Speech Science


Taught by the School of Psychology, speech science is offered as a subject for the PGDipSci and the MSc at postgraduate level. These qualifications are intended for graduates with an interest in speech related areas. They are relevant to practising speech language therapists with a bachelors degree, and also to those with backgrounds in linguistics, psychology, audiology, engineering and computer science.

Areas of study

Speech and language development and disorders, linguistics, voice and fluency, audiology, swallowing, research methods for communication and swallowing.

You can study Speech Science in the following programmes:

What you will learn

Advanced study of communication and swallowing disorders and research.

Career opportunities

Research and advanced clinical practice

More information

A Master of Speech Language Therapy (Practice) is also offered for those wishing to become speech language therapists.

Master of Speech Language Therapy (Practice)