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MA Applied Ethics

Linköping University
Program overview
2 semesters
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
Start dates
80,000 SEK
Fall 2021

80,000 SEK
Fall 2022

80,000 SEK
Fall 2023

Program description

MA Applied Ethics

Tackle life´s big questions with Applied Ethics! Modern societies face many new challenges. Globalisation raises questions of global justice, new technology has implications for decision making in healthcare concerning life and death, climate change and environmental hazards challenge our responsibility for future generations.

Applied Ethics is a growing interdisciplinary field that strives to tackle the moral issues surrounding these challenges. If these questions engage you, this master's program will meet your aspiration.

The program offers a complementary education at the master's level in applied ethics for you who already hold a bachelor's degree in one of various academic fields, from philosophy to health and technology, or a professional degree. The subject has its disciplinary basis in moral philosophy and ethics, and requires knowledge and expertise in the various fields of application.

Admission requirements

  • Bachelor's degree equivalent to a Swedish Kandidatexamen.
  • English corresponding to the level of English in Swedish upper secondary education (English 6/B).

(Exemption from Swedish)

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Program content

Semester 1

  • Ethical Theory and Moral Practice
  • Social and Political Ethics
  • Globalisation and Global Justice
  • Introduction to Advanced Academic Studies
  • Ethics and Migration, master's course

Semester 2

  • Business Ethics
  • Biomedical Ethics
  • Master's Thesis

Scholarships & funding

Linköping University (LiU) offers a limited number of scholarships to outstanding international students. For some programs and nationalities, it is also possible to apply for a scholarship through the Swedish Institute. There are also other funding opportunities for studies in Sweden.

For more information, please visit the website.

Tuition fees

SEK 80000 - NB: Applies only to students from outside the EU, EEA and Switzerland.


Degree of Master of Arts (60 Credits) in Applied Ethics

Career opportunities

When you graduate you'll have a unique competence that you can add to your professional or disciplinary competencies; doctor or nurse, teacher, minister civil servant or economist, many professionals need the ability to manage ethical issues. A great number of our graduates continue to doctoral studies in different areas of applied and professional ethics.

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About this institute

Linköping University 

Linköping University (LiU) was granted university status in 1975 and today has 32,000 students. including 2,000 international students. LiU rank among more than 20,000 universities in the world, both as a young university and in several subject rankings, such as...

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Linköping University

Linköping University
581 83 Linköping

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