Master of Speech Pathology

  • CRICOS code: 073115G

Where will this take me?


Graduates from the Master of Speech Pathology will develop and apply clinical skills for the assessment, diagnosis and intervention across all areas of speech pathology practice. Students graduate from this well-established course as speech pathologists qualified to work with children and adults who have communication and/or swallowing issues.

Upon graduation, students are eligible for membership with Speech Pathology Australia and can work in any area of the field.

Students who demonstrate an aptitude for research may be considered for PhD studies.

A well-established pathway to career opportunities

Graduates from this program are equipped to work with, and help, people of all ages and backgrounds with communication and/or swallowing issues.

Opportunities for employment with a Master of Speech Pathology may include:

  • Clinical practice in public or private health institutions
  • Epidemiological and intervention-focused research of communication and/or swallowing impairments
  • Neurological and genetic-based communication disorder research.

Graduates will also benefit from strong external teaching and clinical partnerships, which can help develop important professional networks.

An internationally recognised qualification

Through the Master of Speech Pathology, graduates are equipped to pursue opportunities in this specialised field throughout worldwide institutions and organisations.*

*Graduates who wish to practice overseas should check the relevant local speech pathology requirements to ensure that this degree meets their needs.

Graduate pathways

Once you've completed your undergraduate degree, you can go on to gain employment or begin a graduate degree and work towards a professional qualification such as law, engineering or medicine. Or you could join our graduate research community and contribute to our world-changing research.

Your graduate degree will be internationally recognised, and set you apart from those who study a traditional Australian single or double degree.

Explore the graduate pathways available once you complete your undergraduate degree here.