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Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2:2 BSc (Hons) degree in a relevant science-based subject. Examples of relevant subjects include psychology, language, linguistics, biological science, medical science and childhood studies.

Alternatively, have significant recent relevant work experience (e.g., working as a Speech and Language therapy assistant).

Months of entry

January

Course content

“Deliver life-changing treatment plans for those with speech and language impairments”

This pre-registration course offers a fast-track into a rewarding career as a speech and language therapist helping people to enjoy a greater quality of life. This course will empower you to diagnose speech and language problems in babies, children and adults, and design and deliver life-changing treatment plans for those with cleft palate, stammering, hearing impairments, voice disorders and other conditions.
While studying on the course you will learn how to build successful therapeutic relationships with your clients, giving them the confidence and empowerment to support their own treatment plans. You will also develop a patient-centred approach to practice and an understanding of the mental health challenges that might also be experienced by the patients and clients you work with.
This course aims to develop highly skilled evidence-based speech and language therapists who adopt a patient-centred approach to practice; prepared for the challenges of an advancing profession and evolving patient / client needs.
Career Prospects
  • Upon graduation, you will be eligible to apply for HCPC registration as a speech and language therapist.
  • You will have the expertise to excel working in a multidisciplinary team and be able to provide the best possible care for your clients.
  • Graduates from the course will be distinctive in their ability to synthesize evidence from current practice and research to develop an in-depth critical knowledge and understanding of speech and language therapy.
  • Furthermore, you will be able to demonstrate a critical awareness of current issues within the provision of health and social care and will be capable of demonstrating leadership in both personal and professional development.
Why study to become a Speech and Language Therapist at AECC University College?
We offer an innovative curriculum designed to meet the needs of aspiring Speech and Language Therapists. Our fantastic state-of-the-art healthcare education provision includes:
  • On-site clinics
  • Imaging services
  • Treatment spaces
  • Pro-section laboratory (including a developing on-site speech and language therapy service.)
This, coupled with our expertise in training healthcare professionals, and our links with both NHS and private practice providers, offers a fantastic environment in which aspiring Speech and Language Therapists can train and develop.

Information for international students

International students will be required to pay a non-refundable £1,000 tuition fee deposit to secure their place on the course. These deposits will need to be paid by August 31st 2022 and more details will be provided in your offer email.

Please note to be accepted onto this course; you will also need to demonstrate that you meet the minimum standards of English. For this course, applicants are required to achieve the equivalent of an IELTS (academic) score of 7.0 or above with no less than 6.0 in each section.

Fees and funding

UK students
£9,576
International students
£17,082

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Admissions Team
Email
admissions@aecc.ac.uk