Graduate Certificate in Liberal Arts (Philosophy & Theology)

School of Philosophy & Theology, Fremantle Campus

The Graduate Certificate in Liberal Arts covers a range of theological, moral and ethical issues such as Moral Philosophy, Scripture and the Church, and the Foundations of Moral Theology.

  • Why study this degree?

    The Graduate Certificate in Liberal Arts provides students with an understanding of philosophical and theological concepts articulated in the University’s Core Curriculum. It includes exposure to core teaching and discussion of the purpose and goals of the Core Curriculum, as well as possibilities for integrating the Core with other academic disciplines.

    Students may also undertake a pastoral placement which provides opportunities for engaging in philosophical reasoning and ethical decision making in pastoral practice.

  • Program summary

    Sample courses:

    • Moral Philosophy
    • Ethical Issues in Professional Life
    • Political Philosophy
    • Foundations of Moral Theology
    • Scripture and Church
    • Gospel of Luke and Acts of the Apostles

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

  • Entry requirements

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

  • Fees and costs

    This Program has the following loan scheme(s) available for eligible students:

    The FEE-HELP loan scheme assists eligible fee-paying students with the payment of all, or part, of their tuition fees, not including additional study costs such as accommodation or textbooks. Your FEE-HELP debt will be indexed each year in line with the Consumer Price Index.

  • More information

    For more information on the Graduate Certificate in Liberal Arts, please call our Prospective Students Office on +61 8 9433 0533 or email

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