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Speech and Language Therapy

General information for the a.y. 2024-2025

Disciplinary areaHealth
Duration 3 years - 180 Credits
Admission Accesso Programmato Limited access, see call for applications
Teaching method Lectures
Regulation Main Teaching Regulations

The course is managed by the Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences


The prevention, education and rehabilitation of language and communication alterations play an increasingly important and important role today, not only in developing age but also in adulthood and geriatrics.

Programme contents

The training activity includes traditional lectures, practical exercises, and compulsory internship activities. The study programme focuses on the student to enable the development and acquisition of the professional skills of the speech therapist in reference to three areas: clinical area (prevention, taking charge, assessment, treatment, and counselling), organisational area (autonomy and teamwork), professional area (development of profession and discipline). The internship, which is a fundamental part of the training, aims to provide the professional skills of the speech therapist related to the evaluation, planning, implementation and monitoring of the speech therapy. The internship activity is carried out in public and/or private healthcare facilities in partnership with the University.

Job opportunities

The speech therapist carries out his/her activity by preventing and rehabilitating language and communication issues in developmental, adult and geriatric age. His/her activity is aimed at the education and re-education of voice disorders, speech, oral and written language, communication and swallowing disabilities. The professional activity may be carried out in hospitals and territorial structures of the National Health System, in structures and private and/or affiliated clinics, in residential structures for the elderly, in private studios. The speech therapist may carry out research activities in scientific research institutions, projects for local authorities and management and administrative activities in healthcare institutions. The Degree Programme in Speech and Language Therapy provides direct access to the Master's Degree Programme in Rehabilitation Sciences of Healthcare Professions with no credit obligations.

More information

Course Director:
prof. Alexandre Anesi
Tutoring delegate:
dott.ssa Elisabetta Losi
tel. 0522 522445