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Curtin University Speech Pathology Program Undergraduate Entry


KOM Consultants is the official Canadian representative of Curtin University in Australia. Canadian applications to Curtin’s Undergraduate Entry Bachelor of Science (Speech Pathology) program are submitted directly through KOM Consultants at 1-877-318-8203 or info@komconsultants.com.


Curtin University Bachelor of Science (Speech Pathology) Overview

The Bachelor of Science (Speech Pathology) at Curtin University prepares you for a career as a Speech Pathologist. Speech pathologists are specialists who diagnose, treat and provide management services to people with communication disorders, such as speech, language, voice, fluency and reading difficulties, or people who have physical problems with eating or swallowing. A speech pathologist may treat people of all ages, and may work in the public health sector, private health, community and non-profit organizations, and in education.

The Speech Pathology undergraduate degree at Curtin University provides students with the skills and knowledge needed to gain a comprehensive understanding of: communication development, developmental and acquired communication and swallowing disorders, clinical practice in speech pathology, clinical measurement, and research. During the course, Curtin University students will experience working in an interprofessional team.

The Curtin University Speech Pathology discipline-specific studies will focus on three streams:

  • Human Communication Science (theory to practice)
  • Clinical Science in Speech Pathology (practice to theory)
  • Research Methods

In the final year, Curtin University’s Speech Pathology students may be offered a place in the honours program.

Curtin Speech Pathology School

Why Speech Pathology at Curtin University?

  • Access to well-equipped clinical education facilities and resources including video, audio and computer hardware and software
  • Experienced Curtin University staff with considerable clinical, teaching and research expertise
  • Curtin students gain the skills and knowledge to pursue a career in the health sector (for example, in administration) or undertake higher degree by research programs in health research or audiology

As a graduate of the Bachelor of Science (Speech Pathology) at Curtin University, potential employers include the public health sector, teaching hospitals, community health (for example, Disability Services Commission), Country health, Private sector health, Community, non-profit and non-government organizations Education and Private practice.

Clinical Work Experience

Curtin University Speech Pathology students apply learning during supervised clinical practice in the on-campus clinic and in professional practice settings.

Entry Requirements

  • Completion of a provincial high school diploma with an average of 60 or better in Grade 12
  • a grade of 60 or better in Year 12 English (except Quebec where separate evidence of English is required).
  • Prerequisites: Applicants are required to have completed at least one science subject. Biology, chemistry, human biology, physics, and mathematics are desirable.

Professional Recognition

Professional Recognition in Canada

The Bachelor of Science (Speech Pathology) degree at Curtin University is accredited by Speech Pathology Australia. Upon graduation Speech Pathology graduates at Curtin University may be eligible for membership.

Speech Pathology graduates at Curtin University who apply 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 will be supported with the latest information on the accreditation process.

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Award Title:Bachelor of Science (Speech Pathology)
Length of Program:8 Semesters completed over 4 years
Prerequisites:completed high school diploma and successful completion of the first year of a Bachelor degree at a recognized institution.
Interview:Not required
Application Dates:October 31
Annual Tuition Fees:Contact KOM Consultants for latest tuition fees 1-877-318-8203
Faculty:Health Sciences