Please note Human Communication - Speech and Language Therapy is now closed to new Home and EU applications for September 2014 entry. It is still open for international applications for 2014 entry.
Enquiries are still welcome for 2015 entry
Speech and language therapists work with people of all age groups who have communication and/or swallowing difficulties; children with learning difficulties which prevent them from learning how to talk; children who have hearing difficulties, stammering or both; adults who may need therapy following a stroke or due to a neurological degenerative disease; people who have had head, neck and throat cancer or brain injury problems.
* subject to review for 2014
UCAS course code: B620
Duration:Three and a half years full-time, contact us for part-time pathway details
Institution code: D26
Child protection Awareness course must be completed/passed in induction week.
Work Experience: No
International Baccalaureate: 30+
Relevant Degree/Foundation Degree
Each application will be considered on its merits.
Applications from mature students are encouraged. Mature students must normally demonstrate evidence of academic attainment within 5 years of application.
All successful applicants must complete an occupational health check, declaration form and enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service disclosure application form before starting the course, which needs to be cleared in accordance with DMU's admission policy. Contact us for up-to-date information.
If English is not your first language, we require an English language level of IELTS 7.5 or equivalent
Our teaching staff are actively engaged in clinical work so you can benefit from their specialist experience and understanding of clinical communication disorders in children and adults. You will also learn from visiting lecturers from health, education and social care sectors.
Learning outcomes on completion of the course are closely linked to HCPC Standards of Proficiency|.
Teaching staff are actively engaged in clinical work and research in communication disorders in children and adults.
Research strengths include narratives, cultures of learning, stammering and evidence-based practice.
The course is fully accredited by the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists| and graduates are eligible to register with the Health and Care Professions Council |(HCPC) to practise as speech and language therapists in both health and educational services.
You will develop your clinical and professional skills in a variety of weekly and block placements at:
Nurseries, schools, clinics and hospitals, working with clients from diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds.
Uniform and Dress Code Policy
This course includes compulsory placements; these are an essential component for the completion of the course. Whilst on placement, students must adhere to the uniform policy for their relevant placement provider.
Learn more about our Undergraduate scholarships| and awards information.
Extensive investment in our first-class facilities helps you develop your practical experience and enhance your employability.
Applications for undergraduate courses from UK/EU applicants must go through UCAS, you can fill out an application form through their website ucas.ac.uk|. If you do not have regular access to the internet or find it difficult to fill out applications online you can request an alternative format from UCAS either through their website ucas.ac.uk or via the contact details below.
International students can apply to study at DMU using our online applications portal|.
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