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Philosophy of Psychology (MA)

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Philosophy (MA) (120EC)

The master's programme in Philosophy of Psychology at Leiden University allows you to specialise in conceptual and methodological issues in Psychology and the cognitive sciences.

What will you study?

Taking a philosophical perspective on psychology and cognitive science, the programme acquaints you with state of the art discussions in fields of philosophy of mind.

Particular attention is given to the newly emerging frameworks of evolutionary psychology and theories of embodiment.

Hone your intellect

This high-level programme attracts talented and motivated students. In-class debates with fellow students will fine-tune your reasoning skills and teach you how to formulate strong, logical arguments. Small classes allow for direct contact with your lecturers, who are invested in developing your potential.

Expect to graduate with in-depth knowledge and advanced skills in critical-thinking – ensuring you stand out in any future career.