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Applied Ethics

Linköping University

12 months
7895 EUR/year
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The Applied Ethics program from Linköping University offers a complementary education at the master’s level in applied ethics for you who already hold a bachelor’s degree in one of various academic fields, from philosophy to health and technology, or a professional degree.


Applied Ethics is a growing interdisciplinary field that strives to tackle the moral issues surrounding these challenges. If these questions engage you, this master’s programme will meet your aspiration. The centre for Applied Ethics (CTE) at Linköping University is a leading centre in applied ethics in Sweden. We are devoted to research and teaching, with globally minded areas and collaborative partners worldwide.

You will gain knowledge of ethical theories and methods, and examine ethical debates in different fields of application. You will acquire the skills to provide analysis of moral problems and ethical debates and be able to make critical assessments of ethical arguments and policy documents. In the latter half of the second semester, you will concentrate on a selected area of specialization.

Future opportunities

When you graduate you’ll have a unique competence that you can add to your professional or disciplinary competencies; doctor or nurse, teacher, minister civil servant or economist, many professionals need the ability to manage ethical issues. A great number of our graduates continue to doctoral studies in different areas of applied and professional ethics.

Programme Structure

Courses Included

  • Introduction to Advanced Academic Studies
  • Ethical Theory and Moral Practice
  • Social and Political Ethics
  • Globalisation and Global Justice
  • Ethics and Migration
  • Biomedical Ethics
  • Master's Thesis


Applied Ethics is a programme for those who:

  • are interested in ethical questions
  • want to work with ethical issues regarding the society
  • want to research in the fields of ethics and applied ethics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree equivalent to a Swedish Kandidatexamen.
  • English corresponding to the level of English in Swedish upper secondary education (English 6/B).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7895 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7895 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.

SEK 80000

Living costs for Linköping

7140 - 11270 SEK /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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