Master of Speech Pathology

University of Canberra

The Master of Speech Pathology is a two-year graduate entry program that will provide students with the skills necessary for the delivery of quality speech pathology services, and equip them to respond to the changing demands of the Australian health system. The course is undertaken online, with intensive on-campus residentials and placements providing the clinical learning. Within two years students could be working in hospitals, rehabilitation centres, aged care facilities, community health clinics, schools and disability organisations assisting people to achieve their highest quality of life at work, home and socially; irrespective of age, disability or illness.

Course Fee:

International: $80,000

Entry Requirements:

This course has an early closing date to submit applications by the 31st October of every year. Applicants must meet the following criteria: A) a completed bachelor degree in any discipline with a credit or higher average, and B) a minimum of one unit of degree level studies in human anatomy. Applicants without a degree but with a combination of pre-tertiary qualifications and work experience or professional membership (Equivalent Graduate Status) may apply. All applicants require one degree level unit in human anatomy. Applicants without the necessary human anatomy pre-requisite are encouraged to discuss options with the course convener. Selection will be based on application and an interview, with interviews commencing in November. IELTS: must have an academic IELTS of 7.0 overall with no band score below 7.0 or equivalent.


48 credit points

Subjects you can Study:

Speech pathology; professional practice

Further information:

All students are required to undergo a 'working with vulnerable people' check and the relevant Federal Police Check prior to undertaking clinical practice. Results of the police check must be satisfactory for students to be accepted for practice education placements in a variety of health care settings. Clinical practice placements are essential to the program and are assessed, and may be outside of normal teaching time. Prior to commencing clinical practice, all students need to present a complete immunisation schedule, details of which will be provided by the Placement Office.


Accreditation by Speech Pathology Australia (SPA) is being sought.

Accepts International Students:


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Speech Pathologist,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Canberra No info No Part time 6 years
Canberra No info No Full time 2 years
The University of Canberra is located in Australia's national capital. The University provides professionally based undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees. They engage in applied research to support government, business and the professions regionally, nationally and internationally.

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