Speech Pathology Clinical Practice 4 (HEASP3043)

This is the fourth of six professional practice courses in the Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Hons) that contextualises and provides direct evidence of competencies required by Speech Pathology Australia for entry into the profession. This course provides students with the opportunity to contextualise, consolidate, assimilate and transfer previous learning in professional practice experience across one or more of the Speech Pathology Australia range of practice areas of speech, language, voice, fluency, swallowing, and multimodal communication. In this course students develop at least intermediate level competency in speech pathology practice during placement as well as during supplementary activities and tasks. Counselling and interviewing skills will be consolidated to equip students for active and sensitive engagement with all stakeholders. Students will continue to build their professional portfolio as a basis for ongoing reflection and demonstration of evidence against the Professional Standards for Speech Pathologists and will progress their reflective skills to further transform their clinical identity and professional practice. The course will provide a minimum of 160 hours (four weeks at 40 hours/week) of supervised professional experience practice placement (PEP) with flexible support from the university.

For further information regarding the course please refer to the Course Outline found at the following link (PDF, 182kB).

Credit point 15
EFTSL 0.125
Band 2

Commonwealth supported place

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2023 contribution amount - commencing student* $1,037
2023 contribution amount - grandfathered student* $1,037

* excluding students enrolled in a Postgraduate Clinical Psychology, Professional Pathway Psychology or Professional Pathway Social Work program. For accredited program and student contribution information please visit our CSP page.

Note: Due to the Job-ready Graduates Package new funding clusters and contribution amounts will take effect in the 2021 academic year. Grandfathering arrangements will be in place for students who would see an increase in their contribution amounts. Under these arrangements, students who commenced their course of study before 1 January 2021 facing increased student contribution amounts for a unit, will instead have their student contribution and Australian Government contribution amounts remain as they were under the previous arrangements (with existing rates being indexed by CPI each year). If continuing students are enrolled in units that will see their student contribution amount lowered, their student contributions will be the lowered amount

Domestic full fee paying

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International full fee paying

International tuition fees are program-based annual fees and the subject fee you pay will vary according to the degree you are studying. Please visit student fees website to find out more about international tuition fees and view the relevant fee schedule

Semester census dates

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Semesters Calendar
31 March 2023
15 August 2023
10 December 2023
Trimester Calendar
31 March 2023
15 August 2023
10 December 2023