MSc Mind, Language and Embodied Cognition
An intensive grounding in the philosophy of embodied cognitive science
Why study Mind, Language & Embodied Cognition at Edinburgh?
- In the most recent REF, philosophy at Edinburgh was rated the best in Scotland and 2nd in the UK based on the volume of world-leading and internationally excellent research that we produce
- 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
- Our own Professor Andy Clark is one of the leading contemporary thinkers in the philosophy of mind, and is known in particular for his exploration of the Extended Mind hypothesis.
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
As a postgraduate student you will have access to a wide range of research resources
Learning outcomes and careers
This programme provides you with a range of knowledge and skills to prepare you for a variety of career paths
Help with your application
When applying you should include a personal statement detailing your academic abilities and your reasons for applying for the programme
Programme teaching staff
Staff profiles of those involved in teaching on the programme
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Banner image: "In My Head" by David Foltz.