A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in psychology, linguistics or a medical discipline. We will also consider applicants on an individual basis with a first degree in a different subject if they have relevant industry experience. The degree must be obtained by the time of application. You will need to upload the degree certificate using the Applicant Portal.
You are required to have practical experience of working in or observing speech language therapy clinics, or closely related experience such as working in a nursing home, with special needs children or individuals with learning disabilities. You need to be able to identify with NHS values as stated in the NHS constitution. You will be required to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure and an occupational health assessment.
Months of entry
Information for international students
To study this course you need to meet the following English Language requirements: Direct Entry: IELTS 8.0 overall (with a minimum of 7.5 in all sub-skills). Pre-sessional English Language courses are not accepted as an alternative entry to this course.
Fees and funding
See our course fees and funding web page.
Qualification and course duration
Further details of qualification
Accredited by the Health Professions Council and the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists of Great Britain and aims to train professionally qualified speech and language therapists. Successful graduates are eligible to apply for registration with Health Professions Council; this registration is obligatory for practise in the UK,
Course contact details
- Programme Secretary, School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences
- +44 (0) 191 208 8830