The Research Master's Programme Philosophy takes two years of full-time study to complete and has a 120 EC study load consisting of 7 components.

The Education and Examination Regulations state exactly what you will have to do in order to graduate .In order to complete your Master's programme you will need to meet the exam requirements.

Programme components

The Course planner contains an overview of the courses with which you can complete your study programme's exam requirements. It also includes useful information about individual courses.

  • Core curriculum - compulsory, 30 EC
  • Topic Seminars - restricted choice, 20 EC
  • Electives - 15 EC
  • Interdisciplinary Research Area - restricted choice 5 EC
  • Research School - compulsory, 10 EC 
  • Tutorial - compulsory, 10 EC

Your tutor and/or the Programme Coordinator are available for consultation if you require assistance.

As a student of this programme, you may also take the supplementary course Academic Writing in English

Study abroad

Students who study abroad in an approved programme substitute 30 EC of “Across the Border” for the following items from the non-study-abroad programme: 

The components with “Across the Border” are as follows:

Core CurriculumRequired25 EC
Topics SeminarsRestricted choice10 EC
ElectivesChoice10 EC
Interdisciplinary Research AreaRestricted choice   5 EC
Research School SeminarRequired  5 EC
Tutorial Required   5 EC
Study AbroadChoice 30 EC
ThesisRequired30 EC

Study Progress Overview (SPO)

Your Study Progress Overview lists all of your current results, and tells you how far along you are in meeting your exam requirements. View your Study Progress Overview in OSIRIS > tab Progress.