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Programme: BAHons (Philosophy)

Code Faculty Department
01240383 Faculty of Humanities Department: Philosophy
Credits Duration NQF level
Minimum duration of study: 1 year Total credits: 120 NQF level:  08

Admission requirements

  1. Bachelor of Arts degree with specialisation in Philosophy
  2. A weighted average of at least 65% in Philosophy at final-year level

Additional requirements

  • Six semester modules in Philosophy, of which at least two must be at third-year level are additional entrance requirements, as well as an average of 65% for FIL 310 and FIL 320.

Other programme-specific information

One of the core modules may be replaced with (an) appropriate post­graduate module(s) (with equivalent credit value) from another subject field or discipline in consultation with the progamme manager.

Minimum credits: 120

Core modules

  • Module content:

    A study of selected texts and/or themes from the history of philosophy. The content of the module may vary from year to year and will be announced at the beginning of each year. Please see the department’s website for more information.

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  • Module content:

    The focus is on key issues or themes in moral and political philosophy, including themes in the philosophy of economics. The content of the module may vary from year to year and will be announced at the beginning of each year. Please see the department’s website for more information.

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  • Module content:

    Critical investigation of the work of key authors or themes in recent philosophy, with some likely emphasis on metaphysics, epistemology, the philosophy of science or a related field. The contents of the module may vary from year to year and will be announced at the beginning of each year. Please see the department’s website for more information.

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  • Module content:

    Critical investigation of current debates in philosophy. The content of the module may vary from year to year and will be announced at the beginning of each year. Please see the department’s website for more information.

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  • Module content:

    Research essay on an appropriate topic in Philosophy as approved by the head of department.

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