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Master of Speech Pathology

Curtin University

Program Overview

Speech pathologists diagnose, treat and provide services to people with communication impairments, including speech, language, voice, fluency disorders, or clients with eating and drinking difficulties across the lifespan.

You will gain a detailed understanding of communication development, developmental and acquired communication and swallowing disorders, clinical practice and research. Your studies will be supported by fieldwork opportunities.

The course includes the introduction of theoretical, evidence-based material and its link to clinical practice, and research skills to become an evidence-based clinician.

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  Location

PerthAustralia

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  Course Duration

24 Months

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  Tuition Fee

AU$ 77,067

 Score

IELTS: 7 TOEFL: 99

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What you'll learn
 

  • Apply knowledge of human communication science to the delivery of speech pathology services and research in diverse and changing settings
  • Critically analyse information to plan, implement and evaluate speech pathology services and research
  • Locate, extract and critically appraise evidence and information from a range of resources to solve theoretical and applied problems in human communication science with a high level of independence
  • Demonstrate excellence in written, verbal and non-verbal communication skills appropriate to the discipline within a legal and ethical framework
  • Use technologies relevant to the human communication sciences to inform clinical practice and research
  • Understand and implement a wide variety of learning strategies, and take responsibility for ongoing professional and personal development
  • Incorporate and demonstrate awareness of global or international perspectives in health care to clinical practice and research in speech pathology
  • Demonstrate awareness of and respect for individual human rights and cultural diversity
  • Independently and collaboratively apply professional skills in an ethical manner across a range of professional settings

Applicants with an honours degree or a bachelor degree with a course weighted average of 65% are eligible for entry to the program. The application process is competitive and typically successful applicants have demonstrated a distinction average.

Evidence of studies in human biology at university level is essential. Applicants without this background will have to complete additional units in this area before commencing the course.

Applicants will also submit a personal statement that reflects relevant work experience and knowledge of the profession.

International student indicative fees
 

  • Total indicative course fee-$77,067*
  • Indicative year 1 fee-$40,800*
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