Bachelor of Arts

with a major in Philosophy

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This course is replacing an older version of the course that is being discontinued, and may include updates to units, majors or similar. Enrolments for this new course are open now.

The Bachelor of Arts offers students a unique range of interdisciplinary skills. Students develop their capacity for critical analysis, creativity and problem-solving, as well as a thorough understanding of the relationship between theory, research and practice. They choose from a wide range of major study areas, equipping them for diverse careers in areas such as media, management, finance, education and government.

A key component of the degree is the Grand Challenges final-year project. Conducted in collaboration with the Swinburne Institute of Social Research, the project fosters team-based research activity and challenges students to go beyond the comfort of discipline boundaries. Students develop valuable collaborative skills as they research innovative solutions to contemporary issues facing society. The course offers students lifelong learning skills with a global and multidisciplinary awareness.

Selected major: Philosophy

Gain an understanding of the main philosophical themes and thinkers that have shaped our contemporary world view. Develop critical and creative reasoning skills. Undertake studies in areas including environmental philosophy, ethics, philosophical psychology, political philosophy and the history of ideas.

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Start dates

Hawthorn campus

  • Semester 1 - 2 March 2020
  • Semester 2 - 3 August 2020

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Duration

3 years full-time or equivalent part-time

Full-time, Part-time

VTAC codes

  • 3400234321 (CSP)
  • 3400234323 (IFP)

Faculty

Faculty of Health, Arts and Design