Philosophy major

Philosophy provides an introduction to most of the central themes in contemporary philosophical studies.

Undergraduate (Bachelor) degrees
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Course information for: Local Students International Students
Bachelor of Arts Course information for: Local Students International Students
Postgraduate degrees
Doctor of Philosophy Course information for: Local Students International Students
Master of Arts Course information for: Local Students International Students

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A distinctive feature of the major is its focus upon Asian philosophy, psychoanalysis and philosophy as practiced in continental Europe. Individual units cover questions which deal with the nature of human existence; value, belief and purpose; and knowledge and belief.

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As a Bachelor of Arts graduate you will be well placed to enter a variety of employment fields after developing in your studies, a combination of a broad range of specialised and general skills, often demanded by today's employers. Some of these fields include media and communication, photography, politics and policy studies, history, languages and visual arts. The broad range of major sequence options ensures that graduates have the opportunity to gain qualifications in a number of areas.
You may choose to undertake an Honours degree or postgraduate study on completion of your Arts degree. These studies normally provide professional qualifications directed to a particular career.



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