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

Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Honours)

Why study with us?

When you study speech pathology at the University of Newcastle you will graduate with the essential skills you need to pursue a successful career in speech pathology.

Speech pathology at the University of Newcastle

The Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Honours) is a highly specialised degree that equips you with the knowledge and practical skills you need to pursue a career as a professional speech pathologist.

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.

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 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