Taught course

Speech Difficulties

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, psychology or computer sciences.

A background in phonetics is necessary for some modules and experience of working with clients with speech difficulties is an advantage.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This course is designed for speech and language therapists, and other professionals with a special interest in communication difficulties. You can study part-time by distance learning or full-time.

Teaching
Part-time students study online via distance learning plus optional attendance at study blocks lasting 2-3 days. These take place at regular intervals throughout the academic year. Full-time students may also attend lectures, seminars and practical workshops offered in the department.

Assessment
Each module is assessed by a written assignment.

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

MSc

distance learning
12 FT / 24-36 PT months

PGDip

distance learning
12 FT / 24 PT months

PGCert

distance learning
12 PT months

Course contact details

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