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Structure of the curriculum

The programme is structured as follows:

First year (60 EC)

  • A two-semester seminar on research methodologies (20 EC)
  • One Research Master seminar in your area of specialisation (10 EC)
  • An elective Master course of your own choice (10 EC)
  • Two Research Master seminars of your own choice (2 x 10 EC)

Second Year (60 EC)

  • A Research Master seminar in your area of specialisation (10 EC)
  • An elective Master course of your own choice (10 EC)
  • A State of the Art Paper (10 EC)
  • A Research Master thesis (30 EC)

It is also possible to study abroad during a agreed upon period.

Shown schematically, the two years of the Research Master programme will be structured as follows:

First semester Second semester
Methods and Skills (10 EC) Methods and Skills (10 EC)
Elective Master course (10 EC) Research Master Seminar (10 EC)
Research Seminar (10 EC) Research Master Seminar (10 EC)
Third semester Fourth semester
Research Master seminar (10 EC) Master thesis (30 EC)
State of the Art Paper (10 EC)
Elective Master course (10 EC)

Note that if you already have an MA degree in philosophy, you can apply for a waiver for some programme components.

Before starting your Master education, you should apply for approval of your Master programme. Download one of the forms and discuss your program with the coordinator of your specialisation. Additional information is available on the form. You may also use this form to apply for approval of a change in your programme.