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Speech and Language Therapy, PhD, MPhil

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #296 (QS) Glasgow, United Kingdom
We run a well-established Doctoral Training Centre in Communication Disorders. This multidisciplinary Speech and Language Therapy programme from the University of Strathclyde focuses on a wide range of aspects related to the diagnosis and treatment of people with communication problems.  
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Overview

Research opportunities

The supervisory pool spans across all four University Faculties, which provides students access to the highest level of academic expertise as well as a significant pool of technical resources, including labs for speech & movement analyses, signal processing; systems for eye tracking, or EEG.

Students in the Speech and Language Therapy programme from the University of Strathclyde can study an MPhil over one year or a PhD over three years. They also have the option of studying on a part-time basis.

Students are located within the supportive environment of the faculty’s Graduate School, and have frequent opportunity to interact with staff and fellow students during our regular research meetings which provide the necessary peer support to successfully complete their studies.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • You can apply for a postgraduate research degree at any point in the year.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      MPhil - 1 year

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

All students enrol in a research development programme. PhD students will collect sufficient credits to graduate with a Postgraduate Certificate in Researcher Professional Development (PG Cert RPD).

The programme is designed to support them with their research. It'll also help them improve skills which are important to professional development and employability:

  • the knowledge & intellectual abilities to conduct their research
  • the personal qualities to succeed in their research & chosen career
  • the standards, requirements & conduct of a professional researcher in their discipline
  • working with others & communicating the impact of their research to a wide range of audiences

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    73

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Upper Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

We look for students with a first or a 2:1 UK Honours degree, or overseas equivalent, in speech and language pathology or a related subject.

During the application you'll be asked for the following:

  • your full contact details
  • transcripts & certificates of all degrees
  • proof of English language proficiency if English isn't your first language
  • two references, one of which must be academic
  • funding or scholarship information
  • research proposal of 250 to 1,000 words in length, detailing the subject area & topic to be investigated

By filling these details out as fully as possible, you'll avoid any delay to your application being processed by the University

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13550 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13550 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4327 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4327 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Rest of UK

  • £4,327

Living costs for Glasgow

  • 620 - 1020 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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