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Clinical Linguistics and Evidence-Based Practice PGDip (Research)

Clinical Linguistics and Evidence-Based Practice PGDip (Research)

Key information
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Qualification type

Postgraduate Diploma

Subject areas

Linguistics Speech Therapy

Course type

Research

Course Summary

This course provides a foundation in research methodology and evidence based practice in a flexible format. You can develop your own area of interest in a research or Evidence Based Practice (EBP) framework. It forms part of the 1+3 (Master's plus PhD) scheme under the ESRC Northern Ireland/North East (NINE) Doctoral Training Partnership. This course is intended for graduates in clinical linguistics, psychology, speech and language therapy or a related discipline with an interest in research in speech, language, communication and swallowing disorders.

The course will cover: social science theory, approaches and research methods; research methods in the discipline appropriate to your planned dissertation project and future doctoral research; advanced scholarship and practice in areas within that discipline as well as an awareness of current research; design and implementation of an original investigation including statistical and/or qualitative analyses and interpretation of findings and development of communication skills appropriate to sharing the findings of a clinical investigation with a professional audience through a conference presentation and manuscript suitable for submission to a scientific journal.

Different course options

Full time | Newcastle University | 8 months | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

8 months

Start date

SEP

Modules

This module aims to develop students? critical appraisal skills to an advanced level in their own area of specialism as well as the broader discipline of speech and language sciences. This module builds on students? critical appraisal skills introduced in SPE8097 and further developed in SPE8300 and continues to build on their knowledge of the literature in the student?s own area of specialisation.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£4,940

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£11,580

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students should have a 2:1 honours degree, or equivalent, in a relevant subject area, such as: Linguistics, psychology or speech and language pathology. This course is only available to those applying for a studentship from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). The course forms part of the 1+3 (Master's plus PhD) scheme under the North East Doctoral Training Centre. To start the course your application for ESRC funding must be successful. Your application will be considered on an individual basis if you have lower or non-standard qualifications or relevant professional experience in speech and language therapy.

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 developed a presence in three similarly vibrant and globally-connected locations – London, Singapore and Malaysia. These provide both a global...more