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Argumentation Studies (PhD)

University of Windsor, Canada


Next enrollment cycle

January 2024

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First Year Course Fee

USD 12,418

Course Accredited By


  • 2 Years
  • On Campus
  • Postgraduate
  • Degree

This is a Research based Program.

Builds on the informal logic movement in Philosophy at the University of Windsor.

Complements that longstanding strength with perspectives and applications from across the disciplines — Psychology, English (Rhetoric), Computer Science, Visual Arts, Law, Political Science, and Teaching and Learning.
Provides unique and powerful training for a range of careers from human resources and conflict resolution to policy development, research, and education. Courses will include:

  • Fall double course in the history and traditions of argumentation theory.
  • Winter double course in contemporary advanced interdisciplinary approaches and applications.
  • Audit winter course addressing fresh contemporary advanced topics.

Enrollment Cycles

  • January 2024
  • May 2024
  • September 2024

Program Specific Admission Requirements

  • 4 Year honours degree in a related field
  • Minimum TOEFL: IBT-100
  • Minimum IELTS: 7.0
  • Minimum Pearson: 68

Additional Requirements

  • Statement of Research Interest include relevant experience and proposed thesis project (500-800 words).
  • A short sample of related scholarly research/writing.

Degree Requirements

  • ARGU-9000. History and Theories of Argumentation
  • ARGU-9010. Advanced Studies in Argumentation
  • ARGU-9980. Dissertation
  • Program Type: Graduate
  • Major or Degree: PhD Science
  • Course Load: Full Time
  • Fee Category: Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Term: Fall
  • Residence: Alumni Hall - Single in a 2 Bedroom Suite
  • Meal Plan: Full Meal Plan - moderate off campus flexibility.
  • Estimated Total
  • $ 9883.36
  • Base Tuition
  • Base Tuition $ 2393.10 Assessed each term

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