University of Warwick

University of Warwick

Core Concepts in Philosophy, Psychology and Mental Health Practice

This is a 5-day taught module followed by an assignment; the aim of this module is to introduce philosophers to mental health practice and mental health practitioners to philosophy through issues raised by the different ways in which mental disorder has been conceptualised; this module has 5 units; the 1st unit introduces problems around the relationship of philosophy and mental health; the next 2 modules consider concepts of disorder, disease and health; the last 2 modules take a critical look at the role evidence plays in evidence based medicine and the role of values in values based medicine.

Entry requirements

Lower 2nd Class Honours in a 1st degree of an approved university in a relevant discipline or disciplines; students with a 1st language that is not English are expected to obtain 1 of the following recognised English language qualifications: IELTS of at least 6.5 with 6.5 in reading and writing, TOEFL of at least 92 (internet-based iBT) or PTE 62.

Assessment methods

4,000 word essay.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PGA Part-time day £ 7,595 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
PGA Part-time day £ 3,370 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Warwick Coventry CV4 7AL West Midlands

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