Speech and Language Therapy and Rehabilitation Studies

A career in speech and language therapy or rehabilitation may be for you if you enjoy working with people of all ages and abilities.

You should be able to communicate effectively and enjoy problem-solving and working as part of a team.

On successful completion of this course, you will be able to apply to the Health and Care Professions Council for registration to practice as a Speech and Language Therapist.

Birmingham City University is the only centre in the West Midlands to offer programmes in Speech and Language Therapy.

Speech and Language Therapy - BSc (Hons)

This course can be studied part-time or full-time, and includes a mixture of practical placements and simulation activities that offer students the chance to develop their skills in a supported and safe environment.

Students are assigned a personal tutor to support their progress throughout the course. We aim to make sure that your experience is relevant, practical and enjoyable.

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Rehabilitation Work (Visual Impairment) - FdSc

Become a specialist in helping those with sight loss and blindness, either acquired or from birth. Learn key skills through simulation activities in this practical course.

A rehabilitation worker’s strength is to be a problem solver and to help client’s improve their own problem-solving ability. You will develop individual programmes based on an agreed assessment of client’s needs.

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Rehabilitation Work (Visual Impairment) - BSc (Hons) / BSc - Top-Up Degree

The course is aimed at workers who are already qualified as a Rehabilitation Worker (Visual Impairment), or a Rehabilitation Officer in appropriate employment. The course predominately looks at how to improve and reflect on your current practices.

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Habilitation Work – Working with Children and Young People - BSc /BSc (Hons)

The content of the part time ‘top up’ Habilitation – Working with Children and Young People degree programme is designed to produce knowledgeable, skilled and reflective practitioners who are / will be working with children and young people with a visual impairment.

This new course is currently awaiting approval.

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