Speech and Language Therapy at Wrexham University - UCAS

Wrexham University

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Wrexham University (Prifysgol Wrecsam)

Speech and Language Therapy

Course summary

Why choose this course? 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.
  • The first course designed in the wake of the pandemic and therefore, has a large focus on technological and simulation enhances to the profession.
  • A 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 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 practise and lifelong learning as leaders of frontline healthcare.
  • The main delivery site for this course is our Wrexham campus. Occasional interprofessional education sessions may be delivered from our St Asaph campus with students from various nursing and allied health courses.

Subject options

This course offers the following subject options:

  • Speech and Language Therapy - English
  • Therapi Lleferydd ac Iaith - Cymraeg

Modules

What you will study 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. Further module detail coming soon.

Assessment method

Teaching & Assessment You will be assessed by a variety of methods including: Practice Assessment and clinical portfolio Written assignments Presentations Examinations Teaching and learning Wrexham Glyndwr University is committed to supporting our students to maximise their academic potential. We offer workshops and support sessions in areas such as academic writing, effective note-making and preparing for assignments. Students can book appointments with academic skills tutors dedicated to helping deal with the practicalities of university work. Our Student Support section has more information on the help available. In terms of particular needs, the University’s Inclusion Services can provide appropriate guidance and support should any students require reasonable adjustments to be made because of a recognised prevailing disability, medical condition, or specific learning difference.


How to apply

This course is not accepting applications at this time. Please contact the provider to find out more.

Application codes

Course code:
SL22
Institution code:
G53
Campus name:
Wrexham (Main Campus)
Campus code:
W

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9000* Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9000* Year 1
England £9000* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000* Year 1
Scotland £9000* Year 1
Wales £9000* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

**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).
Speech and Language Therapy at Wrexham University - UCAS