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About Social Philosophy
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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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
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With a deep and rigorous programme of coursework and research in the . Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method. Read more