Head of Discipline
The Department of Clinical Speech and Language Studies is the longest established centre for the professional education of Speech and Language Therapists in Ireland. The Department offers a four-year undergraduate degree programme in Speech and Language Therapy. The Department also offers postgraduate courses for qualified Speech and Language Therapists, as well as opportunities for research and continuing professional development.
The Department is committed to providing innovative, high quality teaching in the areas of speech, language, communication and swallowing across the lifespan both at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Our teaching includes but is not limited to regular lectures, small group tutorials, problem-based group learning and inter-professional learning activities.
Staff members have a strong reputation for research in their various areas of expertise and they regularly present and publish their research in collaboration with international and interprofessional colleagues. The Department partners with a wide network of clinical services across Ireland and abroad, and it is committed to collaborative partnership with health service providers.
Students are central to our Department and we are very proud of the strong international reputation of our graduates. If you are interested in any of our courses, please explore our website and we would welcome any queries.