This graduate entry master course combines theory with clinical practice to prepare you for a career as a speech pathologist.
2 years full-time
About this course
Speech pathologists diagnose, treat and provide services to people with communication impairments, including speech, language, voice, fluency disorders, or clients with eating and drinking difficulties across the lifespan.
What you will learn
apply knowledge of human communication science to the delivery of speech pathology services and research in diverse and changing settings
critically analyse information to plan, implement and evaluate speech pathology services and research
locate, extract and critically appraise evidence and information from a range of resources to solve theoretical and applied problems in human communication science with a high level of independence
demonstrate excellence in written, verbal and non-verbal communication skills appropriate to the discipline within a legal and ethical framework
use technologies relevant to the human communication sciences to inform clinical practice and research
understand and implement a wide variety of learning strategies, and take responsibility for ongoing professional and personal development
incorporate and demonstrate awareness of global or international perspectives in health care to clinical practice and research in speech pathology
demonstrate awareness of and respect for individual human rights and cultural diversity
independently and collaboratively apply professional skills in an ethical manner across a range of professional settings
Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Rehabilitation courses at Curtin University.