Cardiff Metropolitan University

Speech and Language Therapy Cardiff Metropolitan University Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: Cardiff Metropolitan University (Prifysgol Metropolitan Caerdydd)


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Speech and language therapists work with people of all ages with speech, language and communication difficulties, and swallowing disorders. Our Speech and Language Therapy degree offers you the opportunity to join this exciting profession and gain a Health and Care Professions Council approved qualification as a speech and language therapist.

This is a vibrant and stimulating Speech and Language Therapy degree with an excellent reputation. Students are taught by a dedicated team of lecturers that includes experienced speech and language therapists with a wide range of specialisms, as well as researchers whose work is known internationally. There are guest lectures from clinical specialists and service users who share their perspectives. We have long-established links with the NHS, and all of our students have the chance to gain hands-on clinical experience with a range of adult and paediatric clients.

Placement opportunities are very varied, ranging from our in-house clinics to hospitals, clinics and schools. You will develop your expertise in assessing and treating a diverse range of client groups.

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Professional bodies

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

  • Speech and Language Therapists, Royal College of
  • Health and Care Professions Council

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.

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 C20
Campus name Cardiff Met - Llandaff
Campus code 1

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level ABB Three clearly separate subjects required. Preferably, one to be in a straight Science and all to be academic subjects. A level Double award in any subject will only count as one A level.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDM - DDD
Access to HE Diploma D: 30 credits
M: 15 credits
Access to be in a Science / Healthcare / Nursing subject area.
GCSE/National 4/National 5 Five GCSEs at grade C or above/grade 4 or above to include English Language & Science, with at least grade B or above/grade 5 or above in Mathematics. For Welsh applicants we will accept either GCSE Mathematics or Mathematics-Numeracy.
Five Scottish National 5 subjects at grade C or above to include English Language & Science, with at least grade B or above in Mathematics.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 27 points To include a grade 6 in a Higher Level Science and grade 5 in other Higher Level subjects.
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H1, H1, H2, H2 Preferably one to be in a Science subject and all others to be in academic subjects.
Scottish Advanced Higher BCC Three clearly separate subjects required. Preferably, one to be in a straight Science and all to be academic subjects.
Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015) Accepted along with three A levels in three clearly separate subject areas, with grades BBB. Preferably, one to be in a straight Science and all to be academic subjects.

If your qualifications are not listed above, please contact Cardiff Met Admissions who will advise you.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks



Relevant work experience e.g. shadowing a speech therapist is required.

Further details regarding the availability of the NHS Bursary are yet to be confirmed for 2018.

English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
Cambridge English Advanced C Minimum 191
IELTS (Academic) 7.5 No element lower than 7.0 Academic IELTS test required.
PTE Academic 73.0 No element lower than 72
TOEFL (iBT) 102.0 TOEFL Internet required.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,000 Year 1
EU £9,000 Year 1
International £12,000 Year 1
England £9,000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,000 Year 1
Scotland £9,000 Year 1
Wales £9,000 Year 1

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