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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. The course is designed to prepare you to achieve excellence and professional autonomy in clinical practice, and is delivered at the West Midlands’ only training site for speech and language therapists. Graduates from this course are eligible to register with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) to work as speech and language therapists. The course is approved by the HCPC and endorsed by the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists. You will learn through a variety of formats, including workshops, interactive lectures, simulation sessions, and two long clinical placements. Simulation sessions are run in the state-of-the-art facilities on our City South Campus, which include two specialist clinic rooms with cutting-edge technology, a simulated hospital ward and a home environment suite. In addition, you will benefit from the Virtual Case Creator (VCC), which enables us to simulate clinical scenarios in a virtual environment.

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.

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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