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Ethics and Applied Philosophy

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte

M.A.
12 months
Duration
13328 USD/year
13328 USD/year
3252 USD/year
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About

The Ethics and Applied Philosophy program of The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is designed to foster the application of ethical and philosophical knowledge to currently pressing concerns in social, economic,  medical, legal, commercial, cultural, and political contexts and associations.

Overview

The Ethics and Applied Philosophy program of The University of North Carolina at Charlotte offers both theoretical and applied courses. These courses provide students with a comprehensive, normative, politically-informed and logically consistent training relevant to current challenges encountered in business, medical associations, national and international political contexts, as well as public education.

Degree Requirements

The Master of Arts in Ethics and Applied Philosophy requires the completion, with a GPA of 3.0 or above, of a minimum of 30 credit hours of approved graduate coursework.  The successful completion of the Master’s Research Paper course is also required for the Master of Arts.  Prior to starting a Master’s Research Paper course, students in the M.A. program must apply for readmission if they have not taken any courses for two years.  All degree requirements must be completed within seven calendar years of first enrollment in the program.

Up to 6 credit hours earned from a college or university accredited by an accepted accrediting body may be eligible for transfer credit.  Formal approval must be obtained from the Graduate Program Director and the Dean of the Graduate School.

Most elective courses are Topics courses.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Ethical Theory
  • Philosophical Methods and Analysis
  • Topics in Philosophy
  • Health Law and Ethics
  • Research Ethics in the Biological and Behavioral Sciences
  • Ethics of Public Policy

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 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.
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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.
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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

  • A personal statement outlining why the applicant seeks admission to the program
  • A philosophical writing sample, preferably addressing an ethical or other philosophical issue, uploaded within the online application system
  • Three academic letters of recommendation (to be uploaded by the Recommenders), attached to the recommendation forms required by the Graduate School, which address the student’s philosophical skills and/or ethical reasoning ability
  • GRE scores are not required
  • Bachelor’s degree or its U.S. equivalent, from a college or university accredited by an accepted accrediting body
  • GPA 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale)
  • A Statement of Purpose (essay)
  • Unofficial transcripts of all academic work
  • Official and satisfactory scores on the English language proficiency scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13328 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6664 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    13328 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6664 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    3252 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1626 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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