The Graduate Diploma in Philosophy in Humanities and Social Sciences is offered by University of Divinity.
Program Length: 1 YEAR.
The Graduate Diploma in Philosophy allows students to explore areas of interest in the philosophical tradition. It provides a substantial foundation for further study and a means of articulating the relation of that philosophy to the Christian theological tradition and to appreciate the philosophical dimension of Christian thought. Graduates are able to articulate relevant insights for Christian identity and social engagement.
Course learning outcomesGraduates of the Graduate Diploma in Philosophy:
- have knowledge of the texts, sources, terms and concepts required for engagement with philosophy and its relationship to Christian theological traditions;
- have research, analysis, logical critical thinking, appraisal and communication skills applicable to philosophical studies;
- apply skills of interpretation and appraisal to a range of texts with awareness of context, implications and application to historical and or contemporary issues;
- apply relevant philosophical and hermeneutical, argumentation and critical thinking and logical skills to developing new arguments, and presenting analysis, appraisal and exegesis of (western, canonical) philosophical arguments, and narrate the relation of those to Christian theological traditions.