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Speech Language Pathology

Speech and Language Pathology is the study of human communication disorders. The Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) assess, diagnose and treat children and adults with a wide range of communication disorders and swallowing difficulties, both developmental and acquired. The profession welcomes people from a wide range of backgrounds, but students must have excellent communication skills and an interest in applying scientific principles to the management of communication disorders.

Degree

Requirements

FSc (Pre-Medical), Minimum 50 %

Why this

Degree

The BS Speech Language Pathology Program offered at the faculty of allied health sciences, University Of Lahore, leads to a professional qualification as a speech and language pathologist. On this course students will develop strong practical skills alongside a sound understanding of the theory of speech and language therapy. A wide range of teaching and assessment methods is used and theoretical knowledge is integrated and applied through regular placements. Clinical work is underpinned by modules in developmental pediatrics, Speech disorders, Language disorders, Voice and Fluency disorders, clinical and professional knowledge Evidence based practice and research methods. After successful completion of the course the SLP graduates will be certified to have their private clinical practice;In addition to Private Clinical practice Speech language pathologists also have employment options at:

  • Government Hospitals

  • Private Hospitals

  • Cancer Care Hospitals

  • Rehabilitation Centers for Psychiatric Patients

  • Universities

  • Schools & Colleges

  • Government Agencies

  • Schools for Special children as more children are identified with complex communication and feeding disabilities.

Courses Offered

Semester 1
Sr# Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs Pre-requisite Course- 1 Pre-requisite Course- 2
1 BSBA 111 Basic Anatomy 5  
2 BSBP 112 Basic Physiology 4    
3 BSBC 113 Biochemistry 2    
4 BSCE 114 Computer Education 2    
5 BSIS 115 Islamic Studies 2    
6 BSSL 116 Medical Speech Language Pathology I 3    
           
Semester 2
Sr# Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs Pre-requisite Course- 1 Pre-requisite Course- 2
1 BSNE 121 Neuroanatomy & Embryology 5
2 BSLP 122 Basic Linguistics and Phonetics 4
3 BSCP 123 Clinical Psychology I 3
4 BSBP 124 Basic Pathology 3
5 BSPS 125 Pakistan studies 2
   
Semester 3
Sr# Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs Pre-requisite Course- 1 Pre-requisite Course- 2
1 BSCP 231 Clinical Psychology II 3
2 BSPS 232 Phonetics for speech language pathology 4
3 BSEN 233 Otorhinolaryngology I 4
4 BSPS 234 Psychiatry 3
5 BSHS 235 Hearing Sciences 3  
           
Semester 4
Sr# Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs Pre-requisite Course- 1 Pre-requisite Course- 2
1 BSDP 241 Developmental Paediatrics 5
2 BSAM 242 Applied Medicine 3
3 BSEN 243 Otorhinolaryngology II 4
4 BSLS 244 Linguistics for speech language pathology 3
5 BSSL 245 Medical Speech Language Pathology II 3  
           
Semester 5
Sr# Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs Pre-requisite Course- 1 Pre-requisite Course- 2
1 BSNC 351 Neurosciences of communication 4
2 BSLD 352 Language disorders I 4
3 BSSD 353 Speech Disorders I 3
4 BSCP 354 Clinical & Professional Knowledge –I 4
5 BSFD 355 Fluency and Fluency Disorders 3
           
Semester 6
Sr# Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs Pre-requisite Course- 1 Pre-requisite Course- 2
1 BSSD 361 Speech Disorder II 3
2 BSLD 362 Language Disorders II 4
3 BSVD 363 Voice and Voice Disorders 3
4 BSDY 364 Dysphagia 3
5 BSMI 365 Medical Imaging studies for Speech Language Pathology 2
6 BSEB 366 Evidence based practice      
           
Semester 7
Sr# Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs Pre-requisite Course- 1 Pre-requisite Course- 2
1 BSHN 471 Speech Language Pathology: Head & Neck 3
2 BSMO 472 Speech Language Pathology: Motor 3
3 BSSE 473 Speech Language Pathology: Sensory 3    
4 BSCO 474 Speech Language Pathology: Cognition 3
5 BSCP 475 Clinical & Professional Knowledge II 3
BSRB 476 Research Methodology & Bio Statistics 3    
           
Semester 8
Sr# Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs Pre-requisite Course- 1 Pre-requisite Course- 2
1 BSCD 481 Clinical decision Making 5    
2 BSAC 482 Alternative & Augmentative Communication 4
3 BSRP 483 Research Project 8
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