Bachelor of Speech-Language Pathology, Programme Code: AFA12
Speech-language therapists assess and treat children and adults with communication disorders. These include disorders of:
- Expressive and receptive language
- Feeding and swallowing problems
They also screen children and adults for hearing difficulties.
In the four-year Bachelor of Speech-Language Pathology degree, you will major in Speech and Language Pathology and Psychology. Other courses include a language course, such as isiZulu, Linguistics, Anatomy, and Neurology. Practical courses are held at the University’s Speech and Hearing Clinic and at speech and hearing clinics at hospitals, schools, and care facilities, within the broader urban and rural context.