City, University of London

Degree level: Postgraduate
Awarded by: Health and Care Professions Council

Speech and Language Therapy (Taught)

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Course summary

Develop the skills and knowledge you need to pursue a career in speech and language therapy with this MSc. The MSc in Speech and Language Therapy is designed for students who are committed to a rewarding career in speech and language therapy. It is accredited by the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT) and approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). You will combine thorough research and analytical skills along with excellent practical clinical experience. Our MSc enjoys an excellent reputation and you will learn with experts who are leaders in the field of speech and language therapy. Your studies will be informed by the latest research, which you can see in practice in our busy in-house speech and language therapy clinic. Whether your first degree is health related or not, this course will be a fast track into Speech and Language Therapy, enabling you to achieve a pre-registration health qualification in two years instead of the usual three to four. City's MSc Speech and Language Therapy has an excellent reputation and is based within the largest, teaching, research and clinical division in the UK for language and communication science.

Modules

During the MSc Speech and Language Therapy course you will learn about the foundations of speech and language, about how children learn to talk and about disorders that affect communication. A number of subjects equip you for the analysis of speech, language and hearing difficulties, such as phonetics, linguistics and audiology. You will also develop research skills and the ability to apply evidence based practice. You will undertake weekly and block clinical placements in both years of the course.

Assessment method

This is a highly intensive programme of study and you will have a full-time schedule of lectures, group work, practical classes, clinical work and tutorials. You will be based in the largest teaching, research and clinical department in the UK for language and communication science, with access to the expertise of our specialist in-house SLT clinic. Many of our tutors are practising speech and language therapists at clinics throughout London, giving you the benefit of the latest academic research together with extensive professional experience. You will be assessed through a range of written and practical assignments and examinations and your clinical progress will be monitored by supervising clinicians. Placements Weekly and block clinical placements are a key part of this programme, both at our in-house clinic and within external settings.

Professional bodies

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

  • Speech and Language Therapists, Royal College of

Entry requirements

To apply for this course, you will need: An upper second-class Bachelor’s degree from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard A minimum of five grade 4 (C) passes in GCSE or equivalent, including English and Mathematics. Shortlisted applicants will be required to attend a selection process before an offer can be made. This will include being interviewed to assess their values match those of the NHS constitution, as well as having the opportunity to find out more about the course from our staff and students. English requirements If your first language is not English, we will require evidence of appropriate English Language proficiency. IELTS (Academic): 8.0 overall with at least 7.5 in each of the reading, writing, listening and speaking sections. TOEFL iBT: 110 overall with at least 30 in Writing, 29 in reading and Listening and 28 in Speaking sections.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

International £18940 Year 1
EU £18940 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 City, University of London - UCAS