After your studies

Every global problem that humanity faces demands that we understand how our thoughts, concepts and theories shape the world and our experience of it. The Bachelor's in Philosophy, Politics and Society gives you the tools and expertise to understand, analyse, and navigate the theoretical frameworks that define and shape our society.

After your studies

A combination of a PPS Bachelor's and a Master's tailored to your interests gives you access to a range of fields and professions. Studying philosophy is excellent preparation for a career in policy analysis, journalism, politics, consultancy, public administration, or government. For your future employers, think of:

  • Local, national, and international governments
  • Businesses varying from start-ups to multinationals
  • NGOs and charity organizations
  • Media organizations
  • Think tanks and institutes for policy analysis
  • Education and academic research

Career prospects depend on your Master's. Most students apply for a Master's programme after obtaining their Bachelor's degree. Your career options depend on the specialisation you choose.

Continuing your studies

After obtaining your Bachelor's degree you can enter the labor market. However, most students opt to continue on to a Master's degree. Obtaining a Master's degree gives you several advantages, including increasing your career opportunities. With a bachelor's degree in Philosphy, Politics and Society at Radboud University you can progress to: 

Master in Philosophy, Politics and Society
Research Master in Philosophy
Master in Philosophy (in Dutch)


Labor market orientation: put your degree to work!

To prepare you for the job market, Radboud University offers various forms of labor market orientation, so that you can start planning your future during your studies. For example, every faculty has a Career Service, where you can go with questions about and help with labor market orientation. They offer career advice interviews and skills training, among other things. You can also contact them if you want to gain a few months of practical experience by doing an internship.