You’ll need a first-class or 2:1 honours degree.
Months of entry
Course description 2017
You'll study the key theoretical issues and how they relate to empirical findings on the development and functioning of human cognition.
There are modules in the departments of archaeology, human communication sciences, linguistics, philosophy and psychology. You'll be based in the Department of Philosophy but you are free to specialise in any of the other subjects.
- Cognitive Studies Seminar
Other modules include:
- Mind and Language Research Seminar
- Philosophy of Psychology
- Foundations of Cognitive Neuroscience
- Current Issues In Cognitive Neuroscience
- Evolutionary Primatology
- Hominid Palaeontology
Teaching and assessment
Lectures and seminars. Fortnightly supervision for guided reading.
You’ll write a long essay for each module and a dissertation.
If you’re going on to a PhD you may choose to write a PhD proposal.
- 1 year full-time
- 2 years part-time
Information for international students
Overall IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
Fees and funding
If you qualify, you may be able to get financial support through the University’s studentships and fee waivers, and the AHRC Block Grant Partnership.
Visit our website for information on Postgraduate Funding Opportunities
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Joanne Renshaw
- +44 (0)114 222 0587