When you study with us, you’re choosing to learn from world-leading philosophy teachers and researchers. In fact, our research performance in philosophy has been rated above world standard in the Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) rankings. We pride ourselves on the mark we make – especially in the fields of ethics, the philosophy of religion, and the history of philosophy.
Skills for any profession
The skills you’ll gain from a degree in philosophy can be transferred to just about any profession. You’ll develop clarity of thought, first-class analysis and research skills, excellent communication skills and an openness to new ideas. Our graduates have gone on to apply these skills in the fields of law, business, education, psychology and counselling, government and research.
Study philosophy with us and access our network of national and international partnerships, including the Plunkett Centre for Ethics – a joint centre shared with St Vincent’s Health Australia, NSW Facilities and Calvary Health Care. The centre is dedicated to the study of ethical issues in health care and biomedical research.Visit the Plunkett Centre
From January 2019, eligible ACU undergraduate students can fulfill their Core Curriculum requirements by completing the following philosophy units: Theories of Human Nature or Introduction to Ethics. Eligible final year students may opt to undertake the Ethics, Justice and Society philosophy unit.Learn more