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The study of Philosophy involves thinking about some of the big questions we ask during our lifetime: Does God exist? Do the sciences tell us the truth about the world? How can we say what we mean? Are other people's experiences like our own? What does it mean to be conscious? What are emotions and how are they relevant to our lives? Philosophy teaches you to distinguish between good and bad arguments and make informed recommendations on contentious issues. Studying Philosophy allows you to explore a vast range of influential ideas, from the ancient philosophers, whose works are preserved in manuscripts from India, China and Greece, right down to cutting-edge contemporary work on pressing ethical issues, the nature of mind and artificial intelligence. UWA is the only university in Western Australia that teaches units in formal logic.

Level 1

  • Ethics, Free Will and Meaning
  • Introduction to Critical Thinking
  • God, Mind and Knowledge

Level 2

  • Social Ethics: Life and Death
  • Introduction to Logic
  • Philosophy of Religion
  • Philosophy of Mind
  • Psychology: Mind and Brain
  • Philosophy of Science
  • Problems in Philosophical Psychology

Level 3

  • Metaphysics: a User's Guide to Time Travel
  • Aesthetics
  • Philosophy, Literature and Film
  • Moral Theory
  • Meaning, Truth and Language
  • Continental Philosophy
  • Philosophy East and West
  • Logic
  • All international students at UWA are required to pay tuition fees for their programs of study. The tuition fee is based on the student's course of study. Fees increase on an annual basis.New students should refer to their Acceptance of Offer Contract and once enrolled, their Statement of Account for tuition fees.
  • AUD $100 application processing fee (credit card payment accepted).
  • Your contact details.
  • Supporting documentation (such as your English language competence test results, academic transcripts, passport ID page and other documentation for course-specific requirements).
  • Academic transcripts must be uploaded as one single collated PDF only (not as separate PDF pages).
  • You must meet the English language requirements of the University to be eligible for a place.IELTS - Overall score minimum of 6.5, no band less than 6.0 (must include Academic Reading and Writing modules). TOEFL - Essay Rating / Test of Written English (TWE) of 4.5 and either 230 (Computer-based) or 570 (Paper-based) score. Next Generation TOEFL - Internet-based Test (iBT): An overall score of 82 with a minimum score of: 22 in the Writing section;18 in the Reading section; 20 in the Speaking section; and 20 in the Listening section.

The University provides two types of scholarships for students who may be experiencing financial hardship:

  • UWA Swans Rural Scholarship
  • UWA Swans Scholarship
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