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Philosophy

University of the Western Cape

M.A. On Campus
12 months
Duration
5734 USD/year
2177 USD/year
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About

Philosophy is undergoing a regeneration at University of the Western Cape. For years, it offered only a few modules but now it is back with a full programme of modules for a major and new Philosophers on the staff. 

Overview

Learning outcomes

Introduction to Philosophy at University of the Western Cape is a course that requires no previous familiarity with Philosophy and it serves to introduce the subject andphilosophical issues through the work of a major figure like Descartes or a group of philosophers like the Ancient Greeks. 

The work of the central figure/s is used as a way in to the understanding of philosophical problems as they were seen at the time and how they feature in contemporary philosophy.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Introduction to Philosophy
  • Introduction to argumentation and conceptual analysis
  • Scientific Revolution
  • Classical and contemporary conceptual problems
  • Enlightenment and the problem of knowledge
  • African Philosophy

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You need to submit your final school results to Higher Education South Africa (HESA)  for an evaluation.
  • We unfortunately will not be able to respond to your application until you submit a confirmation letter issued by HESA stating that you qualify to study at a South African University.
  • Certified copy of your passport

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5734 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5734 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    2177 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2177 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National students - R36,460
  • International students - R96,020

Funding

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Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Philosophy
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