Taught course

Language and Communication Impairment in Children

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

Entry requirements

For the MSc: Minimum 2:1 honours degree and two years’ relevant work experience with children.

For the PGCert/PGDip: A degree-level professional qualification, or a first degree, plus at least two years’ experience of working with children.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This course is for teachers, speech and language therapists, and other professionals working with children with special educational needs. You’ll develop your understanding of speech, language and communication and build on your existing skills.

The course is delivered online, by distance learning, so you can gain a specialist qualification without having to leave your current job.

Teaching

We provide material online for weekly study across the full calendar year. There are two or three (optional) study weekends per year in Sheffield.

Essential reading material is available electronically. Online activities support your study and build links with tutors and other students.

Assessment

Modules are normally assessed by written assignments.

MSc students are also assessed on their research dissertation.

Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information.

Information for international students

Overall IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Tutor
Email
hcs-admissions@sheffield.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)114 222 2405