• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

Speech pathologists recognise the importance of communication and swallowing as activities that enable people to participate fully in their daily lives. They work with individuals, groups, families, and communities to support the development, rehabilitation and maintenance of effective communication and swallowing skills across the lifespan.

You’ll recognise the dignity of the human person and your responsibility towards the common good, and have opportunities to put your values, knowledge and skills into action with professional practice and community engagement activities in Australia and overseas.

Career

Our graduates of the Bachelor of Speech Pathology from Australian Catholic University  have pursued careers in:

  • early intervention services for children
  • schools
  • hospitals
  • rehabilitation centres
  • mental health services
  • community health services
  • aged care services
  • private practice research

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    320 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Self and Community: Exploring the Anatomy of Modern Society
  • Being Human
  • Ethics and the Good Life
  • Justice and Change in a Global World
  • The Just Society
  • Psychology for Allied Health

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    110

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    8

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

CRICOS: 078174M

  • Applicants require the equivalent of an Australian Year 12 Certificate, including studies in biology, chemistry or physics. Applicants must also comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy and require an academic IELTS minimum overall score of 8.0 (with a minimum score of 8.0 in all bands), or an equivalent acceptable test score as outlined in the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy (Schedule 3).
Honours
  • The Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Honours) program is embedded into years 3 and 4 of the Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Pass) program. To be eligible to apply for admission to the honours program, a student must have completed 160 cp from years 1 and 2 of the Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Pass) degree, with a grade point average of at least 5.50.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    39472 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 39472 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    8763 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8763 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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$8763 CSP

In a CSP, the Australian Government subsidises the cost of your course. You’ll pay the remainder, known as the student contribution amount.

Living costs

  • Melbourne, Australia

    1501 - 2660 AUD/month
    Living Costs
  • Sydney, Australia

    1882 - 3550 AUD/month
    Living Costs
  • Brisbane, Australia

    1402 - 2530 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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