Bachelor of Cognitive Science

 

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Specializations

  • Biological Foundations of Cognition
  • Cognition and Computation
  • Cognition and Psychology
  • Language and Linguistics
  • Philosophical and Conceptual Issues

 

Cognitive Science

Skills and knowledge you may gain from your program:

  • An understanding of the mind and of mental abilities; natural and artificial intelligence
  • Critical thinking; analytical thinking; attention to detail
  • Research skills; data collection; process and synthesize vast amounts of data and apply where relevant; organize and evaluate research results
  • Problem solving skills; approaching topics and problems from various perspectives; analyzing multiple dimensions of a problem; decision making skills
  • Skills in social research – both qualitative and quantitative methods; interviewing; cultural sensitivity; working cooperatively with others; understanding group dynamics
  • Verbal and written communication; ability to write logical and well-reasoned reports, papers and grant proposals
  • Use of technical tools and scientific equipment
  • Aptitude for scientific problem solving; using statistics and computer science to analyze data

Areas of Employment

  • Human – Computer Interaction
  • Mental Health Work
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Research
  • Speech Therapy

Job Titles of Program Graduates

  • Application Specialist
  • Assistant Language Teacher
  • Counselor
  • Data Analyst
  • Data Scientist
  • Digital Service Specialist
  • Educational Consultant
  • Graphic Designer
  • Junior Developer
  • Learning Specialist
  • Proposal Coordinator
  • Registered Psychotherapist
  • Research Analyst
  • Research Assistant
  • Software Developer
  • Technical Writer
  • Usability Specialist

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