QMU-Undergraduate-Prospectus- UG Prospectus 2019 - Page 97

The modules listed here are correct at time of print (Feb 2018) but may differ slightly to those offered in 2019. Please check the website for any updates. We welcome applications from mature students with other relevant qualifications and/ or experience. Direct Entry Not available. Relevant HN qualifications may be considered for entry to Year One. Other requirements A satisfactory criminal records check is also required. Teaching staff, class sizes and timetables Please see ‘How we teach and how you’ll learn’ section on pages 8-11. Other information Course fees Please see pages 170-171 Entry requirements UCAS code B630 Scottish Higher AABBB Duration 4 years full-time A Level AAB Start date September 2019 Irish Leaving Certificate H1 H2 H2 H2 H3 Delivery On campus International Baccalaureate 32 points Awarding body QMU. Please see the ‘External review’ section on pages 8-11. International IELTS of 7.5 with no element lower than 7.0. Required subjects At least one of the following subjects at Higher/ A Level or equivalent; Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Psychology or Maths. English and Maths at S/Int2/N5/ GCSE level. Mature/ Access Related Access course — see our website for details at www.qmu.ac.uk/ COURSE QUALITY college-qualifications SATISFACTION 100% Applicants with Access qualifications must demonstrate a strong academic profile. NATIONAL STUDENT SURVEY typically completed within a four-week period somewhere in Scotland. It is sometimes possible that the summer clinical placement can be organised overseas. QMU manages the sourcing and allocation of placements for each student on the course. Professional registration/accreditation This course meets the professional standards of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists and is accredited by the Health and Care Professions Council. Successful completion enables application for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council as a speech and language therapist. Exchange opportunities N/A Placements Placements provide the opportunity to integrate practice with theory, by working directly with patients and qualified staff. They are undertaken in a variety of settings including hospitals, schools and clinics to ensure you gain a range of experience. Clinical placements occur weekly in Semester One of Year Two and weekly through both semesters in Years Three and Four. Students also attend a 17-day placement which takes place in the summer period between Years Two and Three. This placement is 95 Careers There is a continuing demand for speech and language therapists. Many graduates work within the NHS. Recent graduates work in community clinics, hospitals and schools across the UK and abroad. A number of graduates have gone on to further study or have taken up research posts. Why QMU? Our teaching is boosted by input from experienced speech and language therapists working in the NHS and independent sectors. Our research-active team gets you involved in relevant research as you learn. modules in, for example: Advanced Studies in Dysphagia; Clinical Technologies; Adult acquired Language & Neurogenic Communication Disorders; Disorders of Fluency; Developing Communication Skills in Underprivileged Children (The Carol Spragge Endowment option)/ Research Project