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Philosophy - AA

Full program details & costs, with admission requirements. Discover your dream program.


Program facts

  • Program type
    Associate
  • Duration
    2 years
  • Annual tuition fee
    17,660 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 21,383 CAD

  • Language taught in
    English
  • Start date
    September

Program Overview

What Kwantlen Polytechnic University says about their program:
"The Associate Degree in Philosophy at KPU is designed to foster the development of general critical reasoning and writing skills. Students pursuing the Associate Degree will experience a learning environment that is supportive and challenging. They will receive a solid introduction to the critical reasoning, writing, and problem-solving skills required for successful careers in any area."

Admissions requirements

We will guide you through the application procedure; please see the details below.

Undergraduate

  • IELTS Academic Test

    overall band of 6.5 or higher, with a minimum 6.0 in each band

  • TOEFL iBT

    88 or higher, with no sub score less than 20

  • Duolingo English test

    110 overall

Waivers:

  • Student comes from native English country
  • High School medium of instruction was English or IB

Graduate

  • IELTS Academic Test

    overall band of 6.5 or higher, with a minimum 6.0 in each band

  • TOEFL iBT

    88 or higher, with no sub score less than 20

Waivers:

  • Student comes from native English country
  • Completion of UG degree taught in English
  • University Proficiency test

Undergraduate

You have graduated high school (secondary school) OR completed 24+ credits of undergraduate-level credits with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 (Note: it is also possible to be admitted to certain programs as a mature student)

Graduate

You have graduated from a bachelor's degree program with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.67

Fees and funding

  • Graduate Diploma - CAD$ 12,852.69 per year

  • Post-Baccalaureate Diploma - CAD$ 12,852.69 per year

  • Bachelor's degree - CAD$ 21,382.65 per year

  • Diploma - CAD$ 21,382.65 per year

  • Certificate - CAD$ 10,720.20 per year

  • Associate Degree - CAD$ 21,382.65 per year

KPU Major Entrance Scholarships

  • The President's Scholarship

    CAD$20,000

  • The Merit Scholarship

    CAD$5,000

  • The Indigenous Entrance Scholarship

    CAD$5,000

Donor-funded Entrance Awards

  • Average amount from CAD$1,000 to CAD$3,000

Requirements

High school transcript showing final and/or interim grades for English Studies 12 and three other academic Grade 12 courses, or Transfer document showing equivalent of a 3.67 transfer GPA on a minimum of 24 transferable university credits.

Visa requirements for Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Many international students will require a visa to study in Canada, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

Canada student visa requirements