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Master of Speech Pathology

Curtin University
1 to 3 years
Master's degree
On campus
Perth
English
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About this program

This graduate entry master (GEM) qualification for speech pathologists is an alternative to the Bachelor of Science (Speech Pathology) for those with a bachelor degree in another discipline. The academic coursework and clinical practice integrate contemporary theory and research. Students will be introduced to theoretical, evidence-based material relevant for clinical practice and provide students with research skills required to become evidence based clinicians. Throughout the course, students will participate in supervised clinical education in a variety of contexts. This course in speech pathology will develop an integrated understanding of the science of human communication as well as the professional competencies for providing speech pathology services to people with communication and/or swallowing disorders. Speech pathologists provide specialist services for people with communication and/or swallowing problems.

Admission requirements

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Program content

  • apply knowledge of human communication science to the delivery of speech pathology services andresearch in diverse and changing settings
  • critically analyse information to plan, implement and evaluate speech pathology services and research
  • locate, extract and critically appraise evidence and information from a range of resources to solve theoretical and applied problems in human communication science with a high level of independence
  • demonstrate excellence in written, verbal and non-verbal communication skills appropriate to the discipline within a legal and ethical framework
  • use technologies relevant to the human communication sciences to inform clinical practice and research
  • understand and implement a wide variety of learning strategies, and take responsibility for ongoing professional and personal development
  • incorporate and demonstrate awareness of global or international perspectives in health care to clinical practice and research in speech pathology
  • demonstrate awareness of and respect for individual human rights and cultural diversity
  • independently and collaboratively apply professional skills in an ethical manner across a range of professional settings

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Curtin University

Curtin is an innovative, global university known for its high-impact researching, strong industry patnerships and commitment to preparing you for jobs on the future. With an expanding global presence, including locations in Western Australia, Malaysia, Singapore, Dubai and Mauritius, Curtin...


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