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89 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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Eötvös Loránd University
Budapest, Hungary

The program focuses on logic and its applications in the philosophy of science, particularly in the foundations of mathematics, physics, linguistics, and the social sciences. ... +

The program focuses on logic and its applications in the philosophy of science, particularly in the foundations of mathematics, physics, linguistics, and the social sciences. Beyond a few core courses and a joint four-semester seminar series providing a common background to all students, we offer the following four thematic groups of courses: Logic and the Philosophy of Mathematics, Foundations of Physics, Logic in Linguistics, and Models in the Social Sciences – the student has to choose 7 courses offered in these modules. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
06 Sep 2021
30 Jun 2021
Campus
 
California Institute of Integral Studies
San Francisco, USA

Our program aims to shape the leadership necessary for the profound, progressive transformation of social institutions and individual consciousness. The Philosophy, Cosmology, ... +

Our program aims to shape the leadership necessary for the profound, progressive transformation of social institutions and individual consciousness. The Philosophy, Cosmology, and Consciousness program is dedicated to re-imagining the human species as a mutually enhancing member of the Earth community. Our program attracts intellectually engaged individuals who are in varying degrees dismayed by what they see happening in modern societies and who are striving to find meaningful ways to develop their gifts to serve the future of the world. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Aug 2021
Campus
 
New College of the Humanities
London, United Kingdom

Poised at the intersection of the humanities and technology, the MA Philosophy & Artificial Intelligence combines the exploration of theoretical and ethical issues related ... +

Poised at the intersection of the humanities and technology, the MA Philosophy & Artificial Intelligence combines the exploration of theoretical and ethical issues related to computing, data, and information processing with opportunities to develop some of the data science skills that underpin recent advances in machine learning and artificial intelligence. Engaging an inherently fascinating subject-matter, this cutting-edge masters degree can equip you with a combination of analytical, technical, ethical, and communications skills that is highly sought by employers. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 

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Witten/Herdecke University (UW/H)
Witten, Germany

The Master programme Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) at Witten/Herdecke University in Germany offers cutting-edge education at the intersection of the social sciences ... +

The Master programme Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) at Witten/Herdecke University in Germany offers cutting-edge education at the intersection of the social sciences and philosophy. Unlike other Master programmes in Philosophy, Politics and Economics, the focus in Witten (Germany) is on the sound academic analysis of real-life problems in an increasingly interconnected world. It addresses the challenges of the 21st century in a globalized ... -
Master
Full-time
4 semesters
English
Oct 2021
Campus
 
University of Groningen
Groningen, Netherlands

Results of the National Student Assessment (NSE) show that our students are very satisfied with the contents of the Research Master in Philosophy and that they value the exper ... +

Results of the National Student Assessment (NSE) show that our students are very satisfied with the contents of the Research Master in Philosophy and that they value the expertise of our teaching staff. Small-scale classes and a friendly, informal setting enhance contacts between our staff and students. In reviews of the Keuzegids Universiteiten and in the Higher Education Review of Dutch University Faculties, our faculty was rated number one by both students and professors year after year - and second-best twice. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
01 Sep 2021
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
01 Sep 2021
01 Oct 2021
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Utrecht University
Utrecht, Netherlands

The Research Master in Philosophy provides a challenging research-oriented programme that prepares you to participate in the current debates in the international philosophical ... +

The Research Master in Philosophy provides a challenging research-oriented programme that prepares you to participate in the current debates in the international philosophical community and to develop your own research contributions to the field. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
01 Sep 2021
Campus
 
Leiden University
Leiden, Netherlands +9 More

This Philosophy MA at Leiden University is intended for students in a particular academic discipline, who are interested in the philosophical foundations and methodological as ... +

This Philosophy MA at Leiden University is intended for students in a particular academic discipline, who are interested in the philosophical foundations and methodological aspects of that discipline. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 4 years
English
Campus
 
The New School

The MA in Philosophy is a 30 credit program providing students with advanced training in the history of philosophy and in central areas of current philosophical inquiry. The p ... +

The MA in Philosophy is a 30 credit program providing students with advanced training in the history of philosophy and in central areas of current philosophical inquiry. The program offers an optional specialized minor in Psychoanalysis. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
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
Part-time
2 years
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Universidade Santiago de Compostela
Santiago de Compostela, Spain

We intend to turn The University Master's Degree in Philosophy: Current Issues into a factor for the renewal of philosophy in Galicia. A renovation that we want to make effect ... +

We intend to turn The University Master's Degree in Philosophy: Current Issues into a factor for the renewal of philosophy in Galicia. A renovation that we want to make effective through a structure and a redefinition of the subjects so that the philosophy teachers look at these new problems, while we give voice to important specialists from other areas. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
2 semesters
Spanish, Gallegan
Sep 2021
20 Aug 2021
Campus
 
Radboud University
Nijmegen, Netherlands

Training in the art of thinking. This programme is designed for students with a background in Philosophy or related fields. Gain the skills to analyse issues and concepts logi ... +

Training in the art of thinking. This programme is designed for students with a background in Philosophy or related fields. Gain the skills to analyse issues and concepts logically, and document your conclusions in clear and persuasive language. Engage and understand with continental, analytic and historical approaches to philosophy in a stimulating research environment, and surrounded by scholars at a number of highly regarded research institutes. Prepare yourself for a career as an academic, policymaker, journalist or in related fields. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
University of Stirling
Stirling, United Kingdom

This MLitt in philosophy is offered jointly by the philosophy departments at the Universities of St Andrews and Stirling. Together, they form a centre of excellence - The St A ... +

This MLitt in philosophy is offered jointly by the philosophy departments at the Universities of St Andrews and Stirling. Together, they form a centre of excellence - The St Andrews and Stirling Philosophy Graduate Programme (SASP) -
Master
Full-time
12 months
English
Campus
 
Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Brussels, Belgium

Looking for a research career in philosophy? Our graduates are able to develop a philosophical research project and draw up adequate funding applications. You will be able to ... +

Looking for a research career in philosophy? Our graduates are able to develop a philosophical research project and draw up adequate funding applications. You will be able to work out original solutions to research problems, and argue cases in a clear and convincing way. Become one of tomorrow’s lead authors of academic articles! -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
20 Sep 2021
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
University of Antwerp
Antwerp, Belgium

This full-time English/Dutch research master is jointly organised by the Department of Philosophy of the University of Antwerp (UAntwerpen), the Department of Philosophy and M ... +

This full-time English/Dutch research master is jointly organised by the Department of Philosophy of the University of Antwerp (UAntwerpen), the Department of Philosophy and Moral Science of Ghent University (UGent), and the Department of Philosophy and Moral Sciences of the Free University of Brussels (VUB). The programme offers high-level training for excellent students who seek to develop a research career in philosophy. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
27 Sep 2021
Campus
 

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