PhD in Philosophy

University of Tripoli - Department of Philosophy


1- Preparing cadres who have the ability to spread knowledge and cultural awareness in our local and Arab societies by giving intellectual lectures and putting forward constructive discussions.

2- Developing students' intellectual independence.

3- Developing scientific research fields in line with scientific developments.


1- Confirming the new civilized proposition represented in constructive contemporary philosophical thought .

2- Focusing on developing postgraduate studies and scientific research programs and their role in serving society and the environment.

3- Establishing a culture of quality scientific research and preparing high-level specialists in scientific research and educational programs.

4- Carrying out studies and scientific research necessary for the development of society in accordance with the standards of quality and sustainable development.


-1Developing postgraduate students' abilities to practice creative, systematic scientific research.

-2Enable postgraduate students to use contemporary tools in research.

3- Work on developing the spirit of teamwork among postgraduate students through free discussions and open dialogues.

4- Work on developing postgraduate students' abilities to use accurate scientific terminology.

Certificate Rewarded

Higher Diploma in Philosophy - PhD in Philosophy.

Entry Reuirements

-1Students who hold a master's degree or its equivalent are accepted.

-2 An admission test is taken and remedial courses are passed if the applicant is not a major in the educational institution.

-3 Applying the regulations of postgraduate studies in the college, related to the evaluation of equivalencies and the system of transfer to the college.

Study Plan

The PhD in Philosophy prepares students to qualify for PhD in Philosophy. The student studies several subjects which have been carefully chosen in this major to cover its different aspects.

It comprises 3 Semesters of study, in which the student will study a total of 30 units, which include 0 units of general subjects, and 3 major units

Study plan for this program is shown below:

1st Semester

Code Title Credits Course Type Prerequisite
601 03 Compulsory +

602 03 Compulsory +

603 03 Compulsory +

604 03 Compulsory +

2nd Semester

Code Title Credits Course Type Prerequisite
605 03 Compulsory +

606 03 Compulsory +

607 03 Compulsory +

608 03 Compulsory +