The Masters of Arts in Philosophy is a two years study which is designed to make graduate students to specialize in one of the concentration areas of their choice. The concentration areas are classified in to major and applied branches of philosophy. If you are interested to explore the inner depth of our universe you will definitely love to focus on one of the major branches of philosophy: Metaphysics, Epistemology, Logic, Ethics and Aesthetics. However, if you are curios about the philosophical roots methodological soundness of any of the applied sciences, you should consider the applied concentration areas of philosophy such as political philosophy, African Philosophy, Philosophy of Science and Technology, Philosophy of Religion, Oriental philosophy, occidental philosophy. While students are free to choose their own area of research, they can also consider working along one of Paradigm University’s set of thematic research projects listed in Paradigm University Office of Research Website. The Masters of Arts in Philosophy program is organized in 24 credit hours course work and a six credit hours Philosophical Research project. For more information, please read the frequently asked question section at the bottom of this web page or visit the MA Course Catalog.
The Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy program is designed to give students the fundamental concepts and practices of Philosophy. The program is organized in 120 credit hours course work which includes several seminars, and senior year internship. They will also get the impression of the vast areas of philosophical study and topics. In the undergraduate curriculum, they will take courses in Metaphysics, Epistemology, Logic, Ethics and Aesthetics, Political philosophy, African Philosophy, Philosophy of Science and Technology, Philosophy of Religion, Oriental philosophy, Occidental philosophy and many more. A graduate from the department of Philosophy can get employment in range of industries such as in schools, Universities, research institutes, museums, community development agencies, religious institutions and many other charity organizations whose jobs centers on humanity. For more information, please read the frequently asked question section at the bottom of this web page or visit the BA Course catalog page.
For MA candidates
The very unique feature of philosophy is the fact that it is the father of all professions. This means, the MA Degree in Philosophy Program accepts students from all walks of life. Whether you have a bachelor of Science, Education, Arts or Technology, you are all warmly welcomed. This is because Philosophy is a discipline which is known to its interdisciplinary nature.If you have a social science or humanities background, congratulations! you already have the fundamental knowledge and skills needed for your further study. However, if you come from natural science area, you probably require additional personal readings to bridge some of your gaps.
For BA candidates
If you would like to join our Bachelor of Arts Degree program in the Department of Philosophy, you should have a diploma, another Bachelor degree or you should have a high school completion certificate with a passing marks or cumulative grade point average (CGPA).