23rd September 2013
HCSCGH10: Introduction to the Brain and Imaging the Brain
HCSCGH11: Research Methods: Principles, Skills and Applications
PLING121: Introduction to Syntax
HCSCGH98: Research Project
The options and Research Project allow students to pursue their own specific interests, and to complete a significant piece of research work.
Students choose four optional modules from the following:
HCSCGH12: Speech Processing
HCSCGH15: Rehabilitation of Acquired Neurogenic Communication Difficulties
HCSCGH16: Deafness: Cognition and Language
HCSCGH17: Language Disorders: Topics in Aphasia and Dementia
HCSCGH18: Conversation Analysis
HCSCGH20: The Neuroscience of Language
HCSCGH21: Developmental Language Disorders and Cognitive Neuroscience
HCSCGH22: Developmental Disorders of Language, Learning and Cognition
PLING156: Language Acquisition
students attend lectures during autumn and spring terms on Wednesdays
and Thursdays. Part-time students attend lectures in the first year
during autumn and spring terms on Wednesdays and in the second year,
during autumn and spring terms, on Thursdays.
Programme Director: Dr Judit Druks
Current teaching staff (NB: staff may occasionally be absent for a term or more on research or other leave)
- Dr Chris Donlan
- Dr John Swettenham
- Carolyn Bruce
- Dr Carolyn Bruce
- Dr Mairead MacSweeney
- Dr Suzanne Beeke
- Dr Lorna Halliday
- Dr Kriszta Szendroi
- Dr Hans van de Koot
- Dr Yi Xu
Teaching Administrator: Pete Buchanan
For information on general scholarship opportunities,
please select the link below:
Candidates should hold at least a second class Honours degree of a recognised UK University or an equivalent overseas qualification in Speech and Language Pathology, Education, Psychology, Linguistics, Speech Sciences, Audiology or Medicine. Applicants with degrees in other subjects or with other relevant qualifications will also be considered. Overseas applicants also need to provide evidence of proficiency in English.
Deadline for Applications
Many students on the programme will go on to pursue PhDs and research careers in the fields of cognitive neuroscience and cognitive neuropsychology of language. The programme also provides a basis for the application of this research in applied settings and in teaching. Other students have been successful in obtaining Assistant Psychologist positions, with a view to gaining entry onto a clinical training programme, or Research Assistant positions with a view of being accepted for a PhD programme at a later date.
A number of the undergraduate and Masters degree programmes based at Chandler House are participating in an Open Day event on Thursday, 27 June 2013. A drop in session with the Programme Director of MScNeuroscience, Language and Communication will take place at 1pm, there will also be building and library tours.
You can view the programme of events here, and register to attend below.
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