4 years full-time.
Course available at
- North Sydney
EFTSL value of units : All 10 cp units in this course have an EFTSL value of 0.125. Units with a cp value of a multiple of 10 have corresponding EFTSL values.
An applicant must also comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.
To be eligible for admission to the Bachelor of Speech Pathology, an applicant must have completed the following prerequisites at year 12 level, or equivalent:
New South Wales
English (Advanced) or English (Standard) (Band 4) or English as an Additional Language (Band 4); plus at least one of biology, chemistry, physics, or personal development, health and physical education (PDHPE) (Band 2 for all).
English (Units 3 & 4, C); one of Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Health or Physical Education (Units 3 & 4, C)
Units 3 and 4 - a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or 25 in any English other than EAL; and a study score of at least 25 in one of biology, chemistry, physics or health and human development.
International students need to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements as defined in the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.
Disclaimer :The Course entry requirements above are for 2021 Admission. Refer to your relevant Tertiary Admission Centre website for future years' entry requirements.
To qualify for the degree, a student must complete 320 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings, consisting of:
- 20 cp from Core Curriculum Units (Part A);
- 30 cp from Inter-professional Units (Part B);
- 160 cp from Speech Pathology Theory Units (Part C);
- 110 cp from Integration and Practice Units (Part D).
A student who has successfully completed 230 cp from units, and 10 cp from Core Curriculum units may exit from the course with following qualification:
- Bachelor of Allied Health
Students are required to follow the pattern of unit enrolment set out in the relevant Course Enrolment Guide, unless otherwise approved by the Course Coordinator.
In all aspects of progress through the course, students will be advised by the Course Coordinator and bound by decisions of the School Committee.
Schedule of unit offerings
Part A : Core Curriculum Units
Complete exactly 20 credit points from the following:
|UNCC100||Self and Community: Exploring the Anatomy of Modern Society||10||OR|
|PHCC104||Ethics and the Good Life||10|
|UNCC300||Justice and Change in a Global World||10||OR|
|PHCC320||The Just Society||10|
Part B : Inter-professional Units
Complete exactly 30 credit points from the following:
|ALHT106||Psychology for Allied Health||10|
|BIOL125||Human Biology 1||10|
|HLSC120||Indigenous Health and Culture||10|
Part C : Speech Pathology Theory Units
Complete exactly 160 credit points from the following:
|SPHY100||Communication and Development Across the Lifespan||10|
|SPHY102||Anatomy and Physiology for Speech Pathology||10|
|SPHY103||Linguistics and Phonetics for Speech Pathology||10|
|SPHY104||Evidence Based Practice in Speech Pathology||10|
|SPHY200||Neuroscience Speech Pathology||10|
|SPHY201||Language Disorders (Developmental)||10|
|SPHY202||Language Disorders (Acquired)||10|
|SPHY204||Speech Disorders (Developmental)||10|
|SPHY205||Motor Speech Disorders (Acquired)||10|
|SPHY301||Mealtimes Feeding and Swallowing||10|
|SPHY303||Voice Disorders Across the Lifespan||10|
|SPHY304||Fluency Disorders Across the Lifespan||10|
|SPHY306||Research in Speech Pathology||10|
|SPHY307||Complex Cases in Speech Pathology||10|
|SPHY308||Multimodal Communication Across the Lifespan||10|
|SPHY401||Contemporary Issues in Speech Pathology||10|
Part D : Speech Pathology Integration and Practice Units
Complete exactly 110 credit points from the following:
|SPHY101||Introduction to Speech Pathology Practice||10|
|SPHY203||Speech Pathology Practice 2A||10|
|SPHY207||Speech Pathology Practice 2B||10|
|SPHY302||Speech Pathology Practice 3A||10|
|SPHY305||Speech Pathology Practice 3B||10|
|SPHY400||Speech Pathology Practice 4A||30|
|SPHY402||Speech Pathology Practice 4B||30|