Taught course

Acquired Communication Disorders

Institution
University of Sheffield · Department of Human Communication Sciences
Qualifications
MScPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

At least a 2:1 degree in a relevant discipline such as speech and language therapy/ pathology, linguistics, education or psychology.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This course is for speech and language therapists/pathologists, linguists, psychologists or others with a relevant background who have an interest in acquired communication disorders such as aphasia, dysarthria and the communication difficulties secondary to dementia or traumatic brain injury.

The course will develop your knowledge and skills of evidence-based practice so that you can effectively support people with acquired speech, language and communication difficulties.

You’ll have the opportunity to take part in a range of clinical observations with speech and language therapy clients (adults and children) throughout the course.

The MSc will provide you with an up-to-date understanding of the main theoretical and clinical issues and approaches in this field and the implications of these findings for clinical intervention.

Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/courses

Information for international students

English language requirements

Overall IELTS score of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each component, or equivalent.

For more information about entry requirements for international students, please visit https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/international/applying/postgraduate-taught

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24-36 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
  • PGDip
    full time
    12 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
  • PGCert
    part time
    12 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Tutor
Email
hcs-admissions@sheffield.ac.uk
Phone
+44 114 222 2405