City, University of London

City, University of London

Advanced Practice in Health and Social Care (Speech, Language and Communication)

The course offers a flexible, professionally orientated programme for speech and language therapists and other graduates with a specific interest in communication disorders. This programme will stimulate you to think in new ways about the nature of speech, language, communication and swallowing problems. Strengthen your knowledge of the evidence base for clinical work. Enhance your skills in critically appraising research evidence. Qualify you for posts in the UK and abroad that require a Masters degree and for specialist clinical posts. Provide you with the skills and knowledge needed to undertake independent research and to apply for research posts.

Entry requirements

Applicants should hold a first or second class honours degree or the equivalent from an international institution in an appropriate subject. Alternatively, applicants should hold the Licentiate Diploma of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists.

Course modules

Modules include: Introduction to research methods and applied data analysis; critical issues in advanced practice; plus optional modules.

Assessment methods

Assessments 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 £ 7,500 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 15,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 3,750 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 7,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years
PgCert Part-time £ 3,500 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
PgCert Part-time £ 7,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
PgDip Full-time £ 7,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
PgDip Full-time £ 14,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
PgDip Part-time £ 3,500 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
PgDip Part-time £ 7,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

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

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School of Health Sciences
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020 7040 5790