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Master of Liberal Arts

  • Masters (Coursework)

Ranging across diverse philosophical and theological issues, the Master of Liberal Arts degree provides a stimulating exploration of the values and beliefs that underpin the University's Core Curriculum. You will find opportunities for spiritual and ethical development, as well as opportunities to learn more about philosophy and theology within the context of the Catholic faith and values.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
3 years full-time
Course Code
5145
Study Mode
In person

About this course

School of Philosophy & Theology, Fremantle Campus

Ranging across diverse philosophical and theological issues, the Master of Liberal Arts degree provides a stimulating exploration of the values and beliefs that underpin the University's Core Curriculum. You will find opportunities for spiritual and ethical development, as well as opportunities to learn more about philosophy and theology within the context of the Catholic faith and values. This degree can be completed in three years and provides scope for both spiritual and intellectual growth.

Entry requirements

The program is open to applicants who have a recognised Bachelor's degree in any discipline.

Study locations

Fremantle

What you will learn

The Master of Liberal Arts provides a strong intellectual foundation and includes opportunities for students to engage in philosophical reasoning, ethical decision-making and theological reflection in the Catholic tradition. Successful completion of this course equips students with philosophical and theological skills derived from several hundred years of the Catholic Intellectual Tradition.

Students may commence in either first semester (February) or second semester (July), subject to course availability. Assessment of competency includes at least one major essay.

Course structure

Sample Courses:

  • Philosophy of the Human Person
  • History of Philosophy - Ancient
  • Metaphysics - Theories of Being and Existence
  • Philosophy of Religion
  • Political Philosophy
  • Natural Law
  • Ethical Issues in Professional Life

Full details of the program requirements are contained in the Program Regulations.