I have studied and lectured at many tertiary institutions and Business Schools in South Africa but St Augustine College changed my heart.
- Terry Foster
BA(Hons) in Philosophy
BA(Hons) in Philosophy is designed to produce reflective members and leaders of society who are able to think critically about intellectual, ethical and cultural issues in a complex multicultural and globalized world at an advanced level. The programme is destined for persons from a broad range of fields (including but not limited to educators, professionals, leaders in civil society, pastoral leaders, and administrators) who wish to extend and deepen their professional abilities. Consistent with the aims of our institution, graduates from all our philosophy programmes are better able to reflect and consider how to make reasoned decisions in light of what promotes human dignity and the common good in a variety of sectors and fields.
CURRICULUM AND LENGTH OF DEGREE
The programme is part-time over 2 years. During that period a student is required to attend lectures full-time during five one-week modules and submit a research report.
Candidates for admission are required to have at least a bachelor’s degree, and must submit an application as well as a motivation for study. Those without a bachelor’s degree but possessing experience in the field may apply for admission in terms of the College’s Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) policy.