To be read in conjunction with the program of study requirements of the degree in which you are enrolled:
To qualify for the Honours in Philosophy a student must complete satisfactorily 36 units of study as specified below. The program requires one year of full-time study or the equivalent part-time. This honours program is run jointly with the University of Adelaide.
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) (Philosophy) aims:
- to provide students with the opportunity to develop an extended understanding of a range of areas of philosophy including epistemology, metaphysics and ethics
- to extend students' understanding of significant philosophical arguments and research methods
- to provide students with skills in research, writing and publication.
On completion of an Honours degree in Philosophy students should:
- have a thorough understanding of theories, factual content and research procedures in a range of philosophical areas, including epistemology, metaphysics and ethics
- be able to analyse and critically evaluate ideas and concepts in philosophy
- have developed skills to present their research both orally and in writing
- be able to plan research activities and manage their time independently.
Program of study
Students undertake 18 units of thesis and 18 units of core topics.
Students must consult the Honours Convenor prior to enrolment in topics.
Honours - Philosophy - Thesis topics
Select 18 units from the topics listed below
PHIL7777 Philosophy Honours Thesis (18 units)
PHIL7777A Philosophy Honours Thesis (9 of 18 units)
PHIL7777B Philosophy Honours Thesis (9 of 18 units)
Honours - Philosophy - Core topics
PHIL7701 Philosophy Honours Seminars Part 1 (9 units)
PHIL7702 Philosophy Honours Seminars Part 2 (9 units)