About the course
This course prepares learners for the breadth of speech and language therapy (SLT) practice in the continually evolving Health and Social Care sector. You will be part of a small cohort where staff will get to know each learner. Workplace experiences start in the first semester supporting learning that makes links between theory and practice from day one.Each semester includes integrated block workplace experiences. In Year 2 learners are supported to identify a future career focused elective experience, and a five-week full-time placement. Classes are in our purpose-built rehabilitation and assessment facilities. We have excellent links with speech and language therapists working in the NHS, private practice across the North West, charitable organisations, and international institutions. We provide excellent opportunities to gain experience of the extensiveness of modern practice.The University’s leading Allied Health Research unit involves learners and researchers addressing cross disciplinary and international health care. We host the regional Hub of the Council for Allied Health Professions Research (CAHPR), the Advancing Dysphagia Practice (ADP) group, and the innovative online learning community of practice ReSNetSLT (Research Support Network). The team regularly offers professional development (CPD) events for practising clinicians which are open to our learners, providing opportunities for novices and professionals to work alongside each other from a wide range of settings.
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2 Years
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Academic entry requirements
You must have successfully completed an United Kingdom Bachelor degree (or equivalent overseas qualification) or/with full-time or equivalent, work experience in a relevant industry setting.Meeting the minimum academic requirements does not guarantee entr
Start date and prices
Starting Duration Fees Status Campus
January, 2024 Duration 2 Years Course fee GBP 15,500
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University of Central Lancashire

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The University of Central Lancashire in Preston was founded in 1828 as the Institution for the Diffusion of Knowledge. Today, it is one of the UK’s largest universities. With a student and staff community approaching 38,000, the university is the fifth largest employer in the North West of England. Internationally, it has academic partners in all regions of the globe and it is on a world stage that the first class quality of its education was first recognised.
The University aims to give potential students the information they need to make important choices about their university education. Central Lancashire comprises 20 academic Schools which are supported by their professional services that contribute to the effective running of the University. It offers a variety of activities for students in Further Education, Secondary and Primary schools, either on campus or in schools and colleges, as well as providing information and support for teachers and careers advisers. Several specialist teams work with different student groups. The School and College Liaison team is committed to working alongside schools, academies, free schools, sixth forms, further education colleges and University Technical Colleges to support the progression of students to higher education.
Preston Campus is right at the heart of the city, just minutes away from its vibrant shopping centre, attractions and nightlife. Compact city centre campus is a blend of fantastic architectural styles and is a vibrant community where students can work, live, socialise and relax.
Across the campus, the buildings are home to specialist laboratories and workshops, performance theatres and studios, social spaces and places to eat and drink.
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Preston Campus - University of Central Lancashire

Fylde Road, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2HE

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The city of Preston, the home of our main Campus, is located in the heart of the North West and is a mid-sized modern city. Our Preston city campus is compact, benefitting from excellent transport links and is in close proximity to the town centre.