City, University of London

City, University of London

Speech and Language Therapy

Our graduate-entry courses allow graduates with a first degree from disciplines other than healthcare to gain a pre-registration health qualification in approximately two years as opposed to the usual four - providing a fast-track route into health. The Speech and Language Therapy PG Dip course leads to work in a challenging and varied field - you could be working with autistic children, people who stammer or adults who have lost their speech following a stroke. City's Postgraduate Speech and Language Therapy Diploma has an excellent reputation and is based within the largest, teaching, research and clinical division in the UK for language and communication science. The programme is taught by expert staff who are leaders in the field of speech and language therapy. The innovative and research-informed curriculum is supported by a busy in-house speech and language therapy clinic led by specialist staff and is considered as one of the leading educational environments in the world.

Entry requirements

A 2nd Class Honours degree, or equivalent qualification.
For those students whose first language is not English, the following qualification is also required: IELTS: 7.5 with a minimum of 7.5 in spoken and written components and a minimum of 7.0 in listening and reading components.

Course modules

PgDip

Speech and language sciences;
Bio-medical sciences;
Developmental psychology;
Speech, communication and swallowing disabilities;
Research and evidence based practice;
Hearing and speech sciences;
Language sciences;
Language, cognition and communication disabilities;
Professional studies;
Instrumental Techniques in Speech Sciences.

When you have successfully completed ten modules totalling 180 credits you will qualify for a Postgraduate Diploma.

MSc

Speech and language sciences;
Bio-medical sciences;
Developmental psychology;
Speech, communication and swallowing disabilities;
Research and evidence based practice;
Hearing and speech sciences;
Language sciences;
Language, cognition and communication disabilities;
Professional studies;
Instrumental Techniques in Speech Sciences.

When you have successfully completed ten modules totalling 180 credits you will qualify for a Postgraduate Diploma. On the successful completion of the Postgraduate Diploma you can choose to undertake an MSc by designing and completing a research project accruing another 60 credits. (Please note: this will normally take a minimum of six months and involves an extra fee).

Assessment methods

Modules are assessed through a diverse range of assignments and examinations. Your clinical progress will also be monitored by supervising clinicians.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 17,000 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PgDip Full-time September 2017 GBP 15,000 per Year 1 (International) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Northampton Square Islington EC1V 0HB South East

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
02070 405790