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Speech and language therapy degrees

What is speech and language therapy?

Speech and language therapists assess and treat a wide variety of speech, language and communication problems. Areas of expertise include:

  • speech and language pathology
  • linguistics and phonetics
  • psychology
  • medical sciences

Why study speech and language therapy? 

This is a rewarding career path that really makes a difference. You’ll work with babies, children and adults with different levels of speech, language and communication problems, or difficulties in swallowing, drinking or eating.

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Why study speech and language therapy at Strathclyde? 

Studying speech and language therapy at the University of Strathclyde, you'll be learning at an award-winning academic institution. A 5-star QS-rated university, we were named Times Higher Education University of the Year 2019 - the only university to win the award twice.

We're ranked second in the UK in the Complete University Guide League Tables 2020 for Aural and Oral Sciences.

Our BA course, which provides a route into this profession, is the longest established in Scotland and one of the oldest in the UK.

Our facilities are great – you’ll have access to our Speech & Language Therapy Lab which provides equipment for the analysis of speech production.

Hannah Simpson Speech and Language Pathology
Clinical placements are one of my favourite parts of the course because you get hands-on experience of what it is like to be a Speech and Language Therapist.
Hannah Simpson
BSc Speech & Language Pathology