Taught course

Speech and Language Therapy (Pre-Registration)

Institution
Manchester Metropolitan University · Department of Health Professionals
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Applicants must have Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) with the British Psychological Society The recruitment process for this programme includes assessing applicants by interview for the core values of the NHS Constitution. UCAS Tariff points/Grades required A Psychology degree with a First or 2;1. Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) with the British Psychological Society. IELTS (Academic module) 7.5 with no element below 7.0. Additional Requirements A satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) certificate is required for all students. This will be completed through the university prior to enrolment. Further information To complete the application process, you need to be able to reflect on the work of a speech and language therapist and have knowledge of communication difficulties. This information can be gained from observation of a speech and language therapy session (live or video) or from personal experience. Considerable weight is given to relevant work or voluntary experience with one or more potential client groups. You will also be expected to be able to express yourself competently in spoken and written English, have strong interpersonal skills, and be at least 18 years of age at the time of commencement of the course. Evidence of recent successful academic study (within the last 5 years), to A-Level standard or above.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This new programme is an NHS funded training programme and reflects the values of the NHS constitution. The programme will offer Psychology graduates the opportunity to prepare for practice as a speech and language therapist and to apply for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists.

Speech and Language Therapists are concerned with the management of disorders of language, speech, fluency, voice, communication and swallowing in children and adults. This programme will focus in particular on creating research-active graduates who will contribute to evidence-based practice within the profession.

Applicants must have Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) with the British Psychological Society

The recruitment process for this programme includes assessing applicants by interview for the core values of the NHS Constitution.

Features & benefits of the course

  • Accelerated master's programme for Psychology graduates wishing to gain certification to work as speech and language therapists
  • Mix of university based and practice placement learning
  • Opportunity to apply for registration with the Health and Care Professions council upon successful completion of the course

Fees and funding

Information on fees and funding for this course can be found on our website

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries Team
Email
courses@mmu.ac.uk
Phone
0161 247 6969