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Griffith University Speech Pathology Program Graduate Entry

  

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

Overview

Griffith University Master of Speech Pathology Overview

The Master of Speech Pathology will equip Griffith University students to begin practice as a fully-accredited, highly-competent and work-ready speech pathologist in a wide range of health, community and education settings.

On successful completion of the Master of Speech Pathology degree, Griffith University students will have professional recognition from Speech Pathology Australia and be eligible to practice as a fully accredited, highly competent and work-ready speech pathologist.

Griffith’s Speech Pathology degree encourages personal and professional development through a problem based curriculum, active learning in small groups and practical work placements that facilitate the integration of theory and practice.

As a graduate of Griffith University’s Master of Speech Pathology degree you will be equipped to begin practice as a speech pathologist in a wide range of health and educational settings. The degree will foster your research literacy enhancing your ability to respond effectively to the changing nature of professional knowledge and practice, ensuring your ability to provide quality services throughout your professional life.

Confirming Griffith University’s commitment to the delivery of contemporary, relevant programs Griffith Health has introduced a Master of Speech Pathology program at the University’s Gold Coast campus.

The Speech Pathology program is now located in the $150 million purpose-built Griffith Health Centre, adjacent to the new Gold Coast University Hospital.

Griffith Speech Pathology School

Clinical Work Experience

Work-integrated learning activities (professional placements) integrate theoretical learning with its application in the workplace. The inclusion of work-integrated learning activities in the Speech Pathology degree program demonstrates Griffith University’s commitment to preparing its graduates for success in their working life.

In Griffith’s Speech Pathology program you will spend time in the work/professional environment undertaking placements at various locations. Placements in the second year of the course may be outside of the Brisbane metropolitan/Gold Coast area including northern New South Wales and (by negotiation) interstate or overseas.

Canadian Highlights of Griffith University

  • Griffith is one of Australia’s premier destinations for Canadian students having graduated more than 5,000 Canadian students from their programs
  • Griffith University has a longstanding commitment to promoting diversity, social justice and community engagement
  • Griffith University in Australia is Ranked 38 in QS University Rankings: Top 50 Under 50 (years old) 2014/15, according to the latest QS World University Rankings by Subject (April 2015).

Entry Requirements

  • Applicants normally must hold at least an undergraduate degree from a recognized higher education institution with a minimum GPA of 5.0 (on a 7 point scale) or equivalent
  • Desirable study areas include (but are not limited to or required to be): psychology, health science, public health, medical science, human services, education, linguistics (or a degree with a linguistics major)
  • As the number of applicants may exceed the places available, selection for admission is competitive and will be based upon (1) academic merit and (2) interview

Professional Recognition

Professional Recognition in Canada

On successful completion of this degree, you will have professional recognition from Speech Pathology Australia and be eligible to practise as a fully accredited speech pathologist.

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 understands 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.

ABOUT THE PROGRAM
Award Title:Master of Speech Pathology
Length of Program:4 Semesters completed over 2 years
Intake:February
Prerequisites:undergraduate degree with desirable study areas within health sciences. Contact KOM Consultants for full details
Interview:Phone interview required
Application Dates:September 30
Annual Tuition Fees:Contact KOM Consultants for latest tuition fees 1-877-318-8203
Faculty:School of Allied Health Sciences
Country:Australia