University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Language and Communication Impairment in Children

This course is for teachers, speech and language therapists, and other professionals working with children with special educational needs. You'll develop your understanding of speech, language and communication and build on your existing skills. The course is delivered online, by distance learning, so you can gain a specialist qualification without having to leave your current job. We provide material online for weekly study across the full calendar year. There are two or three (optional) study weekends per year in Sheffield. Essential reading material is available electronically. Online activities support your study and build links with tutors and other students. Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information .

Entry requirements

Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert: For the PGCert/PGDip: A degree-level professional qualification, or a first degree, plus at least two years' experience of working with children. English language requirements: Overall IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent. MSc: For the MSc: Minimum 2:1 honours degree and two years' relevant work experience with children. English language requirements: Overall IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Assessment methods

MSc: Modules are normally assessed by written assignments. MSc students are also assessed on their research dissertation. Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip: Modules are normally assessed by written assignments.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning (part-time) September 2019 - 2 Years
MSc Distance learning (part-time) September 2019 - 3 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Distance learning (part-time) September 2019 - 2 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Distance learning (part-time) September 2019 - 1 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site Sheffield S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

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