Graduate degree pathway

How to become a speech pathologist

3 years Bachelor degree
+
2 years Master of Speech Pathology

1. Choose your undergraduate degree

Complete an undergraduate degree with a major in a relevant discipline: Science, Biomedicine, Linguistics, Phonetics, Education, Psychology, or equivalent.

2. Enter the Master of Speech Pathology

The course consists of formal lectures, seminars, practical work and student presentations along with a substantial clinical component. Students will be scheduled for approximately 400 hours of supervised clinical work during the two-year course. Students are scheduled for clinical experience at various health-care and educational facilities in metropolitan and rural areas in Victoria.