University of Dundee
Augmentative and Alternative Communication (MSc)
Augmentative and Alternative Communication refers to strategies and techniques used by individuals who experience difficulties with communication because they have little or no functional speech. This course offers a unique approach to the study and development of AAC solutions because of our emphasis on multi-disciplinary teamwork. The aims of this course are to provide individuals with a psychology, computing, industry or clinical care background with a better understanding of the latest developments in: 1) the psychology of the development of language and communication; 2) the design ethnography of AAC solutions; 3) the engineering of AAC solutions; and 4) the effective evaluation of AAC solutions on an individual and group basis. All applications should be received by 31st August 2016
You should hold, or expect to hold a first or second class (normally upper second class) honours degree in Psychology, or a relevant area such as Computing, Engineering, Education or Speech & Language Therapy. We also welcome applications from applicants with relevant AAC experience. All applicants will be assessed and approved by the Course Director and the MSc Board of Studies.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||-||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2017||-||12 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Dundee City Campus||Dundee||DD1 4HN||Scotland|
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