Home »




Requirements for Admission to the M.A. Program in Cognitive Science are the same as the requirements for other Master programs at Boğaziçi University:

a. ALES score (minimum 55), alternatively GRE or GMAT scores.
b. An undergraduate GPA of 2.5/4.0 or equivalent.
c. Proof of English Proficiency.*

*Students should have taken one of the tests, BUEPT, TOEFL, IELTS and obtained the minimum scores.

Requirements in b and c are not obligatory for the early application period, but applicants must fulfill these requirements before the registration period. There will be a written exam (subject competency exam), containing basic questions from cognitive science, computer science, linguistics, philosophy, psychology, and neuroscience. All applicants will take the written exam. Among them, suitable candidates will be invited to the interview and a maximum of 10 will be admitted to the program.

Here is a mock exam and some introductory material to get you startedCognitive Science Mock Exam

Visit here for more detailed information about the application materials & procedures.

Applications for the Cognitive Science Program are made only in the early application period specified by the Registrar’s Office. For the 2018-2019 academic year, the application period is between March 26 – April 13, 2017.