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Career prospects Philosophy of Data and Digital Society

With a Master’s track in Philosophy of Data and Digital Society you become equipped to apply your knowledge to pressing and complex issues of today. Therefore, you are capable of (co)shaping a morally acceptable digital social world.

Knowledge and skills

With a specialization in Philosophy of Data and Digital Society, you will have in-depth knowledge and understanding of ethical concepts and theories, complemented by profound, specialized knowledge of philosophical approaches to the idea of digital society, (big) data, digitalization, and data science.

Your ability to assess the potential outcomes of new digital developments and to help decide which path to take is valuable for jobs in a variety of domains, such as the political-administrative domain, business, health and wellbeing, media, information and communication, research and education.

Examples of positions held by graduates of the Master's in Philosophy:

  • Consultant at Bvolve 
  • Information manager at Nederlandse overheid 
  • Customer Due Dilligence Analyst at Rabobank 
  • Communication advisor at Taskforce for Applied Research SIA
  • Philosophy teacher at a Dutch high school

Alumni facts

  • Number of months until first paid job:  3.30
  • 80% of our alumni finds a job within 3 months after graduation, and 60% within 1 month
  • 90% would choose this program again at Tilburg University

Source: National Alumni Survey, 2020 | n = 10 (Master Philosophy, all tracks)

Become a teacher in Philosophy

Are you passionate about sharing your knowledge with others? If you have a good command of Dutch and meet the additional admission requirements, you have the possibility to follow a one-year post-master after finishing your Master’s program to become a secondary school teacher in Philosophy.

After your Master's

Your transition to the labor market
Working in the Netherlands after graduation

Interested in the Philosophy of Data and Digital Society track?

Check your eligibility and the deadlines for application.