UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

The combined specialisation in speech and hearing sciences provides a thorough multi'disciplinary introduction to modern knowledge and current research in the inter related aspects of human spoken communication. It prepares students from different backgrounds for work in the rapidly developing fields of speech and hearing research, and their technological applications.

Course Modules

Core modules: introduction to the brain and imaging the brain; research methods: principles, skills and applications. Options: specialisation modules: Students select 3 specialisation modules from one of these core areas: auditory theory; development of speech perception and production; experimental phonetics; introduction to speech sciences; phonetic theory; students select 2 modules from all those offered within the division of psychology and language sciences, subject to availability and agreement with the programme director. Options include: advanced topics in speech perception; deafness, cognition and language; neuroscience of language; second language speech learning; stuttering; web programming for research in psychology and language sciences.

Course Additional Entry

Normally a minimum of an upper 2nd Class Honours degree from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard in a language'related area such as linguistics, speech sciences, English language, psychology, cognitive science, or a cognate discipline.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £24,400  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £9,550  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £12,310  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £4,770  Academic year. First year home fees