Speech and Language Therapy Birmingham City University

Undergraduate

Learn to support people of all ages with communication or swallowing problems and qualify as a Speech and Language Therapist. If you want a client-centered, evidence-based education in the field of speech and language therapy, our three-year BSc programme is the right choice for you. Our course, which is approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and endorsed by the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists, uses a variety of innovative activities and placements to provide you with the skills and expertise to gain employment from the moment you graduate. On graduation you will be ready to apply to the HCPC for registration as a speech and language therapist. This course can be completed over 3 years full-time or 6 years part-time.

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • Location

    City South Campus, Edgbaston

  • Start date

    23 September 2019

  • Duration

    3 years


How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January *

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code B620
Institution code B25
Campus name City South Campus, Edgbaston
Campus code E

Points of entry

This means the year in which you would like to start the course.

‘Year 1’ means you will start in the first year.

‘Year 0’ means you will enter onto a foundation year.

You may be able to start some courses in the second or third years, if you meet certain criteria. You will need to discuss this with the university or college directly.

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 120 points
A level B B B BBB to BBC will be considered.
General Studies and Critical Thinking excluded.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDM Health Studies or Early Years, or Science subjects. Award has to be equivalent to 120 UCAS points or higher
Access to HE Diploma Overall pass of 60 credits of which 45 credits must be at level 3. A minimum of 12 level 3 credits must be at Distinction and 24 at Merit. A total of 24 level 3 credits must be in health/science related subjects. Must be in a Health or Science related pathway
GCSE Maths & English should be achieved prior to application.
GCSE science is not required for Access students.
Subject excluded - Non-health or science-related subjects
Scottish Higher C C C C C Must include mathematics and English language
Must have been achieved at the point of application.
GCSE/National 4/National 5 GCSE 5 subjects at grade 4 Must include mathematics, and English language.
Equivalent qualifications are not considered.
Must have been achieved at the point of application.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 30 points 30 points from the IB overall.
Students who do not complete the IB Diploma will be considered on the basis of their IB Certificates. A combination of GCSEs, A-levels and IB certificates will be considered on a case by case basis
English Group A - Grade 4 or above,
OR English Group B and Ab Initio - Grade 5
and Grade 4 in Maths (Standard Level)
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H3, H3, H3, H3, H3 A maximum of 5 subjects at Higher at grade H3 or equivalent overall profile
Must include either Human Biology, Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Psychology, Sociology, Geography or Maths
Leaving Certificate - Ordinary Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) See level 3 entry under Irish Leaving Certificate for full details
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DD Must be offered along with either one A-level, or one BTEC Subsidiary Diploma/ OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma qualification. To achieve a minimum of 120 UCAS points
Health Studies or Early Years or science subjects
Scottish Advanced Higher obtain 120 tariff points Must include either Health & Social Care, Human Biology, Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Applied Science, Psychology or Sociology.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records check (DBS)

Interview

Applicants are required to attend a visit day and complete a written interview. Applicants should be aware that qualifications, personal statement, reference and written interview all form part of the selection criteria for this course.


English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
IELTS (Academic) 7.5 Applicants who have not received their secondary school education in English will require an overall IELTS score of 7.5 with no subtest below 7.0.

Applicants who have not received their secondary school education in English will require an overall IELTS score of 7, with no subtest below 6.5 If English is studied at GCSE Level but as a second language, IELTs must be completed to qualify for UK L2 requirement.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9,250 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.