Postgraduate Offering

Honours & Masters

 

BA Honours Philosophy

 

Please click here for more information on a new honours degree, offered by the Faculty of Humanities, in Philosophy, Politics and Economics.

 

FIL 710 History of Philosophy (2022)

 

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.

 

FIL 711 Social Philosophical Debates (2022)

 

The focus is on key issues or themes in moral and political philosophy, including themes in the philosophy of economics. (Core module for BSocSci Honours PPE)

The content of the module may vary from year to year and will be announced at the beginning of each year.

 

FIL 712 Contemporary Philosophy (2022)

 

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.

 

FIL 713 Current Theme / Debate (2022)

 

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.

 

 

Yearbook

 

BAHons Philosophy (01240383)

 

Duration of study: 1 year

Total credits: 120

Contact: Dr MT Tshivhase, [email protected], Tel: +27 (0)12 420 5363

 

Admission requirements

● A minimum of 65% in each of FIL 310 and FIL 320.

● A bachelor’s degree with Philosophy as a major (thus 6 semester modules in Philosophy).

 

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.

 

 

Masters

 

MSocSci (Philosophy, Politics and Economics)

 

Please click here for more information on the MSocSci course (Philosophy, Politics and Economics).

 

Admission Requirements:

A BSocSciHons (Philosophy, Politics and Economics) degree or any relevant honours degree

A cumulative weighted average of at least 68%

Curriculum: Core
FIL 891 Dissertation: Philosophy, Politics and Economics

Duration of the Programme: 2 Years Full-Time Study

For more information: Email, Emma Ruttkamp-Bloem on [email protected]

 

 

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