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Single Major

Philosophy

Bachelors of Science/Arts

Philosophy will introduce you to key ideas in areas including epistemology, ethics, logic, metaphysics.

The purpose of philosophy is to learn how to evaluate theories and arguments, how to construct your own arguments and how to communicate ideas in a clear and powerful way.

Through your studies, you'll develop and use analytical reasoning and problem-solving skills, which can be used in endless careers and roles. You'll also study the philosophy of areas like art, science, education and politics, and learn about different research methods and analysis, which you'll use across your degree.

Highlights

1 in Queensland for philosophy

QS World University Rankings 2020

Career possibilities

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Human research ethics officer
  • Clinical research coordinator
  • Conflict adviser
  • Policy and research officer
  • Philosophy teacher

This major is available as:

  • Major
  • Extended major

How you'll learn

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Overseas study

What you'll study