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University of Sydney Speech Pathology Program Undergraduate Entry

  

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

Overview


The University of Sydney is one of Australia’s largest and most prestigious universities. Established in 1850, it is Australia’s first university, and a member of the ‘Group of Eight’, Australia’s premier research intensive universities.

University of Sydney Bachelor of Applied Science (Speech Pathology) Overview

Speech pathologists work with children and adults with communication difficulties, including problems with speaking, comprehension, reading, writing, voice problems and stuttering. Speech pathologists also work with children and adults who have swallowing difficulties or need alternative ways to communicate.

University of Sydney’s Speech Pathology students will be involved in the study and treatment of communication disorders in both children and adults, and will learn from the leaders in speech pathology. The Bachelor of Applied Science (Speech Pathology) at University of Sydney will prepare students to assess and treat people who have a communication disability, including difficulties with speaking, using and understanding language, voice, fluency, hearing, reading and writing.

The Bachelor of Applied Science (Speech Pathology) at University of Sydney is a four-year full-time which consists of 30 core units of study. Speech Pathology students will complete 192 credit points to be awarded the undergraduate Speech Pathology degree.

The Faculty of Health Sciences is home to the renowned Australian Stuttering Research Centre which has been responsible for numerous breakthroughs in stuttering treatment. Researchers from the Centre contribute significantly to the course, and Speech Pathology students have access to the on-site teaching clinic at University of Sydney which services the community and gives candidates the opportunity for hands-on experience.

The Bachelor of Applied Science (Speech Pathology)at University of Sydney prepares graduates for professional practice as speech pathologists, and is accredited by Speech Pathology Australia.

Sydney Speech Pathology School

Clinical Work Experience

From the second year of the Speech Pathology course at University of Sydney, speech pathology students will have an opportunity to participate in a wide variety of practicum experiences as part of the clinical training placements. Placements occur on-campus at University of Sydney and in off-campus placements in metropolitan and country areas and sometimes interstate and overseas.

In addition, eligible speech pathology candidates at University of Sydney have the opportunity to take part in the FHS Abroad program which involves academic study and a four to six week placement with non-government organizations and other development agencies in one of a small number of countries in South and South East Asia. University of Sydney offers this 6 credit point elective unit of study and is available to candidates in their senior years and offers a hands-on understanding of global health challenges in an overseas community through work with two well established Australian volunteer agencies.

Student will Enjoy at The University of Sydney

  • A green campus surrounded by park lands, with close proximity to Sydney’s central business district and sandy beaches
  • The lifestyle of Australia’s most exciting and culturally diverse city
  • A cosmopolitan lifestyle in a multicultural environment
  • Largest university library in the southern hemisphere
  • Outstanding sporting and recreational amenities
  • Excellent employment and career prospects upon completion of studies

Entry Requirements

Completed Provincial High School Diploma. Recommended studies in Advanced English, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics

Professional Recognition

Professional Recognition in Canada

The Bachelor of Applied Science (Speech Pathology) at University of Sydney prepares graduates for professional practice as speech pathologists, and is 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.

ABOUT THE PROGRAM
Award Title: Bachelor of Applied Science (Speech Pathology)
Length of Program: 8 Semesters completed over 4 years
Intake: March
Prerequisites: Completed high school diploma
Interview: Not required
Application Dates: October 1
Annual Tuition Fees: Contact KOM Consultants for latest tuition fees 1-877-318-8203
Faculty: Health Sciences
Country: Australia