From January 2019, all ACU undergraduate students who meet the required criteria will have the option to fulfil their two unit Core Curriculum requirements by completing certain philosophy units.
The study of philosophy gives you the opportunity to engage in higher-level reflection about major contemporary issues, and training in broad-based critical thinking skills, applicable to a range of professions.
If you're a first year student who received an ATAR of 75 or higher (or OP 12 or higher in Queensland), you'll have the opportunity to select one of two philosophy units in lieu of UNCC100 Self and Community: Exploring the Anatomy of Modern Society.
You can choose either:
In your final year (or according to your specific course schedule), you may opt to undertake PHIL320 Ethics, Justice and the Good Society in lieu of UNCC300 Justice and Change in a Global World.
To do this, you must have met one of the following requirements:
For more information on completing philosophy units as part of your Core Curriculum, please contact:
Professor Raymond Younis
Lead Academic Core Curriculum
Email Professor Younis
Phone: 02 9739 2080
Dr Richard Colledge
Head, School of Philosophy
Email Dr Colledge
Phone: 07 3623 7569