Speech Therapy

Full Accreditation, for 6 years, by A3ES (Portuguese Accreditation Agency), 08-02-2017 (link)

Admission Exams
Biology and Geology or the set Biology and Geology + Portuguese

Pre-requisites: Group A (PDF)
Access to the Speech Therapy course is also subject to the delivery of a statement issued by a Speech Therapist, according to the model available at UFP’s Admissions Office. (PDF)
Places (regime geral): 20

Graduates in Speech Therapy may engage in professional activity, independently or work in interdisciplinary teams, in several places: hospitals; health centers; private clinics; centers of physical medicine and rehabilitation; local early intervention teams; kindergartens and schools; social solidarity institutions; nursing homes; integrated continuing care units; companies; training institutions; among others.

WHY CHOOSE SPEECH THERAPY AT UFP?

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Our teachers keep close and supportive throughout your course.

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Highly qualified, differentiated and experienced faculty, nationally and internationally recognized.

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Practical classes at UFP’s pedagogical clinic and Hospital providing an unparalleled quantitative and qualitative clinical experience.

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Pedagogical clinic equipped with the most advanced technologies and equipment allowing students to learn in the context of real practice and a gradual adaptation to the future professional life.

YOUR SUPPORT TEAM

Educational success is achieved through teamwork. During your application process, and whenever you need it, you will have the support and advice of a team of professionals.

Professors

In addition to being academically qualified, our teaching staff is known to be very open and available to clarify your questions

Welcome Team

The Welcome Team, created with UFP collaborators who are mostly alumni of the university, aims to facilitate the integration of the new students.

Staff

In-person (during office hours) or a click away, our staff is professional and willing to help.

STUDY PLAN

1st Cycle – Licenciatura (BSc)* · Duration: 8 Semesters · 240 ECTS

According to Dispatch no. 4436/2017, DR 2nd series no. 99, of 23 May 2017.

CURRICULAR UNITS
ECTS
Anatomophysiology I
7
Communication Grammar and Medical Terminology
3
English I
3
Biostatistics
5
Health Basic Gestures
3
Theory of Language and Communication
9
CURRICULAR UNITS
ECTS
Anatomophysiology II
5
Biophysics and Biomechanics
4
English II
3
Psycholinguistics and Language Development
8
Phonetics and Phonology
5
Observation Internship
5
CURRICULAR UNITS
ECTS
Applied Ear, Nose and Throat Medicine
5
Morphosyntax and semantics
6
Biochemistry and Physiology
4
Portuguese Constitution and the European Union
3
Communication and Language in Children
8
Applied Psychopathology
4
CURRICULAR UNITS
ECTS
Voice, Audiology and Deafness
6
General Microbiology
5
Augmentative and Alternative Communication
4
Neurology and Neuromotor Pathologies
6
Orofacial Kinetics and Deglutition
5
Internship of Integration
4
CURRICULAR UNITS
ECTS
Discussion of Cases Evidence Based I
5
Communication and Language in Adults
7
Applied Psychopedagogy: Special Educational Needs
3
Construction and Validation of Instruments
4
Clinical Education I
8
Ethics and Professional Deontology
3
CURRICULAR UNITS
ECTS
Discussion of Cases Evidence Based II
6
Foreign Language
3
Psychokinetics
4
Early Intervention in Neonatology and Pediatrics
5
Prophylaxis and Epidemiology
4
Prophylaxis and Epidemiology
8
CURRICULAR UNITS
ECTS
Professionalizing Clinical Practice I
30
CURRICULAR UNITS
ECTS
Professionalizing Clinical Practice II
25
Graduation Project
5

* The successful completion of all curricular units and the approval at 240 ECTS confers a Licenciado (BSc) degree.

FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES – SCHOOL OF HEALTH (polytechnic education)

PROGRAM COORDINATOR

Prof. Dr. Fátima Maia
Ms Vânia Peixoto

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DATES AND COSTS

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EXCHANGE PROGRAM/STUDY ABROAD

    • University Fernando Pessoa’s students (UFP) who meet the eligibility criteria have the possibility of studying and/or doing internship periods in international mobility.

     

    • Study periods in international mobility of students are carried out in higher education institutions outside Portugal, with which UFP maintains student exchange agreements under the Erasmus + Program (in the European area) or other existing bilateral exchange agreements.

     

    • Information about mobility/exchange programs is available through the International Relations Office (link).
ALUMNI

Alumnus Cátia Bernardes is, since 2013, of the Speech Therapists of Hospital Lusíadas Porto

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