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PHM5110 - Philosophy Masters B

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader: Justin Oakley


Clayton First semester 2007 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2007 (Day)


Students take two units from the following list:

  1. Metaphysics and Epistemology;
  2. Value Theory;
  3. Foundations of Analytic Philosophy;
  4. Contemporary European Philosophy;
  5. Supervised Reading;
  6. Philosophy of Mind and Cognition;
  7. Philosophical Pedagogy. Each unit consists of eight 2-hour seminars. At least four units will be offered. Students will be provided details of which units are on offer as well as specific reeading lists shortly after they receive their letter of offer to undertake the MA.


Each unit will be assessed by one 4500 word essay
In addition, students will make a seminar presentation on one or more very recent articles in the field. The exception is the Philosophical Pedagogy unit. There the asssessment consists of (a) two written exercises (3000 words): 67%
(b) a practical performance: 33%