Faculty of Arts - Philosophy

Program description

Philosophy is the study of reality, knowledge, values, logic and related topics. The existence of free will or God, the nature of science, art, emotions and language, ethical theory, proofs, fallacies, and so on. It is one of the oldest subjects of study in the Western world.
Philosophy students are trained to think abstractly and write clearly, and rationally assess ideas in a way that few others can equal.

Program options

Degree options

B.A. Bachelor of Arts, Philosophy - 3 years
B.A. (Adv.) Bachelor of Arts, Philosophy Advanced - 4 years 
B.A. (Hons.) Bachelor of Arts, Philosophy Honours - 4 years

Professional opportunities

  • Medical doctor
  • Rock-climbing instructor
  • Air-traffic controller
  • Management consultant
  • Lawyer
  • Psychological counselor 
  • Professor
  • Bee keeper

Admission requirements

Visit the Faculty of Arts Direct Entry (high school applicants) or Advanced Entry (post-secondary applicants) application for admission page to learn more about admission requirements, application dates and how to apply.

Important links

Faculty of Arts 
Department of Philosophy 
Graduate Programs