Philosophy (60 EC): Philosophy, Politics and Economics, 2017-2018
Structure of the programme
The MA programme (60 EC): Philosophy, Politics and Economics consists of the following components:
Core Seminar (10 EC)
Students complete one compulsory core seminar on philosophical foundations of politics and economy.
Optional Courses (in total 30 EC)
Students select three optional courses. The optional courses of the programme focus on different philosophical perspectives oon politics and the economy.
Master’s thesis, thesis seminar, and exam (20 EC)
The MA programme will be concluded by a master’s thesis of 20 EC. Your master’s thesis is an independent academic contribution exploring philosophical perspectives on politics and the economy. Students follow the compulsory thesis seminar during the semester in which the thesis is being written. Before graduation students sit for a final exam for which they defend their thesis.
Additional information concerning objectives of the programme, master’s thesis and requirements for graduation is availabe at MA Philosophy 60 EC, 2017-2018.
Please note that the name of the specialisation will change to Philosophical Perspectives on Politics and the Economy, effective September 1, 2018.
Students follow the mandatory core seminar in their first semester.
|Politics and Economy: Philosophical Foundations||1 / 2||I, II, III, IV||10||500|
Students select three optional courses, two in their first semester and one in their second semester.
|Freedom or Equality?||1||I, II||10||500|
|World Capitalism and its Critics||1||I, II||10||500|
|Democracy and its Discontents||2||III, IV||10||500|
|Distributive Justice and Political Economy||2||III, IV||10||500|
|Power and Resistance||2||III, IV||10||500|
Students may choose to replace one of the three optional courses (10 EC) by an internship.
|Internship (MA Philosophy)||1 / 2||I, II, III, IV||10||0|
Students follow the mandatory thesis seminar during the semester in which the thesis is being written.
|Thesis Seminar Philosophy (Fall)||1||I, II||0||500|
|Thesis Seminar Philosophy (Spring)||2||III, IV||0||500|
|MA Thesis Philosophy||1 / 2||I, II, III, IV||20||600|