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Undergraduate | MAQ-PHIX2056 | 2024

Knowledge, Language and Power

Course information for 2024 intake

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Study method
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Start dates
22 July 2024,
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Entry requirements
Prior study needed
18 weeks

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Knowledge, Language and Power

About this subject

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

    1. apply understanding developed through course material and readings to explain key problems in Epistemology and responses to them.
    2. apply skills in critical analysis and reflection to respond to the problems and theories introduced in the unit.
    3. clearly communicate your own perspective on the views and arguments presented in the unit.
    4. contribute to the learning of the group by engaging constructively in philosophical discussion and activities.

Entry requirements

Prior study

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

one of


40cp at 1000 level or above
NCCW (pre-2020 units) PHIL256, PHL256
NCCW (2020 and onwards)
PHIL2056 Knowledge, Language and Power

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 courses

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Bachelor of Arts

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