Research course

Clinical Linguistics and Evidence Based Practice (Research)

Institution
Newcastle University · School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences
Qualifications
MSc by researchPGDip by research

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Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or equivalent, in a relevant subject area, such as linguistics, psychology or speech and language pathology. This course is only available to those applying for a studentship from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). The course forms part of the 1+3 (Master's plus PhD) scheme under the North East Doctoral Training Centre. To start the course your application for ESRC funding must be successful. We will also consider your application on an individual basis if you have lower or non-standard qualifications or relevant professional experience in speech and language therapy.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This course is for graduates in peech and language therapy, clinical linguistics, psychology and related disciplines with an interest in speech, language, communication and swallowing disorders

It forms part of the 1+3 (Master's plus PhD) scheme. This under the ESRC Northern Ireland/North East (NINE) Doctoral Training Partnership.

The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) recognises it as a Research Master's award. This makes it ideal preparation for a PhD under the ESRC funded 1+3 (master's plus PhD) degree scheme linguistics strand or for students with NIHR Pre-doctoral Clinical Academic Fellowship (PCAF) funding.

The course will cover:

  • Research methods in the discipline. They will be appropriate to your planned dissertation project and future research
  • Advanced scholarship and practice. This is in areas within that discipline as well as an awareness of current research
  • Design and implementation of an original investigation. This includes statistical and/or qualitative analyses and interpretation of findings
  • Development of communication skills for sharing findings of clinical investigation with professional audiences. This is through a conference presentation and manuscript for submission to a scientific journal

Our researchers and lecturers are world-renowned. You'll develop research and enquiry in specialist clinical areas.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc by research
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGDip by research
    part time
    16 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    8 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Vivienne Sturgiss, Programme Secretary
Email
speech@ncl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 191 208 7388