Human Communication Sciences taster session

This taster session gives you an insight into studying Human Communication Sciences at university.

Human Communications Science Lecture
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A Career in Speech and Language Therapy

A free virtual taster session for Y12 students.


When: Tuesday 16 March 2021, 4:15pm - 6:00pm

60 places available

Year 12, BTEC

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This session will introduce you to the profession of Speech and Language Therapy. You will find out about the role of a speech and language therapist and how they can help people with a wide range of communication and swallowing difficulties. You'll learn about the different settings a therapist might work in and how varied the career can be. We'll also provide you with an overview of our Speech and Language Therapy programme here at Sheffield; outlining the modules you will study and the clinical placements that you will complete.

Finally, we'll share our top tips for applying to train as a speech and language therapist and you'll have an opportunity to talk to current students.

By the end of this session you should be able to: - describe the role of a speech and language therapist - understand the components of a speech and language therapy training programme - identify actions to help prepare your application  

Schedule

Time Activity
4:15pm Students join and get settled
4:30pm Introduction to the profession of Speech and Language Therapy
4:50pm Overview of the Speech and Language Therapy programme here at Sheffield
5:10pm Top tips and Student Q&A  

We look forward to meeting you!

For informal enquiries please email tasterdays@sheffield.ac.uk.

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