Language and Communication MPhil/PhD
- Acquired disorders of speech, language, cognition and communication
- Acquired swallowing disorders
- Conversation analysis
- Language, health and disability
- Language of the typically ageing population
- Reflective practice in speech and language therapy training.
A minimum of an upper second-class UK Bachelor's degree or the overseas equivalent in a relevant subject.
English level expected: Good
- All applicants: 30 June 2014
- Scholarship applicants: 31 January 2014
- UK/EU Full-time: £4,500
- UK/EU Part-time: £2,250
- Overseas Full-time: £20,900
- Overseas Part-time: £10,450
Graduates pursue careers in academic research, applied health research and advanced clinical practice and leadership.
UCL Language & Communication is a highly rated and regarded research environment. Recent graduates from both the PhD and DCCS programmes have typically been offered employment in the UK and internationally in academic posts, postdoctoral research, health services and third sector (voluntary) organisations.
Students within Language and Communication access multi-tiered networking opportunities. We maintain strong links between researchers in speech and language therapy, psychology and linguistics and specialist clinicians working in the field through the Centre for Speech and Language Intervention Research. As well as meetings with international scholars visiting UCL, students are encouraged to attend and to present their findings at national and international conferences, with support from departmental and UCL Graduate School funding.
Mrs Natalie Berry
T: +44 (0)20 7679 4245
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