This postgraduate professional course prepares students with the knowledge, skills and confidence to work in speech pathology in the private and public sectors. Over the two-year course, students have the opportunity to use the latest digital technologies for health and education and learn about the business and professional aspects of speech pathology. They learn ways to prepare for changes to the workforce expected with the growth of the private practice sector, the National Disability Insurance Scheme, and the use of personal electronic health records. Through a variety of learning experiences, students are immersed in meaningful interprofessional coursework, clinical practice with children and adults, and clinical research.
The course prepares students for their future work as speech pathologists, competent to actively engage in clinical reasoning and case-based learning in a wide variety of contexts.
Speech pathologists work with children and adults with communication and swallowing disability in a range of settings including hospitals, health centres, schools and private practices. With the constant advancements in information and communication technologies and digital health solutions, along with growth in the private sector and clinical research, speech pathologists have a diverse range of career trajectories. The UTS Master of Speech Pathology prepares students for a rewarding career that empowers individuals and communities towards improved communication and swallowing, for participation and inclusion in all aspects of society.
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