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Study disorders abroad

An in-depth guide to studying disorders as an international student.

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Disorders degrees abroad

Studying disorders will give you an in-depth insight into communication disorders. You’ll learn therapy techniques to help people that are struggling with speech, hearing, and language impairments.

As a disorders student, you’ll delve deep into the fascinating nature of human communication. You’ll explore verbal and visual communication styles, along with disorders associated with them, like stuttering and hearing loss.

A degree in disorders can be incredibly rewarding, the basic foundation of the discipline is to improve the lives of people suffering from communication issues. If you’re passionate about helping others, disorders may be the perfect subject to study.

Disorders program structure

You can study disorders as an undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral student. The levels you can study at will depend on the country you choose to study in.

Undergraduate disorders programs have a typical duration of 3-4 years. They’re usually offered as a BA or BSc. Some courses may even provide placement opportunities to help you gain industry experience.

Postgraduate disorders courses tend to be MA or MSc qualifications, they generally take 1-2 years to complete. Postgraduate students can go on to complete a doctorate degree, which tend to be 3-5 years long.

Disorders programs are usually delivered through lectures, coursework, and practicals - which can involve working with real patients under supervision.

Disorders modules vary between universities, but you can expect to study topics like:

  • Language development
  • Speech and hearing
  • Fluency disorders
  • Phonetics
  • Speech observations
  • Research methods
Disorders program structure

You can study disorders as an undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral student. The levels you can study at will depend on the country you choose to study in.

Undergraduate disorders programs have a typical duration of 3-4 years. They’re usually offered as a BA or BSc. Some courses may even provide placement opportunities to help you gain industry experience.

Postgraduate disorders courses tend to be MA or MSc qualifications, they generally take 1-2 years to complete. Postgraduate students can go on to complete a doctorate degree, which tend to be 3-5 years long.

Disorders programs are usually delivered through lectures, coursework, and practicals - which can involve working with real patients under supervision.

Disorders modules vary between universities, but you can expect to study topics like:

  • Language development
  • Speech and hearing
  • Fluency disorders
  • Phonetics
  • Speech observations
  • Research methods

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Disorders study abroad programs

Disorders undergraduate programs

Bachelor's in disorders

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    Communication Disorders - BA William Paterson University, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    21,768 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 21,768 USD

    Start date
    September, January
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    Communication Disorders - BSc Southeast Missouri State University, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    13,155 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 13,155 USD

    Start date
    August
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    Communication Disorders - BA Louisiana State University, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    28,700 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 28,700 USD

    Start date
    August, May, January
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    Learning and Behavior Disorders: Middle - BSc/BA Murray State University, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    13,920 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 13,920 USD

    Start date
    August, January
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    Communication Disorders - BSc Auburn University, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    32,220 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 32,220 USD

    Start date
    August, May, January
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Disorders graduate programs

Master's in disorders

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    Communication Disorders - MSc/MA William Paterson University, USA

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    20,454 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 20,454 USD

    Start date
    September, January
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    Communication Disorders - MA Southeast Missouri State University, USA

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    9,990 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 9,990 USD

    Start date
    August, January
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    Special Education, Behavioral Disorders/Positive Behavior Supports - MEd Texas State University, USA

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    15,034 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 15,034 USD

    Start date
    August, January
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    Communication Disorders - MSc Arizona State University, USA

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    20 months
    Annual tuition fee
    25,918 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 25,918 USD

    Start date
    August
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    Communication Disorders - MA University of Wyoming, USA

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    15,500 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 15,500 USD

    Start date
    May, September
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Future disorders careers

The skills you can obtain from a disorders degree are valuable in several industries, especially within science, technology, and education. As a disorders graduate, you can go on to work in roles like:

  • Audiologist
  • Speech and language pathologist
  • Special education teacher
  • Counselor
  • Behavior consultant
  • Speech and hearing therapist

If you’ve decided on a disorders-related career, It’s a good idea to secure placements, work experience, and volunteering sessions to boost your skills, knowledge, and employment prospects. Many universities have career centers to help you find relevant opportunities.