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Philosophy of Humanity and Culture

Tilburg University

12 months
Duration
14600 EUR/year
2143 EUR/year
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About

Study modern European philosophical traditions and classics. In the Philosophy of Humanity and Culture program from Tilburg University, you learn to pose fundamental questions, analyze key theories and apply critical thought to the understanding of contemporary art, culture and media society. 

Overview

The knowledge and insights you acquire in this Philosophy of Humanity and Culture program from Tilburg University is the best foundation for a career in philosophy, writing, journalism, teaching or research.

Program and courses

  • Learn to analyze and identify forms of political injustice by understanding how gender and race fit within different historical and social structures.
  • Examine and interpret the experience of war, loss and migration and their impact on art, philosophy and humanity today.
  • Get to know the relation between philosophy and art, philosophy and religion, and philosophy and psycho-analysis.
  • Focus on the influence of German and French thinkers of the past 200 years on the latest developments in European and American philosophy.
  • The track puts particular emphasis on the role of memory, gender, the relationship between literature, film, and philosophy, war, art and remembrance, and that between religion and secularization.
Career prospects

After completing the Master’s track in Philosophy of Humanity and Culture from Tilburg University you will be an expert in the understanding of human existence, culture, and society.

The knowledge, insights and skills such as continually asking questions, observing, reasoning, speaking and writing, you acquire in this track offers a solid foundation for a career in philosophy, writing, journalism, teaching or research.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Close Reading
  • Digital Aesthetics 
  • Identity, Race and Gender
  • Masters of Suspicion: Freud, Lacan, Zizek 
  • Philosophy and Art after War
  • Philosophy and Tragedy 
  • Enlightenment and counter enlightenment
  • Ethics 
  • Political Philosophy

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You are certainly eligible to apply if you have a Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline. Relevant Bachelor’s degrees are: Philosophy, Administration studies, Political studies, Economics, Law, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Global Management of Social Issues, European studies, Communication Sciences, Human Resource Management, Psychology and Social Sciences.
  • However, the academic background of the students in our Master's program varies a lot. Students with a Bachelor's degree in a different subject area are also most welcome to apply.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14600 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2143 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2143 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Tilburg

700 - 1100 EUR /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Partner Scholarships Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences (TSHD)
  • Tuition fee waiver (25%) for non-EU students of partner universities of the Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences.

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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