Philosophy stimulates critical thinking in students, assisting them to reflect on their role as active decision makers in society. The Philosophy course will develop student interest in key philosophical thinkers, problems and arguments. By applying this knowledge to social dilemmas through communities of inquiry, students challenge assumptions and beliefs and build their capacity for critical reasoning and ethical decision making.
Students may undertake either 100 or 200 hours of study in Philosophy. Courses are structured in the following ways:
- a 100-hour course consisting of Core 1 and Core 2 and a minimum of three options
- a 200-hour course consisting of Core 1 and Core 2 and a minimum of five options.
- Complete the Department approved elective course – Philosophy microlearning (NR36609)
- Access recordings from statewide staffroom sessions via the Teaching and learning 7-12 statewide staffroom