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Masters degrees in Social Philosophy explore the ethics of social behaviour and social institutions, attempting to work out what obligations (if any) the individual has to society as a whole.
Related subjects include Social & Political Philosophy, Philosophy of the Social Sciences, and Ethics & Social Philosophy. Entry requirements typically include a relevant undergraduate degree such as Philosophy, Politics or Social Science.
If you study a Masters in Social Philosophy, you’ll be challenged to explore the ethical dimensions of many kinds of social institution, determining their impact on individuals and society at large.
This could include building your understanding of the social contexts that govern political, legal, moral and cultural practice. For example, you may analyse the development of related theoretical frameworks such as human rights, gender equality and global justice.
Traditional careers include academia and publishing, along with roles in journalism and the media. Other careers may include jurisprudence or policy-making positions across a range of sectors.
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Master of Arts in the field of public policy with a concentration in philosophy and social policy. The interdisciplinary MA Program in Philosophy and Social Policy offers students some specially-focused coursework in philosophy while helping them learn to apply insights from philosophy to problems of public policy. Read more
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The UBC Masters in Philosophy provides an opportunity for excellent students to study philosophy at an advanced level; to broaden their understanding of some fundamental questions; and to acquire the skills and knowledge that are necessary for the development their own philosophical research. Read more
The MSc Philosophy and Public Policy provides a solid foundation in the conceptual and normative questions underlying public policy formulation. Read more
This programme offers you advanced-level training in sociology and social policy. You will study sociological concepts, such as gender, class, inequality, interest, modernity, globalisation, and link them to social policy concepts, such as health, well-being, social welfare, social risk and the welfare state. Read more
The MSc Economics and Philosophy offers a unique combination of rigorous training in economics together with the opportunity to engage with moral, methodological and foundational questions. . Read more
With a deep and rigorous programme of coursework and research in the . Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method. Read more
The Master of Arts (Coursework) programme is designed to give students the skills sought-after by employers around the globe, with a balance of specific subject knowledge plus broad-based transferable skills – such as oral and written communication, and analytical skills. Read more
The university’s degree programs at Parsons School of Design, The New School for Social Research, and other esteemed graduate institutes offer endless opportunities for creative, curious, and critical minds.
Based in Vienna, Central European University brings together students and faculty from over 100 countries in a community that encourages debate and the open exchange of ideas. The university is accredited in the United States, Austria and Hungary, and offers English-language graduate degree programs in the social sciences, humanities, business, economics, law, environmental sciences and policy, network science and cognitive science.