Philosophie

Master of Arts; tuition language: German

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Description

The Master of Arts in Philosophy programme is designed to both deepen and broaden the specialised knowledge and skills acquired during the Bachelor degree programme and to provide research opportunities in a specific area of the student’s choosing. Research specialties in the Philosophy Department of TU Darmstadt comprise Philosophy of Science, Social Philosophy, and Technical and Cultural Philosophy.

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Study Regulations with Semester Course and Examination Schedule

Course Catalogue

Institute for Philosophy

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Semesters 4
Language German. Individual lectures/seminars can be offered in English. Please be aware that scientific literature is be read and edited also in English or other foreign languages.
Internship A career-oriented full-time internship lasting a minimum of six weeks, which must be completed at the latest upon registration for the Master’s examination and may be accredited as part of course requirements (see semester course schedule); Further information
Admission requirements 1. A degree J.B.A. Philosophie of TU Darmstadt (reference programme) or an equivalent degree;

2. additional requirements:
Study regulations
Competences description;

3.. Please take note:
general information on applying to a master's degree programme
International Admission for applicants with international qualifications (e.g., language requirements)
Admission procedure Provided that the admission requirements (entrance examination) are met, there are no numerical admission restrictions.
Admission Application deadlines
Online application

Early application deadline for international applicants: The application portal TUCaN is already open for international applicants from 1st March 2024 to 31st August 2024 for an application for the winter semester 2024/25. This serves, for example, for the application for a visa or for submission to the Foreigners' Registration Office. More information can be found on our website.
Good to know Costs and budget
Preparatory courses for international students
einfachsTUdieren : Pre-Courses, getting started
Part-time studies
Doctoral Studies

Philosophers find careers in various fields. Positions may be available not only in teaching and research at universities, but also in administration, in educational institutions outside mainstream schooling, in media and communications fields, in unions and other organisations, journalism, tourism, libraries/archives and in personnel departments. In order to successfully start a career, however, additional field-specific qualifications may be necessary.

For this reason it is important to start early in the degree programme to gain practical work experience in relevant organisations. In this way students can promote themselves as competent professionals in practice and make important professional contacts. The likelihood of finding a good position is definitely heightened if the student is flexible when it comes to commuting or even moving abroad. Good English language skills are particularly important when it comes to the international job market.

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