University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Cognitive Studies

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.

Course modules

Core modules Cognitive Studies Seminar Dissertation Other modules include Mind and Language Research Seminar Philosophy of Psychology Foundations of Cognitive Neuroscience Current Issues In Cognitive Neuroscience Evolutionary Primatology Hominid Palaeontology

Assessment methods

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.

Sponsorship information

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.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2018 GBP 16,800 per Year 1 (International) 12 Months
MA Full-time September 2018 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 Months
MA Full-time September 2018 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 Months
MA Full-time September 2018 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (England) 12 Months
MA Full-time September 2018 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 Months
MA Part-time September 2018 - 24 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

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