Cognitive Science

University College Dublin


Course Name Cognitive Science
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code W358 W359
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: 2020/2021 September
Application Date How to apply?
The following entry routes are available:
MSc Cognitive Science FT (W358)

1 Year

Full Time

Rolling *
MSc Cognitive Science PT (W359)

2 Years

Part Time

Rolling *

* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised.
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Duration W358: 1 year full-time, W359: 2 years part-time.
Course Fee

Expand+MSc Cognitive Science (W358) Full Time
EU fee per year - € 7315
nonEU fee per year - € 19900

MSc Cognitive Science (W359) Part Time
EU fee per year - € 4760
nonEU fee per year - € 9950

***Fees are subject...

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Entry Requirements

Expand+In order to qualify for admission to the degree, a student must have a good honours undergraduate degree in one of computer science, psychology, philosophy, linguistics, neuroscience, or a cognate discipline. Typically a minimum final grade of II.1 o...


Expand+Vision and Values Statement
(i) Purpose
This programme assumes the incoming student has a particular specialisation in one or more fields. To this initial specialisation, the programme seeks to add interdisciplinary breadth, providing insights and...

Course Content

Expand+MSc Cognitive Science
Academic Year 2020/2021
Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 90)

Students study topics in a very wide variety of professional disciplines. The breadth of topics covered is challenging, but encourages students to think bey...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Stage 1 - Core
Research Project in Cognitive Science

Stage 1 - Option
Introduction to Cognitive Psychology
Connectionism and Dynamical Systems
Cognitive Modelling
Embodiment and Enactive approaches ...

Number of Credits 90
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Careers & Employability
This is not a vocational course. In the course of one year we cover a very broad range of material, thus greatly increasing the breadth of academic exposure of our students. Historically, about half of the students go on to d...

Further Enquiries Dr Fred Cummins
Tel: +353 1 716 2902
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