Faculteit Mens en Welzijn

Campus Schoonmeersen
Valentin Vaerwyckweg 1 (auto, post)
Voskenslaan 270
9000 Gent
  +32 (0)9 243 26 29
  fmw@hogent.be

Faculteit Natuur en Techniek

Campus Schoonmeersen
Valentin Vaerwyckweg 1 (auto, post)
Voskenslaan 270 (voetgangers, openbaar vervoer)
9000 Gent
  +32 (0)9 243 27 00
  fnt@hogent.be

Faculteit Bedrijf en Organisatie

Campus Schoonmeersen
Valentin Vaerwyckweg 1 (auto, post)
Voskenslaan 270
9000 Gent
  +32 (0)9 243 22 00
  fbo@hogent.be

School of Arts

Campus Bijloke
J. Kluyskensstraat 2
9000 Gent
  +32 (0)9 267 01 00
  www.hogent.be/arts
  schoolofarts@hogent.be

STUDIEFICHES / COURSE CATALOGUE

Faculty Education, Health and Social Work

Bachelor of Speech-Language Therapy and Audiology

Qualification of Speech-Language Therapy and Audiology
Academic year: 2019-20
Field of Study: Health Care
Study load: 180

The basic objective of the program Bachelor in Speech Therapy and Audiology is to form student into active professionals who are prepared for the future challenges of the profession.
Speech therapists are specialists in the fields of oral and written communication. They conduct research into, prevent and treat disorders of, amongst other things, the voice, articulation, spoken or written language (dyslexia,…) and problems with arithmetic, swallowing or the sense of hearing. Audiologists are experts on hearing tests; they determine which hearing aid is the most suitable for someone who is hearing impaired, they perform sound measurements for calibrations or noise control and perform tests for vestibular problems.

A Bachelor (Ba) of Speech Therapy and Audiology can, after the successful completion of a bridging program (between 45 and 90 credits), gain access to the following Master Programs:


   only for graduates in Speech Therapy
- Master of Arts in African Languages and Cultures
- Master of Science in Communication Science: Communication Management
- Master of Science in Communication Science: Film- and Television Studies
- Master of Science in Communication Science: Journalism
- Master of Science in Communication Science: New Media and Society
- Master of Science in Educational Sciences
- Master of Science in EU-Studies
- Master of Science in Health Care Management and Policy
- Master of Science in Health Education and Health Promotion
- Master of Science in Logopaedic and Audiological Sciences
- Master of Science in Management, Care and Policy in Gerontology
- Master of Science in Political Science
- Master of Science in Psychology
- Master of Science in Social Work and Social Welfare Studies
   only for graduates in Speech Therapy
- Master of Science in Sociology
- Master of Science of Instructional and Educational Sciences


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