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City, University of London: Speech, Language and Communication (Advanced Studies)

Institution City, University of London View institution profile
Department Division of Language and Communication Science View department profile
Study type Taught


This is a flexible, professional programme for speech and language therapists, helping you enhance your career by developing your expertise on communication disorders and swallowing.

The course is designed for qualified speech and language therapists, and it will help you extend your clinical knowledge and expertise, as well as develop new research skills in preparation for specialist clinical positions or further research.

This MSc is also suitable for graduates from related disciplines, such as psychology or linguistics, who are aiming to pursue research careers in the field of communication disorders.

This course is however not suitable for candidates wishing to enter the speech and language therapy profession. If you wish to qualify as an SLT, please apply to our MSc Speech and Language Therapy Programme.

The MSc in Speech, Language and Communication (Advanced Studies) will:

  • Help you think in new ways about disorders of language, communication and swallowing

  • Introduce you to new theoretical ideas and new approaches to clinical practice

  • Strengthen your knowledge of the evidence base for clinical work

  • Enhance your skills in critically appraising research evidence

  • Provide you with the skills and knowledge that you need to begin independent research

  • Develop knowledge and skills that can be applied across different language and cultural contexts (making the programme highly suitable for home, EU or international students)


City, University of London
School of Arts and Social Sciences 


The School of Arts and Social Sciences at City is a cosmopolitan, outward-looking, internationally-excellent centre of research and learning on the human condition in all of its dimensions. Ours is a large and vibrant school with around 3,000 students (one third postgraduate) and 250 staff currently organised in seven academic departments: 

We are proud of the high employability of our graduates. As the …

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