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Philosophy Honours (BA(Hons))


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Title Philosophy Honours (BA(Hons))
Course Code H1256
Study Level Bachelor's Honours (Undergraduate)
School School of Arts
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Academic Chair: Dr Anne Schwenkenbecher | Email: A.Schwenkenbecher@murdoch.edu.au | Tel: 9360 6328

Qualification Bachelor of Arts Honours (BA(Hons)) in Philosophy
Duration 1 year full-time or part-time equivalent
Availability Murdoch campus (internal)
Description The aim of Honours is to extend the student's grasp of the principles and practice of their subject, and to develop ability for independent research.

An Honours qualification of 2A is normally required for admission to higher research degree study.
Admission Requirements: Onshore course offerings Completion of a Bachelor Degree (AQF Level 7) or equivalent in the same discipline or cognate area with a Distinction average; subject to availability of a suitable supervisor and approval by the Associate Dean (Learning and Teaching) of the School.

English competence.
Apply Online Applications can be made online at http://goto.murdoch.edu.au/OnlineApplicationsLatecomers
Further Information Academic Contacts for the School of Arts
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.

Course Structure - 24 credit points

Coursework - 12 credit points

ART604 Advanced Research Methods - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

ART503 Honours Seminar in Arts - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S2-internal

PHL569 Honours Dissertation Preliminary - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S2-internal, Y-internal

PHL582 Honours Topic in Philosophy - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S2-internal, Y-internal

Thesis - 12 credit points

PHL589 Honours Thesis in Philosophy - 12 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S2-internal

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