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Speech and Language Therapy (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #801 (QS) Musselburgh, United Kingdom
Clients can be of all ages, from toddlers to the elderly.If you are passionate about communication and want to make a difference to other people's lives, we can help you forge a fascinating career.This BSc Speech and Language Therapy (Hons) at the Queen Margaret University will equip you with all the knowledge and skills that you need to start a rewarding career as a speech and language therapist.
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With the BSc Speech and Language Therapy (Hons) at the Queen Margaret University you’ll learn the theory of speech and language therapy, and placements will immerse you in a variety of clinical environments. We are passionate about original research and you’ll have the chance to specialise in an area that inspires you.

Why QMU?

  • Our classes are small compared with some other universities, so you will enjoy more personal support and guidance from lecturers.
  • Your learning will be boosted by input from experienced speech and language therapists working in the NHS and independent sectors.
  • You’ll be fully involved in relevant research as you learn by our research-active team.
  • QMU is internationally renowned for its research in speech and language.


As a graduate in speech and language therapy your career prospects are generally excellent. Many of our graduates work within the NHS in community clinics, hospitals and schools across the UK. Some graduates have travelled to work abroad, chosen to study further or taken up research posts.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    480 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Professional Practice Foundations
  • Interprofessional Education 1: Foundation Skills for Health Professionals
  • Linguistics for Speech & Language Therapy
  • Methods of Psychological Enquiry
  • Introductory Physiology and Anatomy
  • Neurobiological Foundations of Communication
  • The Lifespan: Typical Development, Variation and Change

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Scottish Higher: AABBB
  • A level: AAB
  • International Baccalaureate: 32 points
  • Irish Leaving Certificate: H1 H2 H2 H2 H3
  • Required Subjects: At least one of the following subjects at H/A Level or equivalent; Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Psychology or Maths. English and Maths at S/Int2/N5/GCSE level.
  • Mature/ Access: SWAP Access to science. We welcome applications from mature students with other relevant qualifications and/ or experience.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14500 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1820 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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  • RUK FT fees: 9,250 GBP per year


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