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Embark on a rewarding journey with our esteemed Language Pathology MSc programme. Accredited by the Health and Care Professions Council and the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists, this practical course equips you with a profound understanding of communication disorders and essential clinical skills. Delve into modules covering psychology, linguistics, anatomy, physiology, and specialized topics like dysphagia and dementia. Engage in hands-on learning through clinical placements in diverse settings, including our campus-based clinics and external facilities. The programme's student-centred approach ensures tailored supervision and transparent assessment procedures, fostering your professional growth and critical thinking. With entry requirements welcoming diverse backgrounds, including psychology, neuroscience, and medical disciplines, we value practical experience in speech language therapy clinics. Benefit from our award-winning Careers Service and state-of-the-art facilities, including the Tavistock Aphasia Centre and The Children's Speech and Language Therapy Clinic. Join us and unleash your potential in the dynamic field of language pathology.

About the course

Our Language Pathology MSc is a practical speech and language therapy course. This Master's programme is approved by the Health and Care Professions Council. It is accredited by the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists.

On completion, you'll have an in-depth understanding of the causes, symptomatology and consequences of the range of human communication disorders.

You'll develop the clinical skills necessary for effective intervention practice. You'll also learn about relevant legislation, statutory codes and policy affecting speech and language therapy practice.

To be admitted to the course, you need to be able to identify with NHS values as stated in the NHS constitution.

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Entry Requirements

A 2:1 or 1st class honours degree, or international equivalent, in any of the following fields:

- psychology
- neuroscience
- linguistics
- English language and literature
- modern languages
- a medical discipline, such as biomedical science or medicine

We will also consider your application if you have a first degree in a different subject plus relevant industry experience.

Your degree must have been obtained by the time of application. You will need to upload the degree certificate using the Applicant Portal.

You are required to have practical experience of working in or observing speech language therapy clinics, or closely related experience.


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