Speech and Language Therapy (Pre-Registration) at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS

Course summary

Fast-track to a rewarding career as a speech and language therapist with this pre-registration course and help those with communication or eating and drinking difficulties to enjoy a better quality of life. Suitable if you have a relevant degree such as psychology, linguistics or English Language, this course will empower you to diagnose speech and language problems in babies, children and adults, and design and deliver life-changing treatment plans for those with cleft palate, stammering, hearing impairments, voice disorders and other conditions. You will learn through a combination of seminars, lectures and practice-based learning, amassing more than 500 hours of professional experience on placements in various clinical or community settings. Your masters programme will offer a more critical application of your learning than at undergraduate level, and the chance to engage in an extended project that you could showcase as part of your professional portfolio. Upon graduation, you will be eligible to apply for HCPC registration as a speech and language therapist. You will have the expertise to work in a multidisciplinary team and provide the best possible care for your clients. Your studies will draw on academic expertise from a wide range of intertwined disciplines, including linguistics, phonetics, psychology and medical sciences. You will learn how to build successful therapeutic relationships with your clients, giving them the confidence and empowerment to support their own treatment plans. We have excellent links with placement providers such as NHS England, and Leeds Teaching Hospitals, one of the biggest Trusts in the UK. Diverse placement settings throughout the Yorkshire and Humber region will enrich and inform your learning experience. Your teaching team are all practising experts in applied speech and language therapy. Many of them have significant clinical experience and have professional links with the Royal College of Speech & Language Therapists, NHS trusts and related private-sector organisations. You will have access to a specialist interpersonal skills suite and a speech and language therapy resource room, which contains a range of therapeutic and assessment materials to support your learning. Why study Speech and Language Therapy at Leeds Beckett University...

  • Professionally accredited course
  • Access to specialist facilities
  • Gain a professional qualification as an SLT (Speech and Language Therapist)
  • Close links with NHS England and Leeds Teaching Hospitals
  • Placement opportunities throughout the course


Year 1 core modules:

  • Dysphagia
  • Foundations of Speech & Language Therapy
  • Clinical & Professional Studies 1
  • Clinical Placement A
  • Disorders of Speech
Year 2 core modules:
  • Disorders of Language
  • Evidencing Practice
  • Clinical & Professional Studies 2
  • Clinical Placement B
- Disorders of Communication

Entry requirements

Applicants should have at least a 2:1 Honours degree in the cognate subjects of science, which may include Biomedical Sciences, Human and Social Sciences, Neuroscience, Psychology or Sociology; language which may include English Language, English Language and Literature, Human Communication Studies, Linguistics or any foreign language; Education, which may include Childhood Studies, Teaching or Special Education Needs or a Pre-Registration subject such as Midwifery, Nursing, Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Radiography or Social Work. Applicants with a 2:1 in another subject may be considered if they have relevant professional experience in health, education, social care or language teaching, this may include working as a speech and language therapy assistant, a care and support worker, as a teaching assistant, teaching English as a foreign language or extensive voluntary work with a communication impairment charity.

Fees and funding

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Speech and Language Therapy (Pre-Registration) at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS