Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Honours)
The University of Queensland - St Lucia

Course outline

The Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Honours) prepares you to help people of all ages with speech, language, fluency and voice disorders, people who have feeding or swallowing difficulties, and people who want to modify their accents or voices. You will learn about anatomy, linguistics, physiology, psychology, swallowing and communication disorders in the areas of voice, fluency, hearing, speech, and language function. For more information, visit Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Hons) at UQ.

Other requirements

On admission, the following requirements must be met: first aid certificate (including CPR); Blue Card; current status information with respect to blood-borne transmissible viruses and tuberculosis (TB); and a schedule of immunisations. Details about these requirements are made available at the time of offer. For more information, visit Placements.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for UQ and for this course, refer to UQ’s website.

Prerequisites

English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C); One of Chemistry, Biology or Physics (Units 3 and 4, C)

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
94.97
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors

99.70

96.60

92.60

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

99.95

98.00

95.10

Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Higher education study

Vocational Education and Training (VET) study

Work and life experience

Recent secondary education

Recent secondary education admitted solely on the basis of ATAR/Rank

Admitted where both ATAR/Rank and additional criteria were considered

Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR/Rank was not a factor

International students

All students

Number of students

48

0

<5*

50

0

0

N/P#

104

Percentage of all students

46.2%

0.0%

<5*

48.1%

0.0%

0.0%

N/P#

100%

Notes

* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5
# N/P – Not published: the number is hidden to prevent calculation of numbers in cells with less than 5 students

Career opportunities

Graduates work as speech pathologists in general, paediatric and geriatric hospitals; community health centres; rehabilitation units; aged care facilities; mental health services; preschools, schools, kindergartens and childcare settings; centres for people with specific disabilities such as cerebral palsy, intellectual impairment, autism or hearing impairment; centres of tertiary learning; research institutions; and private practice.

Membership

Speech Pathology Australia.

Course Code
727002
Start Date
Offer rounds
Fee
CSP/$8030 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree with honours
Study Area
Health and Recreation
Study Mode
Full time
Course Duration

4 years Full time

Location
Brisbane