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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    UCL (University College London)

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

This MSc is an accredited professional programme leading to qualification as a speech and language therapist (SLT). The programme integrates theory with work-based clinical placements with adults and children with a range of communication and swallowing difficulties. The programme has an excellent reputation, and over 90% of graduates are working in SLT-related posts within six months of qualifying. You will learn to apply knowledge from a range of academic subjects to speech and language therapy (SLT) practice. Innovative and authentic learning methods help you develop skills such as team-working, assessment and therapy, and self-evaluation. The curriculum promotes strong research skills, enabling you to evaluate and add to the evidence-base for the SLT profession. The programme prepares you well for future leadership roles. This programme is approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and accredited by the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT). UCL will pay for your student membership of RCSLT. This qualification allows you to practise as an SLT in the UK.

Careers

Most graduates from this programme work as a speech and language therapist/pathologist, providing specialist assessment, intervention and support to adults and children with a range of communication and swallowing difficulties. These can include people with autism spectrum disorder, dementia, specific language impairment, learning difficulties or people who have had strokes or head injuries. You can work in the NHS, in hospitals, specialist centres, in the community and in education settings, in mainstream or special schools or justice settings. Our graduates are well placed to contribute to the evidence base for the profession through further research and to fast-track into specialist or leadership positions.

Employability

Our strong links with employers ensure that you get up-to-date and relevant information to support you in preparing for and securing your first job. Excellent university-based learning and the wide range and number of high-quality clinical placements also puts our graduates at an advantage. As a result many of our students are offered jobs very soon after completing the course. Graduates from our programme are highly regarded by employers, with over 90% of graduates employed in speech and language therapy roles within six months of qualifying. Our course equips you with transferable skills relevant to employability, such as: interpersonal and communication skills, oral and written presentation skills, collaboration and teamworking, critical evaluation, integration and synthesis of information, report writing, behaviour management and change.

Tuition fees

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£ 31,200per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

UCL (University College London)

  • University League Table

    10th

  • Campus address

    UCL (University College London), Gower Street, London, Camden, WC1E 6BT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    11th out of 20

    11th out of 29 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 197
    159 75%

    5th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.33 87%

    4th

  • Entry standards

    / Max 222
    160 78%

    7th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65 65%

    17th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.08 82%

    13th

    12

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