12.18.1 Program of Study

The degree of Master of Arts is offered in Philosophy by full-time or part-time study. The program is designed so that it may be completed in one academic year (three semesters) of full-time study.

  1. In addition to meeting the requirements listed under the General Regulations of the School of Graduate Studies, to complete a M.A. in Philosophy, students must complete a minimum of 18 credit hours in graduate Philosophy courses as follows:

    • 3 credit hours in Philosophy 6000; and

    • 15 credit hours in graduate Philosophy courses selected from the Courses listed below. Courses will be selected by the student in consultation with the student's Supervisory Committee.

  2. Normally, a full-time student will complete all the 18 credit hours and submit a thesis proposal by the end of the second semester of study. A minimum of one additional semester will be spent in completing the balance of the program.

  3. The student must also complete a thesis in accordance with the General Regulations, Theses and Reports during the third semester of the program.

12.18.2 Courses

A selection of the following graduating courses will be offered to meet the requirements of students. as far as the resources of the Department will allow.

  • 6000 Graduate Research Seminar
  • 6011 Seminar in Ancient and Medieval Philosophy
  • 6012 Seminar in Modern Philosophy
  • 6013 Seminar in Contemporary Philosophy
  • 6014 Seminar in Metaphysics
  • 6015 Seminar in Epistemology
  • 6016 Seminar in Social and Political Philosophy
  • 6040-6099 Seminar in Special Topics
  • 6101 Seminar in Selected Philosophical Texts
  • 6102 Seminar in Current Issues in Philosophy

The information on this site has been extracted from the Official 2023-2024 University Calendar. While every reasonable effort has been made to duplicate the information contained in the official University Calendar, if there are differences, the official Memorial University of Newfoundland Calendar will be considered the final and accurate authority.

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