UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Applied Research in Human Communication Disorders

This multi-disciplinary programme is aimed at professionals already working in child or adult services in health, education or social care in the UK and overseas who have an interest in developing research expertise and who have a motivation to carry out research in their workplace or a linked setting.

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2nd Class Honours degree from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard, and a recognised professional qualification (such as audiology, clinical science, medicine, occupational therapy, psychology, speech and language therapy, teaching); or a recognised professional qualification and a minimum of 2 years relevant work experience; or a minimum of an upper 2nd Class Honours degree from a UK university or an overseas qualification on an equivalent standard in any other relevant science, medical or allied health professions related discipline.

Course modules

Compulsory modules: research evidence and design i; research evidence and design ii; research in practice.

Assessment methods

The programme takes a strong experiential learning approach through the demonstration, exploration and application of new skills. The programme also utilises significant online learning resources which allow learning outside normal classroom hours. These are combined with lectures, and small-group working. Assessment is through written reports, presentations, and the research dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time £ 9,020 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MRes Full-time £ 23,440 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MRes Part-time £ 4,510 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MRes Part-time £ 11,670 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years
PgCert Part-time - 2 years
MRes Variable - 3 years
PgCert Variable - 3 years
PgCert Full-time - 6 months

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Key information

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