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Cognitive Science

The University of Edinburgh

12 months
Duration
35900 GBP/year
16200 GBP/year
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About

The Cognitive Science at The University of Edinburgh is an exciting and interdisciplinary area spanning fields including computer science, linguistics, psychology, neuroscience, and philosophy. 

Overview

Edinburgh is a widely recognised leader in the area, and the School of Informatics has particular strengths in the computational study of higher cognition and reasoning, speech and language, and neuroscience; as well as related areas such as human-computer interaction, robotics, and computer vision.

The Cognitive Science at The University of Edinburgh offers courses in many of these areas, providing a strong grounding in the shared computational and mathematical foundations while also allowing students to pursue specialized courses in their particular interest areas. Many students also take advantage of relevant courses offered in the School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences or other parts of the University.

Career opportunities:

This programme will give you a deep understanding of the expanding domain of cognitive science through formal study and experiments. It is excellent preparation for a rewarding academic or professional career. The quality and reputation of the University, the School of Informatics and this programme will enhance your standing with many types of employer.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Accelerated Natural Language Processing
  • Automatic Speech Recognition
  • Computational Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Computational Cognitive Science
  • Natural Language Understanding, Generation, and Machine Translation
  • Neural Computation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in informatics, artificial intelligence, cognitive science, computer science, electrical engineering, linguistics, mathematics, philosophy, physics or psychology, plus experience in computer programming.
  • Entry to this programme is competitive. A typical offer will normally require a UK first class honours degree.
  • You must have a sufficient mathematical and informatics background for your chosen area of study.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    35900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35900 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    16200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16200 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part-time fees 2 years / year

  • Home: £8,100
    • International/EU: £17,950

Part-time fees 3 years / year

  • Home: £5,400
    • International/EU: £11,970

Living costs for Edinburgh

725 - 1167 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

 

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