Program Information

School: Memorial University – St. John’s Campus
Faculty: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Degree: Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study: Philosophy
Description: Philosophy is the study of general and fundamental problems concerning matters such as existence, knowledge, truth, beauty, law, justice, validity, mind and language. Philosophers aim to understand reality, clarify the nature of interactions between individuals and society, and to come to terms with problems of existence and ultimate value.

Memorial’s Department of Philosophy aims to develop students’ intellectual abilities through examining different answers that philosophers have given to fundamental questions in order to develop a critical and systemic approach toward investigating reality and experience that relies on reasoned arguments.

URL: Philosophy at Memorial University – St. John’s Campus
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*

Cost shown is for two semesters of undergraduate study in the 2018 – 2019 academic year.

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 70
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •   English 
  •   Data Management  or   Advanced Functions  or   Calculus and Vectors 
  •   Biology  or   Chemistry  or   Physics  or   Earth and Space Science 
  •   Social Science  or   International Languages 

Students must also have an elective course.

Test Scores:

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 79] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] or Cambridge English for Speakers of Other Languages: Certificate in Advanced English [min. 176] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 50-60]