Masters Degree in Philosophy
The Master of Arts in Philosophy degree programme is offered at The School of Philosophy and Humanities. The programme consists of two Parts:
Part 1: course work component
Part 2: the research component.
The programme is run for three (3) semesters on a full-time basis, or (6) semesters on a part-time basis. Each semester consists of 15 weeks.
Part 1 of the programme will be offered on full-time basis for two (2) semesters and part-time basis for four (4) semesters.Part 2 will be offered full-time for a period of one (1) semester, and part-time for a period of two (2) semesters.
The programme has two intakes one in August and the other in January. A student shall register for eight (8) courses for Part 1, four of which shall be core courses and four optional. Optional courses will be chosen from a range of options available in any one year. Each course shall normally consist of 30 hours of teaching and is single weighted. For full-time students, the dissertation will normally be submitted at the end of the third semester.
An applicant for this programme must satisfy the provisions of the General Academic and Faculty of Arts Regulations. To be considered for admission an applicant must have a good Honours degree (2.1 or better) in Philosophy or an approved equivalent.