Applied Ethics (MA) Program By Utrecht University |Top Universities

Utrecht University

Utrecht University, Utrecht, Netherlands
  • QS World University Rankings
    110
  • Degree MA
  • Study Level Masters
  • Study Mode On Campus
  • Course Intensity Full Time
  • Fees(EUR) 16196-
  • Scholarships Yes
  • Start date Sep
Moral problems occur in all areas of life: professional, personal, political. Should banks impose strict criteria on clients to promote corporate social responsibility? How to allocate fairly the benefits and burdens of climate change policy options? Is it ethical for us to use biological enhancement technologies to make ourselves, in some respect, better? For what purpose is the use of big data morally permissible? Such problems require careful reflection on the facts – but also on our basic moral values.
EXPLORE ETHICAL THEORIES IN RELATION TO ACTUAL PRACTICAL DILEMMAS The Applied Ethics Master’s programme 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.
The programme offers the opportunity to do an internship with a national or international organisation or NGO, and to participate in elective Master-level courses abroad.
INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES Our interdisciplinary approach offers you multiple avenues of investigation into applied ethics. In addition to studying philosophy, you will learn about the contexts in which moral problems arise and the different types of analysis that may be needed in various contexts. You will also examine how viewpoints from different disciplines can strengthen ethical reflection and argumentation.
The Master’s programme in Applied Ethics is embedded in Utrecht University’s Ethics Institute, a research-driven organisation that focuses on justice, on human dignity and human rights, sustainability ethics, economic ethics, animal ethics, and bioethics. Read more about the teaching and research environment, including our teaching staff.
INTERNATIONAL AND DIVERSE STUDENT BODY This English-taught Master’s programme attracts international and Dutch students with diverse disciplinary backgrounds (for example, philosophy, medicine, law, international studies, economics) as well as people with professional experience (for example, health care professionals, lawyers, veterinarians, management consultants in corporate social responsibility & business ethics, or journalists). This unique student body provides a wide range of viewpoints through which you can explore ethical dilemmas

About University

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Utrecht University Founded in 1636, Utrecht University is an esteemed international research university, consistently positioned in the top 15 in continental Europe and the worldwide top 100 of international rankings, and member of the renowned League of European Research Universities. The university is located in the city of Utrecht, one of the most beautiful and safest cities in Northern Europe. The university offers 12 English-taught Bachelor's programmes and 90+ English-taught Master's programmes

Innovative and internationally oriented academic community Joining Utrecht University as an international student will make you part of an innovative and internationally oriented academic community — that brought forward no less than 12 Nobel Prize winners - engaged in cutting-edge and multi-disciplinary teaching and research. 

Personal and interactive teaching At Utrecht University you will experience a model of quality education that stands for personal and interactive teaching based on critical reflection and debate, flexibility and a level of choice for students, as well as permanent professional development for lecturers. 

Top 5 happiest places to live English is widely spoken in the Netherlands. Utrecht is a beautiful medieval city, centrally located in the Netherlands. Amsterdam and Schiphol Airport are less than half an hour away, and there are easy train connections throughout Europe. It is with good reason that BBC Travel placed Utrecht in the “top 5 happiest places to Iive". Bright minds, better future.

 

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