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Philosophy

Our philosophy department is a community full of unique insights and research interests. You’ll have the freedom to explore everything from moral and political philosophy to metaphysics. Our graduate program has proven research output and a strong international reputation. The research, support and mentorship you experience here will enrich your future studies and career.

Degree programs offered

Program Expected length Project and/or thesis Course-based
MA 1 year Yes No
PhD 4 years Yes No

Quick facts

Program options:
Masters, Doctorate
Program delivery:
On-campus
Dynamic learning:
Co-op optional

Areas of focus

  • Aesthetics
  • Ancient philosophy
  • Applied ethics
  • Ethics
  • Epistemology
  • Feminist philosophy
  • History of philosophy
  • Logic
  • Metaphysics
  • Political philosophy
  • Philosophy of language
  • Philosophy of mind
  • Philosophy of science
  • Social philosophy

Faculties and departments

Need help?

Contact Kaitlyn Berry at uvicphil@uvic.ca or 250-853-3120.

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