Where Can I Study Speech Therapy In South Africa

What is Speech Therapy?

Speech-language pathology is a healthcare and academic discipline concerning the evaluation, treatment, and prevention of communication disorders,

cognitive-communication disorders, voice disorders, pragmatic disorders, social communication difficulties, fluency disorders, and swallowing disorders across the lifespan. 

Where Can I Study Speech Therapy In South Africa?

B.A. Speech-Language Pathology. Humanities. Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa.

B.Sc. Speech-Language Pathology. University of Cape Town.

B.Sc. Audiology. University of Cape Town.

Bachelor. Speech-Language Pathology. University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.

How long does it take to become a speech therapist in South Africa?

Program. Bachelor in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology degree is a basic four (4) year undergraduate program.

Upon completion, a graduate registers with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as a speech-language therapist and audiologist.

How much does a speech therapist cost in South Africa?

Once your assessment is complete, speech therapy sessions cost R460. 00 (incl. VAT) per ½ hour session and most medical aids cover about R275. 00 of this amount.