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MA Cognitive Studies


Course Description

Course description 2017

You'll study the key theoretical issues and how they relate to empirical findings on the development and functioning of human cognition.

There are modules in the departments of archaeology, human communication sciences, linguistics, philosophy and psychology. You'll be based in the Department of Philosophy but you are free to specialise in any of the other subjects

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

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.

Course duration

1 year full-time
2 years part-time

Visit the MA Cognitive Studies page on the University of Sheffield website for more details!

Entry Requirements

You'll need a first-class or 2:1 honours degree. English language requirements: overall IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

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