University of Warwick

University of Warwick

Philosophy of Mind and Mental Health

This is a 5-day taught module followed by an assignment and is available as a stand-alone PGA or as a module within the MA/MSc in philosophy and ethics of mental health programme; the philosophy of mind is a large and heterogeneous subject; it overlaps with other areas of philosophy, notably epistemology, ethics, the philosophy of action, the philosophy of science and metaphysics; rather than try to cover everything in the philosophy of mind, this module takes a series of key topics and examines them in depth in relation to important areas of psychopathology and neuroscience.

Entry requirements

Applicants usually need at least a 2.2 Honours in a1st degree of an approved university in a relevant discipline or disciplines. If English is not the 1st language, 1 of the following recognised English language qualifications: IELTS (British council international testing system) of at least 6.5 with 6.5 in reading and writing; TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) of at least 92 (internet-based iBT), PTE 62, CAE 60+ or CPE.

Assessment methods

5,000 word essay.


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