Taught course

Augmentative and Alternative Communications

University of Dundee · School of Social Sciences

Entry requirements

You should hold, or expect to hold, a first or second class honours degree in Psychology, Computing or Engineering, or have relevant experience in the health sectors.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) refers to strategies and techniques used by individuals who experience difficulties with communication because they have little or no functional speech. AAC can augment speech or it can provide a replacement for spoken communication. In addition, AAC can also support the development of language and natural speech.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Dr Lynne Duncan
+44 (0)1382 384629