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
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.
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.
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: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/courses
Information for international students
Overall IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Admissions Tutor
- +44 (0)114 222 2405