Speech, Language and Communication Needs in Schools: Advanced Practice (MSc)

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The award

How long you will study
1 - 2 year

Domestic course fees
GBP 8000 per year

How you will study
full-time, part-time

Course starts
find out

International course fees
GBP 16000 per year

All study options

About Speech, Language and Communication Needs in Schools: Advanced Practice at City, University of London

Who is it for?

This course is for school-based professionals who provide support for children with speech, language and communication needs.

Jointly run by City, University of London and UCL Institute of Education, this MSc is a unique collaboration between international leaders in research and professional practice. It brings together speech and language therapists, teachers and other graduate school-based practitioners for collaborative study.

You will gain high-level knowledge and analytical skills, along with the opportunity to share your professional experience and perspectives, while accessing current research in your field. Participating in this programme will help you raise your profile as a specialist and leader in speech, language and communication needs in the school setting.


The Speech, Language & Communication Needs in Schools: Advanced Practice MSc will help you:

Understand and critically reflect on research and professional practice across both education and health.

Develop high-level knowledge of educational contexts and children’s language, social, emotional and behavioural development and needs.

Enhance your understanding of research methods and research skills.

Complete a research project in a chosen area under expert supervision.

Enjoy stimulation and fresh thinking in a community of fellow students, practitioners and research experts.

Increase your credentials as a specialist and leader in your field.

Improve prospects for higher-grade specialist and managerial posts.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMScHow you will studyFull-time, Part-timeHow long you will study1 - 2 year
    Course starts find outDomestic course feesGBP 8000 per yearInternational course feesGBP 16000 per year

Notes about fees for this course

Fees listed are for full-time only. Part-time fees are:

UK/EU: £4,000 per year

£8,000 per year.

Entry requirements

For students’ whose first language is not English, the following qualifications will meet the English language requirement for entry to a post graduate course of study:

A first degree from a UK university

International English Language Testing Service (IELTS) with a minimum score of 7 (minimum of 7 in all categories).

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