This philosophy specialisation provides you with the opportunity to explore some of the fundamental philosophical theories and topics that have influenced the discipline and society more broadly. Engage deeply with significant ethical theories, develop an understanding of the structure of knowledge, and explore the nature of mind and world. This specialisation will provide you with important analytical skills that can be used in a range of professional and educational roles.

Career opportunities

Graduates with a philosophy specialisation may seek to pursue careers in:

  • academia and research
  • business ethics
  • education, teaching and curriculum design
  • writing, journalism and public relations
  • social work, psychology and counselling
  • law and public policy
  • human resources
  • bioethics, health and aged care ethics
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Completion requirements

A specialisation consists of 40cp.

Complete exactly 40 credit points from the following:

  • PHIL510Introducing Philosophy for Theology10 CP
  • PHIL511Philosophy and the Moral Life10 CP
  • PHIL520Directed Study in Philosophy10 CP

Additional units at 600-level can be found in the Schedule of Unit Offerings for the Master of Theological Studies.

*PHIL510 Introducing Philosophy for Theology and PHIL511 Philosophy and the Moral Life are required foundation units for this specialisation. 

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