WHAT IS SPEECH AND LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY/THERAPY?

Speech and Language Therapy is the treatment, support and care of people who have difficulties with communication or swallowing. This may include difficulties with Speech, Language and Cognition (thought process) or Physical Processes.

WHY BS SLP WITH MINOR IN PSYCHOLOGY?

In order to create inter-professional practice capabilities among young graduates, inter-professional education is considered as the need of the day. Thus, to achieve this objective NUR International University is offering BS in Speech and Language Pathology with minor in Psychology. The combination of Speech and Language Pathology and Psychology will give our students competitive edge over other SLP graduates, since knowledge of Speech and Language Pathology and Psychology is necessary for treating many psychological and neurological conditions. 

WHY SLP AT NIU?

  1. Our degrees are based on hands-on practice with a good balance of theory and practical work.
  2. At NIU you can take advantage of small class sizes, work and study with students from other allied health disciplines.
  3. As a graduate of Speech and Language with a minor in Psychology, you will have excellent employment prospects in multiple rehabilitation settings. You can go to work in hospitals, schools and private clinics.
  4. The key feature of the course is our in-house clinic at Fatima Memorial Hospital where you will benefit from special facilities and training. At NIU, you will maximize your clinical skills through clinical placements in a diverse range of settings such as schools and hospitals

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

SLP is a unique program and has very high job placement opportunities both in Government and in Non- Government sectors, not only in Pakistan but also in foreign countries.

 Speech and Language Pathologists can also start their own Speech Clinic and work in the following settings.

  1. Hospitals
  2. Rehabilitation centers
  3. Private practice
  4. Colleges and Universities
  5. Special education schools /organization

FURTHER STUDY/ PATHWAYS

  1. MS Speech and Language Pathology
  2. MS Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences
  3. PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences

OUR CLINICS

  1. Speech Therapy Clinic at NUR international University
  2. Speech Therapy Clinic at FMH
Faculty Applied Sciences
Department Speech and Language Pathology
Study Level Undergraduate
Program Duration 4 Years
Program Type Regular
Total Credit Hours 131
Intake Fall Semester
Semester 1 Semester 2
Code Subject Credit Hours Code Subject Credit Hours
ENGL 101 Functional English 3(3-0) ENGL 102 Communication Skills 3(3-0)
UNIV 100 Foundation of University Education 3(3-0) PSY 105 Brain & Behavior 3(3-0)
MATH 101 Mathematics 3(3-0) CSCS101 Introduction to Computer 3(2-1)
PSY 101 History and Systems of Psychology 3(3-0) ISLM 101 Islamic Studies 2(2-0)
Minor Course 1 2 (2-0) Minor Course 4 2 (2-0)
Minor Course 2

Minor Course 3

2 (2-0)

2 (2-0)

PSKT101 Minor Course 5

Minor Course 6

2 (2-0)

2 (2-0)

Semester 3 Semester 4
Code Subject Credit Hours Code Subject Credit Hours
PSY 201 Psychosocial Aspects of Behaviour  3(3-0) PSY 215 Developmental Psychology  3(3-0)
PSY 205 Theories of Personality  3(3-0) PSY 220 Child & Adolescent Psychopathology 4(3-1)
PSY 210 Cognitive Psychology  3(3-0) PSY 225 Applied Social Psychology  3(3-0)
PKST 101 Pakistan Studies 2 (2-0) ECON 100 Quantitative Analysis  3(3-0)
ENGL103 Technical Writing & Presentation Skills  3(3-0) ENGL103 Fundamentals of Economics  3(3-0)
Minor Course 7

Minor Course 8

 2(2-0)

2(2-0)

Minor Course 9

Minor Course 10

 2(2-0)

2(2-0)

Semester 5 Semester 6
Code Subject Credit Hours Code Subject Credit Hours
PSY 301 Statistics for Behavioral Sciences 4(3-1) PSY 315 Counseling & Psychotherapeutic Interventions 4 (3-1)
PSY 305 Psychological Assessment 4(3-1) PSY 320 Applied Statistics for Behavioral Sciences 4 (3-1)
PSY 310 Principles of Clinical Psychology 3(3-0) PSY 330 Psychopharmacology 3(3-0)
PSY 325 Adult Psychopathology 4(3-1) PSY 335 Psychology of Gender 3(3-0)
PSY 345 Research Methods 3(3-0) PSY 340 School Psychology 3(3-0)
PSY 498 (Summer Semester)

Internship/Clinical Placement (Child, Adult & Special Education)

4 (0-4)
Semester 7 Semester 8
Code Subject Credit Hours Code Subject Credit Hours
PSY 499-A Dissertation – I 3(3-0) PSY 499-B Dissertation – II 3(3-0)
PSY 410 Positive Psychology 3(3-0) PSY 440 Ethics in Psychology 3(3-0)
PSY 415 Forensic Psychology 3(3-0) PSY 445 Health Psychology 3(3-0)
PSY 430 Organizational Psychology 3(3-0) PSY 450 Personal & Professional Growth Seminars 3(3-0)

Applicants who have successfully completed one of the following:

  • F.Sc. (Pre-Medical) with at least 60% marks.
  • O levels (in at least 6 subjects) and A levels (with 3 subjects: Biology, Physics, Chemistry)
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