UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Speech and Language Sciences

Focusing on speech and language pathology and therapy, students consider approaches to the investigation and management of clients with communication and swallowing problems, and learn about working with clients and others professionals in health care and education.

Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper 2nd Class Honours degree from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. This must be held at the time of applying.

Course modules

Core modules year 1: Professional and clinical studies i; management of communication disorders 1 (language and cognition, developmental); management of communication disorders 2 (speech and hearing); linguistic and psychological perspectives; phonetics and phonology; research methods 1.
Core modules year 2: Professional and clinical studies ii; management of communication disorders 3 (language and cognition, acquired); management of communication disorders 4 (speech, swallowing and voice brain, mind and health); research methods ii; research project.

Assessment methods

The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, tutorials, workshops, supervised clinical placement work, practical classes and exercises. A variety of assessment methods are used. As well as coursework, practicals, clinical vivas and examinations, students are engaged in ongoing assessment as part of their professional and clinical development.

Sponsorship information

Home/EU students accepted for this degree have their fees paid by Department of Health; in addition, these students are eligible to apply for a means-tested bursary.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 24,400 per Year 1 (International) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bloomsbury Campus Camden WC1E 6BT South East

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Key information

Programme Administrator
Telephone number: 
020 7679 4201