First cycle degree in

Speech and language therapy (2020/2021)

Class: L/SNT2 - Health professions for rehabilitation

Class L/SNT2 - Health professions for rehabilitation
Duration 3 years
Branch Padova
Language Italian
Tuition fees and scholarships
President of the Course of Study PATRIZIA TREVISI
Access Restricted
Reference structures Department of neurosciences, Scuola di medicina e chirurgia

Brief overview of the course

Characteristics and objectives
Logopedics is devoted to the diagnosis and therapy of communication, speech, spoken and written language, learning, voice, swallowing, and hearing disorders and all related phenomena.
The newly graduated Speech Therapist will be able to identify language and communication disorders in early childhood, in adulthood and elderly. He/she will be able to assess impairments, to handle them by using suitable rehabilitation methods and to evaluate patient's improvements after the intervention.
His/her objective is also to help the patient self-managing his/her disorder through prevention, educational intervention and therapy. Indeed, in the long term he/she aims to offer to the patient a higher quality of life and more participation in everyday life and work.
Speech therapist supports patients of all ages and their relatives. Moreover, he will learn how to deal and cooperate with other health professionals to provide a better and more effective intervention.

Occupational opportunities
After Bachelor degree speech therapists can be self-employed or employed in medical practices, various medical institutions, hospitals, and even at patient's home.
They are particularly active in healthcare, for example health promotion, prevention, therapy, and rehabilitation in all fields described in the Speech Therapist's core competence and curriculum.

From Bachelor's degree to Master's degree
The Speech therapy degree gives access to the Master degree in "Rehabilitative Science of Health care studies" or "Linguistic studies" as it will be explained in the specific admission notice.