Taught course

Speech and Language Therapy

Canterbury Christ Church University · School of Allied Health Professions

Entry requirements

2:1 or higher degree classification in any subject The interview process will provide students with an opportunity to demonstrate their understanding of, and commitment to, speech and language therapy as a career, and to relate how their previous studies and experiences support their application. Deferred entry is not normally permitted.

Months of entry


Course content

This Diploma aims to develop speech and language therapists who are autonomous, accountable practitioners, competent and confident contributing their evidence-based profession-specific skills and knowledge in the delivery of health, education and social care for users of speech and language therapy services and their families. The course is structured so as to maximise opportunities for learning how to work in an interprofessional and multi-agency context and within a changing workforce.

It is a full-time course delivered jointly between Canterbury Christ Church University and the University of Greenwich.

Successful completion provides graduates with a postgraduate diploma in Speech and Language Therapy and eligibility to apply for registration with the Health & Care Professions Council as a Speech and Language Therapist. This qualification also provides the opportunity to apply to become a member of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT) with newly qualified practitioner status.

Qualification and course duration


full time
24 months

Course contact details

University of Greenwich Enquiry Unit
0800 005 006