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Speech and Language Therapy (Foundation) BSc

Manchester Metropolitan University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science - BSc

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    1 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 four-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 across your studies. 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 leads to the award of BSc (Hons) Speech and Language Therapy and prepares you to register as a speech and language therapist. The course offers you the opportunity to develop your knowledge, skills and experience in the assessment and management of communication difficulties experienced by individuals across the lifespan.The Foundation Year route is only available to home/EU students and not currently open to applications from international students.**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 practice 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 years two, three and four 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

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UCAS Points : 80

Must be from full A-levels or equivalent qualification


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University information

Manchester Metropolitan University

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  • 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 3,000 students from more than 130 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

    7th out of 18 2

    34th out of 79 10

  • Entry standards

    / Max 197
    128 67%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    95.0 95%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.20 84%


  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    137 80%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.20 84%



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