How to Apply

M.A. Application Deadline

The Department of Philosophy will start to review applications on February 1st.  After that date, we will continue to consider applications until we have reached capacity.

Online applications may also be accessed through the website of Carleton’s Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs.

Your complete application package will consist of the following:

  • application form
  • two letters of reference
  • official transcripts of each university attended
  • two writing samples (not required for Carleton undergraduates)
  • statement of interest (not more than 2 pages in length)
  • English language test scores (if applicable)

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The application process is entirely online.  Please do not send any paper documents with the exception of final transcripts.  They should be sent to the following address:

Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs
512 Tory Building, Carleton University,
1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
K1S 5B6

See the video below for a conversation on applying to Carleton’s Philosophy M.A., with current student Claire French and alumnus Ian MacLean-Evans.

For further program information, contact the Department of Philosophy: