Master in Philosophy

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Giuseppe Colonna, PhD student at University of Oxford

Marco Marabello, PhD student at University of Neuchâtel

The Master in Philosophy at USI:

  • stands out for the international stature of its professors;
  • is research-oriented, aimed at preparing its students for the most demanding PhD programmes around the world;
  • focuses on four core areas: Metaphysics, Philosophy of Mind, Logic, Philosophy of Science;
  • requires students to submit regular written work, to produce research papers and to develop their presentation and discussion skills;
  • guarantees a personal tutor, who is one of the professors of the Master and provides regular one-on-one tutorials, feedback on written work, and guidance about future academic careers.

The research-oriented approach of the Master quickly introduces students to some of the many lively contemporary debates in philosophy. Eminent scholars teach and discuss their own work in Masterclasses. Students are equipped to apply to the most demanding PhD programmes around the world.

The MAP is a two-year graduate degree (120 ECTS; usual duration: 2 years).
The language of the programme is English.