Qualified applicants requiring prerequisite courses may be required to take up to 12 undergraduate credits in addition to and as a part of the regular graduate program. Applicants with deficiencies in their undergraduate preparation may be required to take a qualifying program.
Fully-qualified candidates are required to complete a minimum of 45 credits.
Please see the Philosophy Courses page for course descriptions.
credits of coursework, with a minimum of:
3 credits chosen from History of Philosophy Courses
3 credits chosen from Aesthetics, Moral Philosophy, or Social and Political Philosophy Courses
3 credits chosen from Metaphysics, Epistemology or Philosophy of Science Courses
credits chosen from:
Option A : Philosophy MA Research Thesis
Option B : Philosophy MA Monograph Thesis
Cognate Courses. Students may enrol in certain courses in the Departments of Education, Political Science, and Religions and Cultures with permission of the Philosophy Graduate Program Director and the second department involved.
Cross-registration. Graduate students in philosophy at Concordia University may take for credit the equivalent of 6 credits at the Université de Montréal, McGill University, or the Université du Québec à Montréal. Courses taken elsewhere may be accepted as credit for one graduate-level course in the Department of Philosophy.
Permission for such a substitution must be granted by the Graduate Program Director in the Department of Philosophy, and approval from the other university or department involved must be obtained.
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