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Australian Catholic University, Australia, North Sydney

Speech Pathology, Bachelor

  • Speech Pathology, Bachelor
  • Full-time
  • Duration : 4 years

Student Type

Indicative Fees

AUD 9,003

Study mode

On Campus

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Course Highlights

The Bachelor of Speech Pathology will teach you how to help people who have trouble communicating and/or swallowing.

Career Opportunities

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Course Overview

The course encompasses all aspects of communication including:speechwritingreadingsignssymbols and gestures.Speech pathologists also work with people who have difficulties swallowing food and drink, such as children with a cleft lip and palate. I want to find another Bachelor Course Clinical placement is offered throughout this speech pathology degree, starting in the first year. In the fourth and final year, clinical placement is a major part of the course. Students will be required to undertake clinical placements under the supervision of a practicing speech pathologist totalling over 1000 hours.Career PathsGraduates can work with people across the lifespan from babies to adults and in a range of settings including: public and private hospitals, acute care and outpatient facilities, schools, community health centres, early childhood clinics and private practice.

Subjects

Programme Structure Courses Included: Self and Community: Exploring the anatomy of modern society Justice and Change in a Global World Psychology for Allied Health Human Biology 1 Indigenous Health and Culture Health Care Ethics Development and Communication Across the Lifespan Anatomy and Physiology for Speech Pathology Linguistics and Phonetics for Speech Pathology Evidence Based Speech Pathology Practice Neuroscience for Speech Pathology Language Disorders 1 (Developmental) Language Disorders 2 (Acquired) Speech Disorders 1 (Developmental) Acquired Speech Disorders Multimodal Communication Mealtimes, Feeding and Swallowing Voice Disorders Fluency Disorders and Hearing Disorders Research in Speech Pathology Complex Areas of Professional Practice

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Academic Entry Requirement

Academic Requirements Applicants require the equivalent of Australian High School completion and an overall academic IELTS score of 7.0 (with an individual score of 7.0 in writing, speaking, listening and reading). Recognised international high school qualification English language proficiency.

English Entry Requirement

7

Contact Details

Australian Catholic University

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