Federation University Australia

Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Honours)

Federation University Australia

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00103D

Core studies in the first two years of this degree will help you build a solid foundation to diagnose and treat communication disorders, including difficulties with speech, language, fluency and voice. In third and fourth year, you may pursue your interests by selecting either the professional honours or research honours, where you will work on an individual project. As a graduate, you may work in public and private settings as a clinician, educator, policy advisor, manager, advocate, consultant and in other aligned roles.

Structure

Years 1 and 2 are taken by all students. Depending on GPA, students then stream into either the professional honours or the research honours for years 3 and 4. However, within in the final 2 years of the program many courses are common between the streams. Courses are consistent with the post graduate program and would be jointly taught with different assessment tasks.

Subjects

  • Anatomy and physiology for speech pathology
  • Introduction to speech pathology
  • Introduction to linguistics and phonetics
  • Applied psycholinguistics for speech pathology
  • Lifespan development and communication
  • Health and healthcare in Australia
  • Language acquisition
  • Evidence-based health care
  • Health promotion for health professionals
  • Speech pathology development and impairment
  • Speech pathology clinical practice
  • Language development and impairment
  • Acquired language and speech impairment
  • Case studies in speech pathology
  • Healthcare in rural and regional Australia Swallowing disabilities across the life span
  • Complex case studies in speech pathology
  • Professional Honours project
  • Advanced clinical reasoning.

Standard entry requirements

  • Units 1 and 2: satisfactory completion in two units (any study combination) of any Mathematics or Units 3 and 4: one of Biology, Chemistry, Health and Human Development, any Mathematics, Physical Education or Physics
  • Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in any English.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Gippsland (Churchill)
  • ATAR: 70
No
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Flexible Delivery : 4 years
Gippsland (Churchill)
  • ATAR: 70
No
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Flexible Delivery : 4 years
Mount Helen (Ballarat)
  • ATAR: 70
No
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Flexible Delivery : 4 years
Mount Helen (Ballarat)
  • ATAR: 70
No
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Flexible Delivery : 4 years

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