University of Reading

University of Reading

Language Sciences

* Take a set of compulsory modules and gain in-depth specialisation in one of three streams: neuroscience, developmental or multilingualism * The neuroscience stream enables you to explore advances in neuroscience research * The developmental stream focuses on language development and disorders * The multilingualism stream provides a multidisciplinary programme focusing on linguistic, cognitive and pedagogical aspects of multilingualism **Speech and Language Therapy, Linguistics at Reading** Language is at the heart of human life; study a subject crucial to our understanding of ourselves as individuals, as members of society, and as a species. At the University of Reading you will benefit from excellent teaching informed by cutting-edge research; 97% of our research submission was judged to be of international standing in the most recent national assessment.[1] A purpose-built NHS speech and language clinic on campus means that you can access first-class observational facilities, a well-equipped speech research laboratory and a new sound recording room. Furthermore, we are closely associated with the Centre for Integrative Neuroscience and Neurodynamics and the Centre for Literacy and Multilingualism. These provide state-of-the-art facilities including eye-tracking, EER, fMRI and TMS, and a rich multidisciplinary research environment. Additionally, you can benefit from excellent and varied placement opportunities. This is thanks to our close relationship with local speech and language therapy services and the large proportion of our staff who are qualified and practising speech and language therapists. [1] Research Excellence Framework, 2014.

Entry requirements

MSc: You are normally required to have a good first or upper second class (2:1) honours degree (or equivalent from a university outside the UK) in a related field such as linguistics, psychology, medical sciences or education. Evidence of recent study is normally required if the first degree was completed more than four years previously. IELTS: 7.0 overall with no element less than 6.0 (or equivalent).

Course modules

MSc: Sample modules may include: * Research methods * Language processing * Foundations of grammar * Speech and language pathology * Language in autism spectrum disorders MSc: * fMRI Analysis * Theoretical and Clinical Aspects of Anomia * Language in Genetic Disorders * Research Methods * Language Processing * Foundations of Grammar * Speech and Language Pathology * Language in Autism Spectrum Disorders


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 8,410 per Whole course (Home/EU) 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2018 18,760 per Whole course (International) 12 Months
MSc Part-time September 2018 18,760 per Whole course (International) 24 Months
MSc Part-time September 2018 8,410 per Whole course (Home/EU) 24 Months
MSc Full-time September 2019 19,230 per Whole course (International) 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2019 8,620 per Whole course (Home/EU) 12 Months
MSc Part-time September 2019 19,230 per Whole course (International) 24 Months
MSc Part-time September 2019 8,620 per Whole course (Home/EU) 24 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Reading RG6 6UR South East

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