Speech pathology is a combination of Arts and Science. Its target groups are mainly children, elderly, patients who have swallowing difficulties, patients who have received Stroke, SEN students and so on. Speech pathology courses in Australia are well-known worldwide. AAS would like to introduce some speech pathology programs and the duties, career prospects of speech pathologists for you.

Duties of Speech pathologist

1.Speech Pathologists will first evaluate patients’ situation.
2. Design a set of personalised speech therapy
3. Follow up after therapies and see if recovery plan needs to be adjusted

Speech therapists’ working circumstances are diversified, including hospitals, schools, education institutions, NGOs, clinics and etc.

The average annual salary of Australian speech therapists is AUD $63,306. To be a qualified speech pathologists in Australia, you need to complete a bachelor or graduate entry master’s degree recognised by SPA (Speech Pathology Australia).

English language requirements

IELTS 7.0 – 7.5

Study Plan

Bachelor of Speech Pathology4 years
Master of Speech Pathology2 years

Recommended Universities

The University of Queensland, The University of Sydney, The University of Adelaide, Flinders University, Curtin University

Career outcomes

Speech Pathologist

Migration prospects

Speech pathologists is on the MTLSSL (Medium and Long-Term Strategic Skills List). There are many types of visas that lead you to become a permanent resident in Australia.

Applicants must have a positive skills assessment from SPA (Speech Pathology Australia).

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