Develop analytical rigour and critical reasoning

Do we have any knowledge of the external world? Does time flow? What is a work of art? By studying philosophy you will develop analytical rigour and the ability to criticise and reason logically, and to apply these skills to questions like these.

Philosophy offerings include introductory courses, political philosophy, critical reasoning, ethics and bioethics, philosophy of religion, and much more. 

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Gain credit from short courses

Many of our short courses, including online courses, weekly classes and some summer schools, can be studied for credit which means they can count towards a recognised qualification, such as our Undergraduate Certificate of Higher Education.

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Graduate study and professional development

Upcoming courses

  • Short courses
  • Mon 14 Jun 2021 – 27 Aug 2021
  • Professional development
  • Mon 14 Jun 2021 – 18 Jun 2021
  • Professional development
  • Mon 21 Jun 2021 – 25 Jun 2021
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  • Sun 11 Jul 2021 – 17 Jul 2021
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  • Sat 17 Jul 2021 – 24 Jul 2021