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Macquarie University Speech Pathology Program Undergraduate Entry

  

Overview

Macquarie University’s 126 hectare park-like campus sits in one of the largest business and technology precincts in the southern hemisphere, creating a hub of innovation and excellence.

Macquarie University’s Bachelor of Speech, Hearing and Language Sciences Overview

Students wanting to work in speech pathology, speech or hearing technology, or audiology? If so, the Bachelor of Speech, Hearing and Language Sciences at Macquarie University is the most direct pathway into postgraduate study for both language and speech pathology, as well as audiology.

Macquarie University’s Speech Pathology students will study a range of speech and hearing topics including:

  • how people create speech sounds using the vocal apparatus
  • the way the ear responds or sometimes fails to respond to different kinds of sounds
  • how computers can be used in speech analysis

Along with speech and hearing, Macquarie University’s Speech Pathology students will study linguistics, psychology and biology. Students can specialize in one or more areas including:

  • audiology
  • speech and language pathology
  • speech research

Clinical Work Experience

Macquarie University knows today’s graduates need more than just academic skills. That’s why Macquarie’s PACE program takes students out of the lecture theatre and places them in the heart of their chosen careers. PACE gives Speech Pathology students at Macquarie University invaluable life experience that sets them apart from other university graduates and, as a result, makes them better equipped for the real world and more attractive to employers.

Macquarie Speech Pathology School

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

Entry Requirements

Completion of Provincial High School Diploma. Preferred subjects in English, plus one of Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Physical Education or Health Education.

Professional Recognition

Professional Recognition

If a Macquarie Speech Pathology students wishes to qualify for clinical practice in either audiology or speech and language pathology, students will need to do further (postgraduate) study in order to gain the appropriate professional accreditation. Masters degrees in audiology and speech pathology are both offered at Macquarie University.

Speech Pathology graduates at Macquarie who apply for 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

ABOUT THE PROGRAM
Award Title: Bachelor of Speech, Hearing and Language Sciences
Length of Program: 3 years full time
Intake: March, August
Prerequisites: completed high school diploma
Interview: Not required
Application Dates: October 31
Annual Tuition Fees: Contact KOM Consultants for latest tuition fees 1-877-318-8203
Faculty: Health Sciences
Country: Australia