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Flinders University Speech Pathology Program Graduate Entry


KOM Consultants is the official Canadian representative of Flinders University in Australia. Canadian applications to Flinders University’s Postgraduate Entry Master of Speech Pathology program are submitted directly through KOM Consultants at 1-877-318-8203 or info@komconsultants.com.


Flinders University Master of Speech Pathology Overview

The Master in Speech Pathology at Flinders University offers an innovative, enquiry based curriculum, incorporating a problem-based learning (PBL) format.

Learning is accessible on and off campus at Flinders University, providing opportunities to integrate theory with clinical practice.

Speech Pathology graduates at Flinders University are equipped to begin practice in a wide range of health and educational settings.

Flinders University’s Speech Pathology course fosters students’ ability to respond effectively to the changing nature of professional knowledge and practice, ensuring their ability to provide quality services throughout their working life.

Why study Speech Pathology at Flinders?

  • Flinders University is the only university in South Australia teaching speech pathology and audiology and Flinders Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology has joined with that of the Flinders Medical Centre to jointly provide clinical services, teaching and research. This is unique in Australia and allows Speech Pathology students to visit patients in the medical wards and participate in many of the outpatient services offered by the hospital.
  • Flinders University’s operate speech pathology and audiology clinics for the community. Flinders University’s vision is to be a major force within the area of communication disorders through the achievement of the highest standards in, and providing an optimal balance between, teaching, research and clinical services combined with flexibility in response to the needs of students, clients and the community.
  • Flinders University facilities include 2 group-therapy rooms and 3 state-of-the-art soundproof audiology rooms, all with facilities for direct student observation, and 9 individual clinical rooms, all linked by closed circuit video to a central monitoring facility for the Speech Pathology program.

Flinders Speech Pathology School

Clinical Work Experience

Speech Pathology students at Flinders University will undertake a number of clinical placements across the course which will ensure they reach the competencies required to practice in Australia and many other countries in the world.

These Speech Pathology placements will be offered in metropolitan Adelaide as well as rural and remote areas, including Darwin and Alice Springs with the possibility of international placements.

What Attracts Canadians to Flinders University in Australia

  • Ranked in the Top 400 universities globally
  • Ranked #71 of the top 100 universities under 50 years of age
  • #9 in Lonely Planet’s Top 10 cities in the World to visit
  • #5 Best student city in the world (Global Liveability Survey 2013)
  • More affordable than most Australian cities
  • 91% student satisfaction with level of support

Entry Requirements

  • Applicants normally must hold at least an undergraduate degree from a recognized higher education institution, and typically have achieved a minimum of a credit average. There is no preferred undergraduate degree for admission.
  • All ranked applicants will be required to participate in an interview as part of the application process. Phone interviews will be available for applicants who are offshore.

Professional Recognition

Professional Recognition in Canada

The Master of Speech Pathology program at Flinders University is officially accredited by Speech Pathology Australia.

Graduates applying to licensing in Canada, UK or the USA will be required to provide details of their program of studies to the relevant bodies and sit a licensing examination.

KOM Consultants understand the process and requirements needed to enter the profession in Canada. Contact KOM Consultants for more information

All students applying directly through KOM Consultants will be supported with the latest information on the accreditation process.

Award Title: Master of Speech Pathology
Length of Program: 4 Semesters completed over 2 years
Intake: February
Prerequisites: undergraduate degree in any discipline.
Interview: Phone interview required
Application Dates: October 31
Annual Tuition Fees: Contact KOM Consultants for latest tuition fees 1-877-318-8203
Faculty: Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
Country: Australia