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.
||For graduates converting to Phonetics from other disciplines
||Cross Disciplinary Programmes
|MSc Language Sciences
||For graduates wanting to pursue a scientific research career in speech, hearing or language sciences. This is an umbrella programme supporting specialisations in
Language Development, Linguistics with Neuroscience, or Speech and Hearing Sciences.
|MSc Neuroscience, Language & Communication
For graduates wanting to acquire (or update) knowledge of language and brain relationships and/or to pursue a research career that focuses on language
processing in unimpaired and brain damaged populations.
|MRes Speech, Language and Cognition
||For graduates wanting to pursue a research career in the
cognitive processing of language
|MSc Speech and Language Sciences
Two year clinical programme in speech and language therapy. Successful graduates will be recommended for membership of
the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists and will be eligible to apply to the Health Professions Council for registration as a Speech and Language Therapist.
|BSc Psychology and Language Sciences
||Three-year programme that brings together psychology, speech sciences and linguistics to offer students a genuinely multi-disciplinary approach to the scientific study of the human mind and human communication.
Three-year degree programme specialising in Linguistics, including study of sound
(phonetics and phonology), structure (syntax) and meaning (semantics and pragmatics).
|BA Linguistics (international)
Four-year degree programme in Linguistics. As three-year programme but with opportunity to spend one year abroad.
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