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Macquarie University Speech Pathology Program Graduate Entry


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


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Macquarie University Master of Speech and Language Pathology Overview

Macquarie’s Speech and Language Pathology degree prepares students for the profession of speech pathology and enables students to work clinically with individuals with developmental or acquired communication disorders. The Speech Pathology program at Macquarie University builds on fundamental knowledge from linguistics, psychology, anatomy and physiology.

Key features of the Master of Speech and Language Pathology program at Macquarie University:

  • The Speech Pathology program provides both a specialist and a multidisciplinary holistic approach to language and communication
  • The Speech Pathology program offers an extensive clinical practicum experience, ensuring that students have maximum exposure to individuals demonstrating the full range of communication impairments
  • The Speech Pathology program covers a range of topics including intercultural communication, neuroanatomy, psycholinguistics and aphasia
  • Students will have access to the Macquarie University Speech and Hearing Clinic

Clinical Work Experience

The comprehensive supervised clinical placements within the Speech Pathology program develop skills in assessment, intervention, service delivery and other aspects of professional practice. The Macquarie Speech Pathology program offers an extensive clinical practicum experience, ensuring that the student has a maximum exposure to individuals demonstrating the full range of communication impairments.

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

  • Recognized Bachelor’s qualification minimum GPA 3.0 out of 4.0
  • Recent completion of specified prerequisite units at the university level
  • Personal Statement – 2 page personal statement to include:
    • Your understanding of Speech Pathology as practised in Australia
    • Relevant personal experience of speech pathology or related fields
    • Explanation of any factors that are relevant to the application

Applications for this program are competitive. Satisfying the admission criteria does not guarantee a place on the program.

Macquarie University

About Macquarie University in Australia

5 Star University

Macquarie University in Australia was awarded five stars in the international QS Stars rating system for its performance in:

  • graduate employability
  • teaching
  • research
  • facilities
  • innovation
  • internationalization
  • access
  • specialist subjects

Macquarie University are one of only 5 Australian universities to receive 5 stars in all categories. The rating, attained only by truly world-class institutions, reinforces Macquarie’s academic, research and international standing.

First-Class Facilities

Recent investments of over $1 billion in infrastructure have allowed Macquarie University to offer students and researchers the best technology and facilities, such as:

  • Australia’s most technologically advanced private hospital on a university campus
  • Australian Hearing Hub
  • global headquarters of Cochlear Ltd
  • a state-of-the-art library featuring a robotic book storage and retrieval system
  • a swimming and sports complex
  • an on-campus railway station

Practical experience that improves graduate outcomes

A key part of Macquarie University’s unique learning environment is PACE, an initiative that provides opportunities for students to apply what they are learning within their degree in real-life organizations and environments. Such experiences help Macquarie University students develop communication, leadership, professional, and interpersonal skills, which greatly improves their career prospects.

Professional Recognition

Professional Recognition in Canada

This Macquarie University degree is accredited by the Speech Pathology Australia. Speech Pathology graduates at Macquarie University 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.

In Canada, Speech Pathologists are regulated by province.  To see which provinces are regulated, please check the CAASPR website (Canadian Alliance of Audiology and Speech-Language Regulators).  Those in provinces that are not regulated, please go to SAC (Speech Language and Audiology Canada).

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 and Language Pathology
Length of Program:2 years
Next Intake:February
Interview:Not required
Application Dates:October 31
Tuition Fees:Approx. $55,200 AUD for the first year
Faculty:Health Sciences