HCCK03031U COG Topics in Cognition and Communication

Volume 2023/2024

The Master’s Programme in Cognition and Communication, 2019-curriculum: 

Research Project: HCCK03021E



The course introduces and elaborates upon a small set of key contemporary topics in cognitive science and communication studies.

Learning Outcome

At the examination, the student can demonstrate:


Knowledge and understanding of

  • a set of key contemporary discussions in cognitive science and communication studies
  • key interrelationships between cognitive and communicative processes in various situations.


Skills in

  • identifying and analyzing a set of relevant factors related to situated cognitive and communicative processes
  • identifying and analyzing the interplay of said relevant factors and their potential consequences for situated cognitive and communicative processes.


Competencies in

  • identifying, analyzing, and critically evaluating specific issues related to the interplay of situated cognitive and communication processes
  • communicating an overall assessment of said issues in clear and concise form.
Lectures and class teaching, discussions and exercises.
  • Category
  • Hours
  • Class Instruction
  • 56
  • Preparation
  • 353,5
  • Total
  • 409,5
Type of assessment
Written assignment
Exam registration requirements

The active class participation consists of:

  • Minimum 75 % class attendance.
  • Approval of 3 written exercises of each 2-4 standard pages.
  • Student peer feedback on 2 of the written exercises.
Exam period

June 2022


June 2022

Criteria for exam assesment