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UCL (University College London): Social Cognition: Research and Applications

InstitutionUCL (University College London) View institution profile
Department Division of Psychology & Language Sciences
Web https://www.ucl.ac.uk
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Summary

This MSc focuses on how individuals construe the social world and the processes that underlie social judgement and behaviour. The programme draws on the research of outstanding academic staff working in the areas of social cognition, social endocrinology, socio-cognitive neuroscience, and judgement and decision-making to provide unique, cutting-edge perspectives on humans as social beings.

The programme provides an understanding of how the human emotional, cognitive and neural systems have evolved to sustain social co-ordination and adaptation to the environment. Key topics include: social perception, motivation, attitudes, embodiment, emotion, social judgement and decision-making, and social neuroscience.

Students undertake modules to the value of 180 credits.

The programme consists of six core modules (90 credits), two optional modules (30 credits), and a research dissertation (60 credits).

Upon successful completion of 180 credits, you will be awarded a MSc in Social Cognition: Research and Applications.

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