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Speech and Language Therapy MSpchLangTher

Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Masters in Speech & Language Therapy - MSpchLangTher

  • Location

    Queen Margaret University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This new four year integrated master’s course will equip you with all the knowledge and skills that you need to start a rewarding career as a speech and language therapist. You will learn the theory of speech and language therapy, and placements will immerse you in a variety of clinical environments. We are passionate about original research and you will have the chance to explore an area that inspires you.Why QMU?Our classes are small compared with some other universities, so you will enjoy more personal support and guidance from lecturers. Your learning will be boosted by input from experienced speech and language therapists working in the NHS and independent sectors. Learning from our research-active team, you will be fully involved in relevant research. QMU is internationally renowned for its research in speech and language. On this course you will:Develop a strong theoretical understanding of speech and language therapy (SLT) through modules in linguistics, psychology, biological and medical sciences, and research methods.Carry out regular clinical placements that will build your practical skills. You will be placed in a variety of settings including hospitals, schools and clinics to ensure you gain a range of experience.Our ability to communicate with others is a vital part of who we are as individuals, and how we fit in with society. Speech and language therapists play a vital role in assessing and treating people who have communication and swallowing difficulties, developmental and acquired. Clients can be of all ages, from newborn to the elderly. If you are passionate about applying scientific principles to support communication and want to make a difference to others lives, we can help you forge a fascinating career.This is a four year integrated undergraduate master’s course. Students commence the course with a view to graduating with a master’s degree in four years. Students have the opportunity to transfer at the end of Year Two to a BSc (Hons) route. In Years Three and Four students are often taught alongside postgraduate students studying on the MSc Speech and Language Therapy (Pre-Registration). On successful completion of either the three or four-year route, students will be eligible to apply for registration with the HCPC as a speech and language therapist.

Application deadline

25 January

Tuition fees

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£ 15,500per year

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

Entry requirements

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A level : AAB

To include one of the following: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, or Maths. Also accepted English, Languages or Psychology.Also, Maths and English at GCSE grade B or 6.


University information

Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

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  • Campus address

    Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, Queen Margaret University Drive, Musselburgh, Edinburgh, EH21 6UU, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    8th out of 18 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 197
    206 98%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80.0 80%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.83 77%



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