Philosophy is a study that involves developing wisdom and seeking answers to various life questions. Those who study philosophy gain expertise and experience that help them to best understand how people, both individually and collectively, find fulfillment. This knowledge may be helpful for careers in health, government and information technology.
For the research degree, students write a dissertation of approximately 45,000 words under supervision, on a topic selected in consultation with the Department. The topic
MA in Philosophy (Research)
For this degree, students write a dissertation of approximately 45,000 words under supervision, on a topic selected in consultation with the Department. The topic must be in line with the expertise of the available lecturers.
To be admitted to this Degree, students must fulfil the Department’s admission requirements (in addition to the University’s admission requirements) and prove their knowledge of research methodology and history of philosophy. Some of the requirements are [i] at least 65% average for the Honours degree in Philosophy and [ii] the submission of written philosophical work done for the Honours Degree. Supplementary oral examinations might be required....