philosophy/hons-arts-philosophy

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Honours - Area of study

Students who commenced study in 2015 should refer to this area of study entry for direction on the requirements; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your area of study.

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Managing facultyFaculty of Arts
Offered bySchool of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies
Campus(es)Clayton
CoordinatorDr John Thrasher

Notes

  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.

Description

Honours studies in this area will advance students' knowledge and competencies in the discipline of philosophy.

Students are required to complete 48 points of study comprising a thesis and two coursework units. The coursework units and the thesis topic are chosen in consultation with the philosophy honours coordinator.

In addition to formal seminars, there is a weekly research seminar where honours and postgraduate students discuss their current work. Attendance at this research seminar is strongly recommended.

Units

Thesis

Students complete one of the following options:

  • ATS4230 Arts honours thesis (24 points)
  • ATS4231 Arts honours thesis A (12 points) and ATS4232 Arts honours thesis B (12 points)

Coursework units

Students complete two of the following units:

Intending honours students

Students intending to enter honours in philosophy must have completed a major in that discipline.

Contact details

Relevant courses

0003 Honours degree of Bachelor of Arts