Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Speech and Language Sciences

Expert supervision is offered in the following research areas: links between the production and perception of speech; monolingual/bilingual speech and language development in children for a range of language(s), particularly Arabic; early years policy with a focus on language and communication; relation of socio-economic factors to language development; assessment, diagnosis and intervention for speech, language and communication impairment; verb and sentence processing deficits in people with aphasia; memory disorders following stroke; effectiveness of interventions for speech and language impairments; the psycholinguistics of word production; computational modelling of word retrieval.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree and a Master's degree, or international equivalents, in relevant subjects. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 7.0 (with a minimum of 6.5 in writing and 6.0 in all other sub-skills), or equivalent.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 - 36 months
PhD Part-time September 2016 - 72 months
PhD Full-time January 2017 - 36 months
PhD Part-time January 2017 - 72 months
MPhil Full-time September 2016 - 12 months
MPhil Part-time September 2016 - 24 months
MPhil Full-time January 2017 - 12 months
MPhil Part-time January 2017 - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU North East

Key information

School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences
Telephone number: 
+44 (0) 191 208 7390