• Total units 24 Units
  • Areas of interest Philosophy
  • Minor code COPL-MIN
  • Academic career Undergraduate
Continental Philosophy Minor

This minor offers a gateway into recent ‘Continental’ philosophy – and thus into work which has been important in its own right, but also highly influential on theoretical work in the humanities and some areas of the social sciences.


Learning outcomes

Students who complete this major will have the skills and knowledge to: recognise, understand and to know how to engage critically with ideas in this field, both in philosophy and as they are made use of in other disciplines.

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This minor requires the completion of 24 units, which must include:

A maximum of 12 units may come from completion of courses from the following list:

Code Title Units
MATH1042 Philosophy of the Cosmos 6
PHIL1004 Fundamental Ideas in Philosophy: An Introduction 6
PHIL1005 Logic and Critical Thinking 6
PHIL1007 Philosophy, Society, Humanity 6

A minimum of 12 units must come from completion of courses from the following list:

Code Title Units
PHIL2059 Love Death and Freedom (20th Century French Phenomenology) 6
PHIL2087 European Philosophy A 6
PHIL2092 Philosophy of The Enlightenment 6
PHIL2097 European Philosophy B 6
PHIL2101 Democracy, Difference and Desire 6
PHIL2102 Film as Philosophy 6
PHIL2111 Global Citizens 6
PHIL2114 Sustainability, System and Agency 6
PHIL3070 Reason, Critique and the Self: Kant and German Idealism 6
PHIL3071 Advanced Continental Philosophy 6
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