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Cognitive Systems, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #401 (WUR) Online
The Master of Science in Cognitive Systems at University of Cyprus is a distance-learning program taught exclusively on-line in collaboration with the Open University of Cyprus and the Department of Psychology of the University of Cyprus. The program will be taught in English.
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Overview

On the the Master of Science in Cognitive Systems at University of Cyprus you'll learn how cognitive systems form a new generation of systems that aim to collaborate with their users at a level cognitively compatible with a non-computing expert in order to provide personalized and adaptive services, with each party, system and human, learning and adapting to the capabilities of the other. The need for developing such cognitive systems has been widely recognized. 

The Watson machine opened up the area of Cognitive Computing and we see today the development of the first Cognitive Assistants such as:

  • Siri
  • Cortana
  • Alexa
  • Google Assistant
  • others from every major computing company in the world.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Topics in Databases 
  • Computer Games Software Technology 
  • Wireless Networks 
  • Neuroinformatics 
  • Research Methods and Professional Practices in Computer Science 
  • Advanced Topics of Software Reuse 
  • Advanced Security Topics 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    92

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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Academic Requirements

  • This programme does not recognise GRE® scores.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

  • Application through the Online Application System of the University
  • Two signed letters of recommendation in sealed envelopes.
  • Copies of university degrees or a statement of expected graduation in the month preceding enrollment in the postgraduate programme.
  • Transcripts as appropriate.
  • Curriculum vitae
  • A short statement (maximum two pages) of the student's research goals and interests.
  • A preliminary research proposal for a PhD place (if this is stated in the departments regulations).

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5124 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5125 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5124 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5125 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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