University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Speech Difficulties

Develop your knowledge and skills of working with clients with developmental speech and literacy difficulties. This course is designed for speech and language therapists, and other professionals with a special interest in communication difficulties. You can study part-time by distance learning or full-time.

Course modules

Spoken and Written Language; Developing an Evidence-Based Practice; Speech Difficulties I: nature and investigation; Speech Difficulties II: intervention and management; Spoken and Written Language; Developmental Speech Difficulties: Nature and Investigation; Developmental Speech Difficulties: Intervention and Management; Developing an Evidence Base for Practice; Research Methods; Two optional modules; Research Dissertation. Examples of optional modules Developmental Language and Communication Disorders (single or double option); Special Topics in Human Communication Sciences (two option modules); Cleft Palate (single or double option); Methods in Clinical Linguistics; Acquired Language Disorders; Acquired Speech Disorders.

Assessment methods

Each module is assessed by a written assignment. Master's students are also assessed on their research dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2017 - 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 GBP 21,450 per Whole course (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 GBP 7,500 per Whole course (Home/EU) 1 Years
MSc Distance learning September 2018 GBP 10,725 per Year 1 (International) 24 Months
MSc Distance learning September 2018 GBP 3,750 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 24 Months
MSc Distance learning September 2018 - 24 Months
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2018 - 1 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2018 - 1 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Distance learning September 2018 - 2 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Distance learning September 2018 - 2 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Distance learning September 2018 - 1 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Distance learning September 2018 - 1 Years

Campus details

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

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