The Department of Philosophy offers programmes leaing to M. A. and Ph.D. in Philosophy with specialisation in the following ares
- African Philosophy
MASTER OF ARTS DEGREE IN PHILOSOPHY
The Master of Arts Degree programme in Philosophy is meant to:
- Guide the students in doing an in-depth work in the main area of philosophy.
- Enable the student to do some specialised research in the modern and contemporary methods in Philosophy.
Structure of the Programme
Each student must register for a minimum of 15 (fifteen Units) per Semester. Each student will be required to take five (5) courses of three (3) Units each. In addition, each candidate must submit a research project the length of which should be a minimum of 30,000 (thirty thousand words) which must be passed in an oral examination Every student shall be require to present at least a Seminar paper during the period of study.
Requirements for Graduation
A student must pass at least 3o units from Core Courses and Courses from his/her area of specialization, electives and a Research project.
DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (PH.D) DEGREE
As provided in the General regulation of the Graduate School, a Ph.D candidate will be required to present a Research proposal to the Department, pass a qualifying examination, present at least a seminar, submit and defend a Research Thesis.