Taught course

Cognitive Science

Institution
University of Edinburgh · School of Informatics
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in informatics, artificial intelligence, cognitive science, computer science, electrical engineering, linguistics, mathematics, philosophy, physics or psychology, plus experience in computer programming.

You must have a sufficient mathematical (60 credits equivalent of Maths) and informatics background for your chosen area of study.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Cognitive Science is a discipline in growing demand, and Edinburgh is a widely recognised leader in this area, with particular strengths in natural language, speech technology, robotics and learning, neural computation and philosophy of the mind.

You will gain a thorough grounding in neural computation, formal logic, computational and theoretical linguistics, cognitive psychology, and natural language processing, and through a vast range of optional courses you will develop your own interests in this fascinating field.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24-36 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
School of Informatics Teaching Organisation
Email
ito@inf.ed.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 131 650 5194