Leeds Beckett University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Speech and Language Therapy

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Course summary

Speech and language therapists (SLT) are privileged to work with people throughout their entire lifespan, from neonatal to end of life care. As part of this course you’ll:

  • Gain a professional qualification as an SLT in three years
  • Learn to provide assessment and intervention for communication impairments and difficulties with eating, drinking and swallowing
  • Study a variety of subjects such as psychology, linguistics and speech pathology
  • Attend guest lectures from specialist clinicians and medics to ensure your learning is current and to expand your networks
  • Experience ongoing and block placements through a mixed placement model
Funding From 1 August 2017 there will be a new funding system for new students on nursing, midwifery and AHP pre-registration courses in England, with the system moving from NHS grants to student loans. Download the University Funding PDF for more information.

Course details


Year 1 Core Modules:

  • Academic & Clinical Skills
  • Speech, Language & Communication Needs (SLCN)
  • Medical Sciences for SLT
  • Lifespan Development
  • Introduction to EBP (Evidence-based Practice)
  • Phonetics & Phonology
  • Linguistics
  • Integrated SLT Studies 1
  • SLT Clinical placement L4 (non-credit bearing)
Year 2 Core Modules:
  • Language Disorders
  • Language & Cognition
  • Applied EBP for SLT
  • Speech Disorders
  • Applied Phonetics & Phonology
  • Applied psychology
  • Applied Medical Sciences for SLT
  • Integrated SLT Studies 2
  • SLT Clinical placement L5 (non-credit bearing)
Year 3 Core Modules:
  • Communication Disorders
  • Current Issues in SLT
  • Eating, Drinking & Swallowing
  • Evidence for Practice (dissertation)
  • Integrated SLT Studies 3
  • Transition to Practice
- SLT Clinical Placement L6 (non-credit bearing)

How to apply

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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)

Health checks


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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
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £14000 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 Leeds Beckett University - UCAS