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The Master of Arts in Continental Philosophy offers students the opportunity to benefit from the unique strength of the Philosophy Research Initiative.
Continental Philosophy approaches contemporary issues through longstanding philosophical questions. The continental philosophical tradition offers new ways to think about contemporary issues such as technology, the environment, gender, race and inequality, as well as new approaches to the promises of art, language, and the challenges of history.
This program is not available in 2021. However, if you would like to pursue postgraduate study, explore our other postgraduate program options.
Continental Philosophy at Western
Students will benefit from strong international links established by the Philosophy Research Initiative, including an extensive International College of Fellows. The high profile activities of the energetic Philosophy Research Initiative include public events such as Thinking Out Loud: The Sydney Lectures in Philosophy and Society organised in collaboration with the ABC, the State Library of NSW and Fordham University Press.
The Philosophy Research Initiative at Western Sydney University is one of the strongest concentrations in Continental Philosophy in Australasia, presenting students with a unique opportunity to work at the cutting edge of philosophy today.
This is a challenging, rigorous, innovative degree, developing skills in critical thinking, combined with an education in a broad range of positions throughout the history of Continental Philosophy to the present day.
If you wish to continue to a PhD, the Master of Arts in Continental Philosophy
articulates with the research pathway degree (Master of Research) in the second year.
A Graduate Diploma and Graduate Certificate are also offered in Continental Philosophy.
Our program structure is outlined in our handbook. Here you can view all of the subjects you will be studying.
Fees and delivery
Delivery: On campus
Fees: AUD $28,080*
Delivery: On campus
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As a graduate in this degree, you can look forward to career opportunities in:
As a Researcher you will have the ability to think critically and conduct world class research in the continental philosophy field.
University Lecturers and Tutors prepare and deliver lectures and conduct tutorials in one or more subjects within a prescribed course of study at a university and conduct research in a particular field of knowledge.
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*The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the program (80 credit points) per annum. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their program based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their program past the normal finish date of the program will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its programs between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of programs for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.