Master (2 years) of Arts in Cognitive Semiotics, 120 ECTSHumanities, social sciences, communication and arts
|Institution||Aarhus University (AU)|
|Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH)||4550 EUR|
|Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH)||0 EUR|
DescriptionCognitive Semiotics is a multidisciplinary approach to the study of human meaning-making. The programme combines cognitive sciences – the science of how the brain works – with linguistics and aesthetics – a focus on language and art. Courses will attempt to answer a variety of theoretical as well as practical questions, such as, How do people process language? What cognitive abilities does a species need to have in order to develop a language? What draws people’s attention to different aspects of a piece of art?
Courses include aspects of linguistics, neuroscience, psychology and aesthetics so as to give students a holistic understanding of the subject. The goal is to explore the interrelationship between language, thought and perception, and the relationship between the physical properties of the brain and human cognitive abilities.
Career OpportunitiesLike all humanities degrees, Cognitive Semiotics gives students the opportunity of a wide variety of career prospects. Many students pursue communication-related or research-related jobs, and some go on to do PhDs abroad.
AdmissionTo find out more about admission to the MA in Cognitive Semiotics please visit the programme’s website.
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