Degrees related to Speech, Hearing and Phonetic Sciences
Graduate Research Degrees
The Division of Psychology and Language Sciences undertakes world-leading research and teaching in mind, behaviour and language. It brings together researchers in a range of disciplines such as cognition, neuroscience, linguistics, education, communication, medicine, health, phonetics and development - to understand both basic and applied problems. Our work attracts staff and students from around the world. Together, they create an outstanding and vibrant environment for both study and research, taking advantage of cutting-edge resources such as a behavioural neuroscience laboratory, a centre for brain imaging, and extensive laboratories for research in speech and language, perception and cognition. Our research is funded by by UK Research Councils, charities such as the Wellcome Trust, government departments, the EU and the NHS. More information about research degrees.
These UCL degree programmes contain teaching provided by the Department. Unless indicated, all are one-year full-time courses for existing graduates starting in September each year.
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BROWSE is a program for browsing audio recordings. With BROWSE you can drag and drop audio files in a range of formats onto the display to see and hear their contents. BROWSE allows you to zoom, scroll and save the audio files to other formats.
EFxHist is a program to analyse joint speech and laryngograph recordings. EFxHist locates each pitch period in the laryngograph waveform and produces statistical analyses including distributions of fundamental frequency, closed-quotient, jitter and shimmer.
FAROSON is a free program for displaying a real-time scrolling coloured pattern from speech sounds. The aim is to construct a pattern that reflects our subjective sensations of loudness, pitch and timbre. The program may be useful in teaching about the nature of sound sensation.