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Qualification: Bachelor's Degree in Speech and Language Therapy. Department of Speech and Language Therapy. Faculty of Health and Welfare Professions. Technological Educational Institute (TEI) of Western Greece.

Bachelor's Degree in Speech and Language Therapy. Department of Speech and Language Therapy. Faculty of Health and Welfare Professions. Technological Educational Institute (TEI) of Western Greece.

Qualification Information

The graduates of the Department of Speech and Language Therapy bear the title of "Speech and Language Therapists". They are able to work either autonomously or in collaboration in the fields of Speech and Language Therapy, i.e. the science focused on the study, research, and application of scientific knowledge regarding Human Communication - Voice, Discourse, Speech (written, oral), non-verbal communication and its disorders, as well as the disorders of oropharynx's swallowing movements.

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Qualification's Type

BACHELOR DEGREE (PTYCHIO/DIPLOMA ANOTATIS EKPAIDEFSIS)

Education Sector

Higher education

Purpose

Basic

Duration

4 years

The Department of Speech and Language Therapy has the following objectives:
• Education of students on the application of biological and natural sciences for the evaluation of human communication (discourse, speech and voice) and of oropharynx's swallowing movements, along with the prevention, treatment, and scientific research of the disorders related to them.
• Provision of prevention, diagnosis, and treatment services for disorders appearing in children, in adults, in schools, kindergartens, hospitals, and other institutions, as well as in the Language and Speech Therapy Clinic of the Department.
• Scientific research on issues concerning discourse, voice and speech for typical populations, including the disorders thereof.

The curriculum of the Department covers the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and scientific research of the disorders of human communication (discourse, speech and voice) and of oropharynx's swallowing movements.

The curriculum provides background courses from the scientific fields of Linguistics, Medicine, and Psychology, the necessary specialisation courses in the disorders of speech, discourse, voice and hearing, as well as courses on new technologies.

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NQF Level: 
6
Awarding body: 

Technological Educational Institute (TEI) of Western Greece

Awarding body contact info: 

Δ/νση: Μεγάλου Αλεξάνδρου 1, Κουκούλι, T.K. 26334 Πάτρα.
Τηλ.: 2610 325101
Fax: 2610369410
email: central@teiwest.gr

National occupation classification: 

ISCO 08

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The graduate of the Department of Speech and Language Therapy may work as a Language and Speech Therapist, as per the relevant Greek law.

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Access requirements: 

Access to this type of qualification have those who have completed at least the secondary education (level 4).
Holders of such qualifications gain access to study programmes at the same level or at level 7 or 8.

Ways to acquire: 

Qualifications of this type are acquired via formal education.