While pursuing your MA in Ethics at Dublin City University, you’ll confront and evaluate a range of important contemporary ethical challenges in society. The course modules focus on both general and applied ethics, and the programme draws on diverse expertise from the areas of ethics, philosophy, theology and humanities.
The degree attracts individuals looking to develop analytical and decision-making skills so that they can apply ethical perspectives and principles to real-life and professional dilemmas.
After graduation you can join our MA in Ethics Alumni and be part of a network of expertise and support in the field of ethics.
Why Do This Programme?
Gain an understanding of a broad range of ethical theories and principles at the forefront of general and applied ethics.
Acquire a critical awareness of contemporary public and professional ethical issues, together with new ethical insights, developed and informed by a variety of philosophical, theological, human rights, and intercultural perspectives.
Learn how to analyse specific ethical issues, challenges and dilemmas arising from contemporary work, professional activity and public life.
The MA in Ethics will be of particular relevance to you if you participate in ethics committees and activities relating to corporate social responsibility/citizenship, regulations or human rights. At the same time, other graduates without professional experience will benefit from the knowledge provided in this course and develop important ethical decision-making skills.
Other Care Services
Readings in Ethics
Human Rights & Social Justice
Business Ethics Or Contemporary Topics in Ethics
Comparative Religious Ethics
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , National
DisciplinesSociology Philosophy & Ethics View 46 other Masters in Sociology in Ireland
- Applicants will normally have an honours primary degree or equivalent (2.2) but appropriate combinations of professional qualifications and experience may be accepted as equivalent to an honours degree, in accordance with the relevant regulations of the University.
- Interviews may be held.
- International candidates are expected to have educational qualifications of a standard equivalent to those outlined above. In addition, where such candidates are non-native speakers of the English language they must satisfy the University of their competency in the English language. For further information on international applications click here
International7400 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 7400 EUR per year during 24 months.
EU/EEA4000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4000 EUR per year during 24 months.
Living costs for Dublin
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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