Postgraduate Certificate Cleft Palate Studies
Department of Human Communication Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health
Develop your career with a postgraduate qualification from one of the UK’s leading centres for research in this field.
About the course
Course description 2017
This part-time, one-year course is designed for speech and language therapists/pathologists and others seeking to develop specialist knowledge and skills in the area of cleft and lip palate and related communication impairments.
- Cleft Palate: speech production and multidisciplinary care
- Cleft Palate: speech assessment
- Cleft Palate: intervention and service delivery
- Developing an Evidence Base for Practice.
Teaching and assessment
The course is taught by a combination of online material and four study blocks, each lasting two and a half days. These take place at regular intervals throughout the academic year between October and May. Each module is assessed by a written assignment.
- 1 year part-time by distance learning
- Postgraduate Diploma and MSc courses in Cleft and Speech are also available
At least a 2:1 degree in speech and language therapy or a related discipline, such as linguistics, psychology or computer sciences. A knowledge of phonetics is necessary for some modules.
English language requirements
Overall IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
Fees and funding
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