Speech and Language Therapy (Pre-Registration) (MSc)

Manchester Metropolitan University the United Kingdom

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The award
MSc

How long you will study
2 years

Domestic course fees
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How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
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About Speech and Language Therapy (Pre-Registration) at Manchester Metropolitan University

Year of entry

2017

Length

2 years - full time only

Tuition Fees

UK and EU students

UK and EU students: Full-time fee: £15,143 per year. Tuition fees will remain the same for each year of your course providing you complete it in the normal timeframe (no repeat years or breaks in study).

Non-EU and Channel Island students

Non-EU international and Channel Island students: Full-time fee: £17,000 per year. Tuition fees will remain the same for each year of your course providing you complete it in the normal timeframe (no repeat years or breaks in study).

Additional Information

A Masters qualification typically comprises 180 credits, a PGDip 120 credits, a PGCert 60 credits, and an MFA 300 credits. Tuition fees will remain the same for each year of study provided the course is completed in the normal timeframe (no repeat years or breaks in study).

Additional Costs

Specialist Costs

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.

Placement Costs

Compsulsory 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.

Professional Costs

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 Therapists

How 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 at the University before the start of the course, you can use the UK Post Office Document Certification Service, which costs approximately £10. If you are not a UK citizen, or if you have lived in one country outside the UK for six or more months in the last five years, you must where this is possible obtain a police clearance certificate from the country in which you resided, in addition to the Disclosure and Barring Service check. You must supply a certified translation if the certificate does not automatically include this. Costs vary and can include fingerprint and translation fees where required. Returning students, who have already had a DBS certificate from Manchester Met and who need a second DBS certificate, for example, due to a suspension of study, are required to pay the DBS fee. Please go to our DBS webpage for more details and for current DBS fees: http://www.mmu.ac.uk/dbs / You may wish to join the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists, which currently costs £36 for student membership if you pay by Direct Debit. Current prices are available at www.rcslt.org HCPC registration is paid at the end of the course and is necessary in order to practice- www.hcpc-uk.org for current rates.

Other Costs

Optional Estimate: £7

You may wish to join the Speech student society which costs approximately £7 annually.

Location

Manchester Campus

Department

Department of Health Professions

The fees for this course will be paid by the NHS for the 2017-8 academic year.

This new programme is an NHS funded training programme and reflects the values of the NHS constitution. The programme will offer Psychology graduates the opportunity to prepare for practice as a speech and language therapist and to apply for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists. 

Speech and Language Therapists are concerned with the management of disorders of language, speech, fluency, voice, communication and swallowing in children and adults. This programme will focus in particular on creating research-active graduates who will contribute to evidence-based practice within the profession.

Applicants must have Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) with the British Psychological Society

The recruitment process for this programme includes assessing applicants by interview for the core values of the NHS Constitution.

Tuition Fees

UK and EU students

UK and EU students: Full-time fee: £15,143 per year. Tuition fees will remain the same for each year of your course providing you complete it in the normal timeframe (no repeat years or breaks in study).

Non-EU and Channel Island students

Non-EU international and Channel Island students: Full-time fee: £17,000 per year. Tuition fees will remain the same for each year of your course providing you complete it in the normal timeframe (no repeat years or breaks in study).

Additional Information

A Masters qualification typically comprises 180 credits, a PGDip 120 credits, a PGCert 60 credits, and an MFA 300 credits. Tuition fees will remain the same for each year of study provided the course is completed in the normal timeframe (no repeat years or breaks in study).

Career options after the course

Successful graduates of the MSc (pre-registration) Speech and Language Therapy will be eligible for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council.

As registered practitioners, there are opportunities for work within the NHS, the private sector or overseas. Qualified speech and language therapists may work with children and adults in a wide range of settings, including community clinics, mainstream and special schools, nurseries and children's centres, hospitals, community rehabilitation and nursing homes. There are also opportunities for postgraduate study and research.

The MSc (pre-registration) Speech and Language Therapy programme has been commissioned by Health Education England to complement the current suite of pre-registration programmes.

Study options for this course

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Notes about fees for this course

Fees for this course have yet to be confirmed and will be updated shortly

Information about fees and financial support

Entry requirements

Typical entry requirements

Applicants must have Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) with the British Psychological Society

The recruitment process for this programme includes assessing applicants by interview for the core values of the NHS Constitution.

 UCAS Tariff points/Grades required

A Psychology degree with a First or 2;1.

Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) with the British Psychological        Society.

IELTS (Academic module) 7.5 with no element below 7.0.

Additional Requirements

A satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) certificate is required for all students. This will be completed through the university prior to enrolment.

Further information

To complete the application process, you need to be able to reflect on the work of a speech and language therapist and have knowledge of communication difficulties. This information can be gained from observation of a speech and language therapy session (live or video) or from personal experience.

Considerable weight is given to relevant work or voluntary experience with one or more potential client groups.

You will also be expected to be able to express yourself competently in spoken and written English, have strong interpersonal skills, and be at least 18 years of age at the time of commencement of the course.

Evidence of recent successful academic study (within the last 5 years), to A-Level standard or above.

 

There's further information for international students on our international website if you're applying with non-UK qualifications.

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