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Speech, Hearing and Phonetic Sciences MPhil/PhD

Speech, Hearing and Phonetic Sciences MPhil/PhD

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Full time | UCL (University College London) | 3 years | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

3 years

Start date

SEP

Key information
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Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Phonetics / Phonology Speech Therapy Science Audiology

Course type

Research

Course Summary

Overview

The department combines basic research into the mechanisms of speech and hearing with applications to speech technology and hearing impairment, and takes an interdisciplinary approach to this work including Linguistics and Experimental Psychology. Our methodologies include behavioural experimentation; neuroimaging, neurostimulation and neurophysiology; acoustic and articulatory measurement of speech production; and computational modelling and machine learning. We test early development (infants and children) as well as normal adults and aging; normal hearing, hearing impairment, and speech in noise; and first and second language learning, bilingualism, and comparisons across languages and accents.

Careers

Recent graduates have secured academic teaching and research positions in speech, hearing science, and phonetics at UK and international universities, and at leading companies in the speech technology industry.

Employability

Our programme is distinctive in terms of the depth and variety of approaches to speech research, which gives our graduates varied employment opportunities in teaching, research, health, and industry.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

5,690

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

21,330

Entry requirements

Normally a minimum of an upper second-class Bachelor's degree or a Master's degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

University information

University College London (UCL) is one of the largest and most highly ranked higher education institutions in the world, conducting leading research across a wide range of subject areas. Throughout its long and prestigious history, it has inspired and educated countless minds and produced 30 Nobel prize recipients. With one campus located in the heart of Bloomsbury, and a second campus in vibrant east London the university is home to around...more

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