Critical Thinking for Further Study

MFP30001 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn

Duration

  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 150 (60 face to face)

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.

2022 teaching periods

Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 1
Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 2

Dates:
28 Feb 22 - 29 May 22

Results:
5 Jul 22

Last self enrolment:
13 Mar 22

Census:
31 Mar 22

Last withdraw without fail:
15 Apr 22

Dates:
1 Aug 22 - 30 Oct 22

Results:
6 Dec 22

Last self enrolment:
14 Aug 22

Census:
31 Aug 22

Last withdraw without fail:
16 Sep 22


Aims and objectives

This unit introduces students to different methods of critical thinking through the history of Western thought and philosophy that underline many traditions of modern Western scholarship.
 

Unit Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this unit students will be able to: 
  • Demonstrate an understanding of argument within the context of academic discourse
  • Analyse arguments and supporting evidence
  • Critically compare different viewpoints 
  • Construct and deliver complex evidence-based arguments 
 
 

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Postgraduate Qualifying Program