Master of Arts in Philosophy

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Graduate Program Director: Brian Lightbody –


  • Contemporary Continental Philosophy
  • Eastern Philosophy
  • Comparative Philosophy

Entry point: September

Program length: One year (3 terms)

Application deadline: February 15

How to apply:

  1. Check the university requirements and the program requirements.
  2. Complete the online application and submit the non-refundable application fee.
  3. You will need to submit your transcripts as well as the following program-specific materials:
  • Two academic references are required.
  • A statement of intent concerning graduate studies in philosophy at Brock.
  • A writing sample (no more than 20 pages in length), is required and beneficial. It should be related to the study of philosophy.

Thank you for your interest in the Faculty of Graduate Studies at Brock University!