Speech and language therapy (SLT) at Manchester
Considering a career in SLT?
The SLT team is based in the School of Psychological Sciences, a flourishing centre of research and teaching excellence. With close links in the School with colleagues in Audiology, Clinical Psychology and Psychology, the team also has established relationships with professional colleagues in local health services.
The team is involved in research in many aspects of communication, the key themes being to understand and to improve diagnosis, assessment, management and treatment of communication disorders, both developmental and acquired.
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- Speech and Language Therapy (BSc) (4 years)
A well-established honours degree, approved by the Health Professions Council, which leads to a professional qualification as a Speech and Language Therapist
- Students benefit from the excellent teaching and learning facilities and from the expertise of professional colleagues in practice-based education across the North West
- Includes four- to eight-week clinical placements with supervision support organised in partnership with speech and language therapy service providers in the North West
Join our group
Most of the team are members of the Neuroscience and Aphasia Research Unit and the Language Development and Disorders research group in the School. With an established postgraduate research culture, we are keen to encourage research engagements with practice- based colleagues.
- ACTNoW (Assessing Communication Therapy in the North West): A research project evaluating the effectiveness of communication therapy after stroke
- SCIP (Social Communication Intervention Project)
Investigating the effectiveness of a manualised speech and language therapy intervention for children aged 6-11 with pragmatic language impairments
- Developing a comprehensive, patient-centred outcome measure of cognitive rehabilitation after stroke. This three-year study funded by The Stroke Association started in September 2011. The research is led by Dr Audrey Bowen who teaches on the Speech and Language Therapy (BSc) programme, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.