City University London

Course Introduction

This course is offered jointly by City University London and University College London Institute of Education. Its distinctive focus is support for children with speech, language and communication needs in schools from the perspective of the key professions involved. If you are a speech and language therapist, teacher or school'based practitioner providing language support in a school setting, this exciting programme will deepen your knowledge and understanding of current theories, cutting'edge research and scientific evidence in the field. Completing the programme will strengthen your credentials as a specialist in this area and will provide you with a directly relevant higher degree recognised across work settings and countries.

Course Modules

Modules include: Concepts and contexts of special and inclusive education; social, emotional and behavioural development in children with specific speech, language and communication needs; language learning and development; foundation of research methods and applied data analysis. Optional modules include: acquired language impairment; case'based clinical management; clinical management; cognitive communication impairment; developmental language impairment; dysphagia and disorders of eating and drinking; habilitative audiology; identity, inclusion and living with disability; literacy; speech acoustics and speech perception; leadership and management in special education (restricted) literacy development; reading and spelling difficulties; understanding specific learning difficulties (dyslexia).

Course Additional Entry

Applicants should hold a lower 2nd class Honours degree or the equivalent from an international institution. We also consider applications from individuals who may not have prior experience of working within the health sector but who have plans for a career in health policy. Applicants who do not hold a degree but do have relevant employment experience in the health sector may be considered. For those students whose 1st language is not English, 1 of the following qualifications is also required: IELTS (overall 7.0, reading 6.5, writing 6.0) or TOEFL (paper 650, computerised 280, internet 100) or Pearson test of English academic scores (68'70). Applicants automatically meet the English proficiency requirement if they hold a degree from a majority English speaking country issued within the last 3 years or if they have been educated from secondary school onwards in a majority English speaking country.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £15,960  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £7,980  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £7,980  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £3,990  Academic year. First year home fees
1 year
Part Time
PgCert
1 year
Full Time
PgDip
2 years
Part Time
PgDip