The programme gives students a detailed understanding of the changes that occur and difficulties that can arise for the individual who seeks the help of a speech and language therapist. The programme aims to develop speech and language therapists who are autonomous, accountable practitioners, competent and confident to contribute their evidence'based profession'specific skills and knowledge in the delivery of health, education and social care for users of speech and language therapy services and their families.
Modules include: Orientation to speech and language therapy; biological sciences for speech and language therapy; speech and language therapy: assessment and intervention; communication and cognitive disorders; psychological science and human development; open module: work'based learning.
Course Additional Entry
A 2.1 Honours degree and a commitment to helping children and adults who have difficulties with communication; or with eating; drinking; and swallowing. Students who do not have English as their first language, must have an IELTS score of an average of 8, with no score less than 7.5.
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