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Cognitive Science, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #398 (BCR) Ankara, Turkey
The objective of our Master of Science in Cognitive Science at METU Middle East Technical University is to offer students with different backgrounds breadth of knowledge and research techniques in a wide range of areas in Cognitive Science, but not restricted to the areas of expertise of our staff.
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Overview

The Cognitive Science Department at METU Graduate School of Informatics brings together the research and teaching of academicians in:

  • computer engineering
  • psychology
  • philosophy
  • linguistics.

It aims to extend its interdisciplinary links to as many parts of METU as possible, as well as to other universities in Turkey and abroad. It aims to develop a collaborative atmosphere that attracts researchers and postgraduate students interested in all aspects of cognition.

The training we offer on the Master of Science in Cognitive Science at METU Middle East Technical University is theoretically and methodologically oriented. It is interdisciplinary and includes a whole range of applications, as manifested by our various research activities and labs.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Algorithmic Structures in Cognition
  • Symbols and Programming
  • Research Ethics
  • Introduction to Neurobiology
  • Neurochemistry
  • Pattern Recognition

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

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    6.5

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    79

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General Requirements

  • Application Fee Receipt
  • English Proficiency Exams
  • Graduate Exams
  • Reference Letters
  • Transcript
  • Letter of Intention

Tuition Fee

  • International

    268 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 134 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    46 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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  • Resident: 129 TL/semester
  • Non-Resident: 768 TL/Semester

Living costs for Ankara

  • 1600 - 2350 TRY/month
    Living Costs

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