Program Information

School: Glendon College
Degree: Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study: Philosophy
Description: It is often said that philosophy teaches you not what to think, but how to think. You will study questions such as: What is truth? How we come to know the truth? What is it to be a person? Is morality relative or are there absolute moral truths? Why do we punish criminals by putting them in prison? Is democracy the best system of government? Through studying these questions, you will develop a better understanding of different points of view, and will become a better thinker, debater, and writer. The critical thinking skills acquired in studying Philosophy include developing a critical mind, analyzing key concepts, organizing ideas, and communicating effectively.

The critical thinking skills you will acquire in the study of philosophy are transferable to many other areas. In fact, as a group, philosophy majors consistently outperform most other majors on standard admissions tests such as the Law School Admission Test (LSAT), the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT), and the Graduate Record Examinations (GRE). Philosophy graduates go on to successful careers as lawyers, doctors, administrators, teachers, journalists, diplomats, consultants, stockbrokers, bankers, and more.

URL: Philosophy (BA) at Glendon College
Course Based: Yes
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*

Books and supplies cost extra and vary according to program.
International Student Fees: $ 24,462
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Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 75 to 79

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

  •  Grade12 English 

•Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent. •A minimum of six 4U or 4M courses, including 4U English (ENG4U). •Francophone applicants can present 4U French (FRA4U, FIF4U, or FEF4U). •We accept a combination of U and M courses and OACs. •Ensure you meet our language requirements.

Test Scores:

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 220] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 83] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]

Admission information: Early Ontario high school application deadline is January 17 2018