Graduate with an Honours degree in speech pathology and gain a career advantage.

Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Honours)

Why study with us?

Study Speech Pathology at the University of Newcastle

Our flagship Speech Pathology degree is renowned as the most comprehensive program in Australia. 

The Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Honours) is a highly specialised degree that equips graduates with the knowledge, confidence and practical skills needed to pursue a career as a professional speech pathologist. At UON, we offer flexible opportunities, pathways, and a strong clinical program, as well as regional and international links.

Speech pathologists are allied health professionals responsible for the assessment and treatment of children and adults with communication and swallowing disorders, for example, delayed speech and language development, cleft lip and palate, voice disorders and stuttering.

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When you study speech pathology at the University of Newcastle, you will have the opportunity to step inside the profession of speech pathology through substantial clinical experience. 

Placements range from one-day observation visits to five-week intensive block placements located at local clinics, as well as other regional, rural and Sydney metropolitan locations. 

Students may also develop clinical skills and experience through various international placement opportunities. The program also offers students exciting opportunities through its well-regarded Southeast Asia stream



The Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Honours) degree is accredited by the Speech Pathology Association of Australia, the professional association of speech pathologists, and is recognised in Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States of America.

For more detailed information on our expertise in the area of speech pathology, see a list of discipline contacts in the School of Humanities and Social Science.

What you will study