Master's in Philosophy (Research) 24 months Postgraduate Program By Radboud University |Top Universities
Subject Ranking

# 151-200QS Subject Rankings

Program Duration

24 monthsProgram duration

Tuitionfee

13,728 EURTuition Fee/year

Scholarship

YesScholarships

Program overview

Main Subject

Philosophy

Degree

MPhil

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

On Campus

   The research Master's programme in Philosophy at Radboud University is the ideal place to acquire the training for a career in academic philosophy. You will gain the logic and reasoning skills needed to create well formulated arguments. You will also gain experience designing, conducting and presenting your research. You can choose between eight specialisations:

History of Philosophy (Research)

As a student of the Master's specialisation in the History of Philosophy at Radboud University, you will be part of a tight knit research group that works at the forefront of the world's research on the relation between philosophy and science. We offer a broad choice of courses, seminars and tutorials in the history of philosophy, covering all ages of the history of philosophy and science.

Metaphysics and Epistemology (Research)

The Master's research specialisation in Metaphysics and Epistemology focuses on age-old questions of being, truth and reality from a contemporary viewpoint. You will draw from other philosophical fields like Philosophy of Mind, Social and Political Philosophy, and Philosophical Anthropology.

Philosophical Anthropology (Research)

The Master’s specialisation in Philosophical Anthropology (Research) at Radboud University is a unique programme that studies the philosophical significance of questions related to approaches in phenomenological, psychoanalytical and gender and feminist theory.

Philosophical Ethics (Research)

As a student in our Master's specialisation in Philosophical Ethics (Research) at Radboud University you will learn about the ethical presuppositions that underlie contemporary socio-cultural debates from a hermeneutical perspective, engaging with philosophical texts from key authors. You will be affiliated with the Centre for Contemporary European Philosophy.

Philosophy of Language and Logic (Research)

In the Master’s specialisation in Philosophy of Language and Logic (Research) at Radboud University you’ll explore the richness of language from a social and evolutionary perspective. As a student in our Research Master's programme in Philosophy you will gain all the tools for a career in academics.

Philosophy of Mind (Research)

What is consciousness? Do we have a free will? As a student in our Research Master's in Philosophy of Mind (Research) at Radboud University you will try to answer these questions by combining analytical philosophy, continental phenomenology and empirical data.

Philosophy of Religion (Research)

The Master's specialisation in Philosophy of Religion (Research) at Radboud University explores classical questions concerning religion and the issues of religious pluralism and (in)tolerance. The programme focuses on the relation between philosophy and religion, in effect of modern and contemporary philosophy and religious experience.

Social and Political Philosophy (Research)

Studying Social and Political Philosophy (Research) at Radboud University means studying ‘the political' as an essential but conflict-ridden aspect of the human condition, and how politics is a way of coping with the issues resulting from this. As a student in our Research Master's programme in Philosophy you will gain all the tools for a career in academics.

Program overview

Main Subject

Philosophy

Degree

MPhil

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

On Campus

   The research Master's programme in Philosophy at Radboud University is the ideal place to acquire the training for a career in academic philosophy. You will gain the logic and reasoning skills needed to create well formulated arguments. You will also gain experience designing, conducting and presenting your research. You can choose between eight specialisations:

History of Philosophy (Research)

As a student of the Master's specialisation in the History of Philosophy at Radboud University, you will be part of a tight knit research group that works at the forefront of the world's research on the relation between philosophy and science. We offer a broad choice of courses, seminars and tutorials in the history of philosophy, covering all ages of the history of philosophy and science.

Metaphysics and Epistemology (Research)

The Master's research specialisation in Metaphysics and Epistemology focuses on age-old questions of being, truth and reality from a contemporary viewpoint. You will draw from other philosophical fields like Philosophy of Mind, Social and Political Philosophy, and Philosophical Anthropology.

Philosophical Anthropology (Research)

The Master’s specialisation in Philosophical Anthropology (Research) at Radboud University is a unique programme that studies the philosophical significance of questions related to approaches in phenomenological, psychoanalytical and gender and feminist theory.

Philosophical Ethics (Research)

As a student in our Master's specialisation in Philosophical Ethics (Research) at Radboud University you will learn about the ethical presuppositions that underlie contemporary socio-cultural debates from a hermeneutical perspective, engaging with philosophical texts from key authors. You will be affiliated with the Centre for Contemporary European Philosophy.

Philosophy of Language and Logic (Research)

In the Master’s specialisation in Philosophy of Language and Logic (Research) at Radboud University you’ll explore the richness of language from a social and evolutionary perspective. As a student in our Research Master's programme in Philosophy you will gain all the tools for a career in academics.

Philosophy of Mind (Research)

What is consciousness? Do we have a free will? As a student in our Research Master's in Philosophy of Mind (Research) at Radboud University you will try to answer these questions by combining analytical philosophy, continental phenomenology and empirical data.

Philosophy of Religion (Research)

The Master's specialisation in Philosophy of Religion (Research) at Radboud University explores classical questions concerning religion and the issues of religious pluralism and (in)tolerance. The programme focuses on the relation between philosophy and religion, in effect of modern and contemporary philosophy and religious experience.

Social and Political Philosophy (Research)

Studying Social and Political Philosophy (Research) at Radboud University means studying ‘the political' as an essential but conflict-ridden aspect of the human condition, and how politics is a way of coping with the issues resulting from this. As a student in our Research Master's programme in Philosophy you will gain all the tools for a career in academics.

Admission requirements

Undergraduate

100+
7+
2 Years
Feb
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Tuition fee and scholarships

Domestic Students

2,530 EUR
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International Students

13,728 EUR
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Tuition fees
Undergraduate tuition fees for 2024/2025 are €2,530 for EU/EEA-students.

Deadlines
Applications for both Bachelor's and Master's programmes open up 1 October. The deadlines are as follows:


Admission requirements for Bachelor's programmes

High school diploma
Your diploma must be equivalent to a Dutch VWO diploma or a higher-level diploma. Additional requirements may apply, for example, a diploma from an academic stream, a specific level/course, or a certificate in Mathematics.

Command of the English language
When applying for admission to an English-taught Bachelor’s or Master’s programme at Radboud University, you need to have sufficient command of the language. There are various ways to prove this, sometimes through your diploma or citizenship and in other cases through a language test certificate (TOEFL iBT, IELTS, Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE) or Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE)).

Read more about admission requirements for Bachelor’s programmes here.

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Application procedure

To apply, fill in an online application form with an ID or passport, your high school diploma and a transcript of your grades.

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