24 months
Duration
16500 EUR/year
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About

The research Master's programme in Philosophy at Radboud University is the ideal place to acquire the training for a career in academic philosophy. You will gain the logic and reasoning skills needed to create well formulated arguments. You will also gain experience designing, conducting and presenting your research.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

Programme overview

The research Master's programme in Philosophy focuses on the training required to pursue a career in academic philosophy. You will gain the logic and reasoning skills needed to create well formulated arguments. You will also gain experience designing, conducting and presenting your research. As a student you can choose from eight specialisations. You can find more information about specialisations by visiting the specialisation page or the Radboud website.

Specialisations

  • History of Philosophy

  • Metaphysics and Epistemology

  • Philosophical Anthropology

  • Social and Political Philosophy

  • Philosophical Ethics

  • Philosophy of Language and Logic

  • Philosophy of Mind

  • Philosophy of Religion

Programme Structure

Specialisations

  • History of Philosophy

  • Metaphysics and Epistemology

  • Philosophical Anthropology

  • Social and Political Philosophy

  • Philosophical Ethics

  • Philosophy of Language and Logic

  • Philosophy of Mind

  • Philosophy of Religion

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

September intake:

Non-EU/EEA applicants 

  • 1 April: Final deadline

EU/EEA applicants  

  • 1 July: Final deadline

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
100

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
7
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
100

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed Bachelor's degree in Philosophy or in a related discipline (in the latter case, students must have acquired at least 60 EC in Philosophical disciplines. The applicant must have a degree with merit or distinction or equivalent. Meaning: a student’s weighted grade-point average in Philosophy in the 2nd and 3rd year of their Bachelor's/Master's programme must be the equivalent of 7.5 or more (on the Dutch scale of 10).
  •  A proficiency in English
  • Highly motivated. The applicant must be able to demonstrate to the Examination Board that they have serious research interests and skills. Applicant must write a motivation letter and send a writing sample which can help evaluate their research and writing skills.
  • Due to the COVID-19 outbreak which has led to the temporary closure of test centres, Radboud University currently also accepts the iBT TOEFL Special Home Edition. For all other questions regarding the coronavirus please visit our FAQ.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16500 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2314 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2314 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Nijmegen

800 - 1000 EUR /month
Living costs

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

Funding

  • We have a number of scholarships available only for international Master’s students. You can find the full list, including details about eligibility requirements and how to apply, on the university's website.

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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