Manchester has been an international leader in deaf education and audiology for almost 100 years and is a flourishing centre of research and teaching excellence in speech and language therapy (SLT).
The deaf education programme for training Teachers of the Deaf was founded in 1919 and was the first University-based professional training programme in the UK. Manchester currently has the only Professor of Deaf Education in the UK and is also the foremost centre for audiology training in Europe.
Whether you want to train as an audiologist or speech and language therapist, or learn how to conduct research in one of these areas, Manchester can offer the ideal environment in which to study speech and hearing.
- Healthcare Science (Audiology) (BSc)
- Speech and Language Therapy (BSc)
- Speech and Language Therapy - integrated master's (MSpchLangTher)
- Audiology (MSc) - for science graduates wishing to train as a non-medical audiologist
- Advanced Audiology Studies (MSc) - for registered, practising audiologists
- Deaf Education (MSc/PGDip) - for teachers who want to train as a Teacher of the Deaf
- Teaching and Learning in Biology, Medicine and Health (PGCert)
Manchester is also involved in delivering the Audiology specialism of the NHS Scientist Training Programme (STP). For more information on the programme and details of how to apply, visit the National School of Healthcare Science website.
Manchester is also involved in delivering the Audiological Science specialism of the NHS Higher Specialist Scientist Training (HSST) programme. For more information on the programme and details of how to apply, visit the National School of Healthcare Science website.
Continuing professional development (CPD)
We offer a range of CPD courses in audiology and speech and language therapy. Please visit our speech and hearing CPD page for more information.