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An MA is an advanced degree offered in a variety of fields. It typically takes one to three years to complete and provides graduates with a competitive edge in their chosen careers. A master's degree also imparts the opportunity to study a specific area within a larger field. What is an MA in Applied Ethics? A master's degree in applied ethics provides the opportunity to study in depth ethical iss… Read more

An MA is an advanced degree offered in a variety of fields. It typically takes one to three years to complete and provides graduates with a competitive edge in their chosen careers. A master's degree also imparts the opportunity to study a specific area within a larger field.

What is an MA in Applied Ethics? A master's degree in applied ethics provides the opportunity to study in depth ethical issues in a variety of industries. Students can choose to specialize in ethics in education, healthcare, media, politics, social justice, or other fields. With a focus in applied ethics, students not only learn about ethics and ethical practice, but also how to put them into practice within a professional environment. Common courses include introduction to philosophical thinking, moral thought and practice, ethical theory and practice, issues in professional ethics, and specialty courses within a field of study, such as biodiversity, death and dying, human rights, and disability.

The question of ethics is becoming more and more important in a wide range of industries. An advanced degree on the subject provides students with strong backgrounds in recognizing ethical issues and developing solutions in many different situations.

The cost of a degree program is dependent upon the tuition fees and length of program, which is designated by each individual institution. To plan your total cost, you need to contact your chosen school or schools and ask about their tuition fees, as well as any possible scholarships.

With an advanced degree in applied ethics, graduates can work in a variety of industries. Most will choose a path based upon their chosen specialty. Examples of jobs include nonprofit managers, healthcare policy makers, communication technology administrators, and policy makers in various government departments.

Students interested in obtaining an MA in Applied Ethics first need to research the many different programs offered to find the one with the right focus for their career goals. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Linköping University
Linköping, Sweden

Tackle life´s big questions with Applied Ethics! Modern societies face many new challenges. Globalization raises questions of global justice, new technology has implications f ... +

Tackle life´s big questions with Applied Ethics! Modern societies face many new challenges. Globalization raises questions of global justice, new technology has implications for decision-making in healthcare concerning life and death, climate change, and environmental hazards challenge our responsibility for future generations. -
MA
Full-time
2 semesters
English
Aug 2022
Campus
 
KU Leuven
Leuven, Belgium

The Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree in Sports Ethics and Integrity (MAiSI) is an innovative multidisciplinary program that will be a catalyst for a new profession within sp ... +

The Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree in Sports Ethics and Integrity (MAiSI) is an innovative multidisciplinary program that will be a catalyst for a new profession within sports administration. It brings together high-level scholars in a consortium of Higher Education Institutions with a focus on vocationally orientated concerns. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Utrecht University
Utrecht, Netherlands

The Applied Ethics Master’s program offers you an in-depth focus on the interaction between moral practice and ethical theory, allowing you to explore ethical theories in rela ... +

The Applied Ethics Master’s program offers you an in-depth focus on the interaction between moral practice and ethical theory, allowing you to explore ethical theories in relation to actual practical dilemmas. At the end of your studies, you will possess a thorough theoretical background in ethics, including important methods and debates in applied ethics. You will also understand the implications of legal and political frameworks for ethical argumentation. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2022
01 Jun 2022
Campus
 

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Mater Dei Institute of Education
Dublin, Ireland

This MA in Ethics course provides participants with knowledge, skills and competence to examine ethical issues, challenges and dilemmas in professional and public life from a ... +

This MA in Ethics course provides participants with knowledge, skills and competence to examine ethical issues, challenges and dilemmas in professional and public life from a wide spectrum of ethical worldviews and theories. The course provides participants with a grounding in the foundations of ethics, human rights and social justice. -
MA
Part-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
University of the Witwatersrand

This programme is a rigorous and intellectually challenging introduction to philosophical ethics, and, in particular, applied or “practical” ethics, based in the Department of ... +

This programme is a rigorous and intellectually challenging introduction to philosophical ethics, and, in particular, applied or “practical” ethics, based in the Department of Philosophy. -
MA
Part-time
English
Campus
 
Heythrop College - University Of London

This timely and challenging programme has you explore questions such as ‘what is the good life?’, ‘how should we act?’, ‘what does moral living require of us as human beings i ... +

This timely and challenging programme has you explore questions such as ‘what is the good life?’, ‘how should we act?’, ‘what does moral living require of us as human beings in various contexts of life?’ You will be introduced to different schools of ethics and will learn how to formulate coherent moral arguments. -
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English
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