What will I learn?

Course Details

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.

Course Benefits

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.

Which department am I in?

Leeds Beckett University

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
£14,500.00 (US$ 18,100) per year
The amount you will pay may increase each year to take into account the effects of inflation.

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Start date

14 September 2020

Venue

City Campus

Calverley Street,

Leeds,

Leeds,

LS1 3HE, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students should have completed Bachelor degree with GPA of 2.5 or above. English language requirements: Bachelor degree from an American University.

For international students

Applicants should have at least a 2:2 Honours degree in the cognate subjects of Psychology, English Language, Linguistics, Childhood Studies and Human Communication Sciences or a 2:2 in another subject plus evidence of relevant professional experience in health, education or social care. English Language Requirement: IELTS 7.5 with no skills below 7.0, or an equivalent qualification. The University provides excellent support for any applicant who may be required to undertake additional English language courses.

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About this uni

Graduates from Leeds Beckett University are sought after by industry and organisations like Disney, Samsung, Apple, Nike and BMW.

  • Awarded Silver Status in the Teaching Excellence Framework
  • Five-star QS ratings for employability and facilities
  • 94% of all graduates in work/study 6 months after graduating
  • Based in Leeds, Britain’s best city for quality of life