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. English language requirements- Overall IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Course modules

PGCert: acquired language disorders; acquired speech disorders; methods in clinical linguistics; developing an evidence base for practice. PGDip: research methods a; research methods b or an optional module if not continuing to the MSc; Two optional modules. MSc: research methods a; research methods b; two optional modules; dissertation/ evaluation of clinical practice.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 1 years
PgDip Full-time - 1 years
PgCert Distance learning - 1 years
MSc Part-time - 2 years
PgDip Distance learning - 2 years

Campus details

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

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions Tutor
Telephone number: 
0114 222 2405