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Speech and Language Therapy MSc

City, University of London

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Northampton Square

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Key information

You will combine thorough research and analytical skills along with excellent practical clinical experience. Our MSc enjoys an excellent reputation and you will learn with experts who are leaders in the field of speech and language therapy. Your studies will be informed by the latest research, which you can see in practice in our busy in-house speech and language therapy clinic.

Course overview

Benefits of this course

You will learn about the foundations of speech, language, communication and swallowing and the disorders that affect these functions.

Combining rigorous academic study with practical work at our in-house specialist speech and language clinic, you will cover a range of areas including:

neurological conditions
biomedical sciences
learning disabilities

You will also develop critical research and analytical skills and learn how to apply evidence-based practice.


You can select to apply for one of the available exit points for this course.

Master of Science (MSc)

Who is this course for?

This two-year MSc programme is ideal if you want to start a career as a speech and language therapist (SLT).

It is accredited by the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapy (RCSLT) and approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).

Whether your first degree is health related or not, this course will be a fast track into Speech and Language Therapy, enabling you to achieve a pre-registration health qualification in two years instead of the usual three to four.


On successfully completing the MSc in Speech and Language Therapy, you will be eligible to register with the Health and Care Professions Council and begin practising as an SLT.

Most SLTs work within the NHS as part of a multidisciplinary team alongside other health professionals in a range of healthcare settings.

You could also find opportunities in:

schools and nurseries
prisons and young offenders’ institutions
child development centres

You could work on a freelance basis or set up your own practice either on your own or with other professionals, combining private clients with NHS work.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 18,570per year

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

University information

City, University of London

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  • Campus address

    City, University of London, Northampton Square, City of London, EC1V 0HB, England

City is one of the most international UK universities. Students are from over 160 countries, creating a diverse, cosmopolitan university community.
City's supportive alumni network stretches across the globe. They help those thinking of moving to London and organise in-country events after graduation.
City's international student advice team give guidance on the application process, answers questions on visa and immigration issues and check visa documents.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    10th out of 18 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 197
    131 68%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    95 95%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.91 78%



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