|Study location||United Kingdom, Sheffield|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
At least a 2:1 degree in a relevant discipline such as speech and language therapy/ pathology, linguistics, psychology or computer sciences
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
IELTS: 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
These should be supplied and signed by academic staff at institutions where you have studied previously. They must be presented on the official letter-headed paper of the relevant institution. If you have been out of education for the last two years, you can send one academic reference plus one from your current employer if you wish.
With this course, you will gain an in-depth knowledge of the impact of cleft palate and speech difficulties on an individual across the lifespan.
The course is for speech and language therapists and others who want to develop a specialism.
You’ll develop your understanding of current research into the nature of speech development and difficulties as a basis for further specialism and postgraduate study.
Cleft palate: speech production and multidisciplinary care
Cleft palate: speech assessment
Cleft palate: intervention and service provision
Developing an evidence base for practice
Speech difficulties 1: assessment
Speech difficulties II: intervention
The course is taught by a combination of online material and intensive study blocks, each lasting two to three days. These take place at regular intervals throughout the academic year between October and May.
Each module is assessed by a written assignment.