James Cook University JCU

Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Honours)

James Cook University JCU

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00117J

Develop highly specialised theoretical and practical knowledge within speech pathology, anatomy, linguistics, psychology, medicine, education and communication in this accredited degree. Apply a holistic and interdisciplinary understanding of health care to assess, diagnose and manage communication and swallowing difficulties and differences that will improve peoples' quality of life. You’ll benefit from over 60 hours of placement opportunities, including in rural and remote areas.


96 credit points as per course structure


  • Professional Honours
  • Research Honours

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • English (Units 3/4,C) plus one of Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Psychology or Health (Units 3/4,C)


Speech Pathology Australia

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
JCU Townsville International: $170,560
  • ATAR: 70
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 6 years

Further information

If students identify as Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, JCU can assist them in pursuit of a health career through the Indigenous Health Careers Access Program (IHCAP). International student visa-holders must not enrol in more than a third of the total credit points for the course in online, distance or external study.

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