4 years full-time.
- 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).
From 2024 - English (Standard) (Band 4) or English as an Additional Language or Dialect (Band 4); plus at least one of Biology, Chemistry, or Physics, (Band 2).
English (Units 3 & 4, C); one of Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Health or Physical Education (Units 3 & 4, C)
From 2024 - English (Units 3 & 4, C); one of Biology, Chemistry, or Physics (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.
From 2024 - 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, or Physics .
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 2022 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:
- 40 cp from Inter-professional Units (Part A);
- 170 cp from Speech Pathology Theory Units (Part B);
- 90 cp from Integration and Practice Units (Part C);
- 20 cp from Core Curriculum 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 : Inter-professional Units
Complete exactly 40 credit points from the following:
|ALHT106||Psychology for Allied Health||10|
|HLSC120||Indigenous Health and Culture||10|
|ALHT210||Neuroscience for Allied Health||10|
|ALHT211||Research and Evidence - Informed Practice in Allied Health||10|
Part B : Speech Pathology Theory Units
Complete exactly 170 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|
|SPHY105||Foundations of Speech Pathology Practice||10|
|SPHY201||Language Disorders (Developmental)||10|
|SPHY202||Language Disorders (Acquired)||10|
|SPHY204||Speech Disorders (Developmental)||10|
|SPHY205||Motor Speech Disorders (Acquired)||10|
|SPHY301||Swallowing, Feeding, and Mealtime across the Lifespan||10|
|SPHY303||Voice Disorders Across the Lifespan||10|
|SPHY304||Fluency Disorders Across the Lifespan||10|
|SPHY309||Language, literacy and cognition across the lifespan||10|
|SPHY310||Community Development, Public Health and Speech Pathology||10|
|SPHY405||Workplaces and Work Readiness for Speech Pathology||10|
|SPHY406||Disability and Technology in Contemporary Speech Pathology Practice||10|
|SPHY407||Professional Reasoning in Speech Pathology - 1||10|
|SPHY408||Professional Reasoning in Speech Pathology 2||10|
Part C : Speech Pathology Integration and Practice Units
Complete exactly 90 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|
|SPHY415||Speech Pathology Professional and Reflective Practice 4A||20|
|SPHY416||Speech Pathology Professional and Reflective Practice 4B||20|
Part D : 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|