City, University of London

City, University of London

Speech, Language and Communication

The course is for qualified speech and language therapists seeking to gain specialist knowledge and high level research skills in their field. It is also suitable for other graduates with a background and special interest in children and adults with speech, language, communication and associated difficulties, including Deafness. The MSc programme is designed to: Stimulate you to think in new ways about disorders of language, communication and swallowing; Introduce you to new theoretical ideas and new approaches to clinical practice; Strengthen your knowledge of the evidence base for clinical work; Enhance your skills in critically appraising research evidence; and Provide you with the skills and knowledge that you need to begin independent research. Students are taught in a dynamic and supportive atmosphere, which encourages participation and the exchange of ideas. The knowledge and skills that you will develop can be applied across different language and cultural contexts, making the programme highly suitable for home, EU or overseas students.

Entry requirements

Applicants should hold a relevant first or second class honours degree or the equivalent from an international institution.

Alternatively, applicants should hold the Licentiate Diploma of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists.

Applicants who do not hold a degree but do have relevant employment experience in the health sector may be considered.

Course modules

Core modules: Introduction to research methods and applied data analysis (30 credits); and Critical issues in advanced practice (15 credits).
Discipline Specific and Elective modules:
Acquired language impairments (15 credits); Case-based clinical management (15 credits); Cognitive communication impairments (15 credits); Developmental language impairment (15 credits); Dysphagia and disorders of eating and drinking (15 credits); Habilitative audiology (15 credits); Identity, Inclusion and Living with Disability (15 credits); Language learning and development (15 credits); Developing Complex Interventions (15 credits); Instrumental Techniques in Speech Sciences (15 credits).

Assessment methods

Assignments include essays, portfolios, literature reviews, poster presentations, oral presentations, and data analyses. Some focus entirely on critical evaluation of research; others require you to apply a selected body of research to a given case, client group, or clinical setting.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 15,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 3,750 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 3,750 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 3,750 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 3,750 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 15,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 3,750 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 3,750 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 3,750 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 3,750 per Year 1 (England) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Northampton Square Islington EC1V 0HB South East

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