About this Program

Level: Bachelor's Degree in Philosophy

Discpline: Philosophy

Length: 8 semesters

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Application Fee: $150.00
Tuition Fee: $19,384.00

Nanaimo Campus Campus

Starting Deadline Status
Jan, 2023 Nov 1, 2022 open

Powell River Campus Campus

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Cowichan Campus Campus

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Program Description

Do you enjoy uncovering, analyzing and critiquing the essential facts and questions that confront us as human beings? VIU’s Bachelor of Arts, Major in Philosophy program focuses on developing analytical and critical thinking skills while exploring historical and modern philosophical concepts. A Philosophy degree helps students understand the significance of the growing body of facts available, and the wisdom to deal with them at the highest human level. In VIU’s Philosophy program, small class sizes allow for in-depth discussions, while students can apply their learning and gain work experience in a new internship program. Bachelor of Philosophy graduates leave the program with clear writing, abstract reasoning, and problem-solving skills that ease them into a variety of careers and further academic study.

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