Taught course

Speech and Language Therapy (Pre-Registration)

Manchester Metropolitan University · Department of Health Professionals

Entry requirements

Applicants must meet all of the following criteria:

  • A Psychology degree with a First or 2;1 is essential
  • Eligibility for Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) with the British Psychological Society is essential.
  • Recent successful academic study (within the last 5 years), to A-Level standard or above is essential.

Months of entry


Course content

The MSc (Pre-registration) Speech and Language Therapy offers 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 and the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists. Studying on this programme will build on your core knowledge of Psychology to combine theory with practice, using recognised techniques, skills and methods to assess, analyse and treat your clients.

This programme reflects the values of the NHS constitution and prepares students to practice as speech and language therapists, a profession concerned with the management of disorders of language, speech, fluency, voice, communication and swallowing in children and adults.

Graduates from this course are eligible for professional registration with both the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists and the Health and Care Professions Council. There are increasing opportunities for speech and language therapists to work towards higher degrees in their fields of clinical specialism and research.

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

You will be based in the award-winning £139m Brooks building, specially created for the Health and Education faculties, providing you with access to state-of-the-art clinical equipment and facilities..

Our dedicated placements team are responsible for negotiating and managing current and new placement partnerships, ensuring that as student speech and language therapists, you will have access to relevant, motivating and professional placements to enhance your skills and learning.

Qualification and course duration


full time
24 months

Course contact details

Course Enquiries Team
0161 247 6969