Speech Science

Speech Science is about speech, language and swallowing difficulties.

Subject overview

Speech Science is a large and complex field that includes topics in acoustic analysis and speech recognition, diagnosis of speech, language disorders, speech-language therapy and speech perception.

The University of Auckland is home to the Speech Science Group, which is comprised of researchers from departments and schools across the University, including the School of Psychology and the Department of Audiology and Engineering.

We also have the well-equipped Speech Science Laboratory, which houses a range of therapy and analysis equipment for treatment of speech disorders.


Where can Speech Science take you?

Speech and language therapists work in a range of settings including hospitals, schools, special schools, early intervention teams, community clinics and private practice.

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