PhD in Philosophy

PhD students in Philosophy take courses during their first and second years, do work in two specialized research areas, defend a dissertation proposal, then write the dissertation.

PhD students in Applied Philosophy take courses in their first and second years, do work in one specialized research area, complete and Applied Research Placement with a host organization off campus, defend a dissertation proposal, then complete the dissertation project. The coursework and dissertation may also have an applied component.

*Note: Due to funding restrictions, the Faculty of Arts is currently limiting the number of international students we can admit. Please contact the department's Associate Chair, Graduate Studies prior to applying to discuss your interest in this program.