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MA Consciousness & Embodiment

University College Dublin UCD School of Philosophy

Full time & Part time September MA Full-time: 1 year; Part-time: 2 years

About the course

The MA draws on the research interests of philosophers and cognitive scientists in UCD. It brings together expertise from the phenomenological and analytic traditions in philosophy as well as empirical approaches to the study of the mind/brain to offer a unique taught Masters course on a much discussed and important topic.

  • Brings together phenomological approaches, philosophy of mind, and cognitive science.
  • Explores the role of the body and its physical and social surroundings in sharpening our traditional understanding of the key issues of perception, the emotions, and attention.
  • Through the relationship between consciousness and embodiment, this course brings into focus the intersecting roles of agency, rationality and society in an understanding of the embodied mind.

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Entry Requirements

An honours bachelor degree (NFQ Level 8) in Philosophy, Psychology, Cognitive Science, Neuroscience or other cognate subjects with a grade of 2.1 or better is required.

These are the minimum entry requirements – additional criteria may be requested for some programmes.

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