Concordia University Montréal

24 months
31141 CAD/year
6284 CAD/year
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The central focus of Philosophy offered by Concordia University Montréal  is developing rigorous conceptual frameworks and methods of conceptual analysis adequate to addressing fundamental questions about reality and human life, including questions about the direction we’re headed in as humans. 


Program Details

By cultivating your philosophical ability at the MA level you’ll be in a position to wrestle with some of our most significant concerns: the basis of ethical action, human rights, global justice or our relationship with the environment.

At Concordia University Montréal, we specialize in and encompass both Anglo-American and Continental-European approaches, as well as the history of philosophy.

The MA Philosophy students are looking at topics such as: Global justice, Kant’s metaphysics, Merleau-Ponty and traumatic memory, as well as Levinas’s ethics.

They offer a personalized learning environment, supported by a community of committed professors.

The students are well-placed to continue in the field by pursuing doctoral studies and many are now working at universities around the world.  Whatever your path, clarity of thought and careful reasoning, along with familiarity with the history of ideas, will prove invaluable assets.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Ancient philosophy
  • Kant and post-Kantian German philosophy
  • Environmental philosophy
  • Moral and political philosophy
  • Feminist philosophy
  • Philosophy of science
  • Cognitive science
  • Phenomenology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




45 alternative credits


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.
B- (recommended)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

An honours degree in philosophy, or its equivalent. Qualified applicants requiring prerequisite courses may be required to take up to 12 undergraduate credits in addition to and as a part of the regular graduate program. Applicants with deficiencies in their undergraduate preparation may be required to take a qualifying program.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31141 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31141 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    6284 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6284 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Students from Canada 14747 CAD


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