Research course

Speech and Language Therapy

Institution
University of Essex · School of Health and Social Care
Qualifications
MPhil

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Entry requirements

Potential research students are welcome to make preliminary enquiries directly to a potential supervisor within our School of Health and Care Studies, or more generally, through our Graduate administrator.

You may be required to attend an interview/Skype interview for acceptance, and acceptance is subject to research expertise in the department.

Months of entry

October

Course content

Our MPhil in Speech and Language Therapy offers you a unique opportunity to undertake research in a variety of health and organisational contexts. Whatever your specific research interests we are likely to have a supervisor with the experience to support you in this process. You will be offered opportunities to access our Masters level research methods modules to provide a sound foundation of specific research knowledge and skills. In addition, you will have access to the University’s Proficio research training scheme which allows you to choose training programmes that meet the requirements of your own research topics and methodologies.

This MPhil is offered on a 2 year full-time or 4 year part-time basis, plus up to one year of completion. Some people choose to do an MPhil before applying to undertake a PhD in order to develop their research skills and knowledge and to demonstrate their self-discipline and time management skills to potential supervisors or funders.

Information for international students

Entry requirements

You can find international entry requirements for most countries on our webpage www.essex.ac.uk/international. If your country is not listed, please contact Postgraduate Admissions at pgadmit@essex.ac.uk.

Pre-sessional English Language courses

If you need to improve your English language skills before joining your main degree course, we offer pre-sessional English courses on our campuses in partnership with Kaplan International Pathways. To learn more, please visit www.essex.ac.uk/international/pre-sessional

Funding
You can explore scholarship opportunities for your country at www.essex.ac.uk/international or view our university-wide scholarships at www.essex.ac.uk/scholarships.

Fees and funding

There are a wide range of funding options for postgraduate study, including scholarships, bursaries and alumni discounts. You can check your eligibility at https://www.essex.ac.uk/postgraduate/research/fees-and-funding.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MPhil
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
pgadmit@essex.ac.uk