Bachelor of Audiology and Speech Language Pathology

Bachelor of Audiology and Speech Language Pathology (BASLP)

About Bachelor of Audiology and Speech Language Pathology :-

B.Sc. Audiology and Speech Language Pathology Bachelor of Science in Audiology and Speech Language Pathology is an undergraduate Medical course. Audiology and Speech Language Pathology is a skilled health care professional who is qualified with academic and clinical training to provide health care services under the supervision of a specialist. The training that they receive equips them to provide diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive healthcare services. Course is designed to train the student in examining and treating patients, order and interpret laboratory x-rays and perform the diagnosis. Audiology and Speech Language Pathology  also have several other responsibilities such as treating minor injuries, preparing and preserving progress notes and performing certain managerial duties.

Bachelor of Audiology and Speech Language Pathology course duration:-

Duration : 3 years + 1 year Internship

Bachelor of Audiology and Speech Language Pathology course eligibility :-

Eligiblity : Pass in HSC ( 2) or Equivalent qualification with English,Physics,Chemistry and Biology or (Botany & Zoology)and any one of Mathematics / Computer Science / Statistics/ Electronics /Psychology/ any other science subject.

Entrance Examination

Eligible candidates would appear for the written examination. This examination would be based on the 10+ 2 syllabuses of Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. Selection will be purely on merit on the basis of exam results and personal interview.

Colleges offering Bachelor of Audiology and Speech Language Pathology in tamilnadu:

Bachelor of Audiology and Speech Language Pathology course syllabus:-

First Year

  • Introduction to Human Communication
  • Speech Language Development and Disorders
  • Introduction to Hearing and Hearing Sciences
  • Technology and Management for Persons with Hearing Impairments – I
  • Basic Medical Sciences Related to Speech and Hearing
  • Psychology Related to Speech and Hearing

 

Second Year:

  • Speech Language Diagnostic and Therapeautics
  • Articulation and Phonological Disorders
  • Voice and Laryngectomee
  • Diagnostic Audiology
  • Technology and Management for Persons with Hearing Impairments –II
  • Pediatric Audiology
  • Basic Statistics and Scientific Enquiry in Audiology and Speech Language Pathology

Third Year:

  • Fluency and its Disorders PRACTICALS
  • Neurogenic Language Disorders in Adults
  • Motor Speech Disorders PRACTICALS
  • Rehabilitative Audiology PRACTICALS
  • Noise Measurements and Hearing Conservation
  • Community Oriented Professional Practices in Speech Language Pathology and Audiology Final Year : Internships in all Disciplines

Bachelor of Audiology and Speech Language Pathology course apllication form 2018:

Application for B.Sc Audiology and Speech Language Pathology course will be announced in the month of march 2018.

Bachelor of Audiology and Speech Language Pathology course fees details 2018:

Fees will vary based on college.The approx fees would be around 1,00,000 to 3,00,000 in colleges located in chennai.

Scope -Audiology and Speech Language Pathology

  • Work as Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists in various hospital set up, super specialty clinics such as Neurology/ENT/Paediatric/Oncology clinics and Rehabilitation centers
  • Students also have opportunities to work as industrial audiologist, audiologist in hearing aid and cochlear implant industries, and also opt for serving in private clinics. Few opportunities were also given in the Defence Systems as an Audiologist
  • Students may also work at the level of faculty positions and research scholars in various Institutions/Universities
  • Students have good opportunities to pursue their higher education in international universities. Majority of them are under Scholarship Schemes
  • Most of the students from India are given placements as Swallowing Therapists in Dysphagia rehabilitation centers, Speech Language Pathologists in normal and special schools, Stroke Rehabilitation and Dementia Clinics in USA

 

Job Description-Audiology and Speech Language Pathology:

Can work as an Audiologist, Speech Language Therapist , Speech Language Pathologist,Rehabilitation specialist ,Hearing aids marketer, Hearing aids specialist, Instructor/Teacher (at special schools) or ngos.Some well known employers/places where graduates may find job after completing BASLP course are-Government and Private Hospitals (departments like Neurology, Paediatrics and ENT)Rehabilitation Clinics, Special Schools for Children suffering from hearing and speech disorders,NGOs, Hearing aids and implants manufacturing companies, Research firms etc