IIT Gandhinagar invites applications for cognitive interdisciplinary programs

The last date to apply is January 20, 2022 Entrance tests and interviews will be taken online due to COVID-19

The Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar is inviting applications for Masters in Cognitive Science and Society and Culture programs.

M.Sc. (Cognitive Science) and MA (Society and Culture) programs highlight the need for interdisciplinary studies.

Cognitive science is a fast-growing field that works at the juncture of philosophy, psychology, computer science, neuroscience, and artificial intelligence, while the Society and Culture program provides exposure to key topics, including history and cultural studies in the humanities and social sciences. , Literature, translation studies, sociology, political science and anthropology

Key career opportunities and research options available to students of these courses include:

M.Sc. In cognitive science

  • Industry roles such as academics, user experience (UX), linguistic analysts, data analysts, product developers / designers, AI engineers, cognitive rehabilitation, robotics, consumer behavior, etc.
  • Academic roles such as teaching or research, human-computer interface, neuroscience, decision making, etc. and international PhD in opportunities
  • Establish a start-up

MA in Society and Culture

  • Nonprofits (NGOs, policy think-tanks), industry roles such as journalism, advertising / media, communication, writing, working with human resources
  • Academic roles such as teaching or research in environmental science and public policy, among others
  • Opportunity International PhD

In both the programs, students will have unique research experience such as conducting field work, conducting ethnographic research in the old city of Ahmedabad, visiting historical and archeological sites of Gujarat, conducting experiments in state-of-the-art science lab, traveling around the country. Through IIT Gandhinagar Explorer Fellowship, take advantage of national and international academic and industrial internship opportunities and much more. International faculty exposure is another highlight of these programs.

The master’s thesis which allows them to work in the field of specialization of their choice while receiving hands-on supervision by the faculty members will prepare the students for the challenges of higher education and future life.

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