Birmingham City University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Speech and Language Therapy

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Course summary

Learn to support people of all ages with communication or swallowing problems and qualify as a Speech and Language Therapist with this BSc (Hons) Speech and Language Therapy degree. Our course, which is approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and endorsed by the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists, uses a variety of innovative activities and placements to provide you with the skills and expertise to gain employment from the moment you graduate. The course has been running for over 50 years' so rest assured that you will have first-hand advice from experienced professionals and be supported every step of the way. Taught at our recently expanded £71 million City South Campus, our facilities include two state-of-the-art SLT clinic rooms and a home environment suite to give you real-life experience and develop practical skills. Our staff are passionate about making a difference to you and society, and actively campaign for improved access to quality speech and language therapy services for all ages. Upon graduation you will be ready to apply to the HCPC for registration as a speech and language therapist. This course can be completed over 3 years full-time or 6 years part-time.

Course details

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Health and Care Professions Council

How to apply

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City South Campus, Edgbaston
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)


Applicants are required to attend a visit day and complete a written interview. Applicants should be aware that qualifications, personal statement, reference and written interview all form part of the selection criteria for this course.

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)7.5Applicants who have not received their secondary school education in English will require an overall IELTS score of 7.5 with no subtest below 7.0.

To register with the Health and Care Professions Council applicants for whom English is not a first language will require an overall IELTS score of 8, with no subtest below 7.5 If English is studied at GCSE Level but as a second language, IELTs must be completed to qualify for UK L2 requirement.

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Speech and Language Therapy at Birmingham City University - UCAS