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Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and Education: Speech and Language Therapy


Course Overview

Successful completion of the Bachelor's degree in Psychology and Education (Speech and Language Therapy) gives students the opportunity to study for the Master’s degree in Speech and Language therapy. The Bachelor programme enables them to acquire the required knowledge and skills for these Master courses. It covers psychological, medical, linguistic and methodological foundations relevant for research and professional practice in speech-language therapy, as well as courses identical to those of the Bachelor's degree in Psychology and Education (General), for example, courses related to spoken language, written language, ENT, neuroscience and other related disciplines. Proficiency in French is essential for successful completion of this degree, including excellent writing and speaking skills and spelling.



Programme Structure

The Bachelor programme totals at least 180 credits divided into three annual 60-credit blocks. The first 60-credit annual block is identical to that of the Bachelor's degree in Psychology and Education (General), facilitating the possible transition from one specialising field to the other at the end of the first academic year. The rest of the cycle is distinguished by 59 credits common to both specialising fields and 61 credits specific to the Speech and Language Therapy route, which is made up of the following compulsory subject areas:

  • an introduction to psychology and educational sciences;
  • an introduction to methods and tools specific to psychology, educational sciences, and speech-language therapy (statistics, research methods, etc.);
  • related disciples, such as biology, sociology and philosophy;
  • courses specific to speech-therapy, including: aphasiology, psycholinguistics, anatomy and physiology of phonation and deglutition organs, and speech disorders and treatments.

 

Skills and Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of the Bachelor's degree in Psychology and Education (Speech and Language Therapy), students will be able to:

  • understand the theoretical and methodological fundamentals in psychology, educational sciences and language sciences to analyse a particular situation in speech-language therapy;
  • understand the fundamentals of speech-language therapy interventions;
  • provide clear, accurate, and reasoned information;
  • collaborate and work in a team;
  • act ethically and professionally;
  • grow personally and professionally;
  • understand the fundamentals related to the scientific approach in psychology, educational sciences and speech-language therapy;
  •  understand, describe and analyse the French language.

 

For more information, please consult the course profile specific to this study programme.


And after?

Successful completion of the Bachelor's degree in Psychology and Education (Speech and Language Therapy) gives students the opportunity to study for the Master’s degree in Speech and Language therapy.

Studying for the Master's degree in Psychology or the Master's degree in Education is possible, subject to permission from the Admissions Board and upon thorough examination of an official application and further training.


Where?

The Bachelor's degree in Psychology and Education (Speech and Language Therapy) is a full-time course taught on the Mons campus during the day.

 

Study Programmes 2015-2016

The Study Programmes for 2015-2016 for the Bachelor's degree in Psychology and Education (Speech and Language Therapy) is now available for consultation:

Bachelor's degree in Psychology and Education: Speech and Language Therapy