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Clinical Linguistics and Evidence-Based Practice PGDip (Research)

Clinical Linguistics and Evidence-Based Practice PGDip (Research)

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Qualification type

Postgraduate Diploma

Subject areas

Linguistics Speech Therapy

Course type

Research

Course Summary

Our 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
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 | 28-SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

8 months

Start date

28-SEP-20

Modules

This module aims to develop skills in research project management and planning and apply these to a project based on their clinical practice. This will include knowledge and understanding of research governance and ethics related to a health and social care context.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£5,200

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£12,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or equivalent, in a relevant subject area, such as: linguistics; psychology; 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. We will also consider your application on an individual basis if you have lower or non-standard qualifications or relevant professional experience in speech and language therapy.