For Written Answer on : 16/02/2022
Question Number(s): 183 Question Reference(s): 8520/22
Department: Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science
Asked by: David Stanton T.D.
To ask the Minister for Further and Higher Education; Research; Innovation and Science the number of speech and language therapists who graduated from respective third-level colleges in each of the years 2018 to 2021; and if he will make a statement on the matter.
The data requested by the Deputy is outlined in the table below, broken down by Higher Education Institution, course and year.
|HEI / Course||2018||2019||2020||2021|
|National University of Ireland, Galway||25||23||22||32|
|Bachelor of Science (Speech and Language Therapy)||25||23||22||32|
|Trinity College Dublin||43||42||50||55|
|Clinical Speech and Language Studies||38||32||38||44|
|Clinical Speech and Language Studies (Dysphagia)||1||2|
|MLitt in Clinical Speech and Language Studies||1|
|PhD in Clinical Speech and Language Studies||2||4||1|
|Speech and Language Processing||3||5||10||9|
|University College Cork||19||33||30||33|
|BSc (Speech and Language Therapy)||19||33||30||33|
|University of Limerick||30||30||21||22|
|Doctor of Philosophy Speech and Language Therapy||2|
|Master of Science Speech and Language Therapy||1|
|Speech and Language Therapy (Professional Qualification)||28||29||21||22|