Cognitive Science

University College Dublin


Course Name Cognitive Science
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code T084 T023
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: 2018/2019 September.
Application Date How to apply?
The following entry routes are available:
MSc Cognitive Science FT (T023)
1 Years

Full Time

Rolling *

MSc Cognitive Science PT (T084)
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 2 years part time or 1 year full-time
Course Fee

Expand+MSc Cognitive Science (T023) Full Time
EU fee per year - €7055
nonEU fee per year - €19200

MSc Cognitive Science (T084) Part Time
EU fee per year - €4590
nonEU fee per year - €9600

***Fees are subject to ...

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Entry Requirements •This programme is intended for applicants with a degree in Computer Science, Psychology, Philosophy, Linguistics, Neuroscience or a cognate discipline. An upper second class honours, or the international equivalent, is required.

•Applicants whose first language is not English must also demonstrate English language proficiency of IELTS 6.5 (no band less than 6.0 in each element), or equivalent.
Comment Features
- Unique taught offering providing advanced material in psychology, philosophy of mind, computational modelling, neuropsychology, and more
- Ideal preparation for future PhD studies tackling interdisciplinary topics
- Includes a substantial research project, conducted largely during the Summer months
- No programming required, but willingness to learn new software packages essential
Course Content

Expand+MSc Cognitive Science
Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 90)
Cognitive Science is an interdisciplinary field that has evolved during the past few decades at the intersection of a number of existing disciplines, including linguistics, computer sc...

Subjects Taught

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Research Project in Cognitive Science

Stage 1 - Option
Human Language Technologies

Introduction to Cognitive Psychology

Connectionism and Dynamical Systems

Assessment Method 90
Careers or Further Progression

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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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