Master of Speech Pathology
The UTS Master of Speech Pathology is a two-year, graduate-entry course. Grounded firmly in the profession with an innovative and practice-based approach, the course enables students to actively participate in learning as they acquire the clinical and professional skills needed to enter the profession of speech pathology.
This postgraduate professional course prepares students with the knowledge, skills and confidence to work in speech pathology in the private and public sectors. Over the two-year course, students have the opportunity to use the latest digital technologies for health and education and learn about the business and professional aspects of speech pathology, including telepractice and telesupervision. They learn ways to prepare for changes to the workforce expected with the growth of the private practice sector, telehealth, the use of personal electronic health records, and the National Disability Insurance Scheme. Through a variety of learning experiences, students are immersed in meaningful interprofessional coursework, in-person and telepractice clinical work with children and adults, and clinical research.
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Minimum English Language Requirements
|English Level Description||IELTS (1.0 -9.0)||TOEFL IBT (0-120)||TOEFL CBT (0-300)||PTE (10-90)|
|Extremely Limited||< 4||< 31||< 93||< 30|
Job Opportunity Potential
Speech pathologists work with children and adults with communication and swallowing disability in a range of settings including hospitals, health centres, schools and private practices. With the constant advancements in information and communication technologies and digital health solutions, along with growth in the private sector and clinical research, speech pathologists have a diverse range of career trajectories. The UTS Master of Speech Pathology prepares students for a rewarding career that empowers individuals and communities towards improved communication and swallowing, for participation and inclusion in all aspects of society.
- 2 years
Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria
- Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised bachelor's degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate studies.
In addition to a completed bachelor's degree, applicants must have also completed the following subjects at a tertiary level within the last 10 years and must provide relevant subject outlines with their application:
- one biology subject
- one human anatomy subject
- one human physiology subject.
For prerequisite checking, students must provide a copy of the subject or unit descriptions from the university handbook (or equivalent) of the university where they completed the subjects. If students are unsure whether the previous study meets prerequisite requirements, they can submit the subject outlines for pre-assessment via email.
Selected applicants are required to undertake a short interview with a panel and final offers are dependent upon interview rank. Applicants are assessed in the areas of communication skills, interpersonal skills, interest in speech pathology, and commitment to speech pathology as a career.
Professional and clinical requirements
All successful applicants are required to:
- acquire a Working With Children Check(Blue card mandatory) and an Australian National Police Check.
- complete a series of NSW Health forms including a Code of Conduct, and
- demonstrate evidence of protection against a number of specified infectious diseases.
This degree leads to eligibility for membership of Speech Pathology Australia and to practice as a speech pathologist. Applicants who have already completed a speech pathology/speech therapy degree overseas are also required to submit a personal statement stating their motivation for wanting to repeat a speech pathology qualification.
Minimum English Language Requirements
- AcademicIELTS: 7.0 overall with a writing score of 7.0;
- TOEFL: TOEFL: paper based: 584-609 overall with TWE of 5.0, internet based: 94-101 overall with a writing score of 27;
- AE6: Pass;
- PTE: PTE: 65-72;
- CAE: 185-190
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- Course Code: 098167M
- Course Type: Full Time
- Course Level: Masters/PG Degree
- Duration: 02 Year
Total Tuition Fee:
Annual Cost of Living: 21041 AUD
Application Fee: 100 AUD
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