Philosophy: Ethics and Politics

Universiteit Leiden

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Deze opleiding

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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 17th in the Times Higher Education worldwide ranking.
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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?

Leiden University offers ambitious students a world-class environment in which to reach their full potential.
  • Leiden University's Humanities department recently ranked number 1 in Europe and 17th worldwide in the Times Higher Education ranking. At Leiden University, the oldest university in the Netherlands, you can access world-class resources such as those of the famous Leiden University Library.
  • 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.
  • 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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Studieprogramma

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opbouw
For a detailed programme, see this year's e-Prospectus: https://studiegids.leidenuniv.nl/studies/show/philosophy-60-ec-ethics-and-politics Please note that this guide applies to the current academic year, which means that the curriculum for next year may slightly differ.
The Master's in Philosophy of Ethics and Politics is a one year programme taken over two semesters. You will follow four courses, one mandatory research seminar, and three optional courses. The MA programme is concluded by a master's thesis.

All courses integrate historical and systematic approaches in philosophy to the study of primary philosophical texts. The programme combines continental and analytical philosophy to expose students to contrasting philosophical methods.

Students follow the mandatory research seminar in their first semester. This intensive seminar teaches you how to write a successful master's thesis. Your focus during your second semester is on the writing of your master's thesis. This is an independent academic contribution. At the conclusion of the programme you will sit for a final exam during which you will defend your thesis.

For a detailed programme, see this year's e-Prospectus: https://studiegids.leidenuniv.nl/studies/show/philosophy-60-ec-ethics-and-politics Please note that this guide applies to the current academic year, which means that the curriculum for next year may slightly differ.
periode
12
Electives
40 EC
Internship (optional) stage
10 EC
Thesis Seminar Philosophy
MA Thesis Philosophy
20 EC

Onderwijs

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The one-year Master's in Philosophy of Ethics and Politics aims to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of philosophy, a number of its branches, and their historical development.
The acquisition of advanced academic skills in the interpretation of texts, the analysis and solution of conceptual problems, the ability to conduct scientific research and the effective communication of ideas are other key goals of the programme. Opportunities are provided for students to broaden their world experience by participating in an exchange programme at another top university.

honours-/excellence program Leiden Leadership Programme

The Leiden Leadership Programme (LLP) is an honours programme of 15 ECs on top of the regular master's curriculum. The programme consists of training courses, seminars and a practical assignment.

Are you looking for an extra challenge in addition to your Leiden master's programme? Are you adventurous enough to look beyond the borders of your own master's programme? The Leiden Leadership Programme may be just what you are looking for. The programme gives you the opportunity to develop your leadership skills. You will follow seminars and courses, as well as carrying out a practical assignment for a company or organisation as part of a small, multidisciplinary team. Your lecturers will be leading academics and experienced professionals from the business sector.

Students can apply who have:

  • Good study results in the bachelor's programme;
  • The ambition and motivation to develop leadership qualities;
  • A broad and interdisciplinary span of interest.

Toelating en studiekosten

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startmomenten

1 februari 2018
aanmelding deadline : 1 december 2017
collegegeld nog niet bekend
1 september 2017
aanmelding deadline : 15 juni 2017
wettelijk tarief : € 2006
instellingstarief : € 14900
niet-EU/EER studenten : € 16600
1 september 2018
aanmelding deadline : 15 juni 2018
collegegeld nog niet bekend
inbegrepen in collegegeld
examination

estimated monthly costs

bron: Nibud
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

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25470 studenten aan de Universiteit Leiden
60% daarvan is vrouw
bron: HBO-raad/VSNU

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

Keuzehulp

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Studievergelijker

1/16 Universiteit Leiden
Ethics and Politics
€ 350 gemiddelde kamerhuur
7 eerstejaars
14% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Engelstalig
2/16 Universiteit Leiden
Philosophy, Politics and Economics
€ 350 gemiddelde kamerhuur
7 eerstejaars
14% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Engelstalig
3/16 Universiteit Leiden
Philosophical Anthropology and Philosophy of Culture
€ 350 gemiddelde kamerhuur
7 eerstejaars
14% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Engelstalig
4/16 Universiteit Leiden
Philosophy
€ 350 gemiddelde kamerhuur
7 eerstejaars
14% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Engelstalig
5/16 Universiteit Leiden
History and Philosophy of the Sciences
€ 350 gemiddelde kamerhuur
7 eerstejaars
14% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Engelstalig
6/16 Erasmus
Philosophy
€ 342 gemiddelde kamerhuur
1 eerstejaars
100% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Engelstalig
7/16 Rijksuniversiteit
Filosofie en maatschappij
€ 303 gemiddelde kamerhuur
2 eerstejaars
50% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
60% Nederlandstalig
40% Engelstalig
8/16 Rijksuniversiteit
Filosofie
€ 303 gemiddelde kamerhuur
2 eerstejaars
50% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Engelstalig
9/16 Radboud Universiteit
cognitie en taal
€ 315 gemiddelde kamerhuur
1 eerstejaars
?% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Nederlandstalig
10/16 Radboud Universiteit
fenomenologie, hermeneutiek en psychoanalyse
gemiddelde kamerhuur
? eerstejaars
?% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Nederlandstalig
11/16 Radboud Universiteit
kritiek van de moderniteit
gemiddelde kamerhuur
? eerstejaars
?% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Nederlandstalig
12/16 Radboud Universiteit
Philosophy and Science
€ 315 gemiddelde kamerhuur
1 eerstejaars
?% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Engelstalig
13/16 Radboud Universiteit
Wijsbegeerte
star NVAO
€ 315 gemiddelde kamerhuur
1 eerstejaars
?% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
75% Nederlandstalig
25% Engelstalig
14/16 UvA
Filosofie (Wijsbegeerte)
€ 424 gemiddelde kamerhuur
14 eerstejaars
28% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Nederlandstalig
15/16 Tilburg University
Filosofie
€ 253 gemiddelde kamerhuur
? eerstejaars
?% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Nederlandstalig
100% Engelstalig
16/16 Amsterdam VU
Philosophy
€ 424 gemiddelde kamerhuur
2 eerstejaars
100% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Engelstalig
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Feiten en / studie in cijfers

bron: Nationale Studenten Enquete 2015
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algemeen oordeel3.93.1
inhoud3.53.9
docenten3.2
studiefaciliteiten2.82.9
studielast3.6
studiebegeleiding2.8

Studentoordelen

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In 2015 hebben meer dan 200.000 studenten hun oordeel gegeven over hun studie en instelling.

Philosophy: Ethics and Politics aan de Universiteit Leiden is beoordeeld door 8 respondenten. Gemiddeld waarderen ze de opleiding met 3.9 uit 5.

Na de studie

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Beroepsperspectief / arbeidsmarkt

The MA in Philosophy of Ethics and Politics prepares students for a wide number of careers in which conceptual, analytical and interpretative skills are essential. Our graduates have pursued successful careers in the public, private and non-profit sectors. Graduates have also gone on to pursue a PhD and a career in academia. A master's degree enhances the career prospects of all bachelor's graduates, as does relevant work experience during your studies and choosing your electives strategically.
The MA in Philosophy of Ethics and Politics prepares you for a wide range of positions.

This programme offers outstanding preparation for students seeking a profession that requires advanced conceptual, analytical and interpretative skills.

Successful completion of an MA in Philosophy of Ethics and Politics can lead to careers in the public, private and non-profit sector, as well as a PhD and a career in academia.

Positions of our graduates include:

  • Policy Officer at a ministry
  • Copywriter at a media company
  • Freelance editor
  • PhD candidate at a 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

How successful were they in finding a Job?

  • 82 % found a job within six months.
  • 76 % found their first job at professional or university level.
  • 78 % held a position at professional or university level when the study was carried out


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Contact

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