Taught course

Speech Difficulties

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

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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.

You’ll develop your knowledge and skills of evidence-based practice so that you can effectively support people with developmental speech and literacy difficulties.

This MSc explores conditions such as phonological impairment or disorder, childhood apraxia of speech, developmental verbal dyspraxia and dysarthria.

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
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24-36 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
  • PGDip
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based 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 (0)114 222 2405