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Philosophy, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) Thunder Bay, Canada
By studying Philosophy at Lakehead University, you will learn about the intellectual foundations of our society, but you will also develop critical thinking and problem solving skills that will enable you to re-examine society with an inquisitive mind and a discerning lens.
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Overview

At Philosophy at Lakehead University we will explore fundamental philosophical concepts, from Ancient Greek to the modern era, in order to understand contemporary thinking about ethics and justice in context. Our programs emphasize reasoning skills, oral debate, and writing proficiency with the balance of coursework dedicated to such philosophical topics

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Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Fall admission:

    • January 15 (for Ontario High School Applicants) 
    • March 1 (for College Transfer Applicants) 
  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      36-48 if hons

    Part-time
  • Credits
    90 alternative credits

    90 or 120 if hons

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Gender
  • Popular Culture
  • Paranormal
  • Love
  • Biomedical Ethics
  • Existentialism 
  • Environmental

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Successful graduation from an academic secondary school program or equivalent  
  • Program specific prerequisite courses;
  • Equivalent of a minimum 70% overall final average (Canadian)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25000 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25000 CAD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    5984 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5984 CAD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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National tuition:

  • 2nd year - $5,955.86
  • 3rd year - $5,915.30
  • 4th year - $5,389.29

Living costs for Thunder Bay

  • 1149 - 1720 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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