What is a 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.
Why study with us?
This degree takes you right inside the profession of speech pathology by offering you 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 degree deals with all acquired and developmental human communication and swallowing disorders, phonological and articulatory disorders, stuttering, voice disorders, communication disorders of neurological origin and audiology. Foundation courses include the study of linguistics, psychology, bioscience, anatomy, and neuroscience.