New MA Course in Philosophy of Medicine and Psychiatry at King’s College, London


King’s College London’s Department of Philosophy is accepting applications to study for a new MA degree in Philosophy of Medicine & Psychiatry. This programme merges our former programmes in Philosophy of Medicine and Philosophy of Mental Disorder. Derek Bolton, who led the latter degree, is continuing to teach the module Concept of Mental Disorder together with a team of junior psychiatrists. A student in this new programme will also have access to three modules in the MSc programme in Mental Health, Ethics, and Law that is run in the Dickson Poon School of Law at KCL.

Further details about the programme, and instructions for applying can be found on these sites:     (Scroll far down the page to find the write-up.)

The only formal entry requirement is an undergraduate degree, in any field including medicine, and study is flexible, allowing for full-time or part-time enrollment.

Deadline for applications: 31 March 2017
(for the programme beginning in September 2017)

Sherri Roush
Professor of Philosophy
Peter Sowerby Chair in Philosophy & Medicine
King’s College London