The Bachelor of Speech Pathology will teach you how to help people who have trouble communicating and/or swallowing.
A medical degree is a vocational degree, allowing you to develop the practical and clinical capabilities specific to medicine, as well as the professional and personal attributes necessary to become a doctor
Jobs directly related to your degree include:
General practice doctor
There are over 60 specialist areas of medicine; information on each can be found at NHS Health Careers.
Jobs where your degree would be useful include:
Healthcare scientist, genomics
Higher education lecturer
International aid/development worker
Mental health nurse
Research scientist (life sciences)
Remember that many employers accept applications from graduates with any degree subject, so don't restrict your thinking to the jobs listed here.
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.
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
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