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Philosophy, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration

About

The general purpose of this program is to provide students with the background and stimulus for critical and original philosophical thoughts. The program is designed to serve both those students who wish to pursue a Doctor of Philosophy degree in philosophy and those students who wish either to terminate their formal philosophical studies with the Master of Arts degree or to integrate a graduate level of study in philosophy with graduate studies in other academic areas.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Great Thinkers of the Ancient Period
  • Great Thinkers of the Modern Period
  • Symbolic Logic
  • Fundamentals of Formal Logic
  • Language and Meaning 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

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    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    100

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  • Minimum required score:

    600

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General Requirements

An applicant must meet Graduate School requirements plus these departmental requirements to be considered for admission to the program:

  • Undergraduate major in philosophy or other academic background judged suitable by the Department.
  • Submission of scores on the General Test of the Graduate Record Examination.
  • Three letters of recommendation concerning academic qualifications.
  • A sample of written work is recommended but not required.
  • Language and Linguistics Concentration only: LINGUIS 464 or an equivalent.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24898 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24898 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    24898 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24898 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    11861 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11861 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Milwaukee

  • 1066 - 1770 USD/month
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