Speech & Language Therapy

University College Cork


Course Name Speech & Language Therapy
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CK705
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters BSc (Hons)
Duration 4 years
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements

Expand+H4 in a Laboratory Science subject (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Physics with Chemistry and Agricultural Science) and a H4 in a language other than English. Minimum grade O6/H7 in four other subjects. Subjects must include Irish, English and Maths.

Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+To compete for a place as a school leaver, an applicant must satisfy the minimum entry requirements as well as any specific programme requirements, and then compete on the basis of the results obtained in their school leaving examinations.


Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP

Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28

LCVP can be counted for points scoring purposes only and cannot be counted as one of the six subjects to satisfy minimum entry requirements.
Mature Applicants

Expand+Mature Students
UCC reserves places for mature students on almost all undergraduate degree programmes. Mature students do not need Leaving Certificate points to enter UCC. However, some degree programmes have specific educational requirements and i...

Alternative Entry For information on alternative entry go to: https://www.ucc.ie/en/study/undergrad/how/
Higher Education Access Route HEAR Web Page - Click Here
Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Recognition of Prior Learning RPL Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places Approx. Intake 30
Mature Entry Places Approx. Mature Intake 4
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CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2020 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2020 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2020 CAO Handbook): F...

Course Content

Speech and language therapists provide life-changing intervention and support for children and adults who have difficulties with communication, eating, drinking and swallowing.

Why Study
Communication is vital to human life and s...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year 1 Modules
Anatomy of Speech and Hearing; Fundamentals of Physiology; Communication, Learning and Behaviour across the Lifespan; Preparation for Academic and Professional Learning; Language Acquisition; Speech, Hearing and Swallowing Sciences I;...

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Careers or Further Progression

Speech and language therapists work in a wide range of settings, including hospitals, primary community care, rehabilitation, or voluntary organisations, such as intellectual disability services. They provide services to people of all ages, ...

Further Enquiries Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences
T:+353 (0)21 490 1570
E: shs@ucc.ie
Facebook: www.facebook.com/
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2019 511
2018 518
2017 523