The University of Newcastle, Australia
Selection Rank
85.10 (Median SR)
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International entry requirement

UAC code


Start dates
  • Semester 1 - 24 Feb 2020
Mode of delivery

Face to Face


4 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 10 years maximum.



Start dates
  • Semester 1 - 24 Feb 2020

AUD36,160 (indicative annual fee, 2020)
Indicative annual fees are based on a full year full time load (80 units) Find out more about fees

English language proficiency
  • IELTS overall minimum - 7.0
  • IELTS section minimum - 7.0

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4 years full-time.

Mode of delivery

Face to Face

Program code: 12318
CRICOS code: 029748F

This degree requires students to participate in placements in NSW services or facilities, including NSW Health facilities. During placement, students will be subject to the policies and procedures of the placement facility. Students must meet all the Speech Pathology Placement Requirements including a National Criminal Record Check, NSW Working with Children clearance and meet all the NSW Health Verification requirements. For more information visit the UON website.

Develop impressive real-world skills with more than 20 weeks of clinical placements and a comprehensive range of practical experiences throughout your studies. The program will provide you with clinical education and experience that is sufficient in both quality and quantity so that you gain confidence and meet professional accreditation requirements.

At UON, our dedicated professional experience unit will ensure that you gain the best placements preparing you for successful careers.

Clinical placements


  • Local, metropolitan, regional and rural clinics in Australia
  • International placements in Southeast Asia
  • On-campus speech pathology clinics
  • Intensity

    20+ weeks clinical experience throughout your studies.


    Placements range from one-day observation visits to five-week intensive block placements.


    Throughout the school year and during University breaks.

    Southeast Asia Stream

    You 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.

    Southeast Asia Stream

    The University of Newcastle has strong regional and international links in Southeast (SE) Asia. Apart from diverse placements in Australia, you can enrich your practical experience further through our exciting SE Asia stream.

    Why choose the SE Asia Stream

    • Gain distinctive graduate skills, knowledge and practical experience
    • Enjoy flexible study options
    • Work in a variety of settings with diverse populations and cultures
    • Gain wider and better understanding of broader health issues locally, regionally and internationally
    • Experience other cultures and languages - network, gain friends and enhance work skills with cultural and linguistic advantages
    • Contribute to the development of speech therapy in the Asia Pacific region.

    For more information, you may download and print our Speech Pathology - Southeast Asia stream flyer (PDF, 1.3MB).

    On-campus speech pathology clinics

    Additionally, some clinical placements will be based within the University's Speech Pathology Clinic centre. Specialised clinics treat members of the public and include: