|University and Faculty:||The University of Queensland
Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
|Program:||Master of Speech Pathology Studies|
|University Location:||Brisbane, Queensland, Australia|
|City Population:||2.1 million|
|Campus Location:||St. Lucia, Brisbane|
|Program Duration:||2.5 years|
|Semester Intake:||July each year|
|Next Intake:||July 2015|
|Est. Annual Tuition:||$48,225 (2015 estimated, over 3 semesters)|
|Est. Total Tuition:||$96,450 (2015 estimated)|
OzTREKK NOTE: This year, a change has been made to the UQ Master of Speech Pathology Studies program. In past intakes, it was 2 calendar years in duration and commenced in UQ's Summer Semester (November). Starting this year, the program will be 2.5 years in duration and will commence in UQ's Semester 2 (July intake each year).
The University of Queensland Master of Speech Pathology Studies program allows graduates to gain qualifications to register as a speech pathologist.
It is an accelerated program for students who have already completed an undergraduate degree. This program is 2.5 years in length and will prepare graduates for a career in speech pathology across any of the diverse areas in which speech pathologists practice, such as education, health or private practice.
This graduate-entry program
The program is accredited by Speech Pathology Australia. Graduates are eligible for registration with the Speech Pathologists Board of Queensland.
OzTREKK's Beth McNally gets a guided tour of the University of Queensland Speech Pathology facilities.
University of Queensland Master of Speech Pathology Studies students Amy and Angela talk with OzTREKK's Matt and Beth about the program, clinical work, and applying for accreditation when they return to Canada.
Get a two-minute University of Queensland Campus Tour! OzTREKK's Beth McNally and Alison Simser snapped some shots at the university while in Australia earlier this year. From the sandstone buildings at the St. Lucia campus to the modern facilities at the Ipswich campus, this is your ticket to tour the University of Queensland.
Check out the guided photo tour through the city of Brisbane. Photos were taken by OzTREKK staff to show you the landscape beyond the UQ Campus.
Upon graduation, you are eligible to apply to become a speech pathologist in Canada. For a detailed overview of the certification process, please review the website of the Canadian Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (CASLPA): http://www.caslpa.ca
It is imperative that you understand the requirements and procedures associated with entering the speech and language pathology profession in Canada. It is your responsibility to meet the necessary requirements to become a member of the regulatory body in your province, if necessary. Currently in Canada, only six provinces require mandatory registration with a regulatory body.
Every student who applies (and accepts) via OzTREKK and commences his/her studies at an OzTREKK Australian university will
receive a $500 scholarship from OzTREKK.
Click here for more information about the OzTREKK Scholarship!
There are 10 places available in the program each year for international students, including students from Canada. Offers will be made to applicants with the highest academic rank.
In November 2013, 8 OzTREKK students accepted offers to this program. Successful OzTREKK applicants achieved cumulative GPAs in their four-year undergraduate studies of at least a B average.To be eligible to apply, you must have
Please note that the above criteria are minimum requirements. Once prerequisites are met, entry is via a competitive selection process based on grade point average (GPA).
Students who have not yet completed an undergraduate degree may apply, as long as they will have graduated prior to commencing UQ Master of Speech Pathology Studies program.
Total Number of Places in the Program: 40
Number of Places Available for International Students: 10
Application Deadline: Applications for July 2014 intake closed on February 28, 2014. Contact Sarah Bridson for more information about the 2015 intake and to apply!
OzTREKK Admissions Officer: Sarah Bridson