University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Acquired Communication Disorders

This course is for speech and language therapists/pathologists, linguists, psychologists or others with a relevant background who have an interest in acquired communication disorders such as aphasia, dysarthria and the communication difficulties secondary to dementia or traumatic brain injury. The MSc will provide you with an up-to-date understanding of the main theoretical and clinical issues and approaches in this field and the implications of these findings for clinical intervention.

Entry requirements

At least a 2.1 degree in a relevant discipline such as speech and language therapy/pathology, linguistics, education or psychology. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Course modules

PGCert modules: acquired language disorders; acquired speech disorders; methods in clinical linguistics; developing an evidence base for practice. PGDip modules: research methods a; research methods b; 2 option modules. MSc modules: research methods a; research methods b; 2 optional modules; dissertation/ evaluation of clinical practice.

Assessment methods

Assessment includes a dissertation.

Qualifications

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