Master of Arts

Philosophy

For candidates admitted under Rule (a)
Program of Study Credit Points
Prescribed Units for this Major
Complete 18 credit points including 6 credit points at 500-level from the following units:
18 cps
Unit Code Unit Title Unit cps  
PHIL101 Bioethics 6  
PHIL102 The Art of Good Thinking 6  
PHIL150 Introduction to Metaphysics: In Search of Reality 6  
PHIL151 Introduction to Philosophy A: The Examined Life 6  
HUMS505 Reading Unit A 6  
And complete 6 to 18 credit points from the following units: 6-18 cps
HUMS507 Minor Research Project 6  
HUMS508 Major Research Project 12  
Listed Units for this Major
Complete 18 credit points from the following units:
18 cps
PHIL303 Epistemology: The Enlightenment and Beyond 6  
PHIL304 Philosophy of Science 6  
PHIL306 European Philosophy I: The 19th Century 6  
PHIL307 European Philosophy II: The 20th and 21st Centuries 6  
PHIL308 Friendship, Love and Sex 6  
PHIL323 Philosophy of Social Science 6  
PHIL330 Elementary Logic 6  
PHIL342 Ethical Theory 6  
PHIL343 Aesthetics 6  
PHIL363 Persons and Individuals 6  
PHIL366 The Ethics of Environmentalism 6  
PHIL375 Social Philosophy: Issues in Applied Ethics 6  
PHIL385 Reason and Choice: Individual, Social, Political 6  
RELS395 God in Their Sights: The Arguments of New Atheism 6  
And complete 24 credit points from the following units: 24 cps
PHIL503 Epistemology: The Enlightenment and Beyond 6  
PHIL504 Philosophy of Science 6  
PHIL506 European Philosophy I: The 19th Century 6  
PHIL507 European Philosophy II: The 20th and 21st Centuries 6  
PHIL508 Friendship, Love and Sex 6  
PHIL530 Elementary Logic 6  
PHIL542 Ethical Theory 6  
PHIL543 Aesthetics 6  
PHIL563 Persons and Individuals 6  
PHIL566 The Ethics of Environmentalism 6  
PHIL575 Social Philosophy: Issues in Applied Ethics 6  
PHIL585 Reason and Choice: Individual, Social, Political 6  
RELS595 God in their Sights: The Arguments of New Atheism 6  
Elective Units
Complete 18 to 30 credit points at 200-level or above, with at least 18 credit points at 500-level:
18-30 cps
Elective Units can be selected from any unit offered by the University, including those listed above, subject to candidates meeting overall course requirements and prerequisite and timetabling requirements for individual units.  
Total 96 cps

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