The University of Notre Dame Australia

Bachelor of Philosophy / Bachelor of Theology

The University of Notre Dame Australia

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 01032F

The Bachelor of Philosophy offers students an all-round education in the history of philosophy and various philosophical disciplines including major topics and thinkers in contemporary philosophy. It also includes treatment of the Catholic philosophical tradition. Students will develop high-level critical thinking skills, linguistic ability and the ability to defend a reasoned point of view. Students will be equipped to engage critically with the views of others as they develop their own views on ethical issues and on the force and reliability of claims to truth and knowledge. The Bachelor of Theology includes the study of Revelation in Sacred Scripture and Tradition, upon which all theological development is based. Units within the degree explore such questions as the nature of God, the life and teaching of Jesus Christ, the human person, the Church, the moral life and the life of grace in the Holy Spirit and the liturgy.


A student must successfully complete a minimum of 18 courses (units) in Theology and 13 courses in Philosophy of the required 40 courses to be eligible for the award of Bachelor of Philosophy/Bachelor of Theology


  • Behavioural Science
  • English Literature
  • History
  • Philosophy
  • Politics
  • Social Justice
  • Theology

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • Admissions interview
  • Mature age applicants should complete a pre-university course at an approved college/TAFE, or a satisfactory result in the Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT)

Study pathways

Applicants may consider a Notre Dame Australia enabling program as an entry pathway.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Fremantle International: $88,200
  • ATAR: 70
Sydney International: $147,000
  • ATAR: 70

Fee comments

Campuses: Fremantle.

Australian Citizens may be eligible to defer costs on a FEE-HELP loan scheme.

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