The Bachelor of Speech Pathology will teach you how to help people who have trouble communicating and/or swallowing.
The course encompasses all aspects of communication including:
- signs, symbols and gestures.
Speech pathologists also work with people who have difficulties swallowing food and drink, such as children with a cleft lip and palate or adults following a stroke..
Professional placement is offered throughout this speech pathology degree, starting in the first year. In the fourth and final year, clinical placement is a major part of the course with students undertaking professional practice placement under the supervision of a practicing speech pathology.