Philosophy

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DegreeMaster's Degree
SubjectLaw & Philosophy
Teaching languageEnglish
Start dateSeptember 4, 2018
Duration2 years
Tuition feeRMB33000/Y
Application feeRMB 800 (USD 140)

I. Program Introduction

This is a two-year MA program, intended to provide an excellent training in philosophy. The master program of philosophy includes the following specializations:

Chinese Philosophy

Ethics

Sinology

Foreign Philosophy

Religious Studies

Wuhan University has a strong tradition of research on Chinese Philosophy and Comparative Philosophy with leading scholars, such as Qiyong Guo, Genyou Wu and Bryan W. Van Norden.  The Journal of Comparative Philosophy and Comparative Culture is edited by School of Philosophy.  The Comparative Philosophy Institute is one of the leading research centers in China.  School of Philosophy is also one of China’s leading centers for research in New Confucianism, Ming and Qing Philosophy, German Idealism, and Medieval Western Philosophy.

 

II. Main Courses

All courses offered for this program are taught in English. In addition to required coursework, students are expected to write a thesis in order to earn the degree. The following are the courses that are offered in the MA program.        


Course Types

Course Titles

Credits

Course Hours

 

 

 

 

 

 

Required Courses

Introduction to Chinese Language

4

72

Introduction to Chinese Society

3

36

Proseminar

2

36

Issues in Ancient Chinese Philosophy

2

36

Issues in Comparative Philosophy

2

36

Philosophical Ethics

2

36

Issues in Political Philosophy

2

36

 

 

 

 

Elective Courses

Issues in Song, Ming and Qing Philosophy

2

36

Issues in Epistemology

2

36

Issues in Philosophy of Religion

2

36

Issues in Philosophy of Science

2

36

Issues in Contemporary Chinese Philosophy

2

36

Issues in Comparative Political Philosophy

2

36



III. Entry Requirement

Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens with a valid passport, under the age of 40,have attained a bachelor’s degree.

IV. How to Apply
Step 1 Submit Application Documents

         Complete the online application and upload all application documents.

          1. Bachelor’s degree certificate (notarized version, in notarized Chinese or English translation)

2. Transcripts (notarized version, in notarized Chinese or English translation)

3. Photocopy of your valid passport

4. Two recommendation letters from professors or associate professors, in Chinese or English

5. Study plan

6. English Proficiency Result t for non-native English speakers

Step 2 Qualification Verification

         It takes about 14 workdays for qualification verification for postgraduate program students. Application documents will not be returned.

Step 3 Admission Notice

         We would send out admission letter and JW202 about a week after the documents verification. Please confirm your address with Wuhan University. DHL cannot deliver to a P.O. Box.


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