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Justice, Political Philosophy, and Law

Enrollment in this program is limited. Click on the program link to learn more.

Building on McMaster’s internationally-recognized expertise in legal philosophy and constitutional law, Humanities has introduced an exciting new honours program.

The program fosters a sophisticated understanding of the law and legal institutions, and of the political and moral theories that address the value and justice of these institutions. Students enter the program in Level II and take a wide range of courses on law, policy, global politics, political philosophy and moral theory, feminist jurisprudence, human rights, globalization, international law, and war and peace.


Supplementary Application

To be considered for admission, students must complete a supplementary application with the Department of Philosophy, due normally by the end of April.

Programs in Justice, Political Philosophy, and Law are administered by the Department of Philosophy.