A degree in Speech and Language Therapy is brand new to North Wales. This course at Wrexham Glyndŵr University is the first to be designed in the wake of the pandemic, making it not only specialised in its content but also unique in its locality. This course: • Will integrate new technological and stimulatory advances to the profession into teaching and learning practices. • Means graduates will be eligible for certification by the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists and Health Care Professions Council, allowing them practice as a certified SALT. • Maintains a close working relationship with therapists in providing a professional education that is attuned to the needs of health and care provision in Wales. • Be one of the first to ensure learners graduate with international parity among SALT graduates around the world. • Gives graduates the ability to uphold a paediatric and/or adult caseload and can assess and treat patients with dysphagia as well as speech, language and communication needs, under supervision as a newly qualified therapist. Key Course Features • Graduates are eligible for certification by the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists upon successful completion of their Newly Qualified Practitioner year. • First one designed in the wake of the pandemic and therefore, has a large focus on technological and simulation enhances to the profession. • Developed alongside service users and carers to ensure that it provides you with the qualities, skills and knowledge that matter most. • Strong collaborative and inter-professional ethos that reflects the nature of the profession in a rapidly changing health, social and education context and the unique skill set the SLT brings to multi-agency teams. • A balanced mix across the lifespan of paediatric and adults that equips you with the clinical and professional competencies for eligible registration as a Speech and Language Therapist. • Acknowledges contemporary issues in the workforce, enabling you to develop transferable skills for reflective practice and lifelong learning as leaders of frontline healthcare. This is a Welsh Government Bursary-commissioned programme. A full NHS bursary, including tuition fees and a non-repayable bursary for living costs, is available for this programme providing you agree to work in Wales for two years after registration (subject to change).
This course offers the following subject options:
- Speech and Language Therapy - English
- Therapi Lleferydd ac Iaith - Cymraeg
The Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists outline five core capabilities of the SLT profession. They provide a focus for learning activities, the development of curricula and shared resources and delivery of the outcomes inherent in the vision for the workforce. Communication Partnerships Leadership and Lifelong learning Research and Evidence based practice Professional autonomy and accountability These will be embedded throughout the course to shape teaching and learning of the graduate. Shared modules will have key themes such as leadership and research, motivational interviewing, professional practice and anatomy and physiology.
STUDENTS ARE ASSESSED BY: EXAMINATIONS AND TESTS • Essay answers • Short answers • Data analyses • Phonetic transcription WRITTEN ASSESSMENTS • Essays • Case studies • Clinical case reports • Portfolios PRESENTATIONS • Clinical or education-related • Research poster CLINICAL PLACEMENT ASSESSMENTS • Observations • Video-based assessment • Reflective logs • Viva
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
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Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9000*||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9000*||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9000*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.
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