PHL405 Dissertation (32)

Students will write a 10-15,000 word dissertation on a research topic in Philosophy, which they will devise in consultation with a member of the academic staff.

Subject Outlines
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Session 1 (30)
Wagga Wagga Campus
Session 2 (60)
Wagga Wagga Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: PHL405. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



Two sessions


School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Enrolment Restrictions

Admission to BA (Honours)

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • Be able to devise and carry through to completion research in an area of their own choosing
  • Have an in-depth knowledge of the area in which they wrote their dissertation
  • Be able to undertake more advanced postgraduate work


This subject will cover the following topics:
  • Topics which have currency in the academic discipline of Philosophy


Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure please contact Student Central or or phone on 1800 275 278.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 275 278 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: August 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.