Psychology, Speech and Hearing
Welcome to the School of Psychology, Speech and Hearing | Te Kura Mahi ā-Hirikapo. If you’re interested in human health and behaviour and want to make a meaningful, tangible difference to people’s lives – this is the place to start.
We’re one of the biggest schools in the College of Science, offering a wide range of highly regarded courses, qualifications and research opportunities in the fields of psychology, speech and language pathology, and audiology.
Our research receives national and international attention and is making a real difference to peoples' lives – from new speech therapy techniques for stroke patients to ground-breaking science into diet and mental health. We’re also home to several on-site clinics and pioneering research centres, attracting academics and specialists from all over the world.
We offer several options of Bachelor degrees and a wide range of courses across Psychology, Speech and Hearing.
Develop high level professional and research skills with our postgraduate qualifications and programmes.
We provide a high standard of psychological services to clients, and support students in the Clinical Psychology training programme.
We offer a comprehensive range of professional services for communication difficulties or swallowing problems.
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The results from a University of Canterbury (UC) study into the longer term effects of micronutrients on ADHD symptoms ...
We regularly host seminars to showcase our exciting research, and that of academic visitors to the School.