Cognitive Science Project I, 12 credits

Kognitionsvetenskapligt projektarbete I, 12 hp


Main field of study

Cognitive Science

Course level

Second cycle

Course type

Single subject and programme course


Arne Jönsson

Course coordinator

Arne Jönsson

Director of studies or equivalent

Jalal Maleki
ECV = Elective / Compulsory / Voluntary
Course offered for Semester Weeks Language Campus ECV
F7MKS Master Programme in Cognitive Science 2 (Spring 2020) 202004-202023 Swedish Linköping C

Main field of study

Cognitive Science

Course level

Second cycle

Advancement level


Course offered for

  • Master Programme in Cognitive Science

Entry requirements

Bachelor's degree 180 ECTS credits in the field of cognitive science, or Bachelor's degree 180 ECTS credits in main field of computer science or equivalent and passed 30 ECTS credits courses in one or more of the subjects: psychology, linguistics, philosophy, neuroscience, anthropology or equivalent, or Bachelor's degree 180 ECTS credits in one of the main areas of psychology or neuroscience and passed 30 ECTS credits in computer science or equivalent.

Intended learning outcomes

On completion of the course, the student should at an advanced level be able to 
- carry out a cognitive science research assignment,
- identify and delimit a research assigment,
- analyse and report a research issue within one or several of the congitive sciences or their related application areas.

Course content

The course covers current research in a profiling area, for example, design, development of technical artefacts, language engineering or human factors. The course is given in close relation to an ongoing cognitive science research project or with an external partner from industry or research institutes.

Teaching and working methods

The student works independently under the supervision of a researcher in the profiling area that the student has chosen to specialise in. The degree project includes, e.g., computer modelling, design tasks, empirical studies or development of technical artefacts.


The course is examined through a written project report. Detailed information can be found in the study guide. 

Students failing an exam covering either the entire course or part of the course twice are entitled to have a new examiner appointed for the reexamination.

Students who have passed an examination may not retake it in order to improve their grades.


Three-grade scale, U, G, VG

Other information

Planning and implementation of a course must take its starting point in the wording of the syllabus. The course evaluation included in each course must therefore take up the question how well the course agrees with the syllabus. 

The course is carried out in such a way that both men´s and women´s experience and knowledge is made visible and developed.


Institutionen för datavetenskap
Code Name Scope Grading scale
PRO1 Project 12 credits U, G, VG

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