• Application Deadline
  • 36 months


Reasons to study Speech and Language Therapy (Hons) at De Montfort University

  • Approved by the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT) with graduates are eligible to register with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) to practise as a speech and language therapist
  • Close links with local speech and language therapy services who support our curriculum development and clinical education programme to make learning relevant in the workplace
  • Strong links to the RCSLT national campaign,‘Giving Voice’: Allowing our staff and students to get involved in raising the profile of speech and language therapy professions nationwide
  • DMU has achieved Gold, the highest ranking possible under the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF): Indicating the outstanding learning and teaching on offer at DMU.

Graduate Careers

The graduates are highly sought after by Speech and Language Therapy Providers. They work in  both NHS and private organisations and in medical, educational and social care settings. They work with clients across the lifespan often in multidisciplinary teams.  

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Professional Practice Education 
  • Introduction to Linguistics and Language Acquisition
  • Introduction to Phonetics and Phonology
  • Medical Sciences
  • Communication Disability and Psychology
  • Clinical Linguistics Assessments
  • Intervention : Language and Cognition
  • Intervention : Speech and Swallowing
  • Cognitive Psychology and Research Methods

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.

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Academic Requirements


  • Five GCSEs at grade C/4 or above including English Language or English Literature.

Plus one of the following:

A levels

  • Three A levels with grades ABB or better (excluding General Studies), normally taken in one sitting. 


  • BTEC National Diploma - Distinction/Distinction/Merit
  • BTEC Extended Diploma - Distinction/Distinction/Merit

International Baccalaureate

  • 30+ points

Access course

  • Pass in the QAA Access to HE with at least 36 level 3 credits at distinction and 3 at merit. English and Maths GCSE required at grade C/4 as separate qualifications. Equivalency not accepted within the Access qualification.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13750 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Leicester

  • 751 - 1430 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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At DMU, we are committed to helping our graduates enhance their careers and personal development through further study.

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