Year of entry
3 year full-time
Tuition fees for the 2018/19 academic year are still being finalised for all courses. Please see our general guide to our standard undergraduate tuition fees.
Optional Estimate: Replacement or non-standard uniforms 15 to 50. Optional equipment 650.How are these costs calculated?
All of the books required for the course are available from the library. The University also has PC labs and a laptop loan service. However, many students choose to buy some of the core textbooks for the course and/or a laptop. Students may also need to print their assignments and other documents. Campus printing costs start from 5p per page. Estimated costs are £300 for a laptop up to £100 each year for books and printing. Uniforms: Full uniform is provided free of charge when the course commences. If students wish to replace any item of uniform or secure additional items of uniform throughout the programme (e.g. because it has been damaged or no longer fits) then they must order and pay for this directly with the supplier. There are certain exceptions to this, for example if the student becomes pregnant. These are detailed in the faculty uniform policy. Students can choose to purchase non-standard items such as fleeces directly from the supplier.
Compulsory Estimate: 2 to 12 a day whilst on placement (costs will vary considerably)How are these costs calculated?
You will need to budget for travel costs to your placement which could be up to 80 kilometres from the University. Travelling time one-way should not exceed 2.5 hours, and it is rare for it to be up to the maximum limit. Travel costs to placement will vary considerably depending on where you live, the location of your placement and how you choose to travel. Information on public transport costs within Greater Manchester can be found at www.tfgm.com. All NHS Trusts charge for car parking.
Compulsory Estimate: DBS 0 to 135 depending on your status. Please go to our DBS webpage for more details - http://www.mmu.ac.uk/dbs / HCPC registration fees are currently 90 for two years
Optional Estimate: 36 for membership of Royal College of Speech and Language TherapistsHow are these costs calculated?
DBS Checks: Before starting on your course, you must undergo a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check (Enhanced Disclosure). At the time of going to press, you do not have to pay for your first DBS check. If you cannot attend a DBS session a
Optional Estimate: £7
You may wish to join the Speech student society which costs approximately £7 annually.
Department of Health Professions
Taught by experienced and professionally registered Speech and Language Therapists, our BSc(Hons) Speech and Language Therapy programme will enable you to combine theory with practice using recognised techniques, skills and methods to assess, analyse and treat your patients.
This course reflects the values of the NHS constitution. The course prepares students to practice as speech and language therapists, a profession concerned with the management of disorders of language, speech, fluency, voice, communication and swallowing in children and adults.
Graduates from this course are eligible for professional registration with both the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists and the Health and Care Professions Council. There are increasing opportunities for speech and language therapists to work towards higher degrees in the fields of clinical specialism and research.
The recruitment process for this course includes assessing applicants by interview for the core values of the NHS constitution.
You will be based in the award-winning £139m Brooks building, specially created for the Health and Education faculties, providing you with access to state-of-the-art clinical equipment and facilities..
Our dedicated placements team are responsible for negotiating and managing current and new placement partnerships, ensuring that as student Speech and Language Therapists, you will have access to relevant,motivating and professional placements to enhance your skills and learning.
Your career prospects after the course
The choice of possible career routes is diverse and after graduation there are opportunities for work within the National Health Service, in the private sector, or overseas.
There are also a range of opportunities for postgraduate study and research.
Some of our degree programmes provide a range of practitioner options, and the nature of the units available can contribute to current personal and professional development.94%
In 2014, over 94% of our graduates went directly into work or further study within 6 months of graduation
DHLE survey 2014, for all respondents available for employment or further study and whose destinations are known