Institution: Comenius University
Faculty: Faculty of Mathematics, physics, and informatics (UK)
Mode of Application: Online
Application deadline: end of April
Start date: winter semester, September
Course Duration: 2 Years (Masters)
Qualification: MSc (Mgr)
Mode of delivery: on campus
Study type: taught, Full time.
Fees, cost, and funding: 1500/year
Admission requirements: Bachelor degree (formal science, natural science, social science, humanities), CV, Proof of English (minimum level is b2), application form, transcript of records, 2 reference letters, 1 motivational letter, copy of passport, copy of application fee
Admission fee for international students: 33€
Entrance examination: the admission committee will decide on the admission of applicants after considering the following factors: Overall grades (from bachelor studies, or previous master studies) 25% Letter of motivation 30% Clarity & relevance of research question 20% (it is part 3 of the letter of motivation) Cognitive science and/or interdisciplinary experience 10% Plans to pursue research career 5% Letter(s) of recommendation 5% Experience (work, voluntary work, participation in conferences, summer schools, etc. ) 5%
Course Details: Cognitive science can be looked at as a huge interdisciplinary endeavour, connecting various fields, technical, social or humanities, with the goal to study the basic components of cognition – perception, reasoning, thinking and behavior. Cognitive science emerged in the 1950s, it passed through various changes and gave rise to different lines of thought. The key (so called mother) disciplines of cognitive science are psychology, artificial intelligence, neuroscience, philosophy, linguistics and antropology.