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Philosophy

Boston College

M.A.
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The Philosophy Department offers a comprehensive Program in the history and problems of philosophy, allowing for concentration in the following areas: Ancient Philosophy, Medieval Philosophy, Continental Philosophy from Kant to the present, Social and Political Philosophy, and Philosophy of Science.

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Overview

The Philosophy Department offers a comprehensive Program in the history and problems of philosophy, allowing for concentration in the following areas: Ancient Philosophy, Medieval Philosophy, Continental Philosophy from Kant to the present, Social and Political Philosophy, and Philosophy of Science.

Requirements for the M.A. are as follows: ten courses (30 credits); proficiency in one foreign language; and a one hour and fifteen minute oral comprehensive examination on a reading list in the history of philosophy. The M.A. may be taken on a full time basis or on a part time basis. Financial aid and tuition remission are not normally available for students seeking an M.A.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Philosophy
  • Introduction to Ethics
  • Practical Ethics
  • Political Philosophy
  • 17th and 18th Century Philosophy

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

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

  • GRE General Test
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Writing sample
  • TOEFL/IELTS for international applicants

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1744 USD/credit
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  • National

    1744 USD/credit
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