Certificate in Philosophy

Available to:
Domestic students only.
Location:
  • Ballarat
  • Brisbane
  • Canberra
  • Melbourne
  • Strathfield
Duration:

1 year part-time

Description

The Certificate in Philosophy is for those who want to pursue an interest in philosophy or update their existing knowledge. Students can undertake units available in the Bachelor of Theology/Bachelor of Philosophy.

The Certificate in Philosophy is an alternative pathway into the Bachelor of Theology/Bachelor of Philosophy for domestic, fee-paying students (credits can be granted for the units already undertaken).

Course duration

1 year part-time

Campus availability and study mode

Campus availability

  • Ballarat (Multi-mode)
  • Brisbane (Multi-mode)
  • Canberra (Multi-mode)
  • Melbourne (Multi-mode)
  • Strathfield (Multi-mode)

Study mode definitions

Attendance: Face-to-face and/or via video conference, at an ACU campus or another location.

Multi-mode: A combination of Online and Attendance (including examinations, practicums, residentials, etc.).

Online: Fully online (including assessments).

Sample Course Map

Year – Study Period Unit 1 Unit 2
Year 1 - Semester 1 Philosophy Unit 1 Philosophy Unit 2
Year 1 - Semester 2 Philosophy Unit 3 Philosophy Unit 4

'Pre:' – indicates a unit that must be completed before the next unit can be undertaken (prerequisite).
A blank cell indicates that there are no additional units required for that study period.
This is a sample program only and units will vary between states. Please refer to the handbook for the prerequisite units and the current listing.

Deferment, credit points & course units

Deferment

No deferment available.

Credit Points

40

Course Units (Subjects)

Schedule of Unit Offerings

Start dates

Ballarat
  • Semester 1 - Applications closed
  • Semester 2 - July
Brisbane
  • Semester 1 - Applications closed
  • Semester 2 - July
Canberra
  • Semester 1 - Applications closed
  • Semester 2 - July
Melbourne
  • Semester 1 - Applications closed
  • Semester 2 - July
Strathfield
  • Semester 1 - Applications closed
  • Semester 2 - July

Course costs

  • Average first year fee: $7720 Fee-Paying (indicative only)

Important Note on Fees

All costs are calculated using current rates and are based on a full-time study load of 40 credit points (normally 4 units) per semester.

A student’s annual fee may vary in accordance with:

  • the number of units studied per semester;
  • the choice of major or specialisation; and
  • elective units.

The University reviews fees annually.

Essential requirements for admission

An applicant must also comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.

Prerequisites: Nil.

Applying for admission

Pathways to further study

The Certificate in Philosophy articulates into the Bachelor of Theology/Bachelor of Philosophy.

Contacts for future students

Enquiries:

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