Taught course

Evolution of Language & Cognition

Institution
University of Edinburgh · School of Philosophy, Psychology and Languages Science
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Candidates should normally possess at least a good undergraduate degree in a subject that is related to some aspect of the area of study. In addition to the supporting documents requested on the application form, please submit a personal statement.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The programme focuses on a treatment of language as a dynamic evolving system, bringing together origins, acquisition and change.

It provides a broader introduction to the field of language evolution and cognitive evolution, and can form the basis for further (typically PhD) study for those wishing to continue their research.

The programme draws on many disciplines in the University, including archaeology, biology, linguistics, neuroscience, informatics, philosophy and psychology.

Fees and funding

Visit our Scholarships and Student Finance Office at www.scholarships.ed.ac.uk for information about funding opportunities.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
PPLS Postgraduate Office
Email
pplspg@ed.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 131 651 5002