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MSc Speech and Language Therapy (pre-registration)

MSc Speech and Language Therapy (pre-registration)

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Full time


2 years

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Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Counselling Skills (General) Speech Therapy

Course type


Course Summary

Course overview

This pre-registration course offers a fast-track into a rewarding career as a speech and language therapist helping people to enjoy a greater quality of life. 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.

While studying on the course you will learn how to build successful therapeutic relationships with your clients, giving them the confidence and empowerment to support their own treatment plans. You will also develop a patient-centred approach to practice and an understanding of the mental health challenges that might also be experienced by the patients and clients you work with.

This course aims to develop highly skilled evidence-based speech and language therapists who adopt a patient-centred approach to practice; prepared for the challenges of an advancing profession and evolving patient / client needs.

Career Prospects

Upon graduation, you will be eligible to apply for HCPC registration as a speech and language therapist.
You will have the expertise to excel working in a multidisciplinary team and be able to provide the best possible care for your clients.
Graduates from the course will be distinctive in their ability to synthesize evidence from current practice and research to develop an in-depth critical knowledge and understanding of speech and language therapy.
Furthermore, you will be able to demonstrate a critical awareness of current issues within the provision of health and social care and will be capable of demonstrating leadership in both personal and professional development.


Professional Studies 1 - Core
Speech Science for Speech and Language Therapists - Core
Acquired Speech and Language Disorders - Core
Conditions across the lifespan - Core
Research Methods in Health Science - Core
Mental Health - Core
Professional Studies 2 - Core
Speech and Language Therapy Dissertation - Core

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Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2:2 BSc (Hons) degree in a relevant science-based subject. Examples of relevant subjects include psychology, language, linguistics, biological science, medical science and childhood studies.

University information

AECC University College is a specialist university located in Bournemouth which offers a comprehensive selection of higher education courses across a range of health science related disciplines. There are degree programmes available at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, as well as short courses for continued professional development. Subject areas include physiotherapy, chiropractic, diagnostic and therapeutic radiography, clinical...more

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