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Degree Programme Table: Mind, Language and Embodied Cognition (MSc) (Full-time) (PTMSCMLAEC1F)

Year 1, Academic year 2016/17, Starting month: September

  • Notes: A total of 120 credits of courses and 60 credits of dissertation must be taken to achieve the MSc.

    The Programme Director must approve choice of courses. Students should be aware that not all optional courses will necessarily be available in any given year. Confirmation of running courses will be available by the programme start date.

    For courses co-taught with undergraduate students and with no remaining undergraduate spaces left, a maximum of 8 MSc students can join the course. Priority will be given to MSc students who wish to take the course for credit on a first come first served basis after matriculation.

    Students with no previous experience of philosophy will be required to take the Introduction to Philosophical Methods course in semester 1 and 60 credits of option courses. Students with a background in philosophy may be exempted from taking Introduction to Philosophical Method with the agreement of the Programme Director, and will take 80 credits of option courses.

    This DPT has 4 compulsory course(s).

    Code  Course Name  Period  Credits 
    PHIL11008 Introduction to Philosophical Method Semester 1 20
    PHIL11037 Introduction to Mind, Language and Embodied Cognition Semester 1 20
    PHIL11038 Advanced topics in Mind, Language and Embodied Cognition Semester 2 20
    PHIL11104 Dissertation Mind, Language & Embodied Cognition (MSc Dip) As available 60

    This DPT has 1 set(s) of course options with the following rules.

    Select exactly 60 credits from the following list of courses, as available
    Code   Course Name   Credits
    PHIL11089    Philosophy of Psychology MSc   20  
    LASC11015    Psychology of Language Learning   10  
    LASC11006    Foundations of Evolution   10  
    INFR11036    Computational Cognitive Neuroscience   10  
    PHIL11021    Theories of Mind (Philosophy MSc)   20  
    PHIL11009    Advanced Philosophical Method   20  
    PHIL11113    Mind and Body in Early Modern Philosophy   20  
    LASC11112    Origins and Evolution of Language   20  
    PHIL11111    Social Cognition MSc   20  
    INFR11086    Topics in Cognitive Modelling (Level 11)   10  
    PPLS11004    Cognition, Culture and Context   10  
    PPLS11002    Human Cognition: Science and Application to Society   10  
    PSYL11073    Language Behaviours, Brains and Cognition: Principles and Approaches   10  
    PSYL11074    Language Behaviours, Brains and Cognition: Data and Theories   10  
    LASC11013    First Language Acquisition   20  
    INFR11008    Neural Computation   10  
    PHIL11122    The Early Continentals: Hegel and Nietzsche MSc   20  
    PHIL11068    The Nature of Moral Understanding MSc   20  
    PSYL11071    Consciousness and Perceptual Awareness   10  
    PSYL11023    Current Topics in Psychological Research   10  
    PSYL11029    Disorders of language functions   10  
    PSYL11066    Multisensory Integration   10  
    LASC11073    Current Issues in Language Evolution   10  
    LASC11014    Second Language Acquisition   20  
    LASC11113    Simulating Language   20  
    INFR11010    Reinforcement Learning   10  
    INFR11035    Neural Information Processing   10  
    INFR11073    Machine Learning & Pattern Recognition (Level 11)   10  
    INFR11031    Advanced Vision (Level 11)   10  
    PHIL11022    Philosophy of Language   20  
    PHIL11114    Logic, Computability and Incompleteness   20  
    PHIL11147    CogLab 2: Seminars in Contemporary Cognitive Science   10  
    PHIL11146    CogLab 1: Seminars in Contemporary Cognitive Science   10  
    PHIL11151    Advanced Topics in Epistemology   20  
    PHIL11153    Phenomenology: Merleau-Ponty MSc   20  
    LASC11134    Developmental Language Disorders   10  
    LASC11129    History of Linguistics   20  
    PSYL11082    Brain Imaging in Cognitive Neuroscience   10  
    PSYL11081    Imaging Mind and Brain   10  
    PHIL11088    Self, Agency and the Will MSc   20  
    PHIL11115    The Computational Mind MSc   20  

    Notes:Students are usually allowed to substitute 40 option credits for other courses from
    School Collection A/I/O at level 11 with the agreement of the Programme Director.


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