UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

This multidisciplinary programme is aimed at professionals already working in child or adult services in health, education or social care in the UK and overseas who have an interest in developing research expertise and who have a motivation to carry out research in their workplace or a linked setting. Students will gain knowledge and skills in applied research related to the client groups with whom they work. Key topic areas include qualitative and quantitative methods related to communication disorders research, and planning, implementing and managing research. Students undertaking the MRes will conduct a supervised research project in their area of professional interest. The Division of Psychology and Language Sciences undertakes world-leading research and teaching. Our work attracts staff and students from around the world. Together they create a vibrant and interactive environment, taking advantage of first-class resources. Academic staff in the division have a wide range of expertise in research methods and the management of people with communication disorders. Areas of expertise include: Acquired Aphasia Acquired Apraxia of Speech Augmentative and Alternative Communication Autism Spectrum Disorder Children with Complex Special Needs Deafness/Cochlear Implant Dysphagia Dyslexia Developmental Language Disorders Progressive Neurological Conditions Speech Disorders in Children Specific Language Impairment Stammering Written Language Difficulties. This degree is also available as a PG Certificate with fees set accordingly. Students will take this course in flexible study mode also.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
Masters in Research (MRes) £10,440 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
Masters in Research (MRes) £10,440 European Fees
1 year
Full Time
Masters in Research (MRes) £25,610 Overseas Fees
2 years
Part Time
Masters in Research (MRes) £5,210 Home Fees
2 years
Part Time
Masters in Research (MRes) £5,210 European Fees
2 years
Part Time
Masters in Research (MRes) £12,750 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Domestic entry requirements: Students need to have a minimum of an upper second-class Bachelor's degree from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.
  • International entry requirements: Students need to have: IELTS overall grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each of the subtests; overall score of 100 with 24/30 in reading and writing and 20/30 in speaking and listening in Test of English as Foreign Language (TOEFL) iBT; overall score of 185 with 176 in all subtests in Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English; overall score of 185 with 176 in all subtests in Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English; pass at Mastery level when achieved with a pass at Mastery level in the Pitman International Spoken test (ISESOL) in City & Guilds (Pitman Examination in International ESOL); 69 overall, with a minimum of 59 in each Communicative Skill in Pearson Test of English (Academic); successful completion of ISE III with a ?merit? in all components; overall mark of 70%, with at least 65% in each of the four subtests in UCL Diploma in English for Academic Purposes; overall mark of 70% with at least 65% in each of the four elements of the examination in UCL International Pre-Master's Courses; mark of 70%, with at least 65% in each of the subtests in UCL Pre-sessional English Courses.
  • IELTS score: 7
  • TOEFL score: 100