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The University of Notre Dame Australia

Fremantle , Fremantle ,Australia

Graduate Diploma of Philosophy

The Graduate Diploma of Philosophy is ideal for students interested in developing philosophical methods of enquiry. This program is a compelling introduction to the fascinating world of philosophical thought—from ancient times to the present day—and proves useful in any career that requires razor sharp thinking and clear expression.

Why study this degree?

The Graduate Diploma of Philosophy is designed to facilitate skills associated with studying philosophy and to provide a firm foundation for independent research. The program also provides an opportunity for students to explore subject areas pursuant to their own interests, such as history, theology, business, education and law.

The program comprises courses suitable to the personal and professional needs and interests of students from a variety of backgrounds, including teachers of religious education. Career opportunities for philosophy graduates are extremely varied and range from corporate roles to policy development for government, political research or investigative journalism.

Campus Information

Fremantle Campus

Our foundation Campus is located in the historic West End of the port city of Fremantle, south of Perth. Housed within beautifully restored heritage buildings, it provides a ‘town university’ of great character. The iconic Campus is close to the Fremantle Harbour, cafe?s, shops and the famous ‘Cappuccino Strip’, and all major transport hubs.


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Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

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


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  • Course Code: 089564F
  • Course Type: Full Time
  • Course Level: Post Graduate Diploma or Certificate
  • Duration: 01 Year  
  • Total Tuition Fee: 30500 AUD
    Annual Cost of Living: 21041 AUD
    Application Fee: N/A
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