The 4-year Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Speech and Language Therapy at University College Cork is an excellent program that provides students with a comprehensive education in speech and language pathology. The program offers courses in topics such as phonetics, anatomy and physiology of the human voice, language development and disorders, augmentation and alternative communication systems, counselling skills, and research methods. Students will gain hands-on experience through clinical placements where they can work with people who have communication difficulties to help them reach their goals. Graduates of this program are well prepared to pursue a career as a speech-language pathologist or audiologists working in hospitals, schools, rehabilitation centers or private practices. They may also explore further studies leading towards advanced degrees such as Master's programs allowing them to become experts within the field while making meaningful contributions towards helping those with communication difficulties achieve better outcomes.