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Degree

Master of Arts - Philosophy ( Thesis-Based )

master

Degree

Master of Arts - Philosophy ( Thesis-Based )

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $17,096 CAD

  • Application fee

    $110 CAD

  • Duration

    2 years

  • PGWP

    2 years

  • Min GPA

    75 out of 100

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-September 01-February-2022 2022-02-01

Overview

Master of Arts - Philosophy

Philosophy is used to clarify and interpret important concepts such as truth, God, mortality, beauty, knowledge and reality. These concepts play an important role in self-understanding and interpretation of the world.

McMaster offers a stand-alone two year MA program. The mix of graduate courses and thesis research and writing is designed to prepare students for more advanced philosophical studies or for a professional career outside academia.

Areas of Research

  • Social, political and legal philosophy
  • Theoretical and applied ethics
  • History of philosophy (ancient and modern)
  • Metaphysics and epistemology
  • Philosophy of science
  • Language and logic

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$24,871

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $6,528
Accommodation 1 bed room $7,775
Tuition 1 person $17,096

Hourly wage

Min wage

15.50 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

  • Official Transcripts
  • Two academic references
  • English language proficiency
  • Statement of Interest
  • Passport and Visa

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6.5
5.5
listening
5.5
writing
5.5
speaking
5.5
reading

TOEFL

92
20
listening
20
writing
20
speaking
20
reading

PTE

63
-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

Cambridge

-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

Academic background and requirement

B+ (B- for Engineering) minimum average, based on a full year equivalent of final year courses (3rd/4th level) relevant to the program.

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