Philosophy Diploma Course

9 Modules

  • Certified Course
  • Accredited Course
  • Online study
  • Tutor support
  • No time limit for completing your course
  • 150 hours of study
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What Will You Learn?

The Philosophy Diploma Course talks you through the major philosophical schools of thought - Idealism, Materialism, Introspection, Rationalism, Empiricism, Scepticism, Existentialism and Modern Philosophy, and many of the major philosophers throughout time. You’ll look at four different ways to understand philosophy: branch or doctrine, time period, movement, and by philosopher. For each concept, you’ll learn the philosophical terms used in describing them.

In today’s society, not many of us feel we have the time to consider life’s bigger questions – “What can we know of the world?”, “Why are we here?”, “Are we real?”. This is the preoccupation of philosophers but how will you benefit from learning about this?...

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Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

Module 1 – Introduction to Philosophy
  • Course Overview
  • Part 1: What is Philosophy?
  • Part 2: Introduction to Philosophical Doctrines
  • Part 3: Philosophy Timeline
  • Part 4: Module 1 Philosophy Terms
  • Module 1 Assessment
Module 2 – Idealism
  • Part 1: What is Idealism?
  • Part 2: Aristotle
  • Part 3: Socrates and Plato
  • Part 4: Immanuel Kant (1724 – 1804)
  • Part 5: Modern Outgrowths of Idealism
  • Module 2 Assessment
Module 3 – Materialism
  • Part 1: What is Materialism?
  • Part 2: Epicurus
  • Part 3: Karl Marx
  • Module 3 Assessment
Module 4 – Stoicism
  • Part 1: What is Stoicism?
  • Part 2: Lucious Annaeus Seneca
  • Part 3: Zeno of Citium
  • Module 4 Assessment
Module 5 – Rationalism
  • Part 1: What is Rationalism?
  • Part 2: Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (1636 – 1716) – German Philosopher
  • Part 3: Rationalism in Modern Times
  • Module 5 Assessment
Module 6 – Empiricism
  • Part 1: What is Empiricism
  • Part 2: David Hume (1711 – 1776)
  • Part 3: Module 6 Philosophical Terms
  • Module 6 Assessment
Module 7 – Scepticism
  • Part 1: Scepticism
  • Part 2: Scepticism in Modern Times
  • Module 7 Assessment
Module 8 – Existentialism
  • Part 1: What is Existentialism?
  • Part 2: Jean Paul Sartre (1905 – 1980)
  • Module 8 Assessment
Module 9 – Modern Philosophy
  • Part 1: Friedrich Nietzsche (1844 – 1900)
  • Part 2: Avram Noam Chomsky – Born December 7, 1928
  • Part 3: Sir Roger Scruton– Born February 27, 1944
  • Part 4: Paradoxes, Quantum Physics, and Thought Experiments
  • Part 5: What Psychology and Psychiatry Have Meant to Philosophy
  • Conclusion
  • Module 9 Assessment

Who Would Benefit from This Course?

The Philosophy Diploma Course can be taken as a purely academic study, to reveal and understand the thoughts of some of the world’s most noted philosophers and the doctrines they created and subscribed to. This knowledge will help you to understand whether you wish to pursue a qualification in the subject.

To get the most from the course, the information should be absorbed to enhance your ability to think, to question the world and your understanding of life. From this, you can actively develop your own philosophy, rather than letting a philosophy unknowingly be imposed on you through not making your own decisions. The course will also help you to improve your analytical and debating skills.


The Philosophy Diploma Course will take you up to 150 hours to complete working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace. This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

This course is registered with the CMA (Complementary Medical Association), which is internationally recognised as the elite force in professional, ethical complementary medicine by professional practitioners, doctors and, increasingly, by the general public. Upon completion of the course you can gain membership to the CMA, which in addition to supplying a professional accreditation, offers a number of benefits, all of which can be found here.

This course is certified by the IAHT (International Alliance of Holistic Therapists), the IAHT is an internationally recognised organisation. The IAHT certify personal development, health, fitness and nutrition courses.

Upon completion of your course assessments, you will receive 3 certificates. An accredited certificate from the awarding body relating to your course, a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course and a certified Diploma certificate from the Centre of Excellence.

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