Philosophy

In the one-year Master's programme Philosophy, you will acquire the skills to formulate, analyse and discuss philosophical problems. It enables you to explore one or more sub-areas of philosophy, studying both Anglo-Saxon and European philosophy.



Inclusive and wide-ranging 

The Master's programme Philosophy is the most inclusive of its kind in the Netherlands. It covers a wide range of topics and has a strong international focus. The programme familiarises students with one or more sub-areas of philosophy and explores both Anglo-Saxon and European philosophy. You will acquire the skills to formulate, analyse and discuss philosophical problems, as well as to formulate and present targeted research questions within a broader research plan.

Studying Philosophy at the University of Amsterdam

As a philosophy student at the University of Amsterdam, you can tailor your programme to your own interests through the wide selection of courses offered by the Department of Philosophy. Courses are grouped under the following topics:

  • Art, Culture and Critique
  • Ethics, Politics and Society
  • Language, Logic, Mind and Metaphysics
  • Science & Humanities, Technology and Society

Philosophy at the UvA is highly regarded in terms of research and teaching quality and was voted the best in the Netherlands in the 2017 QS World University Rankings by Subject.

Degree certificate

Philosophy is an accredited degree programme. After successful completion of this programme, you will receive a legally accredited Master’s degree in Philosophy and the title Master of Arts (MA).

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Degree programme
MA Philosophy
Type
Regular study programme
Mode
Full-time
Credits
one year ECTS, 12 months
Language of instruction
English
Starts in
September
CROHO code
60822

Published by  Faculty of Humanities