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Philosophy

University of Windsor

M.A.
24 months
Duration
15100 CAD/year
4786 CAD/year
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About

The MA in Philosophy at the University of Windsor focuses on studies in social and political critique, broadly construed, and in reasoning and argumentation.

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Overview

Our Philosophy program at University of Windsor prepares students for further scholarly pursuits such as doctoral studies in philosophy or law school, and for careers in public service, public relations, policy analysis, education, or research.

It provides resources for a deeply engaged intellectual, professional, and civic life.

Our low teacher-student ratio ensures close interaction and promotes collegiality.

The majority of the Centre for Research in Reasoning, Argumentation and Rhetoric’s (CRRAR’s) current members are philosophers. 

The University of Windsor’s Philosophy department is recognized worldwide as the centre of research in informal logic and argumentation. See www.uwindsor.ca/crrar

Students can expand their formal philosophical education by participating in the department’s lively in-house speakers series, as well as the external speaker series, and the student-organized Philosophy Club.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Argumentation theory
  • Contemporary European Philosophy
  • Environmental Philosophy
  • Epistemology
  • Ethics
  • Feminist Philosophy
  • Informal Logic
  • Metaphysics
  • Philosophy of Mind
  • Philosophy of Science
  • Philosophy of Technology
  • Rhetoric
  • Social & Political Philosophy

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

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 (required)
3 (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

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).
7 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
100 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
68 (required)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students accepted into our M.A. candidate year require an honours degree in philosophy or its equivalent.
  • At Windsor, the honours degree includes 16-20 one-semester courses in philosophy. Students with fewer philosophy courses are usually required to complete a "make-up" or qualifying year or semester before proceeding to candidate year. 
  • Students having questions about admission requirements are encouraged to contact the department.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15100 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7550 CAD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    4786 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2393 CAD per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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