Philosophers grapple with big questions:
One of the great strengths of a philosophy education is that it develops your ability to ask good questions. As Aristotle said, the mark of a well-educated person is not knowledge itself, but the ability to ask good questions. And to be able to ask the right questions at the right time is highly prized by employers and colleagues.
As a Philosophy major or minor at Manhattan College, you will get to choose from a variety of classes taught by excellent professors. Classes are taught in several formats — seminar, interactive, and single philosopher. In interactive classes you will engage in discussions with other students and the professor. In seminars, you will address topics of interest with other philosophy majors or minors. And in single philosopher classes, you will take an in-depth approach to studying one philosopher.
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.
You need the following GPA score:
Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3.4 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).
Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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