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CK705
Speech and Language Therapy

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

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Students will study Behavioural Science, Anatomy, Physiology, Linguistics and Speech Science as well as Speech and Language Therapy theory, assessment and treatment approaches. You will accrue a minimum of 450 hours of placement in a range of settings across the four years.

If you are a person who likes to help others, and you are interested in a career in understanding how difficulties with speech, language and swallowing impact on people’s lives, then the course in Speech and Language Therapy will interest you.


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Graduates are well placed to gain employment with the HSE or in private practice as speech therapists. 



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