MSc Mind, Language and Embodied Cognition

An intensive grounding in the philosophy of embodied cognitive science

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Why study Mind, Language & Embodied Cognition at Edinburgh?

  • Philosophy is rated 4th in the UK by Times Higher Education for the quality and breadth of the research using the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF 2021).

  • An opportunity to hear from a wide range of high-profile academics from across the world, with figures such as Daniel Dennett, Steven Pinker, and Simon Blackburn having visited the University to speak to staff and students.
  • Study with one of the largest philosophy of cognitive science groups in Europe.

Programme overview

One of the most exciting areas of contemporary research in philosophy of mind

Programme structure and assessment

This programme comprises two semesters of taught compulsory and optional courses, followed by a dissertation

Learning outcomes and careers

This programme provides you with a range of knowledge and skills to prepare you for a variety of career paths

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