24 months
Duration
4000 EUR/year
4000 EUR/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Master in Philosophy at USI aims to provide an absorbing grounding in a number of interrelated fields, combining contemporary research in Philosophy with Ancient and Medieval thought.

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Overview

The Master in Philosophy at USI:

  • stands out for the international stature of its professors;
  • is research-oriented, aimed at preparing its students for the most demanding PhD programmes around the world;
  • focuses on four core areas: Metaphysics, Philosophy of Mind, Logic, Philosophy of Science;
  • requires students to submit regular written work, to produce research papers and to develop their presentation and discussion skills;
  • guarantees a personal tutor, who is one of the professors of the Master and provides regular one-on-one tutorials, feedback on written work, and guidance about future academic careers.

Awarded Degree

Master of Arts in Philosophy

Programme Structure

The Master in Philosophy at USI aims to provide an absorbing grounding in a number of interrelated fields, combining contemporary research in Philosophy with Ancient and Medieval thought. Some courses are particularly concerned with the topic of time and existence, aiming at providing a full grasp of two central linked philosophical topics, which are at the centre of contemporary discussions and much debated by ancient and medieval thinkers.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
5.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
65

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
5.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
65

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  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

Academic requirements

The formal requirement for admission to the Master's degrees in Philosophy is a Bachelor's degree granted by a recognized university in the field of Philosophy or related disciplines.

Admissions will be treated on a case-by-case basis.

Language requirements

Further information regarding language requirements are listed athttps://www.usi.ch/en/education/master/philosophy/admission.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    4000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2000 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    4000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2000 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • National: CHF 2000
  • International: CHF 2000  

Living costs for Lugano

1516 - 2134 CHF /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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