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Undergraduate | MAQ-PHIX3063 | 2023

Consciousness and Self

Study method
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Entry requirements
Prior study needed
18 weeks

Start dates

  • 20 Feb 2023

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About this subject

  • On successful completion of this subject, you will be able to

    1. Synthesize and analyze information from a variety of sources concerning foundational concepts and arguments in cognitive science , phenomenology and philosophy.
    2. Articulate clearly and coherently philosophical arguments in written and oral form to a variety of audiences.
    3. Analyze and critically evaluate philosophical arguments.
    4. Apply acquired knowledge and skills in the context of philosophical and cognitive science scholarship.
    5. Understand and critically evaluate evidence from a broad range of disciplines including cognitive science, psychology, phenomenology , analytic and continental philosophy and neuroscience.

Entry requirements

Prior study

You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:


Pre-requisite 130cp at 1000 level or above NCCW (pre-2020 units) PHIL363, PHI310, PHIX363, PHL363 NCCW (2020 and onwards) PHIL3063 Philosophy and Cognitive Science

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

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

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

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What to study next?

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following degrees

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Bachelor of Arts

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