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Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast

This unit has been discontinued.


Staff will introduce you to new research on an important issue in Philosophy today. Specific topics will vary according to availability of staff and contemporary issues in the discipline. You will prepare a journal length contribution on this topic and experience feedback of the sort you would receive if you were submitting it to an academic journal. You will present the central arguments for your conclusions in a class presentation which mimics the experience of presenting at an academic conference.

Summary 2020

Unit name Philosophy Honours Coursework
Unit code HPH420
Credit points 25
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
Discipline Philosophy and Gender Studies
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No



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Learning Outcomes

1. Synthesize, evaluate and analyse relevant scholarly research effectively to identify key issues of the chosen topic
2. Demonstrate the ability to communicate knowledge ethically and effectively through the creation of a piece of independent scholarship, based on the chosen topic



Teaching Pattern

120 minute Weekly seminar


Written assessment of 6000 word (80%); in-class presentation – either in person or via video-link (20%)

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