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Cognitive Science BSc (Hons)

University of Edinburgh

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UCAS CODE: C859

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Central area campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    12-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Cognitive Science is the study of the mind and how it works to solve everyday tasks. These include:* visual processing* reasoning* memory* problem-solving* language and communicationThis programme focuses on both the behavioural and computational aspects of cognitive science. It gives you the opportunity to learn a range of skills and to explore different ways of studying the mind - from experiments with human participants to building computer simulations. Your courses will be a combination of compulsory and option choices from informatics, with a range of options from psychology, linguistics, and philosophy. The programme will teach you mathematical and programming skills, as well as a deeper understanding of:* computation* human mind and behaviour* the links between natural and artificial intelligence

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 30,400per year

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Entry requirements

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A level : AAB - A*A*A*

Required subjects: A Levels: Mathematics at A. GCSEs: English at C or 4.

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University information

University of Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    12th

  • Campus address

    University of Edinburgh, Student Recruitment and Admissions, 33 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH8 9JS, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    8th out of 100 11

    22nd out of 113 12

    16th out of 118 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    185 84%

    6th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78.0 78%

    25th

    47
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.93 79%

    80th

    8
  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    201 90%

    6th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82.0 82%

    59th

    32
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.61 72%

    107th

    25
  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    188 91%

    4th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60.0 60%

    34th

    10
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.83 77%

    97th

    17

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