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.
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.