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Philosophy

Boston College

M.A. On Campus
24 months
Duration
1768 USD/credit
1768 USD/credit
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Tuition fee
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About

The M.A. program in Philosophy at Boston College offers students the opportunity to deepen their knowledge of the history of philosophy and to work on topics as diverse as, for instance, Aristotelian naturalism, Medieval theories of language, Kantian views of space and time, theories of race, and contemporary debates at the intersection of science, ethics, law, and religion.

Overview

The majority of students who enroll do so with an eye to applying to Ph.D. programs at the beginning of their second year. Students have an adviser and receive help for the preparation of their applications, under the form of a writing seminar, and feed- back on their portfolio from a faculty panel. The M.A. Philosophy program from Boston College has a dedicated coordinator who organizes specific meetings and workshops for the cohort of M.A. students.

Features

The M.A. Philosophy program has a dedicated coordinator who organizes specific meetings and workshops for the cohort of M.A. students. Graduates have been successful in applying to doctoral programs such as Boston University, Brown, Columbia, Fordham, Georgetown, Loyola University of Chicago, Marquette, Notre Dame, Penn State, The New School for Social Research, Saint Louis, Temple, Vanderbilt, and also to the department own doctoral program.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Philosophy of the Person 
  • Discussion Group
  • Person and Social Responsibility 
  • Perspectives on Western Culture 
  • Philosophical Perspectives on Science
  • Values in Social Services and Health Care

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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
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).
7.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • official transcripts of all higher education studies,
  • GRE scores are optional for 2021 applicants,
  • TOEFL scores for international students,
  • three letters of recommendation,
  • a personal statement of interest,
  • a writing sample.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1768 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1768 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1768 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1768 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Tuition fees per credit.

Funding

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