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What is it to have a mind? Are mental properties reducible to neural properties? Could a computer ever truly think? Can we know what it is like to be a bat? On this programme you will explore issues in philosophy of mind and the cognitive sciences, such as the nature of intentionality, physicalism, rationality and interpretation, computation, perception, and consciousness. Read more
Studying both cognitive neuroscience and neuropsychology will give a thorough grounding in the scientific investigation of the neural mechanisms underlying human behaviour and the effects of brain injury on cognitive function. Read more
This programme provides an intensive grounding in the philosophy of embodied cognitive science, its methodologies, research questions and techniques of research. Read more
This innovative online programme allows you to take advantage of Edinburgh’s remarkable range of expertise in the core philosophical areas of epistemology, ethics, and philosophy of mind and cognitive science. Read more
The Master of Science degree in computer science is a research-based option which permits graduate students the flexibility in defining specialised interdisciplinary fields that meet their professional needs. The research-based MS degree option is well-suited to students pursuing a career in academia or industry with a research component. Read more
The Department of Philosophy has outstanding research strength in the fields of philosophy of biology, philosophy of psychology and philosophy of cognitive sciences. Read more
How can we model human task performance? How do our brains combine visual and auditory information? What is the ideal interface for a tired air traffic controller? The Master's degree programme in Human-Machine Communication (HMC) focuses on Cognitive Science and its applications. Read more
Our Computational Neuroscience and Cognitive Robotics MSc provides flexible interdisciplinary research and access to state-of-the-art equipment for brain imaging, electrophysiological recording, psychophysics, human-computer interfaces, advanced data analysis, computational modelling and robotic systems. Read more
This British Psychological Society (BPS) accredited conversion programme is designed to provide you with a broad and critical awareness of psychological theory and practice. Read more
Investigating the true nature of intelligence is one of today’s most fascinating research avenues. Advances in the study of cognitive processes and models, natural language and perception, human knowledge, representation, and reasoning attest to this. Read more
This Master’s degree in Cognitive Neuroscience has been designed to bridge the gap between undergraduate study and PhD research in cognitive neuroscience, experimental psychology, and imaging methods. Read more
The University of Edinburgh is internationally renowned for the quality of our teaching and the excellence of our research into human, animal and ecosystem health. By studying one of our online masters, you’ll benefit from our expertise - from wherever you are in the world. Our transformative online degrees have been designed to develop your intellectual skills, specialise and help you advance your career.
Specialise in a range of exciting areas of computing and information technology, hone your technical skills and enhance your career potential by studying an MSc at the University of Sussex.
The School of Health in Social Science at the University of Edinburgh offers a range of taught masters programmes that are designed to deepen your understanding and knowledge in the area of health and social care.
Based in Vienna, Central European University brings together students and faculty from over 100 countries in a community that encourages debate and the open exchange of ideas. The university is accredited in the United States, Austria and Hungary, and offers English-language graduate degree programs in the social sciences, humanities, business, economics, law, environmental sciences and policy, network science and cognitive science.
University Bourgogne Franche-Comte (UBFC) is a public university federating 7 Higher Education and Research (HER) Institutions operating in the Bourgogne - Franche-Comte (BFC) Region
We’re ranked in the world’s top 5 universities for linguistics (QS World University Rankings by subject 2019), and ranked as part of the top Language Sciences department in the UK thanks to world-leading research in English Language and Linguistics (THE Rankings of the REF 2014).
The Faculty of Science and Engineering (FSE) offers a large number of Master's programmes(overseen by our Graduate School of Science and Engineering).
The latest Research Excellence Framework (REF) placed the School 8th nationally for Research Intensity, and our students work alongside lecturers and tutors who are not just excellent teachers, but world-class researchers actively working at the forefront of their chosen field.
UCL is #3 in the UK for Postgraduate Medicine (QS world rankings)
With one of the largest philosophy departments in the world, we offer you a wide choice of subject areas to study and a diverse, supportive learning environment.
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