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900 CAD/credit 20250 CAD/year
291 CAD/credit 6547 CAD/year
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About

The Philosophy Department at McGill University offers assistance to students in every aspect of placement. Our Placement Officer counsels students about coursework and areas of competence, helps to establish evidence of teaching ability, administers the dossier for job applications, and provides advice and follow-up in the interview process. 

Overview

About this Program

Many of our graduates have gone on to do postdoctoral research and over 80% are now in tenure track or sessional appointments.

The Department offers courses of study leading to the Ph.D. in Philosophy. It also offers, in conjunction with the Biomedical Ethics Unit, a course of study leading to the M.A. degree in Bioethics.

The Department of Philosophy at McGill University has particular strength in the following areas:

  • Ancient Philosophy;
  • Early Modern Philosophy;
  • Kant and post-Kantian German Philosophy;
  • Philosophy of Language and Philosophy of Mind;
  • Aesthetics;
  • Moral and Political Philosophy;
  • Feminist Philosophy;
  • History and Philosophy of Science and Mathematics;
  • Contemporary European Philosophy.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Ancient Philosophy;
  • Early Modern Philosophy;
  • Kant and post-Kantian German Philosophy;
  • Philosophy of Language and Philosophy of Mind;
  • Aesthetics;
  • Moral and Political Philosophy

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

45 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application and application fee
  • Transcripts
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement
  • Writing sample/portfolio
  • A research supervisor
  • Study permits/student visas

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20250 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 900 CAD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    6547 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 291 CAD per credit during 24 months.

Funding

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