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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

As a speech and language therapist, you’ll work with adults and children who may have language, speech, fluency, voice, communication, or swallowing disorders. You’ll identify problems and help people to improve their communication skills.On this three-year course, you’ll explore topics from the structure of language and how speech sounds are expressed, to anatomy, the psychology behind our development, and the effects of politics on the provision of speech and language therapy in the community.You won’t simply learn the theories and research behind how we communicate and why people have difficulties in communicating, you’ll also learn the practical skills you’ll need.You’ll study the techniques, skills and methods used to assess, analyse and manage clients, such as using boards with symbols that children can point to or swallowing tests for adults who have suffered a stroke to determine the treatment they need.You’ll complete clinical placements in each year of study. Past placements have included working in a hospital with adults who have had strokes, special educational needs (SEN) provision for teenagers in a secondary school, and in community clinics.This course has a foundation year available.**Features and benefits**- **Approved course**- When you graduate, you’re eligible to apply for professional registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), which means you can practise as a speech and language therapist, and gain membership of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT).- **Real-world experience**- You’ll go on clinical placements in every year of study.- **Outstanding facilities**- You’ll have access to our on-campus ICON Centre, which features a wide range of high-tech equipment for speech analysis and Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC).- **Teaching expertise**- You’ll learn from experienced and professionally registered speech and language therapists.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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A level : ABB

We do not accept General Studies, Critical Thinking or Applied Science. Preferred subjects are Science, English Language, Modern Foreign Language, Psychology or Sociology.

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University information

Manchester Metropolitan University

  • University League Table

    54th

  • Campus address

    Manchester Metropolitan University, All Saints Building, All Saints, Manchester, Manchester, M15 6BH, England

The university welcomes a diverse international student population of over 3,500 students from more than 120 countries around the world.
Each year a range of welcome events are organised to help new students settle into university, explore the city and prepare for academic studies.
English courses can help to build language confidence and knowledge of UK culture. Students can study at the university's British Council accredited centre.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    15th out of 39 1

    44th out of 83 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 215
    155 76%

    11th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    98 98%

    14th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 100
    4.30 86%

    9th

    14
  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    132 76%

    19th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66 66%

    65th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.24 85%

    14th

    29

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