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MScSpeech Difficulties

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This course is for speech and language therapists and other professionals with a special interest in communication difficulties.

You’ll develop your knowledge and skills of working with clients with developmental speecy and literacy difficulties.

And you can study part-time by distance learning or full-time.

Some of the world’s leading researchers teach on the course and we have strong links with the NHS, special schools and specialist charities.

Programme structure

Core modules

Four core modules:

Spoken and Written Language
Developing an Evidence-Based Practice
Speech Difficulties I: nature and investigation
Speech Difficulties II: intervention and management

Research Methods
Two option modules
Research Dissertation

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


Online course material
Study block attendance with lectures, tutorials and practical workshops


Each module is assessed by a written assignment
MSc students are also assessed on their research dissertation

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Sep 20, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States