Edith Cowan University (RTO 4756)
Bachelor's Degree + Undergraduate Unit
HECS-HELP may be availableUpfront payment
4 years full time, 8 years part time
Semester 1: 25th February 2019, Semester 2: 29th July 2019
One of the fundamental ways we communicate is through speech. But some of us have trouble formulating our thoughts in this way because of physical or cognitive impairment. This is where a Speech Pathologist comes in. While studying a Bachelor of Speech Pathology at Edith Cowan University, you'll be immersed in theoretical and practical learning processes.
You'll research speech science, physiology, audiology, psychology, healthcare, and education. You'll learn the skills necessary to assess, plan, and treat people with communication and swallowing difficulties in different situations.
If you have a keen interest in language, psychology and development, Speech Pathology may be the career path for you. Edith Cowan University is accredited by Speech Pathology Australia (SPA).
You may be eligible to apply for this course at ECU if you meet the following requirements:
Please note that School Leaver applicants will require completion of WACE or equivalent.
If none of the above applies to you, but you have work and life experience, you may be eligible to apply via ECU's Experience-Based Entry Scheme.
English Competency: International and internationally schooled applicants will require an Academic IELTS with an overall band minimum score of 7.5 (no individual band less than 7.0).
In this course the core units may include:
Students feel happy, well supported and well educated when they study with ECU, in fact, in the 2018 QILT survey, Edith Cowan University received the highest student experience rating of all Australian public universities.
When you study with ECU, you’ll have access to expert course advice, counselling, diversity and disability services, transnational and national program support, student success programs, careers and employability services... just to name a few.
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 completing this course you'll have a Bachelor of Speech Pathology. You'll receive professional recognition, and as a graduate of this course you'll be eligible for a Practicing Membership with Speech Pathology Australia.
You may also choose to embark on further studies in the field, such as a Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Honours).
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.
Tuition fees change from year to year. Financial assistance may be available including scholarships and HECS-HELP Loan. Enquire to find out.
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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