Taught course

Speech and Language Therapy

Institution
University of Sheffield · Department of Human Communication Sciences
Qualifications
MMedSci

Entry requirements

Minimum of a 2:1 in any subject.

You must have work experience relevant to speech and language therapy.

For detailed information about what we look for in applications, application deadlines and our shortlisting process, see the Department of Human Communication Sciences website. If you are shortlisted, we’ll ask you to come to an interview.

DBS Disclosure and Health Screening

You must produce an enhanced DBS disclosure and complete a health screening before starting the course.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This course leads to a professional qualification to practice as a speech and language therapist. This enables the individual to work in a diverse range of settings and roles, from schools and hospitals to higher education and research. The course is approved by the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists and the Health and Care Professions Council.

What will you learn?

You will investigate a range of subjects, including biomedical sciences, psychology, linguistics, communication and research methods. You will learn how to assess and manage a range of communication and swallowing disorders. Your skills will be put into practice through a series of clinical placements throughout the course.

We're one of only a few departments of our kind to run an in-house clinic. So as an MMedSci student at Sheffield, you’ll benefit from specialist facilities and training. To maximise your clinical skills, you’ll go on placements in our clinic and in settings throughout Sheffield and surrounding areas.

Information for international students

English language requirements

Overall IELTS grade of 8.0 with a minimum of 7.5 in each component, or equivalent.

Qualification and course duration

MMedSci

full time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Tutor
Email
hcs-admissions@sheffield.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)114 222 2405