HCCK03031U  COG Topics in Cognition and Communication

Volume 2019/2020

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.
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.
  • Category
  • Hours
  • Class Instruction
  • 56
  • Course Preparation
  • 353,5
  • Total
  • 409,5