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Three MA students pose together for a picture.

Do your philosophy degree at UVic and get your education at the top comprehensive university in Canada for 2014!

How to apply

Apply to UVic online, using My UVic Application. If you have any problems, contact the graduate admissions Office at 250-472-4657 or by emailing .

See the Graduate Studies website for useful information about general graduate admission requirements and procedures.

Why choose UVic Philosophy?

Our graduate courses are small, giving you lots of individual attention from our excellent faculty members. Many of our alumni have continued on to PhD programs in North America and Europe, or pursued other careers in law, education, or research ethics. 

Take a look at our programs for more information.

Additional application materials

In addition to the application materials required by Graduate Admissions, you must also provide a short sample of your written work (about 10 pages) and a brief statement of your anticipated area of study. The statement should indicate how your research interests fit with the research and teaching expertise of members of the philosophy faculty.

Deadline for applications: Applications for September 2021 are now closed. We start reviewing submitted applications for September 2022 intake in December 2021, and the application deadline is February 1st, 2022.