A minimum of a second-class Bachelor's degree from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard, and a recognised professional qualification (e.g. audiology, clinical science, medicine, occupational therapy, psychology, speech and language therapy, teaching); or a recognised professional qualification and a minimum of two years relevant work experience; or a minimum of an upper-second class Bachelor's degree from a UK university or an overseas qualification on an equivalent standard in any other relevant science, medical or allied health professions related discipline.
If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency.
The English language level for this programme is: Good.
Further information can be found on our English language requirements page.
Months of entry
This multidisciplinary programme is aimed at professionals already working in child or adult services in health, education or social care in the UK and overseas who have an interest in developing research expertise and who have a motivation to carry out research in their workplace or a linked setting.
The Division of Psychology and Language Sciences undertakes world-leading research and teaching. Our work attracts staff and students from around the world. Together they create a vibrant and interactive environment, taking advantage of first-class resources.
Academic staff in the division have a wide range of expertise in research methods and the management of people with communication disorders. Areas of expertise include:
- Acquired Aphasia
- Acquired Apraxia of Speech
- Augmentative and Alternative Communication
- Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Children with Complex Special Needs
- Deafness/Cochlear Implant
- Developmental Language Disorders
- Progressive Neurological Conditions
- Speech Disorders in Children
- Specific Language Impairment
- Written Language Difficulties
Full-time: 1 year; Part-time: 2 years; Flexible: up to 3 years;
Fees and funding
Fee UK/EU Full-time: GBP9,840; UK/EU Part-time: GBP4,915; Overseas Full-time: GBP24,140; Overseas Part-time: GBP12,020; Fees for flexible, modular study are charged pro-rata to the appropriate full-time Master's fee taken in an academic session.
Qualification and course duration
The programme takes a strong experiential learning approach through the demonstration, exploration and application of new skills. The programme also utilises significant online learning resources which allow learning outside normal classroom hours. These are combined with lectures, and small-group working. Assessment is through written reports, presentations, and the research dissertation.
Course contact details
- +44 (0)20 3370 1214