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Sogang University

18 months
10656 USD/year
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The department of Philosophy at Sogang University offers philosophy courses which are necessary to foster philosophical experts who serve the community and to cultivate Catholic priests.


The curriculum from Sogang University aims to develop philosophical thinking and acknowledgement ability based on the Christianity and so that it will help students to discover and realize the right meaning and worth of life and living.

The Curriculum

The Course of Studies for the Philosophy Master’s Degree

  • Students must earn at least 45 credits in order to receive a Master’s Degree. These must include 33 credits in courses of the Philosophy Department and 6 credits in the courses offered by other departments. A thesis (corresponding to 6 credits) must be submitted.
  • The Comprehensive Examination must be taken after the Foreign Language Examination has been passed. Candidates’ knowledge of epistemology, metaphysics (including special metaphysics), ethics (including social philosophy) will be tested by a 60-minute oral exam. Oriental philosophy will be divided into Chinese philosophy 1, Chinese philosophy 2 and Korean philosophy, each topic being tested by a 60-minute written exam.

Programme Structure


  • History of Ancient Western Philosophy
  • History of Medieval Western Philosophy
  • Epistemology
  • Ethics
  • Chinese Philosophy
  • Logic, Philosophy of God, Social Philosophy, Philosophical Anthropology
  • Philosophy of Religion, Buddhist Philosophy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


45 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Application
  • Offline application
  • Two Sealed Recommendation Letters
  • Essay
  • Diploma or Certificate of (Expected) Graduation
  • Official Transcripts
  • English Test Score Report
  • Color Copy of Passport
  • Original Statement of Bank Balance

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    10656 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5328 USD per semester during 18 months.
  • 6,257,000 KRW Per semester

Living costs for Seoul

1853935 - 1761654 KRW /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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