CPD modules in Human Communication Sciences
We offer a wide range of continuing professional development (CPD modules) for speech and language therapists and other professionals working in speech, language and communication.
Select a module to find out more.
- Acquired Language Disorders: Analysis and Intervention
This module offers a study of the nature of acquired language disorders, including aphasia, traumatic brain injury and dementia, from a range of analytic perspectives.
- Acquired Speech Disorders: Analysis and Intervention
This module offers a study of the nature of acquired speech disorders: in particular, acquired dysarthria (a motor speech disorder) and acquired dyspraxia (a motor coordination disorder) and their impact on communication.
- Children's Learning
This module presents theories of cognitive development; how these inform our understanding of children’s learning and the development of educational practice; and the interaction of learning and language.
- Communication Diversity & Difficulties
This module allows students to select two or more topics in the field of children’s language and communication impairments for more detailed study.
- Developing An Evidence Base For Practice
This module develops knowledge, understanding and skills for the promotion of evidence-based practice for practitioners in education, health and social welfare contexts.
- Language and Communication
This module describes children’s development of language and communication, including aspects of social and emotional development, as well as spoken language.
- Literacy: Difficulties & Intervention
This module is designed to provide students with the opportunity to explore how and why individuals struggle to learn to read and write with fluency and confidence.
- Methods In Clinical Linguistics
Students will receive a grounding in methods relevant to the linguistic study of communication disorders.
- Research Methods in Human Communication A
This module will develop students' knowledge, understanding and skills of the range of research methodologies used in human communication sciences, education and health.
- Research Methods in Human Communication B
This module will expand students’ knowledge, understanding and skills of the range of research methodologies used in human communication sciences, education and health.
- Speech Difficulties 1: Nature and Investigation
This module offers a study of the nature and assessment of developmental speech difficulties.
- Speech Difficulties 2: Intervention and Management
This module unit draws on current research into the management of clients with developmental speech difficulties in a range of contexts.
- Spoken and Written Language
This module focuses on the nature of spoken and written language development and difficulties.
We also offer the following MSc, PGCert and PGDip programmes for practitioners:
International Merit Scholarships
We offer a generous package of financial support for international students including 75 undergraduate scholarships worth £10,000 towards the annual tuition fee and 125 postgraduate taught scholarships worth £5,000 towards the tuition fee. Applications are now open for existing offer holders.