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