Bachelor of Speech Pathology – Indigenous Health Careers Access Program
Medicine, Health and Molecular Sciences
English, plus either Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Physical Education or Health Education.
Entry requirements for this course are consistent with the Pathways to Qualifications in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Guidelines for Bachelor degrees.
Special admission requirements
Nominate with QTAC as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander
Academic Requirements for Course Completion
111 credit points as per course structure
Characteristics of learning outcomes for this course are consistent with those outlined in the Bachelor degree Guideline in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).
CU1010:03 Effective Writing
MA1020:03 Preparatory Mathematics
SL1001:03 Introduction to Speech Pathology
WS1006:03 Self in Professional Helping
AT1210:03 Introductory Human Anatomy and Histology
CP1030:03 IT Fundamentals
HS1401:03 Health and Health Care in Australia
BM1051:03 Anatomy and Physiology for Speech Pathology 1
RH1002:03 Communication Skills for Health Professionals
SL1002:03 Introductory Linguistics and Phonetics
BM1052:03 Anatomy and Physiology for Speech Pathology 2
HS1003:03 Lifespan Development for Health A
SL1004:03 Linguistics and Phonetics 2
HS2401:03 Rural and Remote Primary and Public Health Care
HS2402:03 Health Professional Research 1
HS2403:03 Health Promotion for Health Professionals
SL2002:03 Language Development and Impairment
RH2002:03 Clinical Medicine for Therapy
SL2001:03 Principles of Assessment and Therapy
SL2003:03 Acquired Speech Impairments
SL2004:03 Speech Pathology Practice 1
SL2006:03 Speech Development and Impairment
HS3401:03 Health Professional Research 2
SL3001:03 Stuttering Across the Lifespan
SL3002:03 Swallowing Disabilities Across the Lifespan
SL3003:03 Speech Pathology Practice 2
SL3004:03 Acquired Language Impairments
SL3005:03 Voice Impairment
SL3006:03 Speech Pathology Practice 3
SL4001:03 Professional Competencies for Speech Pathology 1
SL4002:06 Speech Pathology Practice 4
SL4003:03 Professional Competencies for Speech Pathology 2
SL4004:06 Speech Pathology Practice 5
SL4005:03 Speech Pathology Professional Project A
SL4006:03 Speech Pathology Professional Project B
COURSE AVAILALE AT
No mid-year entry
Expected time to complete
5 years full-time or 7 years part-time
Maximum time to complete
Maximum leave of absence
Course progression requisites
Must successfully complete all level 1 and level 2 subjects before attempting any level 3 subject.
Must successfully complete all level 3 subjects before attempting any level 4 subject.
Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)
Further information about placements can be found at Enrolment Policy – Coursework Students .
Candidates may be required to undertake placements away from the campus at which they are enrolled at their own expense.
Special assessment requirements
Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade
Supplementary exam for final subject
Inclusion of majors on testamur
Not applicable - this course does not have majors
Exit with lesser award
Available both as in-course honours and as a separate graduate entry course.
At the start of level 3, the Head of School will invite applications for honours.
Candidates must have obtained a GPA of not less than 5.0, calculated over the subjects completed for levels 1 and 2, and Study Period 1 of level 3 of the program.
A quota may be imposed on the number of candidates accepted for entry to the honours course depending on the availability of supervisors.