Graduate Research School

Logic, Argumentation and Post-TruthWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 800241.1


Student Contribution Band: 4

Level: 2

Credit Points: 10

Equivalent Units
301070 - Logic, Rhetoric and Argumentation

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must have successfully completed 40 credit points of study in their course with a minimum GPA of 5.0 to enrol in this unit. Students who are enrolled in the Bachelor of Creative Leadership (BCL) must enrol in the unit under the BCL. Enrolment in the unit for students enrolled in the BCL is at the discretion of the Academy or the Director of Academic Program.

About this Unit
The unit is designed for high-achieving students enrolled in the Bachelor of Creative Leadership or Advanced degrees. This unit prepares learners for leadership roles by developing their skills in logical and rhetorical argumentation, and persuasive techniques. Throughout the unit, students will appraise the structure of logical and rhetorical arguments, apply persuasive techniques, and examine the influence of post-truth on global issues and public opinion.

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