Academic Calendar 2021-2022

Philosophy - Master of Arts

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Program Requirements

1. Master of Arts

Requirements for the M.A. are:

  1. Six one-term courses (or equivalent); at least one course must be in the subject area of epistemology and metaphysics and at least one in the subject area of value theory. Each year all graduate courses offered by the department will be classified as falling into one (or both) of the two subject areas. In special circumstances, the course distribution requirement may be waived at the discretion of the Coordinator of Graduate Studies.
  2. A Master's Research Thesis  (PHIL 899) of approximately fifty pages.

2. Master of Arts Collaborative Program, Specialization in Political and Legal Thought (PLT)

Master's students seeking this specialization will be required to:

  1. take four graduate-only courses on different aspects of political thought; and
  2. take two electives in other areas of Philosophy, Political Studies or Law; and
  3. write a Major Research Project (PHIL 898).