Why study philosophy online?
Engage with some of humankind’s oldest questions, then examine the impact of the very newest technologies on our sense of self. Examine fundamental questions, around what we can understand about our world, and how we should live our lives. Perhaps specialise in a certain area, including metaphysics (the theory of being), logic (the theory of reason and inference), or value theory.
Develop your communication, problem-solving, critical thinking and reasoning skills, while developing your methods of research and analysis. Enjoy discussing different points of view, but be prepared to articulate and defend your own position.
Studying philosophy can form a basis for careers in the public sector, policy, the legal system, community development, the not-for-profit sector and consulting.
- Form and defend your position.
- Express complex arguments in a logical fashion.
- Explore different philosophical beliefs.
- Develop logical research skills.
- Understand the evolution of philosophical thought.
- Enjoy learning about the different theories of famous philosophers.
Major in philosophy
Bachelor of Arts
- Major in English
- Major in Ancient History
- Major in Modern History
- Major in Philosophy
- Major in Politics
- Major in Sociology
- Major in Creative Writing
- Major in Indigenous Studies
- Major in International Relations
Study single philosophy subjects
Why study online through OUA?
Find the right course for you
We can guide you in your selection from 310+ degrees, and 1,650+ subjects, from leading Australian unis.
Start studying, regardless of history
We offer single undergraduate subjects from full degrees without any entry requirements.
Gain credit towards your degree
Apply for credit for past study, or your work experience, and finish faster.
Graduate with a degree from a leading uni
Enrol through us, and graduate with exactly the same university degree as on-campus students.
Feel supported from start to finish
Our student advisors can guide you in the right direction and help with your enrolment.
Get going with OUA
Compare and apply
We’ll help you find the right course for you. Our student advisors are ready to answer your questions.
Work out your finances
During your enrolment, we’ll offer you the option to pay upfront in full, or defer your payment using a student loan. Remember to look into income tax deductions for course fees and study-related expenses.
Get credit for your success
We won’t let your hard work go unrecognised. Choose to take a single subject, or combine your work as part of a degree.