The Master of Speech Pathology Studies will build on your undergraduate degree, allowing you to qualify as a registered speech pathologist in just two and a half years.
This postgraduate program is designed for students who have completed both an approved bachelor’s degree and appropriate pre-requisites in statistics, linguistics, psychology or human physiology.
Benefit from a six-semester program that integrates your previous studies. You will complete advanced coursework to develop your understanding of practice and research, while enhancing the effectiveness of your clinical practice.
Learn how to interview, assess, diagnose and treat a variety of clients with communication issues, ranging from speech impairments to problems with voice control, language, fluency, swallowing and eating.
Complete supervised clinical placements to build your confidence and skills as a clinician. These placements will allow you to apply your theoretical knowledge to your practice, ensuring you’re job ready upon graduation.
|Anatomical Fundamentals for Speech & Language|
|Health Sciences Research Evaluation II|
|Introduction to Speech Pathology Practice for Graduates|
Year 1 (Semester 1)
|Voice, Hearing & Fluency Disorders|
|Articulation and Phonological Disorders and Clinical Practice|
|Early Childhood Language|
Year 1 (Semester 2)
|Children with Special Needs|
|Clinical Management of Dysphagia & Laryngectomy|
|Acquired Adult Neurological Language Disorders|
|Motor Speech Disorders in Children & Adults|
Year 1 (Summer Semester)
|Intensive Clinic Block|
Year 2 (Semester 1)
|Adult Language Disorders|
|Language and Literacy in Education|
Year 2 (Semester 2)
|Practice Education II|
|Integrated Case Management in Speech Pathology|
To be considered for enrolment, an applicant must:
- hold a bachelor degree; study in fields such as health, humanities, education, social, physical or biological sciences is recommended.
- if the bachelor degree was completed more than 10 years prior to program commencement, have subsequently completed a postgraduate qualification, or a minimum of 8 units/4 courses of university level study.
- have successfully completed, within the 10 years prior to program commencement, the following university level study:
- 2 units (1 course) in statistics; and
- 2 units (1 course) in either linguistics, psychology, or human physiology.
- IELTS overall 7; speaking 8; reading 7; writing 7; listening 7. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ
- TOEFL IBT – Overall 100, listening 25, reading 25, writing 27, speaking 27.
- TOEFL PB – Overall 600, listening 59, reading 59, writing 64/6.
- Pearsons – Overall 72, listening/reading/writing minimum 72, speaking 82.
- CES – Overall 185, listening/reading/writing minimum 185, speaking 200.
- BEP and OET are not accepted.
The University of Queensland
Brisbane QLD 4072
Tel: +61 7 3365 1111