Master of Arts in COGNITIVE SCIENCES (OPEN MIND)

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OPEN MIND combines graduate studies and advanced research in a variety of areas of cognitive science. The programme proceeds along two tracks: a teaching track, open to graduate students and involving courses, seminars and individual work, leading to a Master in Cognitive Science; and a scientific communication track, open to a larger audience of researchers, teachers, students and a general public interested in cognitive science, and consisting of intense and well-focused thematic workshops that explore in depths important topics of wide scientific and pedagogical interest in cognitive science from a relevant variety of disciplines.
OPEN MIND makes a special and sustained effort on both tracks to cover new and important topics that go beyond the traditional core of cognitive science and reach new and exciting domains in comparative, developmental and evolutionary psychology, cognitive linguistics and pragmatics, social neuroscience and neuropsychology, cognitive anthropology, animal cognition and cognitive archaeology, among others.
This open-mindedness should be attractive and instructive for a large spectrum of scholars, students and other interested participants from a variety of countries and disciplines, with a variety of backgrounds. Both Master classes and workshops will be taught by an international group of experts from the relevant disciplines of cognitive science.

TUITION FEES:
There is no tuition fee for the state subsidized places. These places are available for EU, EEA and Swiss Confederation nationals
For paying students:
– 3100 RON / year for Romanian students and for students coming from EU, EEA member states and from the Swiss Confederation
– 220 € / month for non EU nationals

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CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
  • Advanced research in Cognitive Sciences and Philosophy of Mind
  • Professions closely associated with linguistic and moral psychology
  • Interdisciplinary project management, Project management in Sciences, Communication management for scientific projects

CURRICULUM

Reasoning
Cognitive and Brain Development
Social Cognition
Moral Psychology
Language Acquisition
Theory of Mind
Social Neuroscience
Memory
Computational Mind
Mind in Evolution

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ADMISSION & ADMISSION CRITERIAPROGRAM LENGHTLANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTIONACADEMIC CALENDARMOBILITY
Admission takes place in July and September.
The call for applications is open to Romanian nationals – BA (or equivalent) graduates -, as well as nationals of EU, EEA member states, Swiss Confederation nationals and non EU-citizens.
Applicants with previous studies abroad will include a certificate acknowledging their studies abroad/degrees obtained abroad, issued by the specialized department of the Ministry of Education.
4 semesters (120 ECTS)
ENGLISH.
Proficiency in English is required for this MA
Courses start in October and end in June
Mobility opportunities are available for students at partner universities.
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APPLICATIONS:

Application package, statement of purpose and interview
filosofie.unibuc.ro/admitere-masterat/

CONTACT INFORMATION:

office@filosofie.unibuc.ro

Dr. Alina Tigău, Programme Coordinator:
alina_mihaela_tigau@yahoo.com

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