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University of Alberta

Department of Philosophy

Edmonton, AB

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Overview

University of Alberta / Department of Philosophy is located in Edmonton, AB, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 5
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

54
Applied
28
Accepted
7
Enrolled
52%

Applying

Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

32
Total Graduate Students
31%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
68%
Out-of-state students

Gender

Male (62%)
Female (37%)

Faculty

14
Total faculty
Full-time - 13
Part-time - 1
Male (12)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Philosophy of science, cognitive science, social and political philosophy, philosophy of language and logic, environmental aesthetics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
88,250

Location & Contact

Address Edmonton, AB  T6G 2E1
Canada
Contact Dr. Bruce A. Hunter
Chair
Phone: 780-492-4102
Fax: 780-492-9160