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Special pedagogics

Professional field: Pedagogics
Educational qualification:
Professional qualification:
specialized pedagogue – speech therapists or specialized pedagogue for individuals with mental retardation
Period of study:
8 semesters (4 years)
Forms of study:
Evaluation scoring:
see annex #1

The specialty prepares specialists for work at speech therapy cabinets, specialized educative institutions for children with mental retardation, psycho-neurological dispensaries, specialized educational and professional institutions, rehabilitation and psycho-diagnostic centers, labor education schools, medico-social centers, centers for children with hard intellectual deficiencies and centers for social care, as well as centers for children with disabilities in which specialized pedagogues are needed.

Fundamental methodical, psychological and pedagogical disciplines are studied: didactics, psycho-linguistics, psycho-diagnoses, psychology of communication, contemporary Bulgarian language, music therapy, art therapy and others. The specialized part of the educational process includes introductory courses (speech therapy, pedagogics for individuals with disturbed hearing, disturbed sight, mental retardation, neurosomatic issues) diagnostic of abnormal development and methodics of correctional educative work. 

By certain conditions graduates could continue their education for the educational and qualification degree master – pedagogue, by which they receive specialized training in the fields of speech therapy, pedagogy for individuals with mental retardation and pedagogy for individuals with disturbed hearing.

Notice: Documents for candidates for the specialty “Special pedagogics” are not accepted without certificate for successfully passed exam from the commission for examination of the speech and communicational skills.

Last update on 19 January 2017