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About the Undergraduate Course

The B.Sc. Honours degree in Clinical Speech and Language Studies (Undergraduate Course, Code - TR007) is of 4 years duration and leads to a qualification in speech and language therapy. The course is delivered within the School of Linguistic, Speech and Communication Sciences at the university and students participate in a range of courses offered to members of other disciplines. Graduates of the course are professionally recognised by the professional organisations in Ireland and the United Kingdom. Graduates are eligible to register with CORU, the Speech and Language Therapists Registration Board

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First Year (Junior Freshman)

Modules

  1. Speech and Hearing (5 credits)
  2. Applied neuro-anatomy (10 credits)
  3. Social Psychology and Lifespan Development (5 credits)
  4. Phonetics (10 credits)
  5. Language, the Individual and Society (5 credits)
  6. Introduction to Syntax (5 credits)
  7. Introduction to Childes (5 credits)
  8. Anatomy (10 credits)
  9. Physiology Allied Health (5 credits)
  10. Pre-Clinical Skills (5 credits)
  11. Clinical Practice (5 credits)

Clinical Practice

Pre-clinical work includes visits to healthcare settings, residential settings and schools.

Handbooks

General Handbook Information (all years) ( PDF 798 KB)

Junior Freshman Module Handbook 2015-2016 (PDF 724 KB)

 

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Second Year (Senior Freshman)

Modules

  1. Assessment Speech Voice Fluency (15 credits)
  2. Assessment Language and Communication (15 credits)
  3. Cognitive and Neuropsychology (5 credits)
  4. Linguistics (5 credits)
  5. Broad Curriculum (5 credits)
  6. Speech Sciences (5 credits)
  7. Clinical Education (10 credits)

Clinical Practice

The Clinical Education Programme includes attendance at clinical tutorials and workshops and engagement in observation and practice while on clinical placements in a variety of healthcare and other settings

Handbooks

General Handbook Information (all years) ( PDF 798 KB)

Senior Freshman Module Handbook 2015-2016 (PDF 711 KB)

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Third Year (Junior Sophister)

Modules

  1. Intervention Speech Voice Fluency (10 credits)
  2. Intervention Language and Communication (15 credits)
  3. Neurology and Psychiatry (5 credits)
  4. Discourse Analysis and Development (10 credits)
  5. Principles and Methods of Empirical Research (5 credits)
  6. Research Methods (5 credits)
  7. Clinical Skills (10 credits)
Clinical Practice

The Clinical Education Programme includes attendance at clinical tutorials and workshops and engagement in observation and practice while on clinical placements in a variety of healthcare and other settings.

Handbooks

General Handbook Information (all years) ( PDF 798 KB)

Junior Sophister Module Handbook 2015-2016 (PDF 718 KB)

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Fourth Year (Senior Sophister)

Modules
  1. Management Speech Voice Fluency Dysphagia(10 credits)
  2. Management Language and Communication (10 credits)
  3. Counselling Principles and Practice (5 credits)
  4. Ethics, Administration and Reflection on Practice (5 credits)
  5. Reflective Project (15 credits)
  6. Clinical Practice (10 credits)

Clinical Practice

The Clinical Education Programme includes attendance at clinical tutorials and workshops and engagement in observation and practice while on clinical placements in a variety of healthcare and other settings

Handbooks

General Handbook Information (all years) ( PDF 798 KB)

Senior Sophister Module Handbook 2015-2016 (PDF 743 KB)

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Last updated 24 March 2016 by slscs@tcd.ie.