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Qualification Awarded

Undergraduate

Specific Admission Requirements

It is needed to succeed in the exam conducted by OSYM for the acceptance to the universities in Turkey.

Qualification Requirements

Students must obtain a grade point average of at least 2.00 out of 4.00 and successfully pass all courses on the program (equivalent to a total of 240 ECTS) at the end of eight semesters.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition of prior non-formal and informal learning is at the beginning stage in Turkish Higher Education Institutions. Exams of exemption are organized at the start of each year at the University for the courses of English Language and computer skills. The students who have completed the proficiencies for these courses on his/her one or through other means, and believe that they have achieved the learning outcomes specified are given the right to take the exemption exam. The students who achieve a passing grade from these exams are held exempt from the related course in the curriciculum.

History

Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University's Department of Speech and Language Therapy started to train speech and language therapists in the 2021-2022 academic year. The curriculum of our department, which is structured in the light of the Bologna process, the Speech and Language Therapy Core Education Program and the Turkish Competences Framework, includes basic sciences, clinical sciences, speech and language therapy planning and practice courses, research methods, seminars, clinical study courses.

Profile of the Programme

The Department of Speech and Language Therapy has been founded in the 2021-2022 academic year. The aim of the department is to train speech and language therapists, who has the identity and consciousness of a speech and language therapist, who conduct evidence-based evaluation and therapy practices in line with human and professional values by integrating professional competence, theoretical knowledge, abilities and competencies. Besides being aware of ethical principles, responsibilities and rights, the therapists are also open to continuous development both professionally and individually and they care about interdisciplinary cooperation by adopting a bio-psycho-social approach in health-related processes. The graduates of the department receive the title of speech and language therapist. Graduates can work in public institutions affiliated to the Ministry of Health (state hospitals, private hospitals, university hospitals, etc.), in private clinics or counseling centers that they can own, in special education and rehabilitation centers under the Ministry of National Education, or in universities by obtaining master's/doctorate degrees. There are Basic Education, Language Disorders (Developmental and Acquired), Speech Disorders and Delayed Language-Speech Disorders (Group room) Practice Rooms (Laboratories) in the Speech and Language Therapy Practice Clinic. In the clinic, students will have the opportunity to observe the practices of the instructors and to practice under supervision in the last year. In the third year, there are clinical courses during the semester and vocational internship courses at the end of the semester. End-of-term summer internships will be held with speech and language therapists working in a city determined by the student at his/her own request.

Program Outcomes

1- To follow basic, current, theoretical and applied scientific knowledge and technologies in the field of Speech and Language Therapy.
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Exam Regulations & Assesment & Grading

It is determined by the responsible instructor of the course in accordance with Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University Undergraduate Education Regulations.

Graduation Requirements

In accordance with the curriculum, the student is required to complete compulsory and elective courses with a total of 240 ECTS, 30 ECTS in each semester.

Occupational Profiles of Graduates

The graduates of the department receive the title of speech and language therapist. Graduates can work in public institutions affiliated to the Ministry of Health (state hospitals, private hospitals, university hospitals, etc.), in private clinics or counseling centers that they can own, in special education and rehabilitation centers under the Ministry of National Education, or in universities by obtaining master's/doctorate degrees.

Access to Further Studies

The graduates holding Bachelor's Degree are eligible to apply to Master's Degree programs and subsequently Doctoral Degree programs provided that a valid point of ALES examination and a sufficient level of foreign language knowledge.

Mode of Study

Our undergraduate programme aims to train independent speech and language therapists who (i) are able to synthesize the professional knowledge gained during their four-year undergraduate education by following the innovations in science and technology; (ii) use these innovations to increase the quality of life of the clients and their relatives they encounter in their professional life; (iii) communicate effectively with their colleagues and other professionals; (iv) work in harmony in accordance with work ethics; (v) embark on lifelong learning; (vi) are open to innovations and willing to contribute to society. Our undergraduate programme aims to train speech and language therapists who: (a) Hold the identity and awareness of being a speech and language therapist; are aware of their individual and professional roles, qualifications, potentials, and limits as well as ethical principles, responsibility, and rights. (b) Take an active role in the prevention, evaluation, diagnosis, and rehabilitation of communication, language, speech, voice, and swallowing disorders by taking into account the social benefit. (c) Contribute to increasing the quality of life of clients and relatives by synthesizing the knowledge gained by following the current national and international literature, technological innovations with their professional experience, and the needs of the clients, and performing evidence-based practices. (d) Get involved in teamwork by cooperating with other professionals when necessary. (e) Contribute to scientific studies by carrying out research projects related to the field of study. (f) Give importance to continuing personal, professional, and academic development with lifelong learning and awareness of the quality of their work.

Programme Director

ECTS Coordinator

Course Structure Diagram with Credits

1. Year - 1. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
AKD1000 Academic Counseling Elective 0 2 0
ATB1801 ATATURK'S PRINCIPLES AND REVOLUTION HISTORY I Required 2 0 2
ATBY1801 Ataturk's Prıncıples And Revolutıon Hıstory I Required 2 0 2
DKT1001 General Anatomy and Physiology Required 3 1 4
DKT1003 Sound Physics and Acoustics Required 2 1 3
DKT1005 Introduction to Speech and Language Therapy Required 3 0 4
DKT1007 General Linguistics Required 3 0 3
DKT1501 Diction for Speech and Language Therapists Elective 2 1 3
DKT1503 Embryology Knowledge for Speech and Language Therapy Elective 2 0 3
TDB1801 TURKISH LANGUAGE I Required 2 0 2
TDBY1801 TURKISH LANGUAGE I Required 2 0 2
YDB1811 ENGLISH I Elective 3 0 3
YDB1813 German I Elective 3 0 3
YDB1815 FRENCH I Elective 3 0 3
İSG1901 Occupational health and Safety Elective 2 0 3
       
1. Year - 2. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
ATB1802 ATATURK'S PRINCIPLES AND REVOLUTION HISTORY II Required 2 0 2
ATBY1802 Ataturk's Prıncıples And Revolutıon Hıstory II Required 2 0 2
DKT1002 Language and Speech Anatomy and Physiology Required 3 1 4
DKT1004 Child Health and Neurology Required 3 0 3
DKT1006 Phonetics and Phonetics Lab Required 3 1 4
DKT1008 Behavioral sciences Required 3 0 3
DKT1502 FIRST AID Elective 2 1 3
DKT1504 Life quality Elective 2 0 3
DKT1506 Career planning Elective 2 0 3
DKT1508 public health Elective 2 0 3
TDB1802 TURKISH LANGUAGE II Required 2 0 2
TDBY1802 TURKISH LANGUAGE II Required 2 0 2
YDB1812 ENGLISH II Elective 3 0 3
YDB1814 German II Elective 3 0 3
YDB1816 FRENCH II Elective 3 0 3
       
2. Year - 1. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
DKT2001 ENT and Head and Neck Diseases Required 3 0 3
DKT2003 Audiology I Required 2 0 3
DKT2005 Clinical Linguistics Required 2 0 3
DKT2007 Research Methods in Health Sciences Required 3 0 3
DKT2009 Applied Behavior Analysis Required 2 0 3
DKT2011 Speech Science Required 2 0 3
DKT2501 Pharmacology Knowledge for Speech and Language Therapy Elective 2 0 3
DKT2503 Sociology of Health Elective 2 0 3
DKT2505 Speech and Language Therapy Terminology I Elective 2 0 3
DKT2507 Child Development and Psychology Elective 2 0 3
YDB2811 ENGLISH III Elective 3 0 3
YDB2813 German III Elective 3 0 3
YDB2815 FRENCH III Elective 3 0 3
       
2. Year - 2. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
DKT2002 Audiology II Required 2 0 3
DKT2004 Statistics in Speech and Language Therapy Required 3 1 4
DKT2006 Language Acquisition Theories Required 3 0 4
DKT2008 Clinical Phonology Required 2 1 4
DKT2010 neurolinguistics Required 3 0 3
DKT2502 Health Services Management Elective 2 0 3
DKT2504 Basic Imaging and Analysis Methods Elective 2 0 3
DKT2506 Speech and Language Therapy Terminology II Elective 2 0 3
DKT2508 Individuals with Special Needs Elective 2 0 3
YDB2812 ENGLISH IV Elective 3 0 3
YDB2814 German IV Elective 3 0 3
YDB2816 FRENCH IV Elective 3 0 3
       
3. Year - 1. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
DKT3001 Developmental Language Disorders Required 4 0 4
DKT3003 Speech Voice Disorder Required 3 0 4
DKT3005 Fluency Disorders Required 4 0 4
DKT3007 Acquired Language Disorders I Required 3 0 4
DKT3009 Voice Disorders I Required 3 0 4
DKT3011 Clinical Practice Required 0 4 4
DKT3501 Game and Language Development Elective 2 0 3
DKT3503 Speech and Language Therapy in Autism Elective 2 0 3
DKT3505 Professional Reading and Writing I Elective 2 0 3
       
3. Year - 2. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
DKT3002 Motor Konuşma Bozuklukları Required 3 1 4
DKT3004 Swallowing Disorders Required 3 1 4
DKT3006 Speech and Language Therapy in Patients with Cleft Lip and Palate Required 3 1 4
DKT3008 Acquired Language Disorders II Required 3 1 4
DKT3010 Voice Disorders II Required 3 1 4
DKT3012 Vocational Internship Required 0 0 4
DKT3502 Working, Solidarity and Cooperation with Families Elective 2 0 3
DKT3504 Basic Orthodontics and Prostheses Elective 2 0 3
DKT3506 Professional Reading and Writing II Elective 2 0 3
       
4. Year - 1. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
DKT4001 Scientific Clinical Report Writing I Required 2 1 3
DKT4003 Clinical Study I Required 0 20 15
DKT4005 Therapy Plan and Material Development Required 1 2 3
DKT4007 Seminar I Required 3 0 3
DKT4501 Alternative and Supportive Communication Systems Elective 2 0 3
DKT4503 Interdisciplinary Study Elective 2 0 3
DKT4505 Language Disorders in Bilingual and Multilingual Cultures Elective 2 0 3
       
4. Year - 2. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
DKT4002 Scientific and Clinical Report Writing II Required 2 1 3
DKT4004 Clinical Study II Required 0 20 15
DKT4006 Scientific, Medical and Professional Ethics Required 3 0 3
DKT4008 Seminar II Required 3 0 3
DKT4502 Evidence-Based Practices in Speech and Language Therapy Elective 2 0 3
DKT4504 Speech and Language Therapy in Individuals with Hearing Loss Elective 2 0 3
DKT4506 Specific Learning Disability Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Dyscalculia Required 2 0 3
       
 

Evaluation Questionnaires

Course & Program Outcomes Matrix

0 - Etkisi Yok, 1 - En Düşük, 2 - Düşük, 3 - Orta, 4 - Yüksek, 5 - En Yüksek

1. Year - 1. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12
Academic Counseling            
ATATURK'S PRINCIPLES AND REVOLUTION HISTORY I            
Ataturk's Prıncıples And Revolutıon Hıstory I            
General Anatomy and Physiology33555313113 
Sound Physics and Acoustics33 131131111
Introduction to Speech and Language Therapy533131313113
General Linguistics3355  331 1 
Diction for Speech and Language Therapists1311      11
Embryology Knowledge for Speech and Language Therapy333133533131
TURKISH LANGUAGE I            
TURKISH LANGUAGE I            
ENGLISH I            
German I            
FRENCH I            
Occupational health and Safety            
             
1. Year - 2. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12
ATATURK'S PRINCIPLES AND REVOLUTION HISTORY II            
Ataturk's Prıncıples And Revolutıon Hıstory II            
Language and Speech Anatomy and Physiology555553553555
Child Health and Neurology555553553555
Phonetics and Phonetics Lab13    33115 
Behavioral sciences  153   3   
FIRST AID            
Life quality            
Career planning113131155   
public health113131155   
TURKISH LANGUAGE II            
TURKISH LANGUAGE II            
ENGLISH II            
German II            
FRENCH II            
             
2. Year - 1. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12
ENT and Head and Neck Diseases555553353553
Audiology I355333333111
Clinical Linguistics533331313155
Research Methods in Health Sciences111553555111
Applied Behavior Analysis335535535333
Speech Science555551555311
Pharmacology Knowledge for Speech and Language Therapy313311333115
Sociology of Health313311333115
Speech and Language Therapy Terminology I333333333333
Child Development and Psychology133311111111
ENGLISH III            
German III            
FRENCH III            
             
2. Year - 2. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12
Audiology II355353353113
Statistics in Speech and Language Therapy333133511151
Language Acquisition Theories533553133133
Clinical Phonology535335353333
neurolinguistics315511555133
Health Services Management113131155111
Basic Imaging and Analysis Methods5553311 1115
Speech and Language Therapy Terminology II333333333333
Individuals with Special Needs333131113111
ENGLISH IV            
German IV            
FRENCH IV            
             
3. Year - 1. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12
Developmental Language Disorders555555555555
Speech Voice Disorder515555555555
Fluency Disorders333555553113
Acquired Language Disorders I1  11 313 13
Voice Disorders I55513 335353
Clinical Practice555555555  1
Game and Language Development55513 335353
Speech and Language Therapy in Autism55513 335353
Professional Reading and Writing I333333333333
             
3. Year - 2. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12
Motor Konuşma Bozuklukları53533555555 
Swallowing Disorders            
Speech and Language Therapy in Patients with Cleft Lip and Palate555353553555
Acquired Language Disorders II5    5311 55
Voice Disorders II155 5 555555
Vocational Internship515135351555
Working, Solidarity and Cooperation with Families533333333335
Basic Orthodontics and Prostheses1           
Professional Reading and Writing II3333 3333333
             
4. Year - 1. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12
Scientific Clinical Report Writing I311133513511
Clinical Study I311133513511
Therapy Plan and Material Development515515553131
Seminar I311133513511
Alternative and Supportive Communication Systems333111333511
Interdisciplinary Study333333333333
Language Disorders in Bilingual and Multilingual Cultures333333333333
             
4. Year - 2. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12
Scientific and Clinical Report Writing II311133513511
Clinical Study II555353515155
Scientific, Medical and Professional Ethics111111111111
Seminar II555353515155
Evidence-Based Practices in Speech and Language Therapy111553555111
Speech and Language Therapy in Individuals with Hearing Loss333131113133
Specific Learning Disability Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Dyscalculia355133533133
             
 

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