Audiology & Speech Language Therapy Program

Course details

  • Title: Bachelors of Science in Audiology & Speech Language Therapy
  • Credit hours: 138
  • Duration: Four Years

Admission Criteria

Eligibility Criteria:

Inter-Science and/or “A” levels with biology with at least 60% marks or have taken an equivalent examination of a recognized Institute/College along with an entry test and interview.

Number of seats: Maximum 25 (open merit)

Assessment Method:

Assessment would be continuous throughout the semester via quizzes, In assessment methods add after quizzes, assignments, presentations, mid term exam, final exam and viva

Some of the specialized techniques used in SLP clinic that students will be exposed to are:

  • LSVT
  • PECS
  • Talk Tools
  • Myofascial Release technique

The Staff is also trained in the following instrumental Procedures:

  • Fiber-optic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES)
  • Modified Barium Swallow Study (MBSS)
  • Voice Assessment using Stroboscopy and Vizi-pitch
  • Nasometer
  • Tracheostomy Management
  • Tracheo-esophageal Prosthesis Insertion and Management
  • Alaryngeal Speech

Training and Workshops in just last 2 years:

  • 1. Augmented and Alternative communication Devices for Autism. December 2018 Workshop Conducted by Mr. Wasif Haq. A proficient Behaviour Practitioner & Senior Speech Pathologist at Autism Association of Western Australia from Australia

    2. Cochlear Implant and Hearing Issues. Dr. Akbar, Head of ENT department Agha Khan University Hospital

    3. Parent Awareness and Reach out program at DOW Ojha campus. Conducted by SLP department 2019

    4. Presented at the Cerebral Palsy conference 2019; Dysphagia and Dysarthria in CP Amber r. Hassan

    5. Tracheostomy Workshop conducted at Ojha campus 2019. Amber Hassan

    6. LSVT workshop conducted by Misbah Qadeer 2019

    7. Feeding issues (picky eaters) in-service, Sabreen Noorali 2020 January

    8. Cleft Lip and palate presented by Dr. Ashraf Ganatra (Al-Mustafa hospital) 2021

    9. Aphasia informal assessment presented by Rohma Akhtar previous faculty member 2021.

    Future Prospects:

    Even at the bachelor’s level, the successful graduates of a well-rounded program like ours are in high demand both nationally and internationally in different settings. It is important to mention that an entry level job after bachelors in any government sector would be BPS-17.

    As Speech-language Pathologists and Audiologists provide services in a wide variety of settings job opportunities are numerous and diversified. They may include, but are not exclusive to;

    1. Public and private schools with resource classrooms and/ or inclusion system
    2. Early intervention settings, preschools, and day care centers
    3. Health care settings (e.g., hospitals, medical rehabilitation facilities, long-term care facilities, home health agencies, clinics, neonatal intensive care units, behavioral/mental health facilities)
    4. Private practice settings
    5. Universities and university clinics
    6. Individuals’ homes and community residences
    7. Supported and competitive employment settings
    8. Community, provincial, and federal agencies and institutions
    9. Correctional institutions
    10. Research facilities
    11. Corporate and industrial settings