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Speech and Language Sciences MPhil, PhD

Speech and Language Sciences MPhil, PhD

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Full time | Newcastle University | 36 months | SEP

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Full time


36 months

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Key information

Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Linguistic Studies Speech Therapy Science

Course type


Course Summary

As a postgraduate researcher in Speech and Language Sciences you will carry out a major research project working with supervisors who are experts in your field.

We offer expert supervision in the following research areas:

links between the production and perception of speech
monolingual/bilingual speech and language development in children for a range of language(s), particularly Arabic
early years policy with a focus on language and communication
relation of socio-economic factors to language development
assessment, diagnosis and intervention for speech, language and communication impairment, including:

primary speech and language impairment in children (including specific language impairment)
verb and sentence processing deficits in people with aphasia
memory disorders following stroke
effectiveness of interventions for speech and language impairments
the psycholinguistics of word production
computational modelling of word retrieval.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)


International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

£18,000- £19,200 per year.

Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree and a master's degree, or international equivalents, in relevant subjects.

University information

Newcastle University is a world-leading university, advancing knowledge, providing creative solutions and solving global problems. The university is a founding member of the prestigious Russell Group, one of 24 leading research-intensive UK universities. In recent years, Newcastle University has also developed a presence in two similarly vibrant and globally connected locations, Singapore and Malaysia. These provide opportunities for global...more

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