Academic Catalog

GRADUATE PROGRAM(S) OF COGNITIVE SCIENCES

M.S. with thesis in Cognitive Sciences

Cognitive Science is an interdisciplinary topic that combines the approaches of Computer Science, Linguistics, Psychology, Neuroscience and Philosophy. The objective of the graduate program is to give students of different backgrounds breadth of knowledge in a wide range of areas in Cognitive Science so that they can conduct research and technological studies in this field. Students will be equipped to understand the cognitive aspects of computational approaches to speech and language analysis, teaching, and innovative and creative uses of computers in an information based society.
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
COGS501 FORMAL LANGUAGES AND LINGUISTICS 3 3 0 8.0
COGS502 PROGRAMMING AND LOGIC 3 3 0 8.0
COGS503 TOPICS, RESEARCH METHODS AND ETHICS IN COGNITIVE SCIENCE 1 0 0 3.0
COGS590 GRADUATE SEMINAR 0 0 2 10.0
COGS599 MASTER THESIS 0 0 0 50.0
7 elective course(s) approved by the Department of Cognitive Sciences.
Total minimum credit: 30

Ph.D. in Cognitive Sciences

Cognitive Science is an interdisciplinary topic that combines the approaches of Computer Science, Linguistics, Psychology, Neuroscience and Philosophy. The objective of the graduate program is to give students of different backgrounds breadth of knowledge in a wide range of areas in Cognitive Science so that they can conduct research and technological studies in this field. Students will be equipped to understand the cognitive aspects of computational approaches to speech and language analysis, teaching, and innovative and creative uses of computers in an information based society.
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
COGS501 FORMAL LANGUAGES AND LINGUISTICS 3 3 0 8.0
COGS502 PROGRAMMING AND LOGIC 3 3 0 8.0
COGS503 TOPICS, RESEARCH METHODS AND ETHICS IN COGNITIVE SCIENCE 1 0 0 3.0
COGS690 GRADUATE SEMINAR 0 0 2 10.0
COGS699 PH.D. THESIS 0 0 0 130.0
8 elective course(s) approved by the Department of Cognitive Sciences.
Total minimum credit: 25

Integrated Ph.D. in Cognitive Sciences