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Speech, Language and Communication (Advanced Practice in Health and Social Care) MSc/PGDip/PGCert

City, University of London

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Northampton Square

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    JAN-21

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

Who is it for?

This course is designed for qualified speech and language therapists. It will help you extend your clinical knowledge and expertise, and develop new research skills in preparation for specialist clinical positions or further research.

This MSc is also suitable for graduates from related disciplines, such as psychology or linguistics, who are aiming to pursue research careers in the field of communication disorders.

This course is not suitable for candidates wishing to enter the speech and language therapy profession. If you wish to qualify as an SLT, please apply to our Speech & Language Therapy Programme.

Objectives:

The MSc in Speech, Language & Communication (Advanced Practice in Health and Social Care) will:

  • Help you think in new ways about disorders of language, communication and swallowing
  • Introduce you to new theoretical ideas and new approaches to clinical practice
  • Strengthen your knowledge of the evidence base for clinical work
  • Enhance your skills in critically appraising research evidence
  • Provide you with the skills and knowledge that you need to begin independent research
  • Develop knowledge and skills that can be applied across different language and cultural contexts (making the programme highly suitable for home, EU or overseas students)

Career prospects:

This course is for qualified speech and language therapists who are aiming to enhance their careers. The MSc award will qualify you for posts in the UK and abroad which require a Masters degree, such as specialist clinical positions or research posts.

The course is ideal for other graduates seeking a research career in the field of communication disorders.

Past graduates have progressed into senior clinical roles, doctoral study and research positions.

Students can progress into the MSc after successful completion of the PgCert and PgDip.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 17,340per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

City, University of London

  • University League Table

    57th

  • Campus address

    City, University of London, Northampton Square, City of London, EC1V 0HB, England

City is one of the most international UK universities. Students are from over 160 countries, creating a diverse, cosmopolitan university community.
City's supportive alumni network stretches across the globe. They help those thinking of moving to London and organise in-country events after graduation.
City's international student advice team give guidance on the application process, answers questions on visa and immigration issues and check visa documents.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    6th out of 20 3

    10th out of 97 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 197
    141 67%

    10th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90 90%

    9th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.40 88%

    2nd

    2
  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    149 74%

    11th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    12th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.94 79%

    63rd

    24

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