O que eu aprenderei?

Are you fascinated by the political, technological, cultural, and ecological challenges that dominate the headlines? Do you want to study the concepts and ideas behind those challenges? Are you interested in how our thinking about the world helps shape the world? If you are fascinated by the ideas that determine the course of humanity, then Philosophy, Politics and Society might be the perfect fit for you.

What will you learn?

The first year of the PPS bachelor consists of introductory courses that familiarize you with the fundamental concepts, methods, and problems of philosophy. This prepares you for the second and third year of PPS, which is unique in its issue-oriented approach. You choose up to six thematic modules that focus on the philosophical analysis of major societal challenges. These modules cover topics such as the future of democracy, digital technology, global justice and human rights, and the advent of the Anthropocene.

Future career opportunities

After a Master's specialisation you have a wide range of job opportunities. You can think of:

  • Journalism
  • Politics
  • Consultancy
  • Education

De qual departamento farei parte?

Faculty of Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies

Opções de estudo

Período integral (3 anos)

€16.000,00 (R$ 105.565) por ano
Data de início

Setembro 2021


Radboud University

Houtlaan 4,



6525 XZ, Netherlands

Requisitos de admissão

Para estudantes do(s)/da Brasil

International educational qualifications: If you have completed, or are about to complete a study programme abroad, then your diploma will be assessed on an individual basis in order to determine whether your previous education allows for admission. Should your diploma allow for admission, then you could be directly admissible or additional conditions may apply (such as language requirements). You will receive more information on these additional requirements during your application procedure. English Language Requirements: As the language of instruction in our programme is English, you will need sufficient proficiency in English. This requirement is fulfilled when you obtain: a Dutch vwo-diploma; an International Baccalaureate diploma; a European Baccalaureate diploma, with at least the course English Language 2 or Language 1; a diploma equivalent to or higher than the Dutch VWO level by completing an English-taught educational programme at an institution in one of the member states of the EU/EEA, Australia, Canada, New Zealand or the United States; a TOEFL iBT total score of ?80, all four sub-scores ?20; an IELTS Academic overall score of ?6.0, all four sub-scores ?6.0; Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE) or Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE), with a mark of C or higher; a TOEIC test score of ?785 and modules 'Speaking and Writing' and 'Listening and Reading' completed successfully.

Para estudantes internacionais

If you have completed, or are about to complete, a study programme outside of the Netherlands, then your diploma will be assessed on an individual basis. Depending on your diploma, you may receive requests for further information during the application procedure.

To study PPS, you need to be proficient in English. To prove that your English is sufficient, you must have one of the following:

A Dutch VWO diploma;
An International Baccalaureate Diploma (diploma programme)
A European Baccalaureate Diploma, with English Language 2 or English Language 1
An American High School Diploma
GCE A-Levels
A diploma equivalent to, or higher than the Dutch VWO diploma, where the language of instruction has been English, obtained at an institution in an EU/EEA member state, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, or the United States of America.

If you do not meet the language requirements mentioned above, you must meet one of the following minimum conditions:

  • a TOEFL iBT total score of ≥80, all four sub-scores ≥20;
  • an IELTS Academic overall score of ≥6.0, all four sub-scores ≥6.0;
  • Cambridge C1 Advanced (formerly known as CAE) or C2 proficiency (formerly known as CPE), with mark ≥C

Applications are due 1 April for non-EEA students and 1 May for EEA students.