Welcome : Department of Philosophy

Dr. Olatunji A. Oyeshile


The degree in philosophy is a Postgraduate degree programme proposed mainly to train professionals who can use philosophy for various areas of life, for example, government, education, business, medicine, nursing, the military, and para-military services.

The degree programme in philosophy is designed to enable students do more intensive work in the principal areas of philosophy. It is also designed to familiarise students with the more contemporary areas and methods of philosophy. The department started the postgraduate programme in 1978 and has since graduated several student who are making their contributions in the different areas of life.

Graduates in philosophy are by the nature of their training equipped to take on any job for which a basic training in the humanities is an asset. But more specifically, they would do well in any job situation where initiative and clear logical thinking are essential.