Study Speech Pathology

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Transform the lives of others

The inspiring work done by speech pathologists is truly transformative. In treating adults and children who are exhibiting acquired or congenital disorders of speech, fluency, voice, language and swallowing, they are a crucial part of the healthcare sector. 

At Southern Cross University, our Bachelor of Speech Pathology is accredited by Speech Pathology Australia and includes professional placements in diverse settings, all of which will prepare you for a career that makes a difference every day. 

In fact, career opportunities for speech pathologists continue to grow, both in private practice and within health, education and specialist settings.

Bronte Wall works with a young boy at a kids table, holding up a picture of a dinosaur for him to practice saying

“I just love helping people, and working with kids as well. It’s really rewarding helping them reach their goals.”

A better way to learn

At Southern Cross University we’re always looking for a better way to do things. That’s why we’re delivering our courses in six-week terms. The Southern Cross Model will set you up for success at university and beyond. 

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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)

A better way to learn

We’re always looking for a better way to do things. That’s why we’re delivering our courses in six-week terms.

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