York University - Graduate Studies

Graduate Studies
Office of Graduate Admissions, P.O. Box GA2300, 4700 Keele Street
Toronto, ON
Canada M3J 1P3


Program Information
Faculty: Graduate Studies
Degree: Master
Field of Study: Philosophy
Description Program focus blends contemporary and historical perspectives and draws inspiration from widely separated philosophical approaches. Our program integrates diverse approaches when examining a problem and avoids adopting one methodology to the exclusion of any other. Your learning experience will be enhanced by exposure to philosophers who draw on a wide range of philosophical resources, both historical and contemporary, and who are engaged in ongoing discourse with one another.
Website: Philosophy at York University - Graduate Studies
Cost per year:

Cost per year is for the 2017-2018 academic year and includes tuition and supplementary fees.
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 600] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 100] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Portfolio
Students with an honours BA degree in philosophy (or equivalent) and who have a B+ or higher grade average in the last two years of study may be considered for entrance into the MA program. Strong candidates will demonstrate good training in philosophy (including logic and history of philosophy) and good fit with our faculty and program. We pay particular attention to applicants' writing samples and statements of interest in our program.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Last Updated: November 16, 2017