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Magister course in philosophy

  • Number of credits 30 credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Autumn Term 2023

About the course

The course provides in-depth knowledge of philosophy and is intended to be read during the first semester of second cycle studies in philosophy. It consists of four advanced sub-courses of 7.5 credits each. The topics of the sub-courses can vary from semester to semester. In exceptional cases, a sub-course may consist of an individual literature course. The teaching language is English. The course can be included in a one-year master's degree in philosophy as well as in a two-year master's degree in philosophy. For students studying the course on campus, internet-based sub-courses can be included.

Application and eligibility

Magister course in philosophy, 30 credits

Visa tillfällen för föregående termin Autumn Term 2023 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen


28 August 2023


14 January 2024

Study location




Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

Either (a) a bachelor's degree or equivalent first-cycle qualification comprising at least 180 ECTS, of which 60 ECTS credits are in philosophy (or an equivalent subject, such as practical or theoretical philosophy), or (b) 82,5 ECTS credits in philosophy (or equivalent), of which at least 15 ECTS credits consists of a bachelor's thesis in philosophy (or equivalent). In addition, proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English B/6 is required. Entry requirements


Academic credits

Application code



Online applications are now open. You will be transferred to Application deadline is 16 January 2023. How to apply

Application and tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

Application fee

SEK 900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK 46,500

Total fee

SEK 46,500

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Contactperson for the course is:
Study advisor for Philosophy