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A 2:1 degree in any subject. Applicants with a 2:2 may be considered if their practical experience is particularly strong.
You must have work experience relevant to speech and language therapy. 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
This course leads to a professional qualification to practise as a speech and language therapist. You’ll be able to work in a diverse range of settings, for example schools and hospitals, nurseries, clinics or the client’s home. You might also pursue a role in higher education and research.
Speech and language therapists provide treatment and care for children and adults who have difficulties with communicating, eating, drinking or swallowing. Therapists take a collaborative approach, working alongside the individual’s carer, teacher or family, as well as other professionals.
The course follows six main themes:
- Communication – linguistics, psychology and how this relates to speech and language pathology.
- Participation and Society – how the study of sociology and social and health psychology impact on speech and language therapy.
- Research Methods – develop the research skills essential to providing evidence-based health care.
- Biomedical Sciences – anatomy, physiology, audiology and neurology, and how to link them to speech and language pathology.
- Key Clinical Topics – develop your professional competence.
- Professional Practice – put your skills to work for a range of clients with communication impairments.
Approved by the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists and the Health and Care Professions Council
Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/courses
Information for international students
English language requirements
Overall IELTS score of 8.0 with a minimum of 7.5 in each component, or equivalent.
For more information about entry requirements for international students, please visit https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/international/applying/postgraduate-taught
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time24 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Admissions Tutor
- +44 (0)114 222 2405