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Ruhr University Bochum


Ethics | Economics, Law And Politics

Subjects: Ethics,Economics

M.A. | Master of Arts

⏳  Duration
4 Semesters
🔠 Teaching Language
💶  Application Fee non-EU
No information

💶  Cost per Semester
360 EUR

💶  Tuition Fees per Semester
No information
⏱️ Application Deadline Summer

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter

Course description

This study program integrates the normative competence of practical philosophy and social ethics with the descriptive knowledge of political science, law, and economic science. It is designed in a future-oriented manner, providing a solid foundation for interdisciplinary research and application-oriented studies. Students have the opportunity to specialize in various fields. These include poverty and global justice, where they explore ethical dimensions and solutions. The ethics of financial markets and the responsibility of banks are also key areas, focusing on the moral obligations within the financial sector. Additionally, the program covers ethical aspects of governance and administration, examining the principles that should guide public officials and institutions. Climate and energy ethics are another critical focus, addressing the moral considerations in environmental policies and sustainable practices. This program is structured to foster a deep understanding of these subjects, encouraging students to engage with complex issues in a meaningful way. It aims to equip them with the knowledge and skills necessary to make informed, ethical decisions in their professional lives. The curriculum is designed to be both rigorous and relevant, ensuring that graduates are well-prepared to contribute to their fields with integrity and insight.

Program Information

Study Location Bochum
Start Semester Summer, Winter
Study Form Full-time
Study Type Postgraduate
Teaching Language English
Dual No
Remote No
Application Fee non-EU No information
Study Length 4 Semesters
Tuition Fees per Semester No information
Cost per Semester 360 EUR
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⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
⏱️ Application Start Winter

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter

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Language Requirements

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All applicants need to prove very good proficiency in English, i.e. at least level B2 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFRL). English from 5th grade until Abitur in Germany a minimum score of 72 in the internet-based TOEFL a minimum score of 5.0 in the IELTS a certificate of the language centre of Heidelberg University with "good" (2.0) or better

Qualification Requirements

an interdisciplinary frame of mind ethical issues and the empiric principles thereof This degree programme is suited for graduates in the following subjects Philosophy Political Science Law Economics Graduates from this degree programme frequently work in an academic position at universities and in foundations as political and economic consultant

Document Requirements

Copy of the passport Proof of the passed language test (German) in an officially certified copy You can find a list of accepted proof of language proficiency here. Officially certified copy of school report (original language and a German or English translation) Degree certificate from the university in an officially certified copy (original language and a German or English translation) + list of individual grades Possibly proof of the completed university entrance examination (e.g. from Turkey, Lebanon, Iran, etc.) in an officially certified copy Possibly an officially certified copy of the assessment test to determine the eligibility of foreign applicants for studies at institutions of higher education in Germany (Feststellungsprüfung) APS certificate (only for applicants with certificates from China, Vietnam or India) Please note collective APS for other universities are not accepted!

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Acceptance Interview No
Acceptance local admission restrictions Restricted
Application directly at the University
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