Undergraduate BSc (Hons)

Speech and Language Therapy

Work with people experiencing communication impairments and difficulties with eating, drinking and swallowing, from children who stammer to adults recovering from brain injuries.

Speech and Language Therapy

Course Overview

  • UCAS code


    B620
  • Institution code


    L27
  • Main location


    City Campus
  • Attendance


    Full-Time
  • Duration


    3 Years
  • Start date


    20 Sep 2021

Speech and language therapists (SLT) are privileged to work with people throughout their entire lifespan, from neonatal to end of life care.

As part of this course you’ll:

  • Gain a professional qualification as an SLT in three years
  • Learn to provide assessment and intervention for communication impairments and difficulties with eating, drinking and swallowing
  • Study a variety of subjects such as psychology, linguistics and speech pathology
  • Attend guest lectures from specialist clinicians and medics to ensure your learning is current and to expand your networks
  • Experience on-going and block placements through a mixed placement model

Funding
From 1 August 2017 there will be a new funding system for new students on nursing, midwifery and AHP pre-registration courses in England, with the system moving from NHS grants to student loans. Download the University Funding PDF for more information.

 
 

We adopt a mixed placement model, which means that you'll have the opportunity to experience on-going and block placements. An on-going placement means that you are on placement one day per week, whilst in university the remaining days. On a block placement, you’ll spend all week on placement, with no lectures during these periods. You’ll be required to travel to placements independently and these will be located throughout the Yorkshire and Humberside region.

You'll undertake on-going and block work placements in all three years of your course. You'll also be able to make the most of course-related opportunities such as campaigning and raising awareness of people with communication difficulties, getting involved in the speech and language therapy society and volunteering in the UK and abroad. You’ll gain a wide range of clinical experiences with both children and adults. 

 
 

Why study Speech and Language Therapy at Leeds Beckett University...

  1. Professional accreditations
  2. Access to specialist facilities
  3. Gain a professional qualification as an SLT in three years
  4. Placement opportunities throughout the course
  5. 94% of Speech and Language Therapy students were satisfied with their course*
  6. 100% of students from BSc (Hons) Speech & Language Therapy were in work or further study 15 months after graduating**

*National Student Survey 2020
**Graduate Outcomes 2020

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