Aegean College Allied Health offers a bachelors’ programme in Speech and Language Pathology studies in collaboration with the University of Essex.
The course is designed in line with british and greek academic standards and leads to a BSc (Hons) in Clinical Speech and Language Pathology award.
Speech and Language studies with Aegean College combine theory with hands-on practice and research.
It is a multidisciplinary course bringing together different disciplines such as biology, linguistics, psychology and education. Our students bridge the gap between theory and practice in a dynamic academic environment.
Clinical Placement takes place in the AC In-House Clinic or in SLT professional centers.
The syllabus is designed according to the guidelines of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapy and encourages the students’ active participation in the learning procedure, as well as the development of critical thinking and practical skills.
Students can become independent SL therapists able to apply evidence-based practice and to work together with professionals from different backgrounds following the Code of Conduct applied.
- The course is designed in line with the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapy guidelines.
- 1000 hours of supervised Clinical Placement from the very first year.
- Opportunity to do the Clinical Placement in well-established centers such as the “Filoktitis” rehab center, “Cloi” Special Needs school, “Monorodi” “ALMA”, the Mediterranean rehab Center, etc.
- Graduates may apply to the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC) following the International Route.
- Collaborations with experienced professionals and scientists in the fields of Special Education and Speech and Language Therapy.
- Research is encouraged by the Aegean Research Center (ARC).
- Interdisciplinary intervention groups according to the latest intervention models in Health Care.
Speech and language Pathology studies in Aegean College last four full academic years and offer students all the necessary knowledge and skills required by a professional in the field.
- Anatomy & Neurophysiology for SLTs.
- Introduction To SLT Professional, Clinical And Diagnostic Topics.
- Clinical Phonetics and Phonology.
- Academic Writing Research Skills and English Terminology.
- Developmental and Cognitive Psychology and Therapy.
- Linguistics and Language Development.
- Clinical Placement I.
- Psychophysiology of Human Communication.
- Diagnosis of Developmental Language Disorders and Learning Difficulties.
- Neuropsychological Assessment and Diagnosis in Acquired and related Language Impairments.
- Intervention in Speech, Language, Fluency and Communication Disorders in Children.
- Neuropsycholinguistics, Sociolinguistics and Multilingualism.
- Clinical Placement II.
- Evaluation and Treatment in Childhood and Adult Dysphagia.
- Intervention in Acquired Neuropathologies: Aphasias and Related Disorders.
- Clinical Linguistic Analysis for Diagnosis and Intervention.
- Clinical Placement III.
- Clinical Audiology and Intervention of Hearing Impairments.
- Ethics in Health Professions.
- Post-surgical Speech and Language Therapy: Laryngectomy, Craniofacial and Related Pathologies.
- Research Methods and Statistics for the Dissertation.
- Final Year Clinical Practice Placement.
- Therapy of Voice and Fluency Disorders.
- Clinical Psychopathology, Counselling and Clinical Skills.
- Skills in innovating SLT practice and IT.
- Therapy of Neuromotor Speech Disorders: Dysarthria and Apraxia.
BSc(Hons) in Clinical Speech and Language Pathology Graduates acquire a professional licence.
They can work with children with developmental and language difficulties, children suffering from syndromes such as autism or mental disabilities as well as with children with learning difficulties, etc.
They can also offer their services to people with acquired speech disorders, aphasia, neuron-motor disabilities, and with people who require an alternative way of communication. They can also help adults with neuron-diseases such as Alzheimer, speech disorders after accidents etc.
Service can be provided either at home or at designated facilities such as:
- Rehabilitation centers.
- Daycare centers.
- Special education schools.
- Speech and Language Pathology centers.