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Applied Ethics

Utrecht University

Master Postgraduate Utrecht

Course description

Qualification Master of Arts
Field of study Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts
Course summary The Utrecht Master in Applied Ethics is an interdisciplinary and international programme focused on the interaction between moral practice and ethical theory.
Course description The Applied Ethics Master's programme in Utrecht offers you an in-depth focus on the interaction between moral practice and ethical theory, allowing you to explore ethical theories in relation to actual practical dilemmas. At the end of your studies, you'll possess a thorough theoretical background in ethics, including important methods and debates in applied ethics. You will also understand the implications of legal and political frameworks for ethical argumentation. 

Study subjects During the first semester, you will participate in three compulsory courses (22.5 ECTS) and one elective course (7.5 ECTS). This part consists of theoretical and context-orientated courses, in which you and your fellow students will discuss the societal context of applied ethics. The focus of the second semester is on elective courses, your internship (7.5 ECTS) and your thesis (15 ECTS).
Course objectives -
ECTS credits 60.00
Duration 12 month(s)
full-time, part-time
Language of instruction English
Instruction modes internship, group assignment, practicum, self study, seminar
Accreditation NVAO, NVAO

About the institution

Department Faculty of Humanities
Information about the institution Commitment, inspiration, ambition and independence are Utrecht University's core values. The University fosters its academic community through investment in staff and students.

Admission

Admission requirements
Language requirements
Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English B1
Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English C1
IELTS overall band 6.5
IELTS writing 6
TOEFL computer based 237
TOEFL internet based 93
TOEFL paper based 580
Professional experience required -
Duration 12 month(s)
full-time, part-time
Application deadlines
Start date EU/EEA Students Non-EU/EEA students
1 Sep 2019 1 Jun 2019 1 Apr 2019
1 Sep 2020 1 Jun 2020 1 Apr 2020
Tuition fees
Year EU/EEA Non-EU/EEA Institutional
No tuition fees available.

In short, the following rules apply:

  • The “EU/EEA rate” is the regular fee for students from within the EU/EEA.
  • The “non-EU/EEA rate” is the rate for students from outside the EU/EEA.
  • The “institutional rate” is for all students who have already obtained a bachelor’s or master’s degree and who want to start a second programme leading to a degree at the same level or at a lower level.
  • Note that FT, PT and D stand for "full-time", "part-time" and "dual", respectively.

Make sure you contact your institution to find out what rate applies to you. The rates listed here are estimates.

Scholarships

Erasmus Mundus Programme (action 1), Fulbright grant, Holland Scholarship, Sylff

For more scholarships, visit: www.grantfinder.nl

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Contact

Contact information for the study programme

Humanities

humanities@uu.nl

Contact information for the institution

study info

studievoorlichting@uu.nl

Telephone number
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