Research course

Communication Disorders

Institution
Plymouth Marjon University · Department of English and Language Sciences
Qualifications
MRes

Entry requirements

This MRes is aimed at speech and language therapists in clinical practice or other professionals involved in communication (e.g. teachers/occupational therapists/social workers & psychologists). A degree in any of these or related areas will be considered, preferably 2:1 and above.

Applicants should submit a project proposal (500 words).

Months of entry

October

Course content

Our unique MRes in Communication Disorders is designed for skilled practitioners already working in health, education or social care, who wish to develop their interest and expertise in research, to become confident evidence-based practitioners.

This programme will be of interest to clinical/educational colleagues who wish to develop their knowledge and understanding of communication disorders in different contexts for example, children with developmental speech and language disorders. It will also be of interest to practitioners working with adults with communication disorders, for example, within the justice system, or as a consequence of dementia or following a stroke.

The current SLT team includes experts in:

  • developmental speech sound disorders;
  • motor speech disorders;
  • Augmentativeand Alternative Communication;
  • transgender voice;
  • voice disorders;
  • acquired dyslexia and dysgraphia;
  • dysphagia;
  • aphasia;
  • bilingualism;
  • literacy;
  • learning disabilities; and
  • both quantitative and qualitative research methodologies,

Therefore can accommodate colleagues with interests in these areas.

Qualification and course duration

MRes

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Lynsey Parrott
Email
lparrott@marjon.ac.uk
Phone
01752 636700Ext: 5644