Human Communication Science (Top-up) BSc (Hons)

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UCAS Code
C852
Mode of Study
Full-time
Duration
1 year full-time (top-up)
Start Date
September 2018

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Overview

Do you want a career helping people with speech or communication disorders, working in specialist education, or supporting people's rehabilitation from stroke or head injury? Do you already have a Foundation degree or diploma?

On this 1-year BSc Human Communication Science top-up course, you’ll build on your previous studies and examine human communication from biological, psychological and social perspectives. You’ll study contemporary ideas about human communication and its disorders.

After the course, you could continue your studies by doing a pre-registration speech and language therapy course, or work in areas such as teaching, health, education and social care.

What you'll experience

On this course, you’ll:

  • Benefit from the expertise of guest speakers, researchers and visiting lecturers who have experience of specialist areas of practice 
  • Use therapy resources such as voice assessment software and Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) technology
  • Develop transferable skills, such as the ability to debate complex ideas, evaluate data and objectively explore ideas

Work experience and career planning

To give you the best chance of securing a great job when you graduate, our Careers and Employability service can help you find relevant work experience during your course.

We can help you identify placements, internships and voluntary roles that will complement your studies.

Careers and opportunities

When you finish the course, you could continue your studies to become a registered speech and language therapist or work in areas such as the NHS, academy schools and private rehabilitation centres.

Previous graduates have gone on to work in roles in:

  • speech and language therapy
  • nursing
  • audiology
  • teaching
  • psychology
  • marketing
  • public relations

After you leave the University, you can get help, advice and support for up to 5 years from our Careers and Employability service as you advance in your career.

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