University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Speech and Cleft Palate

This course gives students an in-depth knowledge of the impact of cleft palate and speech difficulties on an individual across the lifespan. It is aimed at speech and language therapists and others who want to develop a specialism. Students develop their understanding of current research into the nature of speech development and difficulties as a basis for further specialism and postgraduate study.

Entry requirements

At least a 2.1 degree in a relevant discipline such as speech and language therapy/pathology, linguistics, psychology or computer sciences; a knowledge of phonetics is necessary for some modules. English language requirements: overall IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Course modules

PGDip modules: cleft palate: speech production and multidisciplinary care; cleft palate: speech assessment; cleft palate: intervention and service provision; developing an evidence base for practice; speech difficulties 1: assessment; speech difficulties 2: intervention; research methods.
MSc modules: cleft palate: speech production and multidisciplinary care; cleft palate: speech assessment; cleft palate: intervention and service provision; developing an evidence base for practice; speech difficulties 1: assessment; speech difficulties 2: intervention; research methods; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Each module is assessed by a written assignment.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 - 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 - 2 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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