Master of Speech Pathology

Master of Speech Pathology

Master degree
24 months
Application deadlines: December 1
Full-time, Part-time, Distance & online learning
Intakes: February 11
International tuition: A$40,000
Domestic tuition: A$10,958

Program overview

Study a Master of Speech Pathology at UC and you will: attain entry-level speech pathology competencies across a range of practice areas deliver culturally and socially appropriate speech pathology services communicate and work effectively with diverse partners in health, education and the community critique, synthesise and apply evidence from research and consumer perspectives to inform speech pathology practices critically evaluate information required for effective service delivery develop in-depth research skills and be recognised as a competent researcher-practitioner be able to participate, collaborate and contribute to policy development and industry knowledge contribute to building stronger research evidence for clinical and life outcomes gain a deeper understanding of the social issues of speech pathology and how it relates to a different age, linguistic and cultural demographics.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus
Part-time
Completely online

Requirements

Admission Requirements A completed bachelor degree in any discipline with a credit or higher average*. * Applicants without a degree but with a combination of pre-tertiary qualifications and work experience or professional membership (Equivalent Graduate Status) may apply. Admission to this course is competitive. Applications will be assessed on the basis of academic merit and the number of available places. Additional Admission Requirements All students are required to undergo a 'working with vulnerable people' check and the relevant Federal Police Check prior to undertaking clinical practice. Results of the police check must be satisfactory for students to be accepted for practice education placements in a variety of health care settings. Clinical practice placements are essential to the program and are assessed, and may be outside of normal teaching time. Prior to commencing clinical practice, all students need to present a complete immunisation schedule, details of which will be provided by the Placement Office. These details can be found at: http://www.canberra.edu.au/current-students/canberra-students/work-integrated-learning/prepare-current-students/Health There are non-standard English language requirements for this course. To be eligible you must have an academic IELTS of 7.0 overall with no band score below 7.0 or equivalent.

Career opportunities

A Master of Speech Pathology qualification from UC will expose you to a higher level of understanding of speech pathology issues in public, private and voluntary positions in Australia and overseas. Taking this course will give you the knowledge and credentials to able to lead, work, educate, guide and influence change in policies and procedural activities in the following areas: private and public hospitals rehabilitation centres aged care facilities community health clinics schools and disability organisations private practices. As Australia’s aging population demographic continues to grow and evolve, the need for qualified and experienced Speech Pathologists to help improve and develop the knowledge base of the speech pathology profession will increase exponentially.

Campus location

Bruce , Australia

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