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Philosophy and Ethics

Harvard University

Postgraduate Certificate
18 months
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7573 USD/year
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About

 Through this liberal arts graduate certificate in Philosophy and Ethics from Harvard University, you will challenge your own point of view and gain a deeper understanding of philosophy and ethics through relevant works in the arts, sciences, and culture across historical eras.

Overview

Harvard University offers a Graduate Certificate in Philosophy and Ethics.

Explore questions of human existence and knowledge, truth, ethics, and the nature and meaning of life through some of history’s greatest thinkers.

Key Learning Outcomes:
  • Enhanced ability to formulate and ask questions, engage in constructive conversation, and develop arguments.
  • Understanding of the inquiries that occur in ethical debate, research, academic writing, and thinking.
  • Knowledge of philosophical ideas and application to real-life issues, such as medical ethics, the environment, and science
Earning the certificate

To meet the requirements for the certificate, you must:

  • Complete four certificate courses for graduate credit.
  • Earn at least a B grade in each course.
  • Complete the courses within three years.

Programme Structure

The liberal arts graduate in Philosophy and Ethics certificate requires four courses.

Courses Include:
  • Introduction to Logic
  • Power and Responsibility: Doing Philosophy with Superheroes
  • Utopia and Dystopia in Fiction and Philosophy
  • Introduction to Metaphysics
  • Existentialism: Existence and Anxiety
  • Introduction to Ethics
  • Philosophical Foundations for Economic Justice
  • Economic Justice
  • Life, Desire, and Thought: Introduction to German Philosophy and Literature
  • From Sinners to Sociopaths: The Many Faces of Evil.

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Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

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.
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.

Other requirements

General requirements

No application is required. You simply register for graduate courses during our fall, spring, or summer registration periods.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7573 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11360 USD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    7573 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11360 USD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
  • the average cost

Funding

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