Bachelor of Speech and Language Pathology (Honours) Integrated Honours

includes:

Bachelor of Speech and Language Pathology (Honours)
Bachelor of Speech and Language Pathology

Awards

The course includes the following awards:

Bachelor of Speech and Language Pathology BSpeech&LangPath

Bachelor of Speech and Language Pathology (Honours) BSpeech&LangPath(Hons)

Availability

Bachelor of Speech and Language Pathology (4414SP)

On Campus - Albury-Wodonga

Availability is subject to change, please verify prior to enrolment.

Normal Course Duration

Bachelor of Speech and Language Pathology

Full-time: 4.0 years (or part-time equivalent)

Bachelor of Speech and Language Pathology (Honours)

Full-time: 4.0 years (or part-time equivalent)

Course duration is the effective time taken to complete a course when studied full-time (full-time equivalent duration). Students are advised to consult the Enrolment Pattern to determine length of study. Not all courses are offered in full-time mode.

Admission Criteria

CSU Admission Policy

Bachelor of Speech and Language Pathology (Honours)

In order to be considered for honours at the end of year two, students must achieve a minimum grade point average of 5.0
Selection into the Honours stream depends on academic merit, the extent to which you have considered a potential project topic and the availability of appropriate supervisors.
If selected, you will complete specific Honours subjects in your third and fourth year that replace standard subjects.

Bachelor of Speech and Language Pathology

A completed High School Certificate with an ATAR of 70 (including adjustment factors) or equivalent.
OR
Successful completion of two University level subjects (AQF level Associate Degree or higher) demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success through Grade Point Average (GPA) gained in these studies.
OR
A completed AQF Certificate IV or higher level qualification.
OR
A completed Tertiary Preparation Course from an Australian University or an accredited provider demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success through the Grade Point Average (GPA) gained in these studies.
AND
English language requirements apply. An Academic IELTS of 7.0 with no score below a 6.5 in each of the individual skill areas or a qualification deemed equivalent.

Credit

CSU Credit Policy

Bachelor of Speech and Language Pathology (Honours)
Standard CSU Credit regulations apply.
Bachelor of Speech and Language Pathology
Standard CSU Credit regulations apply.

Graduation Requirement

Bachelor of Speech and Language Pathology (Honours)

To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 256 points.

Bachelor of Speech and Language Pathology

To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 256 points.

Course Structure

The course consists a common stream and at the end of 2nd year students choose, dependent upon satisfying minimum requirements, to complete the honours stream or remain in the pass degree.

Common Stream

BMS126 Foundations of Human Physiology
BMS224 Head and Neck Anatomy
BMS255 Neuroscience for Health Practice
HIP100 Introduction to Health and Rehabilitation
HIP202 Research for Health Practice
IKC100 Indigenous Health
PSY111 Foundations of Psychology for Health and Human Services
SPH101 Speech, Language, and Culture
SPH105 Introduction to Speech Pathology Practice
SPH106 Communication Development in Childhood
SPH201 Speech Impairments in Children
SPH202 Managing Auditory Impairments
SPH304 Disability and Communication
SPH211 Language Impairments in Children and Adolescents
SPH214 Foundations of Speech Pathology Practice (16)

Pass Stream

SPH323 Speech Pathology Practice Across the Lifespan A
SPH306 Evidence-Based Management of Stuttering
SPH307 Motor Speech and Voice
SPH309 Analysing Professional Interaction
SPH312 Swallowing
SPH333 Speech Pathology Practice Across the Lifespan B
SPH317 Aphasia and Cognitive Communication
SPH403 Integrating Speech Pathology Competency in the Workplace (16)
SPH413 Integrating Speech Pathology Competency for Entry Level Practice (16)
SPH421 Transition to Professional Practice (16)
SPH423 Community and Evidence Based Speech Pathology Practice (16)
Elective

Auslan 1 plus Auslan 2 (Riverina TAFE or equivalent) is equivalent to one unrestricted elective (8 points).

Honours Stream

HLT333 Community Health Honours Research Preparation (16)
HLT441 Health Honours Project/Dissertation (16)
SPH306 Evidence-Based Management of Stuttering
SPH307 Motor Speech and Voice
SPH309 Analysing Professional Interaction
SPH312 Swallowing
SPH315 Speech Pathology Practice Across the Lifespan (Honours)
SPH317 Aphasia and Cognitive Communication
SPH405 Integrating Speech Pathology Competency in the Workplace (Honours) (12)
SPH415 Integrating Speech Pathology Competency for Entry Level Practice (Honours) (12)
SPH424 Community and Evidence Based Speech Pathology Practice (Honours) (12)
SPH425 Transition to Professional Practice (Honours) (12)

Key Subjects

SPH106 Communication Development in Childhood
SPH214 Foundations of Speech Pathology Practice
SPH323 Speech Pathology Practice Across the Lifespan A
SPH333 Speech Pathology Practice Across the Lifespan B
SPH315 Speech Pathology Practice Across the Lifespan (Honours)
SPH421 Transition to Professional Practice
SPH425 Transition to Professional Practice (Honours)

Enrolment Pattern

The course consists of 256 points. At the end of 2nd year students can choose, dependent upon satisfying minimum requirements, to complete the honours stream or remain in the pass degree.

Common Stream

Session 1 (30)
BMS126 Foundations of Human Physiology
HIP100 Introduction to Health and Rehabilitation
SPH101 Speech, Language, and Culture
SPH105 Introduction to Speech Pathology Practice

Session 2 (60)
BMS224 Head and Neck Anatomy
IKC100 Indigenous Health
PSY111 Foundations of Psychology for Health and Human Services
SPH106 Communication Development in Childhood

Session 3 (30)
HIP202 Research for Health Practice
SPH201 Speech Impairments in Children
SPH211 Language Impairments in Children and Adolescents
SPH214 Foundations of Speech Pathology Practice (commenced)

Session 4 (60)
BMS255 Neuroscience for Health Practice
SPH202 Managing Auditory Impairments
SPH214 Foundations of Speech Pathology Practice (completed)
SPH306 Evidence-Based Management of Stuttering

Pass Stream
Session 5 (30)
SPH304 Disability and Communication
SPH323 Speech Pathology Practice Across the Lifespan A
SPH307 Motor Speech and Voice
SPH312 Swallowing

Session 6 (60)
[ ] Elective
SPH309 Analysing Professional Interaction
SPH333 Speech Pathology Practice Across the Lifespan B
SPH317 Aphasia and Cognitive Communication

Session 7 (30)
SPH403 Integrating Speech Pathology Competency in the Workplace
SPH423 Community and Evidence Based Speech Pathology Practice

Session 8 (60)
SPH413 Integrating Speech Pathology Competency for Entry Level Practice
SPH421 Transition to Professional Practice

Honours Stream
Session 5 (30)
HLT333 Community Health Honours Research Preparation (commenced)
SPH304 Disability and Communication
SPH307 Motor Speech and Voice
SPH312 Swallowing

Session 6 (60)
HLT333 Community Health Honours Research Preparation (completed)
SPH309 Analysing Professional Interaction
SPH315 Speech Pathology Practice Across the Lifespan (Honours)
SPH317 Aphasia and Cognitive Communication

Session 7 (30)
HLT441 Health Research Project/Dissertation (commenced)
SPH405 Integrating Speech Pathology Competency in the Workplace (Honours)
SPH424 Community and Evidence Based Speech Pathology Practice (Honours)

Session 8 (60)
HLT441 Health Research Project/Dissertation (completed)
SPH415 Integrating Speech Pathology Competency for Entry Level Practice (Honours)
SPH425 Transition to Professional Practice (Honours)

Workplace Learning

Please note that the following subjects may contain a Workplace Learning component. Further details for Workplace Learning requirements are located via the subject page

HIP100 Introduction to Health and Rehabilitation
SPH106 Communication Development in Childhood
SPH214 Foundations of Speech Pathology Practice
SPH315 Speech Pathology Practice Across the Lifespan (Honours)
SPH323 Speech Pathology Practice Across The Lifespan A
SPH333 Speech Pathology Practice Across The Lifespan B
SPH403 Integrating Speech Pathology Competency in the Workplace
SPH405 Integrating Speech Pathology Competency in the Workplace (Honours)
SPH413 Integrating Speech Pathology Competency for Entry Level Practice
SPH415 Integrating Speech Pathology Competency for Entry Level Practice (Honours)

Residential School

Please note that the following subjects may contain a Residential School component. Further details of Residential School requirements are located via the subject page

BMS224 Head and Neck Anatomy

Enrolled students can find further information about CSU Residential Schools via at About Residential School

Professional Accreditation

The Bachelor of Speech and Language Pathology (Pass and Honours) currently has full accreditation from Speech Pathology Australia.

Contact

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The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: September 2019. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.

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