Charles Sturt University
HECS-HELP may be availableUpfront payment
4 years full time, 8 years part time
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Speech Pathology Assistant | Speech Pathologist
Get hands-on experience with people from diverse backgrounds while you study with this Bachelor of Speech and Language Pathology from Charles Sturt University. This course prepares you for the realities of your future career, ensuring you enter your new role with confidence.
Learn everything you need to know to pursue a successful career as a speech pathologist! This course develops your knowledge in key areas of speech and language pathology including diagnostics, treatment planning and intervention for people of all ages and backgrounds. You'll graduate with confidence in your ability to apply your technical knowledge to real-world situations.
In this comprehensive course, you'll explore rural and remote health, social justice, cultural safety and issues of access and equity, and develop essential skills in working with people and their families, communities, and other health and education professionals.
With outstanding clinical facilities, expert practitioners teaching and opportunities for regional and overseas study, CSU is dedicated to helping you get the most out of your degree.
To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
In this speech pathology course, subjects you may study include:
CSU offers a range of student support services, academic learning support and skills development for all its distance education students. Studying with CSU, you will have access to your online subjects, Student Services, the CSU Library, forums and your exam results through student.csu, a personalised online portal.
You will also have entry into CSU Interact, a scholarly environment that connects students and staff online. Each subject you’re enrolled in will have its own subject site housed within CSU Interact, giving you access to learning content, tools and subject forums.
This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:
Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Bachelor of Speech and Language Pathology from Charles Sturt University.
Qualified speech pathologists are in high demand, particularly in rural and regional areas. There is a diverse range of employment opportunities in schools, community health centres, hospitals, rehabilitation units, nursing homes or disability services both in Australia and abroad.
Wondering where a career in speech pathology could take you? Potential job outcomes may include; Speech Pathologist, Speech Therapist, Speech Pathology Assistant, Speech Therapy Assistant, Rehabilitation Assistant, Allied Health Assistant.
Charles Sturt University offers upfront payment for this course. Students who meet citizenship and residency requirements may be eligible for Government support, allowing you to defer part or all of your course fees.
Enquire now to find out more about options available to you.
This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $55,874 (2017-18 income year).
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