Academic year: 2021/2022
Type: Bachelor's Degree
ECTS Credits: 264
Length of programme (full time): 4 YEARS
Mode of delivery: Face-to-face
Level of qualification: Graduado(a) (MECES level 2 - EQF level 6)
Model of study: Full-time (42-60 ECTS per school year)
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Language(s) of instruction Spanish
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Name: SARA, MATA SIERRA / saramata@ugS8YMpCpufr.es
Faculty of Psychology / Granada campus
Field(s) of education and training (ISCED-F)
- Therapy and rehabilitation (0915)
Speech and language therapy is a healthcare profession, as established in Law 44/2003 (21 November 2003), on the organisation of healthcare professions. It is recognised as a professional qualification in Directive 2005/36/EC (7 September 2005) of the European Parliament and the Council, on the recognition of professional qualifications. The overall objective of the Bachelor’s Degree in Speech and Language Therapy in the White Paper of Speech Therapy, subsequently published in Order CIN/726/2009, (18 March 2009) (BOE No. 73, 26 March 2009) is to train professionals with the scientific knowledge for the following: (a) understand language disorders and alterations in their interdisciplinary, biological, psychological, and linguistic dimensions; (b) accurately evaluate these disorders; (c) therapeutically intervene in individual and social contexts throughout life; (d) work in schools, welfare, healthcare, and social centres, as well as on disciplinary and multidisciplinary teams, with a view to promoting and improving language and communication, and thus the health, quality of life, and well-being of people who need their services. Speech and language therapy professionals carry out prevention activities, evaluation of and recuperation from hearing, speech, and language disorders by applying the therapeutic techniques of the discipline.
1. Design, implement and evaluate actions to prevent disorders of communication, language, speech, hearing, voice, and non-verbal oral functions.
2. Design and implement individual as well as collective speech therapy,, establishing objectives and stages, with the most effective methods, techniques, and resources, in consonance with the different developmental stages of human beings.
3. Work in the school, welfare, health, and social environments as well on disciplinary and multidisciplinary teams.
4. Recognise and integrate the biological foundations (anatomy and physiology), psychological foundations (evolutionary development processes), and the linguistic and pedagogical foundations of speech therapy intervention in communication, language, speech, hearing, voice and oral and nonverbal functions.
5. Understand and use the evaluation and diagnostic procedures, techniques and tools for interventions and predict the evolution of disorders pertaining to communication, language, speech, hearing, voice, and non-verbal oral functions from a multidisciplinary perspective.
6. Prepare and write reports pertaining to examination and diagnosis, monitoring, completion, and referral. Graduates will be able to explain and justify the treatment selected. They will also be aware of the limits of the profession and their skills, and they will be able to perceive when an interdisciplinary treatment or referral to another professional is required.
7. Develop skills such as the aptitude for autonomous learning, problem-solving, critical thinking, and the ability to adapt to new situations. Graduates will also know how to use communication and information technologies and incorporate ethical and legal principles of the profession in their practice, integrating families and the community in their activities.
Name of title awarded in original language
Graduado o Graduada en Logopedia por la Universidad de Granada
– The student must prove the level B1, in accordance with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
– The student has to complete the ECTS credits of the study program distributed as follows:
Basic Formation (60 ECTS)
Obligatory (126 ECTS)
Optional (48 ECTS)
Practicum (24 ECTS)
Final degree project (6 ECTS)
Access to a regulated profession
Professional Status Speech and Language Therapist
Applicable regulations The profession of speech and language therapist is regulated in the Resolution by the Spanish Council of Ministers of 23 January 2009 (published in the Official Spanish Gazette, dated 17 February 2009) Order CIN/726/2009, dated 18 March, establishes the requirements for the verification of official university degrees that license graduates to practice the profession of speech and language therapist.
Access to Bachelor’s Degree programmes is granted to students with the following degrees/ diplomas or studies, or any other recognized as equivalent to these:
A.1. Spanish Bachiller, European Baccalaureate or International Baccalaureate.
A.2. Baccalaureate from European Union Member States’ education systems or other countries withinternational agreements.
A.3. Advanced Technician in Vocational Training, Advanced Technician in Plastic Arts and Design orAdvanced Technician in Sports Education, from the Spanish Education System.
A.4.Studies carried out in European Union Member States or in other countries with international reciprocal agreements which meet the academic requirements in those States to access their university studyprogrammes.
A.5. Official Spanish university degrees of Diplomado, Arquitecto Técnico, Ingeniero Técnico, Licenciado, Arquitecto, Ingeniero, Graduado or Máster Universitario.
A.6. Partial (foreign or Spanish) university studies.
Access to Bachelor’s Degree programmes is also possible for:
B.1. People over twenty-five after successfully passing a specific access test.
B.2. People over forty with work or professional experience related to a university field of knowledge.
B.3. People over forty-five after successfully passing a specific access test.
Likewise, access to Bachelor’s Degree programmes is granted to:
C.1. People meeting the requirements to enter university according to the Spanish Education Systemregulations prior to Ley Orgánica 8/2013, of December 9.
In the Spanish university system, modules/courses are graded on a scale of 0 to 10 points with the following qualitative equivalence:
0-4,9: «suspenso»; 5-6,9: «aprobado»; 7-8,9: «notable»; 9-10: «sobresaliente». A special mention, «Matrícula de Honor» may be granted to up to 5% of the students in a group provided they have got a «sobresaliente». To pass a module/course is necessary to get at least 5 points.
In cases of recognition of ECTS, professional experience, cultural or sports activities, or student representation no grading will be recorded but, where appropriate, the word «Apto».
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