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(in Polish) Kognitywistyka, stacjonarne drugiego stopnia (WFZ-0310-2SO)

(in Polish: Kognitywistyka, stacjonarne drugiego stopnia)
second-cycle
full-time, 2 years
Language: Polish

Qualification awarded:

(in Polish) Magisterium na kognitywistyce

Access to further studies:

education in doctoral school, postgraduate programmes

Professional status:

Completion of the field of study: cognitive science provides an interdisciplinary knowledge, as well as a wide range of skills. The graduate may be employed in educational and research institutions (institutions of higher education, research centres). The graduate has interpersonal competences which can be useful in working as a specialist in work organisation of project teams, research teams, and expert teams, also in public authorities and self-government authorities. Thanks to knowledge concerning communication, the graduate may be as well employed in projecting websites, users’ interfaces, and works which involve ergonomics and computer support for educational process. The graduate may work in posts where interpretation and processing of data of various types are required. Furthermore, the graduate may be employed in IT agencies, advertising agencies, on-line information services, also in companies as a customer communication manager, company’s image manager, and a person responsible for a company’s offer, and promotion and advertising texts (public relation, marketing).

Access requirements

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entry exam, degree of licencjat

Teaching standards

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Graduates who complete the programme of study have acquired the learning outcomes specified in Resolution No. 6/I/2013 adopted by the Senate of the Jagiellonian University on 30th January 2013 on establishing at the Faculty of Philosophy of the Jagiellonian University a full-time second-cycle programme of study of a general academic profile within the field of study Cognitive Studies, as of the 2013/2014 academic year, and the introduction of learning outcomes for the field of study Cognitive Studies, second-cycle programme of a general academic profile, as of the 2013/2014 academic year. Graduates hold the following qualifications as regards knowledge, skills, and social competences: KNOWLEDGE - An advanced knowledge of the status and significance of the cognitive sciences among the other areas of scholarship (the humanities, the social sciences, the natural sciences), and of the specific nature of their subject and methodology; ability to apply and develop this knowledge in his/her professional activities; - An advanced knowledge of the terminology of the cognitive sciences in the perspective of the complexity and variability of the language of science and colloquial language; - An appreciation of the relations between cognitive science and other sciences and disciplines of scholarship; and a broad scope of knowledge of these links in his/her chosen area (module) of problems in the cognitive sciences; - An extended knowledge and comprehension of the Polish terminology of cognitive science and its theory, methodology, and research results; appreciation of their variability; an expert knowledge of the Polish terminology of a selected area of research in cognitive science and its theory, methodology, and research results; - Knowledge of the English terminology of cognitive science and ability to apply it in his/her scientific and professional activities; - A well-ordered, general knowledge of the terminology, theory, and methodology of the cognitive sciences within the scope of logic, philosophy, psychology, psychophysiology, linguistics, and artificial intelligence systems; - A well-ordered, thorough, and detailed knowledge of one of his/her selected modules on problems in the cognitive sciences and its methodology, presented in his/her final Magister dissertation and edited in the form of an extended or abridged paper for publication in a scholarly journal; - An advanced knowledge of the terminology, tools, and methods of one of his/her selected modules on problems in the cognitive sciences or specific areas of contemporary research in the cognitive sciences; - An extended knowledge of the presence of information from the cognitive sciences in scholarship, culture, and politics; an appreciation of the relations between these aspects and cognitive science, and commitment to their furtherance; - A knowledge and appreciation of the ideas important in but at the same time transcending the cognitive sciences, and the ability to compare and contrast them; ability to apply them in his/her scientific and professional activities; - Appreciation of the scientific, social, and cultural context in which attitudes and opinions on the cognitive sciences have emerged and been subject to change; - A foundation knowledge of social bonds and structures, the changes to which they are subject, and the laws governing their operations; - A knowledge of the basic ideas and principles of the protection of intellectual property and copyright, their observance in his/her own work, and a contribution to their dissemination; - A good knowledge of the way contemporary academic, social, cultural, and political institutions work in Poland and abroad, and of the ethical contexts and consequences of such operations, to which he/she is making an active contribution; - Knowledge of the IT technologies needed for scholarly activities, and of the ways and scope in which they may be applied; - An advanced knowledge of the usefulness of the electronic media, and their advantages and disadvantages. SKILLS - A capacity for independent enhancement and development of his/her knowledge and skills using a variety of educational methods; - Ability to apply the appropriate tools to collect information and further his/her knowledge of the cognitive sciences; - Ability to identify and describe contemporary problems in the cognitive sciences; ability to offer an independently designed solution to them; ability to integrate knowledge from a variety of disciplines within the scope of the cognitive sciences; - Ability to formulate and analyse fundamental research issues in the cognitive sciences on his/her own, selecting appropriate methods for their examination, processing, and presentation; - Ability to carry out a simple experiment, process the results obtained, compare them with other results, and discuss them in the context of the literature of the issue studied; - Ability to apply the scientific methods pertaining to artificial intelligence to examine a given research problem, describe the results obtained, and discuss them in the context of the literature of the issue studied; - Ability to identify, examine, and discuss a selected research problem in the light of the results of philosophical inquiry, write up the results obtained, and compare and contrast them with results obtained in other disciplines of the cognitive sciences; - Ability to apply the right methods to reconstruct problems and methods presented in texts on cognitive science, and specific texts in the natural and medical sciences; ability to combine and integrate the concepts and opinions under study, formulate new questions and problems, and define potential methods for their resolution; - Ability to apply his/her knowledge of the cognitive sciences to conduct a critical analysis of phenomena, activities, and programmes in education, the economy, the arts, medicine, law, and politics; - Ability to conduct research under the supervision of his/her academic tutor; ability to compile a short report on his/her research results, deliver an oral multimedia presentation, and write them up in his/her final magister dissertation and/or a paper ready for publication in a scholarly journal; - Ability to edit his/her own and other people’s work in scholarship, especially on issues in cognitive science, in compliance with the generally accepted standards for the edition of academic texts; - Ability to express his/her opinion clearly and precisely; ability to assess, produce a logical argument and counterargument, and conduct a discussion referring to the knowledge he/she has learned; ability to criticise opinions he/she does not agree with using the methods followed in academic discussion; - Appreciation and acceptance of the diversity of attitudes, opinions, and moral standards held by individuals from different communities, cultures, and periods; his/her activities contribute to and uphold the pluralism of ideas and cultural heritage; - Ability to communicate at an advanced level in Polish and English with specialists on selected areas (modules) of the cognitive sciences, using a variety of communication techniques; - Ability to apply his/her interdisciplinary knowledge on interaction between humans and artificial intelligence systems; - Ability to compile reports on research in the cognitive sciences, under the guidance of his/her academic tutor, using the latest theoretical formulations and source materials which may not be readily accessible; endeavour to make his/her own analyses and find solutions to a problem; - Proficiency in English to the B2+ level, including the ability to translate specialist texts on cognitive science from and into English, deliver a paper, and take part in a discussion on cognitive science conducted in English; - Ability to use advanced IT technologies to identify and disseminate information on cognitive science; - Ability to recognise the potential and limitations of the electronic media, and to make use of them in his/her professional activities. SOCIAL COMPETENCES - An appreciation of the need for lifelong continuing education, enhancing his/her knowledge; contribution to the education of others as a teacher, expert, and adviser; - Awareness of his/her own autonomy, developing and protecting it without encroaching on the autonomy of other persons; - A capacity for independent, critical thinking; the habit of reacting to demagoguery, deceitful argument, and bureaucratic claims threatening his/her autonomy; ability to inspire others to adopt an independent and critical manner of thinking; - A sense of responsibility in his/her work and behaviour, taking the potential outcomes of his/her actions into consideration, and organising and defining targets in the work of others in the same manner; - An openness to new theories, ideas, and attitudes, which he/she endeavours to learn about and understand; readiness to change his/her view on encountering new ideas; - Ability to organise his/her time efficiently; ability to organise his/her own work and the work of his/her group, defining and estimating targets, reviewing progress, and helping others organise their work; - A capacity for team-work, performing various tasks including management duties within the group; management and interpersonal communication skills; - Ability to carry out his/her duties efficiently, planning and designating the priorities in his/her own work and the work of colleagues in the group under his/her leadership; - Ability to identify and resolve dilemmas in his/her professional activities, anticipating potential situations of conflict and endeavouring to prevent them; - An attitude of tolerance for representatives of other cultures, religions, and worldviews, showing respect for difference, but able to stand up for his/her own values; - Contribution to cultural affairs; awareness of the value of the diverse forms of cultural heritage; personal commitment and contribution to the preservation of cultural heritage; - An attitude and application of his/her knowledge testifying to the rising importance of the cognitive sciences in the European cultural heritage and its contemporary identity; - Ability to apply his/her knowledge of the cognitive sciences, contributing to the shaping of social bonds and the development of individuals and social groups. A capacity for thinking in an enterprising manner.