10 Philosophy

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr G. Cass


The course is open to all Year 10 students, however if necessary preference will be given to students who have taken Year 9 Philosophy. 

This course is a continuation from Year 9 Philosophy and a bridge to Year 11 Philosophy. There is a focus on developing logic and critical thinking. The content is from a range of philosophical areas and you, the student, will help guide the discussion. The teacher will help you to develop thinking skills and improve your reasoning around a broad range of topics.

Course Overview

Term 1
Ethics, Social and Moral Philosophy, Logic and Epistemology.

Term 2
Aesthetics, Metaphysics, Political Economy, Philosophy of Science

Learning Areas:



Philosophy 1

This course focuses on critical thinking and is a good supporting subject for any academic career. It is particularly suited to students interested in Politics, Governance and the Law as potential career areas. Students are able to study these subjects at a University level in Year 13 if they follow this pathway.

Career Pathways

Community Development Worker, Health Services Manager, Author, Journalist, Editor, Radio Presenter, Television Presenter, Legal Executive, Barrister, Solicitor, Judge, Workplace Relations Adviser, Court Registry Officer, Communications Professional, Secondary School Teacher, Social Worker, Actuary, Business Analyst, Software Developer, Statistician, Historian, Bank Worker, Urban/Regional Planner, Elected Government Representative, Emergency Management Officer, Clinical Coder, Psychologist, Information Technology Helpdesk/Support Technician, Information Technology Manager, Technical Writer, Corrections Officer, Systems Administrator, Demonstrator, Foreign Policy Officer, Forensic Scientist, Environmental Scientist, Economist, Information Technology Architect, Environmental/Public Health Officer, Librarian, Market Research Analyst, Policy Analyst, Project Manager, Intelligence Officer, Management Consultant, Test Analyst, Psychotherapist, Security Analyst, Security Consultant, Data Analyst