The Degree in Speech Therapy Is a title of the Faculty of Education Sciences. It belongs to the area of ​​Health Sciences, with a duration of four years and 240 ECTS credits in its entirety.
The degree in Logopedia qualifies for the regulated profession of speech therapy. This degree develops studies related to all aspects of communication that can manifest as disorders in voice, articulation, comprehension, symbolization and oral and written expression, social relations and thought.
Why study the degree
The curricula currently in force in the different universities have been effective in the training of speech therapists and it is possible to affirm that they are well trained and prepared to face professional challenges at the end of their studies.
They are provided basic training in Linguistics, Education, Psychology, Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology of speech, hearing, language and communication; Knowledge and skills for speech-language intervention in different disorders of language, speech and voice; As well as knowledge about methodological, instrumental and technological resources for the intervention.
The new title proposal opens the possibility for the speech therapists to carry out research work, because after attending the degree and some official postgraduate could have access to the doctorate and, therefore, to present the doctoral thesis.
What is learned
Structure of the Study
Anatomy of the Organs of Hearing and Language
Basic Psychological Processes
Fundamentals of Logopedical Intervention
Physiology of the Auditory Organs and the Language
Psychology of Language Development
Teaching Bases of Logoped Intervention
Fundamentals of Evaluation and Diagnosis
Educational Inclusion and Curriculum Adaptation
Evolutionary Basis Alterations
Congenital Base Alterations
Behavioral Based Alterations
Hearing, Speech and Swallowing Pathology
Evaluation of Evolutionary Baseline Alterations
Assessment of Behavior Based Alterations
Rehabilitation of Hearing Impairments
Alterations of Neurological and Anatomical Basis
Increasing and Alternative Communication
Disorders of Reading, Writing and Calculus
Behavior Modification Techniques in Language and Communication Disorders
Early Intervention Strategies
Evaluation of Neurological and Anatomical Base Alterations
Logoped Speech and Voice Intervention
Psychology of Communication
Learning and Perception of Speech
Cognitive, Social and Personality Development
New Technologies of Information and Communication Applied to Logopedical Intervention
Speech-Language Intervention in Speech Disorders
Rehabilitation of the Apparatus Bucofonador and of the Deglución
Evaluation of Logopedical Intervention Programs
Physiotherapy of the Apparatus Bucofonador
The Professional Voice
Therapeutic Communication Skills
Professional and academic outputs
Speech therapy in hospital centers, nursing homes, foundations of mentally and physically handicapped, associations of the chronically ill and public and private schools.
Common access requirements
In order to request a place, one of the following access requirements established in art. 2 of RD 1892/2008:
To be in possession of the title of Bachillerato, or equivalent, and to pass the Test of Access to the University (PAU)
Comply with the requirements for access to the university in the educational systems of member states of the European Union or other states with which Spain has signed international agreements in this area.
Have passed the University Access Test for over 25 years, or have it passed, in the University System of Galicia, according to previous regulations.
Have passed the university entrance test for those over 45 years.
Possess a title of superior technician of professional formation, teachings of plastic arts and design or superior technical technician, or equivalent titles.
Possess an official university degree, a degree from correspondents to the previous order of university education (graduate, graduate, engineer, etc.) or equivalent degrees.
To be able to access the university according to educational orders prior to that established by Royal Decree 1892/2008, of November 14, not contemplated in the previous sections.