Philosophy: Philosophy, Politics and Economics

Universiteit Leiden

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Deze opleiding

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The Master's in Philosophy, Politics and Economics at Leiden University brings together some of the most important approaches to understanding the local, the global and the universal.

The Master's in Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) at Leiden University offers you a world-class interdisciplinary education.

PPE 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 Philosophy, Politics and Economics 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 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 entirely 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 the e-Prospectus: https://studiegids.leidenuniv.nl/studies/show/philosophy-60-ec-philosophy-politics-and-economics 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, Politics and Economics (PPE) is a one-year programme taken over two semesters. It consists of the following components:

Core Seminars
Two compulsory core seminars must be taken, one of which is a research seminar. This intensive course teaches you how to write a successful master's thesis.

Optional Courses
You must select three optional courses from within the programme, which is organised into three tracks: Politics and Philosophy (PP), Economics and Philosophy (EP), and Integrative and Transdisciplinary courses (IT), which explores the intersection between philosophy, politics and economics and other fields in the arts, humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Students specialise in PP, EP or IT by taking two courses in one of the tracks.

Master's thesis
The MA programme is concluded with a master's thesis, an independent academic contribution to the field of Philosophy, Politics and Economics. You will defend your thesis during a final exam.

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

Onderwijs

taal van onderwijs100% en
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The objective of the one-year Master's in History and Philosophy of the Sciences programme is to provide you a comprehensive understanding of the ways in which philosophy, history, and science interact.
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
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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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26505 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
Philosophy, Politics and Economics
€ 350 gemiddelde kamerhuur
? eerstejaars
?% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Engelstalig
2/16 Universiteit Leiden
Ethics and Politics
€ 350 gemiddelde kamerhuur
? eerstejaars
?% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Engelstalig
3/16 Universiteit Leiden
Philosophical Anthropology and Philosophy of Culture
€ 350 gemiddelde kamerhuur
? eerstejaars
?% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Engelstalig
4/16 Universiteit Leiden
History and Philosophy of the Sciences
€ 350 gemiddelde kamerhuur
? eerstejaars
?% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Engelstalig
5/16 Universiteit Leiden
Philosophy
€ 350 gemiddelde kamerhuur
? eerstejaars
?% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Engelstalig
6/16 Erasmus
Philosophy
€ 342 gemiddelde kamerhuur
? eerstejaars
?% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Engelstalig
7/16 Rijksuniversiteit
Filosofie
€ 303 gemiddelde kamerhuur
? eerstejaars
?% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Engelstalig
8/16 Rijksuniversiteit
Filosofie en maatschappij
€ 303 gemiddelde kamerhuur
? eerstejaars
?% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
60% Nederlandstalig
40% Engelstalig
9/16 Radboud Universiteit
fenomenologie, hermeneutiek en psychoanalyse
gemiddelde kamerhuur
? eerstejaars
?% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Nederlandstalig
10/16 Radboud Universiteit
cognitie en taal
€ 315 gemiddelde kamerhuur
? eerstejaars
?% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Nederlandstalig
11/16 Radboud Universiteit
Wijsbegeerte
star NVAO
€ 315 gemiddelde kamerhuur
? eerstejaars
?% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
75% Nederlandstalig
25% Engelstalig
12/16 Radboud Universiteit
kritiek van de moderniteit
gemiddelde kamerhuur
? eerstejaars
?% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Nederlandstalig
13/16 Radboud Universiteit
Philosophy and Science
€ 315 gemiddelde kamerhuur
? eerstejaars
?% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Engelstalig
14/16 UvA
Filosofie (Wijsbegeerte)
€ 424 gemiddelde kamerhuur
8 eerstejaars
?% 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
? eerstejaars
?% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Engelstalig
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Feiten en / studie in cijfers

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

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

Philosophy: Philosophy, Politics and Economics 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

Organisations today seek employees with both breadth and depth to their knowledge, and the analytical acumen to independently solve complex challenges.

PPE programmes have proven to be ideal training grounds for individuals with aspirations for careers in politics, governance, public administration, and social entrepreneurship, as well as in creative fields such as journalism, media and the arts. Leiden University's Master's in PPE delivers excellent career opportunities for our students, with
The MA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics prepares you for a wide range of positions.

Philosophy, Politics and Economics graduates are sought-after by employers for their interdisciplinary knowledge, analytical acumen and ability to think outside the box. According to human resources analysts PayScale, philosophy graduates end up in the top 10% of earners in society. And the rewards are not confined to earning potential.

Graduates of PPE lead the way in opinion-forming and agenda-setting professions including politics and journalism.

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 are 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.


current job market

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Contact

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T: +31 (071)5271111
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