Bachelor of Philosophy

University of Saint Joseph
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
4 years
January September
Tuition fee (local)
Information not available
Tuition fee (foreign)
US$ 30,500

Entry Requirements

  • Applicants must possess a secondary school diploma that represents the successful completion of 12 years of schooling, or its equivalent, (applicants aged 25, or above, may be exempted from this requirement).
  • Bachelor applicants must be currently enrolled, or have completed, Form 6 / Senior Middle Three / Grade 12 students and be aged 17, or above, at the expected time of enrolment into USJ.
  • Applicants must also demonstrate adequate English proficiency.
  • Selected applicants may be required to complete an English test and an admission interview.
  • Other tests (e.g. essays or group dynamics and other language placement tests) may be requested of applicants, depending on the selected programme.


Year 1

  • English I-IV
  • Cross-Cultural Interaction
  • Knowledge and Humanity
  • Thinking and Reasoning
  • History of Chinese Thought: I
  • History of Chinese Thought: II
  • History of Western Thought I
  • History of Western Thought II
  • Introduction to MoralbPhilosophy
  • Philosophical Inquiry
  • Transnational Social Issues
  • Urban Geography
  • Tradition and Change

Year 2

  • English V–VIII
  • Life and Science
  • LifeLab
  • Introduction to Political Philosophy
  • Computer Applications
  • Aristotle
  • Belief, Reason and Faith
  • God, Self and the World: An Introduction to Philosophy
  • Logic, Language and Information
  • Philosophy of Science: 20th Century Views
  • Time and Meaning
  • Meditation and Reflection
  • Genetics and Society

Year 3

  • Portugese I-IV
  • World Lab
  • Macau Studies
  • Basic Web Development and Multimedia
  • Bioethics
  • Ethics ad Aesthetics
  • Ethis and Risk
  • Methodology in Ethics
  • Mind, Matter and Meaning
  • Theory of Knowledge
  • Ways of Knowing: Philosophy in Literature
  • Gender, Class, Ethnicity and Education
  • Wage Work, House Work, Sex Work: Labor & Gender in Modern History

Year 4

  • Putonghua I-IV
  • Building Communities
  • Directed Reading
  • Portfolio
  • Ethics and Public Policy
  • Exploring the Truth
  • Law and Societies
  • Philosophy of Action
  • Reality and Complexity
  • The Self: Being and Becoming
  • War and Peace
  • History, Hope and The Self Christianity Today
  • Personal Choice and Global Transformation
  • Women and Spiritual Power

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