Acquired Communication Disorders, University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield the United Kingdom

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The award
MSc

How long you will study
1 Years

Domestic course fees
GBP 9800 per year

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
GBP 26200 per year

All study options

About Acquired Communication Disorders at University of Sheffield

This course is for speech and language therapists/pathologists, linguists, psychologists or others with a relevant background who have an interest in acquired communication disorders such as aphasia, dysarthria and the communication difficulties secondary to dementia or traumatic brain injury.

You'll develop your knowledge and skills of evidence-based practice so that you can effectively support people with acquired speech, language and communication difficulties.

The MSc will provide you with an up-to-date understanding of the main theoretical and clinical issues and approaches in this field and the implications of these findings for clinical intervention.

What will you learn?

On the course you'll develop:

  • an understanding of current research and recent clinical developments within acquired speech and language disorders, including aphasia, dysarthria, and the communication difficulties associated with dementia and traumatic brain injury
  • an understanding of both impairment-focused analytic approaches to these disorders, including neuropsychological and psycholinguistic perspectives, and functional approaches, including communicative, psychosocial and interactional perspectives
  • knowledge of current intervention methods in the treatment of acquired communication disorders that draw on both impairment-focused and functionally-focused approaches
  • competency in quantitative and qualitative research design and methods relevant to analysing and carrying out intervention for these disorders

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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-timeHow long you will study1 year
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 9800 per yearInternational course feesGBP 26200 per year
  • The awardMScHow you will studyPart-time, DistanceHow long you will study2 - 3 years
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 9800 per yearInternational course feesGBP 26200 per year
  • The awardPG DipHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study1 year
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 9800 per yearInternational course feesGBP 26200 per year
  • The awardPG DipHow you will studyPart-time, DistanceHow long you will study2 years
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 9800 per yearInternational course feesGBP 26200 per year
  • The awardPG CertificateHow you will studyPart-time, DistanceHow long you will study1 year
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 9800 per yearInternational course feesGBP 26200 per year

Notes about fees for this course

Fees for 2023 entry are not yet available. Please use these 2022 fees as a guide

Entry requirements

Minimum 2:1 undergraduate honours degree in a relevant subject, eg speech and language therapy/pathology, linguistics, education or psychology

We also consider a wide range of international qualifications:

Entry requirements for international students

Overall IELTS score of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each component, or equivalent.

If you're an international student who does not meet the entry requirements for this course, you have the opportunity to apply for a pre-masters programme in Business, Social Sciences and Humanities at the University of Sheffield International College. This course is designed to develop your English language and academic skills. Upon successful completion, you can progress to degree level study at the University of Sheffield.

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