City University London
Speech and Language Therapy BSc (Hons)
City University London

Key Course Facts

Course Description

The BSc (Hons) Speech and Language Therapy at City has achieved 100% for overall student satisfaction (NSS 2019).

City's BSc (Hons) Speech and Language Therapy course has an established reputation for delivering excellent teaching and research. The course sits within City's Division of Language and Communication Science, the largest provider of speech and language therapy education in the UK.

The three year BSc SLT course entitles graduates to register and work as Speech and Language Therapists. We also offer the option of taking an extra year to complete the Master in Speech and Language Therapy (MSLT).

Who is it for? The course is designed for students who are looking for a rewarding and lifelong career within the speech and language therapy profession. You will need to have:

  • Good listening and communication skills

  • Good problem-solving skills

  • Good organisational skills

  • An ability to learn a range of academic subjects and to apply your learning to clinical practice

  • An enthusiasm for working with children and adults and as part of a team.

Objectives As a student on the BSc (Hons) Speech and Language Therapy course you will learn in a world-leading environment from academics who are at the forefront of the field. The course covers the foundations of speech and language therapy including both the social and clinical context of human communication. The optional MSLT year offers a range of elective modules and is designed to enhance your knowledge of clinical specialisms and develop your skills in research and clinical leadership.

The innovative and research-informed curriculum is supported by the Roberta Williams Speech and Language Therapy Centre, our in-house SLT clinic led by specialist practitioners which offers excellent practice placement opportunities to students. You can also take advantage of City's close links with speech and language therapy services throughout London.

This degree leads to work in a challenging and varied field - you could be working with autistic children, people who stammer or adults who have lost their speech following a stroke.

If you have already graduated with a primary degree, City also offers a two year fast-track MSc in Speech and Language Therapy.

Recognised by the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT) for the purpose of applying for newly qualified practitioner membership.

Approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) for the purpose of providing eligibility to apply for registration with the HCPC as a speech and language therapist.

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews for 13 graduates of Speech and Language Therapy BSc (Hons) at City University London for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Speech and Language Therapy.

Overall student satisfaction
89 /100
13 total respondents
The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students

Salary

Salary of Graduates of Speech and Language Therapy BSc (Hons) at City University London

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of Speech and Language Therapy BSc (Hons) at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £28000 £24000 £26500
25-75 percentile range £26000 - £29000 £16500 - £28000 £18000 - £31500


Salary of all UK Graduates of Speech and Language Therapy

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £25248 £24270 £26688
25-75 percentile range £22236 - £28241 £17210 - £31053 £18929 - £34981

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Required skill level of job after 15 months

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Speech and Language Therapy BSc (Hons) at City University London

85% Therapy professionals
10% Business and public service associate professionals
5% Teaching and Childcare Support Occupation

Grading & Study Time

Assessment Methods

Study Time Distribution



Students are assessed using a variety of methods, depending on module choices. We use a variety of assessments including: - Exams - Tests - Coursework - Clinical placements

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Minimum Required UCAS Tariff

112 UCAS tariff points (typically BBC).

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course

Qualification requirements

BBC. In addition to five passes grade 4 (C) in GCSE, including English and Mathematics.

Access to HE Diploma in a health or science related subject achieving 60 credits overall with 45 at Level 3 (30 at Distinction). Applicants must hold GCSE English and Mathematics at grade C (4) or above.

Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care or Science-related subject. In addition to five passes grade 4 (C) in GCSE, including English and Mathematics.

Do you not fulfill the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements?
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still be able to join Speech and Language Therapy, BSc (Hons).

Costs

Tuition Fees Speech and Language Therapy BSc (Hons)

England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
EU £18220 year 1
International £18220 year 1

Additional fee information

For 2022 fees information, please visit:
https://www.city.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/fees

Average student cost of living in London

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2024

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)

University Rankings

Positions of City University London in top UK and global rankings.

Rankings of City University London in related subject specific rankings.

Medicine & Health

    • #24 
    • #31 
    Health Professions
    The Guardian UK University League Tables by Subject
    [Published ]

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What students say about studying Speech and Language Therapy in the UK?

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About City University London

Founded in 1894, City University London (a.k.a. City) is located in Central London. Due to its location, City attracts students from around the world, and as a result offers a diverse campus culture. The facilities on-site have been developed with each student’s future work environment in mind. So Law students have access to simulation courts of law, and future Nurses can expect to make use of mock medical wards. Academics aside, being located in Central London means learners can get around quickly thanks to the numerous public transport options in the area.

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