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Critical Thinking and Innovation

Undergraduate | LTU-PHI1CTO | 2024

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21 July 2024
Entry requirements
Prior study needed
12 weeks
Start dates
29 July 2024

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Critical Thinking and Innovation

About this subject

  • On successful completion you will be able to:

    1. Analyse and evaluate arguments pertaining to a wide variety of topics and drawn from a wide range of sources (e.g., books, newspapers, podcasts, videos)
    2. Produce clear, precise and well-informed writings that analyse, critique, and develop arguments on a wide variety of topics
    3. Demonstrate an understanding of elementary technical concepts pertaining to argumentation, including deductive soundness and inductive strength
    4. Represent complex arguments in visual form, using argument diagramming technicques

Entry requirements


Past La Trobe University students who have previously completed PHI1CRT (Critical Thinking) are ineligible to enrol in this subject.

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

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