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BSc (Hons) Speech and Language Therapy Speech and language therapists are responsible for assessing, diagnosing and treating people of all ages with a wide range of communication and swallowing difficulties, both developmental and acquired. Applicants must have an interest in applying scientific principles to person- centred support for people with communication disorders. On this course you will develop strong practical skills alongside a sound understanding of the theory of speech and language therapy. A range of teaching and assessment methods is used and theoretical knowledge is integrated and applied through regular placements. Clinical work is underpinned by modules in linguistics, psychology, biological and medical sciences, and research methods. Year One provides a grounding in the area. You will develop knowledge and apply it at observational placements in local nursery and primary schools and with older people, usually in a social care setting. Year Two focuses predominantly on childhood and developmental speech and language disorders. You will attend weekly placements in local clinics in Semester One. You will also attend a 17-day block placement at the end of Year Two. Year Three focuses on disorders of communication acquired in adulthood and you will attend weekly clinic placements in both semesters. Year Four allows students to study selected subjects in greater depth. This year has a strong research focus and the honours project allows you to develop research skills as you conduct your own research project on a topic of your choice. Practical clinical work is bolstered by a series of clinical evaluation seminars, and weekly clinic placements continue throughout. We have implemented an interprofessional education (IPE) focus within all of our undergraduate healthcare courses to help produce graduates who are confident in their own professional identity but with additional skills that will allow them to work as effective team members. The IPE component will develop your mutual understanding of roles, expertise and values of other team members; skills and strategies in working in teams; problem solving, team decision-making skills; rol RfW&ƗG@&ƗGFV&g&FW'2vF&vRbV&r@FV6rWFG26VFp6VVG2V6V"B'GVGFvW@ffVB&VWfB&W6V&62RV&F26W'6RvWVRvFFPvVFvRB62F@R&WV&RFv&27VV6BwVvPFW&7BखFW'&fW76VGV6FfVFF62f"VF&fW762ƖwV7F72f"7VV6`wVvRFW&WFG2`76v6VV'G&GV7F'6wBFגWW&&v6fVFF2`6V6FFRƖfW7G6FWfVVBf&FB6vRॖV"GvGVW06Ɩ66VVG2B"FW'&fW76VGV6F#&fW76&W2BFW'&fW76FVv&rFWfVVF&VG2bwVvR@6V6F7V6f27VV6&VBWF266V6W2Ɩ6F2b6vFfR76w7VV6BwVvRFW&WW&wFWfVVFB7V&V@G7v7G'V7GW&PF22fW"V"gVFRW'0FVw&VRRv6WFR&vR`GVW2V6V"2WFƖVBBF76W'FFV"fW"FV6rV&rB76W76V@V6R6VRFR6W'6RVG'W vV'6FR6VRU$6FRvRf gVFWF2bFRV&rFV6r@76W76VB7FfFW2f"F26W'6R66V6WBFR( rvRFV6@r^( V&( 6V7FvW2ॖV"RGVW0&fW76&7F6RfVFF2@V"F&VRGVW06Ɩ66VVG22BBFW'&fW76VGV6F27V&V@wVvRBWW&vV06V6F&VG27V&V@7VV6&VBBf6RF6&FW"6V6'6vFfRB66&VB76ƖwV7F72fW7FvFfRWFG0V"fW"GVW06Ɩ66VVG2Rbb&W&Ff"&fW76&7F6R27VV6BwVvRFW&7B&fW76&7F6R7V6Ɨ7B&V2VV7FfP