This course introduces participants to the acquisition of first language by children and the learning of a second or subsequent language by older children and adults. It covers current work on the theory of language acquisition together with practical skills in the analysis of child language. It will thus be of interest to early years’ professionals, speech and language therapists, parents, and teachers.
Entry Requirements: Any undergraduate degree
Start Date: 22 September 2015
Delivery: The course requires attendance on Tuesdays 9.15am – 12.15pm during the 12 week semester (September to December).
Assessment: 100% Coursework - One 3000 word essay
Location: Jordanstown Campus
Cost applicable for UK/EU applicants only. Applicants resident outside of UK/EU should contact [email protected] for a quotation in relation to the cost of the course.
This course is part of a framework of postgraduate professional development opportunities. If you wish, you can study a range of short courses over a period of time and build credit towards the Postgraduate Certificate of Professional Development. Once you have successfully completed a combination of short courses worth 60 credits in total, you will be awarded the Postgraduate Certificate of Professional Development. Full details of available courses can be found at http://addl.ulster.ac.uk/postgradshortcourses