Msc. in Philosophy

Degree Offered

--> Master of Science(BSc.)


--> Philosophy

Application Period

--> Oct. To Oct.

Program Requirement

--> M.Phil.

Tuition Fees Per Year

--> Home Student: 1,024,500 F CFA Foreign Student :2,024,500 F CFA

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2 years (4 Semesters)



General information

The vision of this programme is to know, appreciate and defend the dignity of the multi-dimensional human person in a relativistic world, with a bias to African culture. The five major areas available within the programme include: History of Philosophy, Systematic Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Cultural Philosophy and Philosophy of the Human Person. Through this programme, you will be able to:

  • Develop an analytic and critical approach to the historical and systematic themes of Christian and non-Christian philosophies.
  • Master the methodological criteria proper to philosophical knowledge and research.
  • Acquire the necessary skills for teaching philosophy at the pre-university and first degree levels as well as other employment requiring professional philosophical training.

You must complete the programme within two academic years.

Entry requirements

You will require the following:

  • An earned Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy from any recognized University or higher institution of learning.
  • A minimum Grade Point Average of 2.5 (Second Class Honours, Lower Division) on a scale of 4.0.
  • An English Language proficiency certificate if your first language is not English.
  • If you have a foreign certificate, you will be expected to apply to the Ministry of Higher Education for equivalence.
  • If you are a holder of a DIPES II, you will be required to complete a one year programme before you start the Masters programme.