University of Edinburgh
Mind, Language and Embodied Cognition
Applicants should possess an undergraduate degree in philosophy of at least 2.1 Honours standard or equivalent, for example, at least high average B or 3.25 out of 4 (North America); students whose 1st degree is not in philosophy, but instead in a related area of the cognitive sciences will be considered for admission; such applicants must have achieved a high standard in their undergraduate work and provide evidence that they are capable of converting to study in philosophy; in addition to the supporting documents requested on the application form, please submit a sample of your academic work written within the last 2 years; applicants whose 1st language is not English require: IELTS 7.0 (with at least 6.0 in each module); TOEFL internet-based test 100 (with at least 20 in each module); PTE(A) 67 (with at least 56 in each of the communicative skills sections); or CPE grade B or CAE grade A.
Compulsory courses: introduction to mind, language and embodied cognition; advanced topics in mind, language and embodied cognition ; introduction to philosophical method (for students without a strong philosophy background). Optional courses are offered in the philosophy, psychology, language sciences, informatics and music subject areas. options include: advanced philosophical methods; computational cognitive neuroscience; critical social psychology; evolutionary psychology; eye movements and visual cognition; foundations of evolution; human-computer interaction; intelligent autonomous robots; irrational animals; metaphysics of mind; mind and body in early modern philosophy; music, mind and body: psychology and sociology; music, mind and body: physiology and neuroscience; neuropsychology of perception and action ; origins and evolution of language ; philosophy of psychology ; the philosophy of Wittgenstein ; psychology of language learning; self, agency and will; social cognition ; theories of mind philosophy; topics in cognitive modelling.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 8,100 per Year 1 (Scotland)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 8,100 per Year 1 (Wales)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 8,100 per Year 1 (England)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 18,100 per Year 1 (International)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 8,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2016||GBP 4,050 per Year 1 (England)||2 years|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2016||GBP 9,050 per Year 1 (International)||2 years|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2016||GBP 4,050 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||2 years|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2016||GBP 4,050 per Year 1 (Scotland)||2 years|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2016||GBP 4,050 per Year 1 (Wales)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Edinburgh||Edinburgh||EH8 9JU||Scotland|
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