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  • Objectives
    The objectives of the Bachelor of Arts are to provide students with an outstanding education in the humanities, social sciences and languages as well as a broadunderstanding of selected fields of study outside these areas. The degree is designed so that a Bachelor of Arts graduate should be able to: * Demonstrate a detailed knowledge and understanding of selected fields of study in core disciplines in the humanities, social sciences and languages. * Reflect a general understanding of the concepts and principles of selected areas of study outside core disciplines of the humanities, social sciences and languages. * Access and appreciate national and international debates in their specialised areas of study. * Demonstrate an independent approach to knowledge that uses rigorous methods of inquiry and appropriate theories and methodologies that are applied with intellectual honesty and a * respect for ethical values. * Apply critical and analytical skills and methods to the identification and resolution of problems within complex changing social contexts. * Act as informed and critically discriminating participants within the community of scholars, as citizens and in the work force. * Communicate effectively and, in the case of those students undertaking a language major, to read, write and speak another language with fluency and appreciate its cultural context. * Qualify for employment in a wide range of occupations. * Commit to continuous learning. * Be proficient in the use of appropriate modern technologies, such as the computer and otherinformation technology systems, for the acquisition, processing and interpretation of data.
  • Academic Title
    Bachelor of Arts (Philosophy)
  • Course description
    Major

    A Major in Philosophy consists of eight 12.5-point subjects, totalling 100 points:

    Level 1 (25 points)

        * One Arts Foundational lnterdisciplinary Subject or the University breadth subject Logic:Language and Information

    and one of:

        * Philosophy: The Great Thinkers
        * Philosophy: The Big Questions

    Level 2 (37.5 points)

        * Three level 2 subjects

    Level 3 (37.5 points)

        * Two level 3 subjects
        * The compulsory capstone subject The Philosophy of Philosophy

    Total 100 points

    Minor

    A Minor in Philosophy consists of six 12-point subjects, totalling 75 points.

    Level 1 (25 points)

        * One Arts Foundational lnterdisciplinary Subject or the University breadth subject Logic:Language and Information

    and one of:

        * Philosophy: The Great Thinkers
        * Philosophy: The Big Questions

    Level 2/3 (50 points)

        * Two level 2 subjects
        * Two Level 3 subjects

    Note: The capstone subject is not available in the minor.

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