Cognitive Science, Bachelor's, 3 years

  • Years3 Years
  • ECTS credits180

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What you Learn

Required Learning Outcomes

A candidate with a completed program must have the following total learning outcomes defined in knowledge, skills and general competence:



  • have a broad theoretical understanding of how the cognitive system is structured
  • understand how systems work, both in humans and in computers
  • understand how to program and experiment with cognitive systems in computers using techniques from logic, artificial intelligence and computational linguistics
  • have a humanistic perspective on cognition from an introduction to cognitive psychology and philosophy of mind



  • can reflect critically on the understanding we have of cognitive processes and how they are structured
  • have skills and experience in programming and data handling aimed at developing artificially intelligent computer systems, reasoning software and language technology
  • can analyze technologies suitable for this type of computer system
  • can perform statistical analysis of data on cognitive phenomena

General competence:


  • can analyze, evaluate and understand cognitive processes, language, and other complex phenomena related to human behavior
  • can work in the field of cognitive science, preferably with specialization in informatics, information science or philosophy
  • can contribute as an ICT system developer in various types of roles, in a range that includes everything from communication with users to advanced technical development
  • can collaborate in group and project work
  • can formulate written reports and documentation and be responsible for oral presentation of own work
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