PHIL 7001 Advanced Research Project in Philosophy
Credit Points 10
Legacy Code 102617
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Description Advance Research Project in Philosophy enables students with significant knowledge in philosophy and some experience in research techniques and methodologies in philosophy to plan and draft a philosophical project. By identifying a significant question suitable for graduate-level research, students will each develop an individual written project that articulates a coherent philosophical perspective. The aim of the unit is to develop students' capacity to employ philosophical vocabularies and specific discourses in an advanced and sophisticated way.
School Humanities & Comm Arts
Student Contribution Band HECS Band 4 10cp
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Level Postgraduate Coursework Level 7 subject
Pre-requisite(s) PHIL 7012
Restrictions Students must be enrolled in a postgraduate program.
- Demonstrate advanced and integrated knowledge of distinct varieties of Continental philosophy in their contexts from a wide range of periods and places
- Explain differences between different philosophical schools and authors
- Employ appropriate philosophical methodologies and argumentation
- Demonstrate cognitive, creative and technical skills to generate and evaluate complex concepts as part of extended philosophical arguments
- Write a detailed work at a high level in a range of critical and philosophical idioms
Employing philosophical strategies and methods
Compiling bibliographies for research
Reading techniques to work through a bibliography
Developing techniques of advanced philosophical arguments
Structuring long philosophical arguments
Writing strategies for complex argumentation
The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.
|Portfolio||1,600 (4x400 words)||35||N||Individual|
2022 Semester 2
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Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.