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Philosophy

University of Alberta

M.A.
20 months
Duration
9465 CAD/year
5645 CAD/year
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About

The MA in Philosophy at the University of Alberta can be completed as a thesis-based degree or as a course-based degree

Overview

The course-based MA in Philosophy at the University of Alberta normally consists of the completion of  24 in coursework, including a capping project.

Required coursework depends on the area of specialization and the undergraduate background of the student. 

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Metaphysics 
  • Philosophy of Mind 
  • Philosophy of Science 
  • Topics in Logic 
  • Philosophy of Language 
  • opics in Medieval Philosophy 
  • Topics in Ancient Philosophy 
  • Topics in Modern Philosophy 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 20 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
88
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants are normally required to have completed a four-year baccalaureate degree, or its academic equivalent, from an academic institution recognized by the University of Alberta. 
  • An admission grade point average of 3 on most 4-point grading systems or B on most letter grading systems, based on your most recent two years of full time study (or equivalent) is required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9465 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9465 CAD per year and a duration of 20 months.
  • National

    5645 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5645 CAD per year and a duration of 20 months.

Funding

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