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66 Masters Programs in Philosophy

Philosophy is a study that seeks answers to general and fundamental questions, in which way it differs from any other study or science. One of the main differences from other ways of addressing deep problems connected with existence, values, mind, language and reason, is that Master in Philosophy programs approach the problems listed above with systematic and rational methods, and with a grain of… Read more

Philosophy is a study that seeks answers to general and fundamental questions, in which way it differs from any other study or science. One of the main differences from other ways of addressing deep problems connected with existence, values, mind, language and reason, is that Master in Philosophy programs approach the problems listed above with systematic and rational methods, and with a grain of healthy criticism.

There are many branches of Philosophy that study everything from the deepest theoretical matters to easier and less abstract subjects. Some examples are Metaphysics that studies the nature of reality and seeks the answer to how mind and body are connected, Ethics is also known as “moral philosophy”, Political Philosophy that is an applied study of government and individuals as part of the state, Philosophy of language, mind and religion, Aesthetics, Logic and many more. Students pursuing a Master in Philosophy can specialize in the area that interests them. Due to the broad range of possibilities, graduates of Master in Philosophy programs can have many career opportunities in a variety of different fields.

If you are prepared for deep and abstract meditations, you should find out more about different Master in Philosophy programs by scrolling down and having a look at the various study possibilities offered by universities around the world. Take the next step towards your future with a Master in Philosophy, today!

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KU Leuven
Leuven, Belgium

What is the meaning of existence? This is just one of the philosophical questions you’ll explore at Leuven's renowned Institute of Philosophy. The Master of Arts in Philosophy ... +

What is the meaning of existence? This is just one of the philosophical questions you’ll explore at Leuven's renowned Institute of Philosophy. The Master of Arts in Philosophy (MA) program crosses the boundaries of all philosophical disciplines, traditions, and approaches to help you form your own well-rounded view. The program aims to develop students' knowledge of philosophy by exposing them to the more advanced study of the central issues of the subject and by equipping them with the requisite research skills needed to proceed to a higher degree. -
MA
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Faculty of Humanities, Charles University
Prague 5, Czech Republic

The Faculty of Humanities of Charles University, Prague offers German Master and Ph.D. programs in German and French philosophy. The focus is on the interdisciplinary and inte ... +

The Faculty of Humanities of Charles University, Prague offers German Master and Ph.D. programs in German and French philosophy. The focus is on the interdisciplinary and intercultural networking of philosophy. Against the background of basic questions on phenomenological philosophy, philosophical anthropology, and contemporary philosophy, the courses deal with analyses of epochal thresholds, intercultural philosophy, the philosophy of art and the interdisciplinary project of ecological philosophy. Because of this wide spectrum, the courses are also of interest to all those who deal with cultural studies and theories of cultures. -
Master
Full-time
2 - 5 years
German
Oct 2020
31 Jul 2020
Campus
 
Universidad de Murcia
Murcia, Spain

The union of efforts and resources allows to offer six specializations, which makes it possible for any student to pursue a career or research training in the Doctorate in the ... +

The union of efforts and resources allows to offer six specializations, which makes it possible for any student to pursue a career or research training in the Doctorate in the future. Our Master has its continuity in the Interuniversity Doctorate Program in Philosophy, which seven Spanish universities: Murcia, Zaragoza, La Laguna, Castilla-La Mancha, Almería and Alicante (http://www.um.es/web/eidum/contener / studies / doctorates / philosophy) also offer together, offering the student and researcher one of the most powerful institutional networks in philosophical studies and research. -
Master
Full-time
Spanish
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Amsterdam, Netherlands

The two year Master's specialization in Philosophy, Bioethics and Health will provide you with the theoretical and practical tools to deal with ethical issues in health care. ... +

The two year Master's specialization in Philosophy, Bioethics and Health will provide you with the theoretical and practical tools to deal with ethical issues in health care. You will learn how to reflect on practical problems from a medical, moral, legal, political and economic perspective. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
University of Bucharest
Bucharest, Romania

This is a two-year research master programme aiming to provide students with various useful skills and insights needed to do independent intellectual work in philosophy at pos ... +

This is a two-year research master programme aiming to provide students with various useful skills and insights needed to do independent intellectual work in philosophy at postgraduate level. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Ural Federal University
Yekaterinburg, Russia

The MA program in Political Philosophy is designed for students who are interested in philosophical reflection on the most complex and substantial issues underlying contemporar ... +

The MA program in Political Philosophy is designed for students who are interested in philosophical reflection on the most complex and substantial issues underlying contemporary politics. The program offers a range of courses in modern political philosophy, as well as courses in social research methods. Political Philosophy studies the ways people organize their collective life and examines what “good society” means. Its particular focus lies with how our critical capacity and individual agency can transform the world we live in. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
30 Sep 2020
Campus
 
Tufts University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Medford, USA

The Master of Arts in Philosophy is perennially the highest-ranked of its kind in the United States. It has an excellent record of placing its students in the very best Ph.D. ... +

The Master of Arts in Philosophy is perennially the highest-ranked of its kind in the United States. It has an excellent record of placing its students in the very best Ph.D. programs in philosophy. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Aug 2020
Campus
 
Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Madrid, Spain

This Master's Degree in Epistemology of Natural and Social Sciences has an academic-scientific character, and is especially aimed at current graduates and graduates who wish t ... +

This Master's Degree in Epistemology of Natural and Social Sciences has an academic-scientific character, and is especially aimed at current graduates and graduates who wish to proceed to specialized training in Philosophy as well as to access the PhD in Philosophy. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
2 semesters
Spanish
Sep 2020
29 May 2020
Campus
 
University of Luxembourg, Faculty of Language And Literature, Humanities, Arts And Education (FLSHASE)
Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg

The Master in Modern and Contemporary European Philosophy focuses on European philosophy from Descartes to the present day. It is specially designed for international students ... +

The Master in Modern and Contemporary European Philosophy focuses on European philosophy from Descartes to the present day. It is specially designed for international students who have a special interest and who aim for a first-class education in modern and contemporary European philosophy. -
Master
Full-time
4 semesters
English
Campus
 
University of Turin
Turin, Italy

Starting from October 2016, the University of Turin offered a new MA program in philosophy completely taught in English: the Philosophy International Curriculum. The program a ... +

Starting from October 2016, the University of Turin offered a new MA program in philosophy completely taught in English: the Philosophy International Curriculum. The program aims at providing a thorough insight into a comprehensive range of philosophical problems and at developing the distinctive transferable skills arising from an advanced philosophical education. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
23 Sep 2020
30 Apr 2020
Campus
 
USI Università della Svizzera italiana
Lugano, Switzerland

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 ... +

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. -
Master
Full-time
4 semesters
English
Sep 2020
31 May 2020
Campus
 
Nalanda University

The School fosters critical thinking and explore the wider cultural and historical context of Buddhism in individual regions of Asia.

The School fosters critical thinking and explore the wider cultural and historical context of Buddhism in individual regions of Asia. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Hong Kong Baptist University - Faculty of Social Sciences
Hong Kong

The Faculty of Social Science, Hong Kong Baptist University offers two research-based degrees, namely Master of Philosophy (MPhil), & Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). Our stude ... +

The Faculty of Social Science, Hong Kong Baptist University offers two research-based degrees, namely Master of Philosophy (MPhil), & Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). Our students are supervised by a Department-based scholar and choose additional supervisors from the same or other Departments, or other universities. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
24 - 48 months
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Eötvös Loránd University
Budapest, Hungary

The MA course offered by the Institute of Philosophy at the Faculty of Humanities is a two-year, full-time program comprising four semesters. Students need to have some philos ... +

The MA course offered by the Institute of Philosophy at the Faculty of Humanities is a two-year, full-time program comprising four semesters. Students need to have some philosophical background – a minimum of 30 credits as part of their BA studies. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
07 Sep 2020
30 Jun 2020
Campus
 
New College of the Humanities
London, United Kingdom

This MA Philosophy is an excellent preparation for a PhD and a career in academia. It also develops critical reasoning, logic, and systematic approaches to problem solving, al ... +

This MA Philosophy is an excellent preparation for a PhD and a career in academia. It also develops critical reasoning, logic, and systematic approaches to problem solving, alongside an ability to analyse an issue from a broader perspective, to allow you to become a visionary, all of which are highly valued by employers in a variety of fields. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 

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