Philosophy of Mental Disorder is taught jointly by the Department of Philosophy and the Institute of Psychiatry. The focus is on a variety of issues in the Philosophy of Psychiatry and the Philosophy of Psychology. The Dissertation must be on a topic in these areas. Also accessible if you have little philosophy at undergraduate level. Provides a solid knowledge base to progress to independent research.
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- Unique graduate degree that focuses on fundamental issues at the intersection between philosophy and mental disorder.
- Seminars are taught by expert researchers from the Institute of Psychiatry, and philosophy from throughout the University of London.
- Unrivalled London location allows students access to a huge array of talks and conferences on topics relevant to the degree.
Dr Matteo Mameli
King's College London
Credit value (UK/ECTS equivalent)
UK 180/ECTS 90
One year FT, two years PT, September to September.
Strand Campus and the Institute of Psychiatry, Denmark Hill. Campus.
Academic work involving philosophy, teaching, journalism, cultural management or the financial sector. Others take up or return to work in the field of mental health.
Year of entry 2013