Health / Bachelor's degree programme
Speech and Language Therapy

General information for the a.y. 2021-2022

Disciplinary areaHealth
Duration 3 years - 180 Credits
Admission Accesso Programmato Limited access, see call for applications
Language Taught in Italian
Teaching method Lectures
Regulation Main Teaching Regulations
Call for Application / Short list Graduatorie di ammissione ai corsi di Laurea delle Professioni Sanitarie e successivi ripescaggi A.A. 2021-2022

Presentation

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.

Course content

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.

Career options

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.

After the degree

Bachelor's Degree

More information

Course Director
prof.ssa Elisabetta Genovese
e-mail elisabetta.genovese@unimore.it
Tutor
dott.ssa Elisabetta Losi
e-mail elisabetta.losi@unimore.it

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