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MPhilPhilosophy: Philosophy of Mind (Research)

Radboud University
Netherlands, Nijmegen
Tuition fee €16,000 per year
Application fee €75 one-time

The handling fee is NOT applicable to:

- Students with a nationality from the EEA countries or from countries that are candidates for EEA membership*
- Students who receive a full scholarship (proven by uploading a grant statement)

This fee will be refunded to you once you are fully enrolled as a student at Radboud University. The fee is NOT refundable when you are not admitted.

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What is consciousness? Do we have free will? As a student in the Research Master’s in Philosophy of Mind, you will try to answer these questions by combining analytical philosophy, continental phenomenology, and empirical data. As a student in the Research Master Philosophy, you will arm yourself with all the necessary tools for a future career in academia.

Philosophy of Mind: Something for you?

- This is the only research Master’s in the Netherlands specifically focused on philosophy of mind and cognition.
- The staff works closely together with the prestigious Donders Institute
- The programme offers a lively, international environment.
- The students rate this Master’s programme 8,6 out of 10 according to the National Student Survey 2019.

Programme structure

The Master’s specialisation in Philosophy of Mind is taught at the Faculty of Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies. It has a course load of 120 EC* (two years).The structure of the programme is presented here.

Career opportunities

This programme has been designed for people with the ambition to do research. Graduates tend to fall into one of three groups:

1) A majority of the students continue their research within academia by applying for a doctoral programme in the Netherlands or abroad. More than 60 percent of the graduates manage to obtain a PhD position within two years of graduating.
2) A second group goes on to teach philosophy at secondary schools.
3) And a third group enters research-related professions outside of education.

The graduates are also represented in journalism, science policy, and politics.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States