You’ll need a first-class or 2:1 honours degree.
Months of entry
An opportunity to explore this cutting-edge field, where philosophy, psychology, neuroscience, linguistics, computer science and anthropology come together to discover how the mind works.
You’ll be based in the Department of Philosophy but you’re free to take any MA module in the departments of Archaeology, Human Communication Sciences, Linguistics and Psychology.
- Cognitive Studies Seminar
Other modules include
- Computational Neuroscience
- Current Issues in Psychological Research
- Evolutionary Primatology
- Fundamentals of Cognitive Neuroscience
- Hominid Palaeontology
- Language and Linguistics
- Mind and Language Research Seminar
- Philosophy of Psychology
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.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Joanne Renshaw
- +44 (0)114 222 0587