UAC Undergraduate Course Description

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B Speech Pathology 1,2

*** This course has been cancelled and replaced with 480915 B Speech Pathology (Honours)***

University of Newcastle

CampusType of
UAC codePattern of attendance 2013 cut-offStart dateMajor offer round
Newcastle – Callaghan CSP  480910  *** cancelled ***

For information about when you'll need to apply to be considered in each offer round refer to UAC applications and offer round dates. Check the course search for the most recent final closing date.

Recommended studies: Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and English (Advanced).

Major studies: Linguistics, psychology, speech pathology.

Practical experience: Students complete over 20 weeks of clinical experience during the program. This clinical experience is spread over all four years and is organised to take place during semester and in the semester breaks. It occurs in metropolitan, local regional and rural settings on a one day per week or block placement.

Honours: Awarded on the basis of eligible students successfully completing an honours thesis in Year 4. Honours is currently under review and is subject to change.

Professional recognition: Speech Pathology Association of Australia; recognised in NZ, Canada, the United Kingdom and the USA.

Career opportunities: Examples include speech pathologist in a hospital, community health centre, schools or private practice.

Additional information: Lectures are scheduled for daytime attendance.

1. Special requirements and policies apply

2. The academic content of this program is currently under review.

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