Taught course

Mind, Language and Embodied Cognition

University of Edinburgh · School of Philosophy, Psychology and Languages Science

Entry requirements

A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in philosophy or a related field such as cognitive science.

All applicants must also meet our English language requirements.

Months of entry


Course content

This programme provides an intensive grounding in the philosophy of embodied cognitive science, its methodologies, research questions and techniques of research.

You will study among one of the world’s largest and most vibrant postgraduate communities in philosophy, alongside internationally recognised leaders in the study of mind, of language, and of situated and embodied cognition. By choosing this programme, you will be entering an increasingly popular field in which many large unsolved problems remain.

Information for international students

To find out about the support offered to international student at Edinburgh from arrival to graduation visit: http://www.ed.ac.uk/studying/international

Fees and funding

Visit Scholarships and Student Funding Services at: http://www.ed.ac.uk/student-funding.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

PPLS Postgraduate Office
+44 (0) 131 651 5002