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Master of Speech Pathology (C04386)
Autumn session commences with Professional Skills Week in mid-February with classes starting in late February. Applications are not accepted for commencement in Spring session (mid-year).
Prospective students are welcome to apply in their final session/semester of undergraduate study. Successful applicants will be granted a conditional offer with a full offer made once their degree and all prerequisites are complete.
Application opening date
Applications for the next session (Autumn 2020) are now open.
Applying as a domestic (local) student
If you are an Australian or New Zealand citizen, Australian permanent resident or a humanitarian visa holder, you can lodge your application quickly and easily online directly to UTS. Visit the UTS Postgraduate Admissions page to learn about how to apply and submit your application.
If your previous degree/s were completed overseas, please submit your application to Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) as UAC can verify your documents and calculate your GPA.
Applying as an international student
If you are not an Australian or New Zealand citizen or Australian permanent resident, you will need to apply through UTS International.
Admission requirements and prerequisites
Applicants to the Master of Speech Pathology must have completed a UTS recognised Bachelor's degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification. Entry is competitive, and assessment is based on grade point average (GPA).
In addition to a completed Bachelor degree, applicants must also have completed the following subjects at a tertiary level within the last 10 years and must provide relevant subject outlines with their application:
- One biology subject
- One human anatomy subject
- One human physiology subject
For prerequisite checking, students must provide a copy of the subject or unit descriptions from the university handbook (or equivalent) of the university where they completed the subjects. If students are unsure whether the previous study meets prerequisite requirements, they can submit the subject outlines for pre-assessment via .
Should you wish to seek recommendations on approved pre-requisite subjects to complete, please contact us on 02 9514 1448 or email@example.com.
Selected applicants are required to undertake a short interview with a panel, and final offers are dependent upon interview rank. Applicants are assessed in the areas of communication skills, interpersonal skills, interest in speech pathology, and commitment to the profession as a career.
Read our student blog for tips about how to approach the interview.
Professional and clinical requirements
Successful applicants will be required to:
- Acquire a Working With Children Check and an Australian National Police Check**
- Complete a series of NSW Health forms including a Code of Conduct, and
- Demonstrate evidence of protection against a number of specified infectious diseases
**International applicants, in addition to the requirements above, will be required to obtain a police certificate/criminal clearance from every country they have resided in. If a country does not issue police certificates/criminal clearances, applicants will be required to complete a Statutory Declaration for Overseas Students.
To calculate the fees for this course, visit UTS Fees.
Note: there are no Commonwealth Supported Places available for this course however you may be eligible for the FEE-HELP loan scheme.
For further information, please contact the .
How to apply
Identify your proposed area of research, and potential supervisor/s. Future research students are encouraged to view the schools:
Make an enquiry to UTS Speech Pathology. This helps us to connect you to a supervisor and start your application process.
The school’s research team will help guide you through this step.
Domestic students should follow the research degree application process outlined by the Graduate Research School.
International students should visit UTS International for comprehensive information on the application process, fees and English language requirements.
Expressions of interest are currently being sought for 2019 commencement.
Note: it is important for candidates to contact UTS Graduate School of Health and arrange supervision before the application is submitted.
UTS Speech Pathology offers a range of scholarships for PhD students. Visit our scholarships page for details.
Local students (citizens of Australia and New Zealand and permanent residents of Australia) currently have their course fees met through the Commonwealth Government’s Research Training Program (opens to external site). However, students are responsible for other fees incurred by their project (eg. software, photocopying, transport).
International students should visit the UTS International website for information on international student fees.