Top four for research impact in the UK

Research Excellence Framework 2014


We have an international reputation in communication sciences, both in teaching and in research.

Dr Meesha Warmington

Speech and Language Sciences

Discover the complexities of typical and atypical human communication with BSc Speech and Language Sciences. Develop knowledge based on scientific principles, skills and attitudes required for understanding and working with individuals with a wide range of speech, language and hearing problems.

Prof Ray Wilkinson

Doing a PhD in the Department of HCS – Be part of a vibrant and friendly academic community

Interested in doing a PhD in an aspect of human communication? Take a look at the opportunities available to PhD students studying in the Department of Human Communication Sciences at the University of Sheffield.

Dr Catherine Tattersall

Clinical Courses

Find out more about our undergraduate BMedSci and postgraduate MMedSci courses both of which lead to a professional qualification to practice as a Speech and Language therapist.

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Communication Clinic

Our students and staff work in our clinics to provide patients with exceptional care.

Find out more> Our sponsors> Philippa Cottam Clinic> Aphasia Centre>
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Study with us

Informed by innovative research-led teaching; we are one of the UK's leading centres for the study of Human Communication Sciences.

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Research

Our multidisciplinary research addresses communication across the lifespan, discovering new knowledge and methods to improve the lives of people with communication disability.

Research >
Microphone research


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Engaged Curriculum: Engaging People With Communication Impairments
Engaged Curriculum: Engaging People With Communication Impairments
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Senior Lecturer Dr Jenny Thompson on her teaching and research
Senior Lecturer Dr Jenny Thompson on her teaching and research
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