Clinical Speech and Language Studies, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    17185
    Tuition (Year)
    8188
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
,
The aims of the course are to provide qualified speech and language therapists with opportunities to advance their academic knowledge and professional practice skills with specialist clinical populations.

About

This M.Sc. course takes place during twelve 5-day weeks spread over a 2 year period. Students who have not completed an introductory course in dysphagia will have to complete an additional intensive week. Core and specialist modules are taught during Year 1; research project and dissertation are the main focus in Year 2. Classes are timetabled to facilitate clinicians in employment and overseas students.

Programme Structure

The specialist strands offered:

  • Dysphagia
  • Acquired Communication Disorders
  • Child Language
  • Fluency
  • AAC

For the specialist module in Dysphagia, students may register for a one year Postgraduate Diploma in Dysphagia (see entry below). This course is similar to Year 1 of the M.Sc. course but students do not complete the research component, which leads to a dissertation. Core module courses offered include Research Methods and Statistics, Disability and Society, Ethics, Introduction to Analysis of Talk in Interaction Advanced Counselling and Evidence Based Practice.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Study intensity Part-time, Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score: 6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Take IELTS test
  • Minimum required score (Grade A): 200

    The CAE test – or the Cambridge Advanced English – is an exam for applicants who wish to get a Certificate in Advanced English. To receive the Advanced certificate, test-takers must score between 142 and 210 on the Cambridge English: Advanced test. Read more about CAE.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

  • Minimum required score: 570

    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

  • Minimum required score: 88

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

Eligible candidates for the M.Sc course should hold at least an upper second class honors degree in Clinical Speech and Language Studies or an equivalent qualification in Speech and Language Therapy.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • EUR 17185 International
  • EUR 8188 EU/EEA

Funding

StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.