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Bachelor of Arts in Honours Arts - Philosophy (Co-op) University of Waterloo University of Waterloo, Canada

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CAD 55000

Annual Tuition Fee

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*Subject to change and other fees
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CAD 251

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48 months

Duration

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6.5

IELTS

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90

TOEFL

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80%

Min GPA

Program Overview

Philosophy has long been a central component of a liberal arts education — and with good reason. It teaches you critical reasoning like no other discipline. It’s also an excellent addition to studies in mathematics and the sciences. 

In the Philosophy program at Waterloo, you’ll explore enduring dilemmas of human existence, learn the fundamentals of formal logic, and apply philosophical reasoning to highly topical issues and current events. And have the opportunity to apply it all in your co-op work terms, too.

Once you graduate, you’ll have a wide range of options. A philosophy degree is ideal for a career in law and valuable preparation for just about any field that demands breadth of thinking, careful reading, thorough analysis, and clear argumentation.

What is co-op?
Co-op lets you explore careers and gain paid work experience while earning your university degree. What could be better than that?! As a co-op student at Waterloo, you’ll normally alternate between four months in school and four months as a full-time employee of the organization you're working for. It's an amazing way to learn to successfully interview for jobs, see how your degree relates to real-life problems, graduate with up to two years of valuable experience – and make money. 

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Additional Information

Program Level 4-Year Bachelor's Degree

College/University Processing Time 56 Days

Program Format Full-Time

Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) work permit

Program Intake

Closed

Sep 2024

General Admission Requirement

  • IELTS
    • Minimum Overall Score - 6.5  Minimum Listening - 6.0  Minimum Reading - 6.0  Minimum Writing - 6.5  Minimum Speaking - 6.5  
  • TOEFL
    • Minimum Overall Score - 90 - Score in Speaking & Writing - 25
  • PTE
    • Minimum Overall Score - 63 - Score in Speaking & Writing - 65
  • DUOLINGO
    • Minimum Overall Score - 120.0  Minimum Literacy - 110.0  Minimum Production - 110.0  

Academic Requirement

  • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have Grade 12 / High School Diploma or equivalent including the following required course(s):
    • Standard XII English, minimum final grade of 70%. Minimum overall 80% Standard XII.

6.5 IELTS Score
90 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
63 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
120 Duolingo Minimum Overall Score
80% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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Tuition Fee

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Average Tuition Fee Per Year

55000

Tuition Fee
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CAD 251

Application Fee
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12000 Per year

Average Cost of Living
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Scholarships

Undergraduate Programs


Scholarships for international students

 

Waterloo offers more than 170 scholarships for international students, ranging from $1,000 to $40,000.

We'll automatically consider you for most of our scholarships, including our Merit and President’s scholarships which range from $1,000 to $5,000. However, there are some scholarships which require an application, including some of the ones listed below.

Scholarship Programs or eligibility Value Application required?
International Student Entrance Scholarship All programs 20 scholarships valued at $10,000 each No
Faculty of Engineering International Student Entrance Scholarships All Engineering program except Architecture Up to 20 valued at $10,000 each No
Faculty of Mathematics Global Scholarships Most programs in the Faculty of Mathematics Up to 10 valued at $12,000 to $40,000 Yes
Faculty of Mathematics International Awards: India Most programs in the Faculty of Mathematics Up to 15 valued at $20,000 to $40,000 Yes
Faculty of Science International Student scholarships Most programs in the Faculty of Science 55 scholarships of $15,000 to $40,000 Yes
Scholarships for Black students For students of African, African American, Afro-Latine, Black Canadian, Caribbean, or other African descent. The application form normally opens in January. $1,200 to $40,000 Yes

 



University of Waterloo International Student Entrance Scholarship

Award type: Entrance scholarships
Value: $10,000
Program: Open to any program
Citizenship: International student
Application required?: No

 

Twenty scholarships, valued at $10,000 each, are awarded annually to outstanding international students admitted to Year One of an undergraduate degree program. International students admitted with an admission average of 90% or above will be considered. Selection will be based on academic achievement combined with any other Faculty-specific entrance scholarship criteria. An application is not required.


Eligibility & selection criteria: 

  • academic performance
  • Admission Information Form (AIF) may be also be considered
  • Euclid Math Contest results (Mathematics students only)

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