerstejaars
35% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Engelstalig
5/19 Universiteit Leiden
History and Philosophy of the Sciences
€ 350 gemiddelde kamerhuur
14 eerstejaars
35% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Engelstalig
6/19 Erasmus
Philosophy
€ 342 gemiddelde kamerhuur
2 eerstejaars
?% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Engelstalig
7/19 Rijksuniversiteit
Filosofie
€ 303 gemiddelde kamerhuur
? eerstejaars
?% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Engelstalig
8/19 Rijksuniversiteit
Filosofie en maatschappij
€ 303 gemiddelde kamerhuur
? eerstejaars
?% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
60% Nederlandstalig
40% Engelstalig
9/19 Radboud Universiteit
Filosofie
star NVAO
€ 315 gemiddelde kamerhuur
? eerstejaars
?% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
75% Nederlandstalig
25% Engelstalig
10/19 Radboud Universiteit
kritiek van de moderniteit
gemiddelde kamerhuur
? eerstejaars
?% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Nederlandstalig
11/19 Radboud Universiteit
cognitie en taal
€ 315 gemiddelde kamerhuur
? eerstejaars
?% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Nederlandstalig
12/19 Radboud Universiteit
fenomenologie, hermeneutiek en psychoanalyse
gemiddelde kamerhuur
? eerstejaars
?% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Nederlandstalig
13/19 Radboud Universiteit
Philosophy and Science
€ 315 gemiddelde kamerhuur
? eerstejaars
?% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Engelstalig
14/19 UvA
Philosophy
€ 424 gemiddelde kamerhuur
10 eerstejaars
30% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Engelstalig
15/19 UvA
Filosofie (Wijsbegeerte)
€ 424 gemiddelde kamerhuur
10 eerstejaars
30% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Nederlandstalig
16/19 Tilburg University
Philosophy of Humanity and Culture
star Keuzegids topopleiding 2018
Elsevier
€ 253 gemiddelde kamerhuur
? eerstejaars
?% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Engelstalig
17/19 Tilburg University
Philosophy of Contemporary Challenges
star Keuzegids topopleiding 2018
Elsevier
€ 253 gemiddelde kamerhuur
? eerstejaars
?% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Engelstalig
18/19 Tilburg University
Filosofie
star Elsevier
Keuzegids topopleiding 2018
€ 253 gemiddelde kamerhuur
61 eerstejaars
42% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
30% Nederlandstalig
100% Engelstalig
19/19 Tilburg University
Ethiek van Bedrijf en Organisatie
star Elsevier
Keuzegids topopleiding 2018
€ 253 gemiddelde kamerhuur
? eerstejaars
?% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
70% Nederlandstalig
30% Engelstalig
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Feiten en / studie in cijfers

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Studentoordelen

De Nationale Studenten Enquete is het grootschalige onderzoek van de overheid onder studenten in Nederland naar de kwaliteit van opleidingen aan hogescholen en universiteiten.
In 2017 hebben meer dan 200.000 studenten hun oordeel gegeven over hun studie en instelling.

Philosophy (60 ec) aan de Universiteit Leiden is beoordeeld door 16 respondenten. Gemiddeld waarderen ze de opleiding met 3.9 uit 5.

Na de studie

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Beroepsperspectief / arbeidsmarkt

The one-year master's programme in Philosophy prepares you for any career in which reasoning skills, high levels of abstraction and critical thinking are valued. Our graduates are currently employed in a wide range of professions in the public, private and non-profit sectors. Successful completion of an MA can also lead to PhD research and a career in academia.Currently 100% of our students find employment at university-graduate level within one year of completing our one-year MA in Philosophy.
You will find our graduates working in an astonishingly wide range of professions and professional organisations. Examples include:

Policy Officer at a ministry
Copywriter at a media company
Freelance editor
PhD candidate at an foreign university
Editor at a communications consultancy firm
Consultant at an IT consultancy firm
Editor at a company specialising in reviewing theses and dissertations
Coordinator at an international human rights watch organisation
PhD candidate at a university in Sweden

current job market

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