Cognition and Culture - Research

Queen's University Belfast

 

Course Name Cognition and Culture - Research
Course Provider Queen's University Belfast
Course Code 104875 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Doctoral at UK Level 8  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland Queens University Belfast None
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Belfast
Qualification Letters PhD
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Entry year: 2019
Application Date

Expand+How to Apply
Apply using our online Postgraduate Applications Portal go.qub.ac.uk/pgapply and follow the step-by-step instructions on how to apply.

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Duration 3 years
Mode of study/duration
Registration is on a full-time or part-time basis, under the direction of a supervisory team appointed by the University. You will be expected to submit your thesis at the end of three years of full-time registration for PhD, or two years for MPhil (or part-time equivalent).
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Entry Requirements

Expand+The minimum academic requirement for admission to a research degree programme is normally an Upper Second Class Honours degree from a UK or ROI HE provider, or an equivalent qualification acceptable to the University. Further information can be obtai...

Course Content

Expand+The Institute of Cognition and Culture (ICC) is one of the world's first centres for research in the cognitive science of culture. This is a burgeoning interdisciplinary field in which scholars seek to explain patterns of cultural stability and varia...

Research Areas Research information

Associated Research
Religious beliefs and ritual actions
Secularism and atheism
Social cognition (moral psychology, intergroup conflict, etc.)
Agency
The production, development and investigation of scientific hypotheses in each of these domains of human culture are grounded in the body of knowledge emerging from the evolutionary and cognitive sciences.
Careers or Further Progression

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We are proud of the students who have graduated with their doctorates. Where possible we stay in touch so that the link and relationships remain long after a student has left the School. View our alumni here.

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Further Enquiries People teaching you
Dr Paulo Sousa 
Senior Lecturer
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Email: paulo.sousa@qub.ac.uk Dr Paulo Sousa is Director of the Institute of Cognition and Culture (ICC).
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