Study Speech Pathology

Speech Pathologists assess and treat adults and children exhibiting acquired or congenital disorders of speech, fluency, voice, language and swallowing.

Our Bachelor of Speech Pathology, rated 5 stars for median graduate salary and skills development (Good Universities Guide 2022) is accredited by Speech Pathology Australia, the national professional and accrediting body. Complete approximately 1,000 hours of professional placements in diverse settings, and prepare yourself for a rewarding career that makes a difference, every single day.

Career opportunities for speech pathologists continue to grow nationally and internationally throughout the health and wellbeing industry, both in private practice and in working with health and education organisations and with various specialists.

Graduates of the Diploma of Health are guaranteed entry to the Bachelor of Speech Pathology and will receive credit for their previous study.

View our speech pathology courses.

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Why choose Speech Pathology with Southern Cross?

One of the best clinical lab facilities in Australia

Health clinics on-campus provide safe and supervised environments for practicums

Professional placement opportunities

1,000 hours of professional placement and a paediatric clinic on campus

5-star rating

We're rated 5-stars for graduate salary and skills development in rehabilitation (GUG 2022)

Further information

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How to apply

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