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Speech and Language Therapy (Pre-Registration), M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #251 (WUR) ,
The Speech and Language Therapy  (Pre-Registration) offered by the University of Essex is a two-year fast-track programme for graduates with a related degree (psychology; language and linguistics; social science; biological sciences; medical sciences or equivalent).

About

The Speech and Language Therapy  (Pre-Registration) offered by the University of Essex is a client-focused programme which uses a wide range of teaching methods, including enquiry-based learning to integrate theory and clinical practice. You will undertake practice education placements with speech and language therapists and members of the multi professional teams in which we work.

Our course is continuously developed to reflect contemporary health, education and social care practice. A wide range of stakeholders continue to be involved, in order to ensure that changes in speech and language therapy practice are incorporated in the programme.

The School hosts a range of pre-registration courses including nursing, mental health nursing, occupational therapy, doctor of clinical psychology, oral health and social work; providing opportunities to interact with a wide range of aspiring health and social care professionals.

Your future

We currently have graduates working in clinical, management and education positions in local Trusts, Hospitals, Schools, care organisations, and Higher Education Intuitions.

Speech and language therapists are employed in a wide variety of contexts including the NHS, education and health and social care.

Accreditation

Approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) for the purpose of providing eligibility to apply for registration with the HCPC as a speech and language therapist.Recognised by the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT) for the purpose of applying for newly qualified practitioner membership.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Interprofessional Collaboration and Development
  • Speech and Language Therapy Foundation Studies 
  • Speech and Language Therapy - Paediatrics 
  • Using Evidence in Health Care Practice

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    8

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

Our applicants should have:

  • a relevant honours degree (minimum classification of lower second). Degree subjects such as psychology, language, linguistics, social science, biological science, medical science or equivalent are desirable. Applicants with degrees in other subjects may also be considered 
  • successful performance at interview

You must also have: two satisfactory references (including an academic reference and a work based one)

You must also have a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) 

A satisfactory Overseas Criminal Record Check/Local Police Certificate is also required

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    18750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18750 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Colchester

  • 660 - 1140 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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