• Offered by School of Philosophy
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Course subject Philosophy
  • Areas of interest Philosophy, Ethics, Politics
  • Academic career Undergraduate
  • Course convener
    • Dr Bronwyn Finnigan
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Second Semester 2017
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This course offers an advanced approach to ethics or social and political philosophy, suitable for students who have a background in this area and who may be interested in continuing into 4th year Honours. What is taught will change from year to year.

 

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
  1. Demonstrate familiarity with the philosophical issues relating to ethics and justice as covered in the course.
  2. Argue for a philosophical position related to the material covered in the course.
  3. Display skill in writing research papers in philosophy.
  4. Discuss ideas verbally and to engage in interactive dialogue.

Indicative Assessment

1 x 1500 word essay (35%) [Learning Outcomes 1-3]
1 x 3500 word essay (55%) [Learning Outcomes 1-3]
Class participation (10%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 4]

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Workload

130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 36 hours of weekly seminars (3 hours per week for 12 weeks)
b) 94 hours of independent student research, reading and writing

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed 12 Units of 2000 or 3000 level Philosophy (PHIL) Courses.

Majors

Minors

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
Band 1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2017 $2856
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2017 $4080
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings and Dates

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
8422 24 Jul 2017 31 Jul 2017 31 Aug 2017 27 Oct 2017 In Person

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