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Degree

Master of Arts - Philosophy ( Course-Based )

master

Degree

Master of Arts - Philosophy ( Course-Based )

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $45,624 CAD

  • Application fee

    $135 CAD

  • Duration

    10 months

  • PGWP

    10 Months

  • Min GPA

    3.3 out of 4

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-September 15-January-2023 2023-01-15

Overview

Master of Arts - Philosophy

The Department offers programs leading to the Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy degrees.

The fields in which advanced study may be pursued include:

ethics; social and political philosophy; aesthetics; feminist philosophy; logic; decision theory; philosophy of science:

including biology, and cognitive science; epistemology; philosophy of language; philosophy of mind; metaphysics; ancient philosophy; modern philosophy from the 17th to the 20th century; and contemporary European and Anglo-American philosophy. Inquiries concerning possible subjects for research should be directed to the Graduate Coordinator.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$52,540

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $7,536
Accommodation 1 bed room $6,916
Tuition 1 person $45,624

Hourly wage

Min wage

15 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

  • Curriculum vitae (CV)
  • 3 letters of reference
  • Statement of interest which describes the research questions and issues that interest the applicant (and why), and explains why the applicant would like to pursue a philosophy degree at the University of Alberta.
  • Writing sample - should be a piece of academic work, preferably in philosophy, and should not be more than 30 pages.
  • Visa and passport
  • Transcripts

 

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6.5
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

90
21
listening
21
writing
21
speaking
21
reading

PTE

61
60
listening
60
writing
60
speaking
60
reading

Cambridge

-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

Academic background and requirement

The Department's minimum admission requirements are an undergraduate degree with an admission GPA of at least 3.3 on the 4-point scale from the University of Alberta, or an equivalent qualification and standing from a recognized institution. 

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