UAC Undergraduate Course Description

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CourseCampusType of
UAC codePattern of
Course start dateMajor offer round
B Speech Pathology (Honours)1 Newcastle – Callaghan CSP 484150 4F/EqP 82.15 23 Feb 2015 21 Jan 2015

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

Major studies: Linguistics, psychology, speech pathology.

Practical experience: Over 20 weeks of clinical experience spread over all four years and 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: All students are eligible for ungraded honours. Graded honours is awarded to eligible students on the basis of superior performance in the honours stream, which requires completion of research and thesis components.

Professional recognition: Speech Pathology Association of Australia; recognised in New Zealand, Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States of America.

Career opportunities: Examples include speech pathologist in hospitals, community health centres, schools or private practice.

Additional information: Lectures are scheduled for daytime attendance.

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Applicants should note that under the revised Australian Qualifications Framework some programs with Honours are four year programs available with direct entry and other programs are three year end-on Honours programs that require a 3 year Bachelor degree for admission. Check the course descriptions carefully.

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