Master's in Humanities Studies in Switzerland

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Humanities Studies

A Masters degree gives you the opportunity to either further your understanding of a particular question or take off in a completely different way using skills you have gained from your previous undergraduate degree.

If a student is looking to become a social worker, educator or any career involving great artistic skill, Humanities and Social Sciences may be the correct area of study. This field presents a wide array of classes which teach participants a variety of skills that are valuable across many industries.

Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation, is a federal parliamentary republic consisting of 26 cantons, with Bern as the seat of the federal authorities. Switzerland's independence and neutrality have long been honored by the major European powers. Switzerland is a peaceful, prosperous, and stable modern market economy with low unemployment.

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Master in Philosophy

USI Università della Svizzera italiana
Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2018 Switzerland Lugano Mendrisio + 1 more

The Master in Philosophy at USI aims to allow students to deepen their understanding of philosophical problems, to develop the ability to think, argue, write and speak clearly and effectively, and to become acquainted with aspects of current research in philosophy and the history of philosophy. [+]

The Master in Philosophy at USI differs from many other philosophy programs:

It offers courses in contemporary analytic philosophy and in the history of philosophy, ancient and medieval, which are designed to complement each other. Its focus is on theoretical philosophy and its history - especially on metaphysics and the philosophy of mind. It has a strong thematic unity; the topic of the 2017-8 Master is time - the metaphysics of time, temporal consciousness, the logic and linguistics of time, the philosophy of history, the nature of narratives, time and social ontology. It requires students to submit regular written work, to produce research papers and to develop their discussion skills in class. It offers courses in philosophy for up to at least 105 ECTS. ... [-]

Mas in applied history

University of Zurich Department of History
Campus 4 semesters February 2019 Switzerland Z├╝rich

Continuing vocational training in the specific strategic potentials of the historical method, of practical use in professional fields such as politics, diplomacy, business, management, media and cultural activities. [+]

Modern historical science is a fascinating discipline that deals with all aspects of human life. Data, battles, state actions and "big men" have long been no longer at the center of the subject: from the everyday life of the people of the past centuries to the history of the body and the

Gender relations, from the history of marginalized groups to dealing with the causes of revolutions and crises, a broad thematic spectrum is dealt with. To pursue history is concerned with the dreams and projects, with the hopes and fears of our ancestors; Means to get to know the conditions of human existence in the different societies. History tells us who we are by reconstructing as we have become. It shows us "past future": it shows how other generations deal with the threats and opportunities that exist in every present. ... [-]