To be eligible for admission to the Master of Speech Pathology, a student must have:
completed an undergraduate degree* (not in speech pathology) with a minimum GPA of 5.0 at the time of application - whilst there are no prerequisite study areas for admission, desirable areas include: psychology; health science; public health; medical science; human services; education; linguistics, and
satisfactory performance in an interview with a Speech Pathology academic staff member.
* Admission will not normally be granted for studies that have been completed more than ten years prior to the time of application for admission. If studies were completed more than ten years prior to the time of application, applicants must have completed a minimum of 40 credit points (equivalent to Bachelor degree level or above) at a higher education institution within ten years of applying for admission.
As the number of applicants may exceed the places available, selection for admission is competitive and will be based upon (1) academic merit and (2) interview.
A minimum overall band score of 7.0 on IELTS (Academic) with no sub-score of less than 7.0
OR a minimum score of 580 on TOEFL
OR an internet-based (iBT) TOEFL score of 92 (no score less than 22)
OR no score less than 4 in each skill of the ISLPR (conducted by ISLPR Language Services only)
OR a minimum overall score of 185 (no score less than 176) on C2 Proficiency (formerly Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English)
English test results must be no more than two years old.
You will have the opportunity to work in a variety of areas including hospitals, community and rehabilitation centres, schools (kindergarten to high school), nursing homes, disability services and in private practice.
OSHC: 609 ($) AUD per year