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Philosophy

Kwantlen Polytechnic University

48 months
Duration
20136 CAD/year
4426 CAD/year
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About

The Philosophy Major at Kwantlen Polytechnic University provides students a broad-based, general education in the principal areas of Western Philosophy. Philosophy majors will complete courses in logic, epistemology, metaphysics, ethics, and history of philosophy. 

Overview

The Philosophy Major at Kwantlen Polytechnic University is expressly set up to satisfy a variety of additional pedagogical and intellectual objectives, chief among these being the development of critical reasoning and writing skills, both in general and with regard to specialized research in the discipline. Philosophy majors at KPU will experience a learning environment that is supportive and challenging. It is one that prepares students for graduate work in philosophy. It develops effective citizenship, community leadership, and the critical reasoning, writing, and problem-solving skills required for successful careers in any area.

Key facts:

The Bachelor of Arts Major in Philosophy provides students the opportunity to build a sturdy educational foundation in one of the core areas of the Humanities. 

Upper-level students will have the following options: to take smaller, more participatory courses in Special Topics in Philosophy; to pursue an Applied Ethics Stream by taking specially designed courses in Business, Environmental, and Biomedical Ethics; to participate in a Practicum course where research and work skills are enhanced; and to apply to a selective sequence of honours courses with a focus on researching and writing an honours thesis.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Formal Logic 
  • Ancient Greek Philosophy 
  • Modern Philosophy: Descartes to Kant 
  • Epistemology
  • Metaphysics
  • Moral Theory

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students pursuing a major in Philosophy must be admitted to the Faculty of Arts.
  • All applicants to undergraduate studies must satisfy KPU's Undergraduate English Proficiency Requirement through an acceptable High school course, undergraduate course, KPU course, or testing option.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20136 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10068 CAD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    4426 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2213 CAD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Surrey

1156 - 1898 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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