Date of entry

September 2024


You will be taught using methods such as:

  • lectures and seminars
  • class group work
  • workshops
  • site visit
  • tutorials
  • research seminars by invited speakers
  • training and developmental opportunities (e.g. careers, CVs, presentation and interview skills)

You’ll also take part in the fortnightly meetings of the Straight Talking Group which is an expert user group of individuals using AAC. This group works with researchers to evaluate and develop AAC technology and to support the teaching activities on the course.


Most of our assessments are coursework-based and include:

  • essays
  • small seminar-style presentations
  • statistics exercises and quizzes
  • research proposals and reports
  • poster presentation
  • usability design projects
  • research dissertation

Core Modules

These modules are an essential part of your course.

Module code: AC51039 Credits: 10 Semester: Semester 1

Optional Modules

You need to choose one or more of these modules as part of your course.

Module code: PY50003 Credits: 20 Semester: Both Semester 1 and 2
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