Master in Philosophy

Master in Philosophy (M.Phil) typically requires two years to complete. This degree is broad, exploring the branches of philosophy, including aesthetics, logic,ethics and epistemology. Philosophy students develop their skills in argumentation, communication, critical thinking, information management and research, which can serve them well in a variety of careers.

Philosophy students after completing graduate degree are expected to have the ability to:

  • Demonstrated the ability to evaluate philosophical positions critically and systematically
  • Demonstrated the ability to formulate and defend philosophical positions
  • Mastered the ability to conduct and present philosophical research


Program courses that might be taken while pursuing Philosophy degree.

  • Philosophy of science
  • Medical ethics
  • Contemporary philosophy
  • Eastern philosophy
  • Modern philosophy
  • Politics and culture

Popular Career Options

There are numerous career options available for philosophy graduates because of the transferable skills acquired in philosophy degree programs.

  • Public Relations Officer
  • Writer
  • Poet
  • Research Analyst
  • Lawyer
  • International Relations Specialist
  • Teacher/ Professor
  • Critic
  • Policy Analyst