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Speech And Language Therapy (Pre-Registration) PgDip/MSc

Speech And Language Therapy (Pre-Registration) PgDip/MSc

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Speech Therapy Counselling Skills (General)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This course is for those who want to become a speech and language therapist and have a relevant degree (eg in linguistics or psychology), this course could open up a fascinating new career path for you. It is the only postgraduate pre-registration course in speech and language therapy offered in Scotland. As a speech and language therapist you will give life-changing treatment and support and care for children and adults who have difficulties speaking and communicating. It can be a very varied and deeply rewarding career. This course will enable you to register with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT) and to practise as a speech and language therapist in the UK.

As a speech and language therapist, you will assess, diagnose and treat children and adults with a wide range of speech, language, communication and swallowing difficulties. On this course you will undertake both theoretical and practical learning through a range of taught academic modules and supervised clinical placements.

Most graduates work within the NHS in community clinics, schools and hospitals. Some graduates have gained research posts and some have gone on to achieve higher degrees. International applicants should be aware that full registration with the RCSLT entails completion of a probationary period of clinical practise in the UK after the successful completion of the degree. It may be necessary to confirm with the professional body in your home country that this qualification is recognised and that full registration in the UK will entitle you to practise in your home county. The course is accredited by the Health and Care Professions Council and adheres to the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists curriculum guidelines. Exit Awards: PgDip (315 credits)/ MSc (315 credits plus a Research Dissertation).

Different course options

Full time | Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh | 30 months | AUG

Study mode

Full time

Duration

30 months

Start date

AUG

Modules

Foundations for Speech and Language Therapy
Neurology for SLT and Audiology
Linguistics 1: Introduction to Linguistics
Linguistics 2: Clinical Linguistics
Adult Acquired Language and Cognitive Communication Disorders
Dissertation (60 Credits)

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

Year 1: £8,900; Year 2: £8,900; Year 3: £1100 (dissertation fee).

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

Year 1: £16,600; Year: 2 £16,600; Year 3: £3080 (dissertation fee).

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have an upper second class degree/masters level degree in relevant subject (biology, psychology or linguistics) is required. Experience of working with people with speech or communication impairments, for example through professional or voluntary work or shadowing a speech and language therapist, is desirable.