Ruhr-Universität Bochum

Cognitive Science

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Neurosciences, Psychology
M.Sc.
Degree
English
English only
Language
Winter semester:  15 Jul
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
Duration
Free
Tuition fees (per semester)
Starting
Winter semester
Mode of admission:
local admission restriction
Application:
directly at University
Study mode:
On campus

Requirements


Qualification Requirements


Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in psychology or related subjects.

The following subjects are considered relevant for the program: cognitive science, psychology, philosophy with a strong focus on analytic philosophy, especially philosophy of mind (at least 15 ECTS), neuroscience, informatics/information technology, linguistics, mathematics, biology with a focus on neurobiology or bio-informatics or similar topics (at least 20 ECTS).

If the applicant’s bachelor program consisted of two subjects, at least one of those subjects has to be considered relevant (see list above) and been studied for at least 60 ECTS. The second subject has to provide at least 15 relevant ECTS.

Required ECTS credits: 180.

Language Requirements


The following certificates are recognised as proof of your language proficience.

languageEnglish
CERF English
min B2
Cambridge
min B2 First (FCE)
Specification: Grade A or B, resp. C or B2.
IELTS
min 6.5
Specification: With at least a 6.0 in all four sub-categories.
TOEFL iBT
min 85
Specification: With at least 79 in all four sub-categories.
UNIcert
min II
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? yes

Additional information:
No test certificates are required if you are a citizen of the following countries: Australia, Canada (excluding Quebec), Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom, United States of America, or you have obtained your bachelor’s degree in English and the program lasted for at least three years. Language certificates must not be older than two years at the final application day. German is not a requirement.

Application & Admission


Application Deadlines


Application Procedure & Selection


Mode of admission:
local admission restriction
Admission test/interview:
None
Application:
directly at University
Application Fee:
none

Further Information


For more information please check the

Course Website