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Cognitive Psychology

  • Number of credits 15 Credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Spring Term 2020

About the course

The course covers current theories and research findings, and applications of these problems in life. Part 1: Cognitive Psychology: Theory and empirical studies (7.5 credits) Current cognitive psychological research and current trends in cognitive psychological theories. Part 2: Applied cognitive psychology (7.5 ECTS) This part examines how cognitive psychology can explain the basic phenomena in living and working life, and applied in various problem areas. Course participants choose among problem areas such as usability, behavior change, human error, risk assessment, time, health, etc. and work with it at seminars and group projects.

Application and eligibility

Cognitive Psychology, 15 hp

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Spring Term 2020 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen


Lectures begin on week starting 20 January 2020


Lectures end during the week of 23 March 2020

Study location



English (upon request)

Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

Univ: 90 credits (hp) in psychology or related subject. Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish Upper Secondary course English A. Where the language of instruction is Swedish, applicants must prove proficiency in Swedish to the level required for basic eligibility for higher studies


Academic credits Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.

Application code



The online application opens 03 June 2019 at 13:00 CET. Application deadline is 15 August 2019.

Application and Tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

Application fee


Tuition fee, first instalment


Total fee


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