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Financial support for UCL MSc and MRES in speech hearing and language

UCL Division of Psychology and Language Sciences
MSc in Language Sciences, MRes Speech Language and Cognition
***Departmental Scholarships available***

Degree programme information
Four departmental scholarships of £2400 are available for students applying for the MSc in Language Sciences, and one departmental scholarship of £500 is available for students applying for the MRes in Speech Language and Cognition.

These MSc and MRes programmes are ideal for students who wish to deepen their knowledge of one or more areas of the language and cognitive sciences prior to registering for a research degree. They are also suitable as stand-alone 12-month Master degrees for individuals currently working in areas such as education, speech and language therapy, audiology, and speech technology.

The MSc in Language Sciences is an umbrella degree that provides students with an opportunity for the in-depth study of one or more areas of the Language Sciences. Three specialisation strands are currently available: language development, linguistics with neuroscience, and speech and hearing sciences. Students take a set of mandatory modules and have the opportunity to specialise in one specific area of the language sciences through the selection of core and optional modules, and of their research project.

The MRes in Speech, Language and Cognition is an interdisciplinary degree in which students plan their own course of study with the guidance of an advisor, selecting from a range of courses across different UCL departments. The main focus of the programme is the Research Project and Research Plan, in which students work closely with a supervisor specializing in the student's chosen area.

Further information about each Programme is available at:


How to apply

All candidates holding an offer of admission to UCL for the relevant degree programme by 1 June 2011 will be considered for these awards. It is therefore strongly recommended that applications for admission to UCL are submitted as early as possible, and certainly no later than four weeks before the 1 June 2011 scholarship deadline. Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic merit rather than according to financial need. Successful applicants will be students with outstanding academic potential, who have achieved excellent results in the qualifications already obtained. Please note that these scholarships cannot be held in conjunction with other funding.

Further queries should be addressed to Mr Pete Buchanan: p.buchanan@xxxxxxxxx

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