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Master of Speech Pathology
Master of Speech Pathology

Master of Speech Pathology

  • ID:GU610343
  • Level:Master's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

Any Bachelor degree (except Speech Pathology) (5.0 GPA) or higher and interview

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.

English Requirements

  • 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.


Course Information

International students must be in Australia and able to attend campus to commence this program.

Arrangements for continuing students unable to travel to Australia will be advised by the School.

You will learn through a problem-based curriculum, active learning in small groups and practical work placements that facilitate the integration of theory and practice. As a speech pathologist, you will be equipped to work in a wide range of health and educational settings. You will develop research literacy and enhance your ability to respond to changes and provide quality services throughout your professional life.


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Year 1

Students must complete the following courses:


  • Speech Pathology Skills and Practice 1 - 7721AHS

  • Foundations of Speech Pathology - 7702AHS

  • Communication and Swallowing Disorders 1 - 7722AHS

  • Speech Pathology Skills and Practice 2 - 7723AHS

  • Communication and Swallowing Disorders 2 - 7724AHS

  • Foundations of Research Inquiry - 7001HSV

Year 2

Students must complete the following courses:


  • Speech Pathology Skills and Practice 3 - 7725AHS

  • Communication and Swallowing Disorders 3 - 7726AHS

  • Research Evidence and Practice - 7021NRS (not offered from 2021)

  • Evidence Based Practice and Clinical Research - 7709AHS (offered from 2021)

  • Speech Pathology Skills and Practice 4 - 7727AHS

  • Transition to Professional Practice - 7728AHS

  • Speech Pathology Practice Innovation Project - 7711AHS

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

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.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 609 ($) AUD per year

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