University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Cleft and Speech

Gain an in-depth knowledge of the impact of cleft palate and speech difficulties on an individual across the lifespan. This course is for speech and language therapists and others who want to develop a specialism. You'll develop your 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

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 I: assessment; Speech Difficulties II: intervention; Research Methods.

MSc

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 II: intervention; Research Methods; Dissertation.

Assessment methods

Each module is assessed by a written assignment.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 19,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
PgDip Part-time 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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