Philosophy, M.A. | University of Guelph | Guelph, Canada
12 months
13674 CAD/year
4754 CAD/year
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The Philosophy program of University of Guelph has a a broad range of research areas and a thriving community.


Key facts

The Philosophy program of University of Guelph spans history of philosophy, feminism, ethics, social and political philosophy, philosophy of mind, language, epistemology, metaphysics, and philosophy of science.

We offer two Masters options and a Doctoral program. Masters students can choose between a one-year program that includes course work and a major research project, or a two-year program that includes a thesis. The PhD is a four-year program and includes course work, a qualifying exam, and completion and defence of a research-based thesis.

Are you interested in:

  • History of philosophy
  • Ethics, social, and political philosophy
  • Feminist philosophy
  • Philosophy of science and medicine
  • Philosophy of mind and language
  • Epistemology and metaphysics

Career opportunities

  • Academia
  • Policy analyst & research
  • Ethicist
  • Communications
  • Teacher
  • Public service

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Value Theory
  • Logic
  • Philosophy of Religion
  • Philosophy of Mind
  • Contemporary European Philosophy 
  • Problems of Contemporary Philosophy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • MA programs require a four-year bachelor’s degree from a recognized university, normally including at least a minor in philosophy. A minimum 75% average is required over the last four semesters

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13674 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6837 CAD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    4754 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2377 CAD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Guelph

1157 - 1804 CAD /month
Living costs

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