Master of Speech Pathology

Program code

5706

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

2 years full-time

Credit points

160

Commencing in

For Continuing Students Only

How to apply

Currently you cannot apply for this program. Please contact Student Administration if you have any questions.

Admission requirements

From 2021, commencing students are referred to the Master of Speech Pathology (5567).

To be eligible for admission to the Master of Speech Pathology, a student must have:

  • completed an undergraduate degree* (not in speech pathology) with a minimum GPA of 5.0 at the time of application - whilst there are no prerequisite study areas for admission, desirable areas include: psychology; health science; public health; medical science; human services; education; linguistics, and
  • satisfactory performance in an interview with a Speech Pathology academic staff member.

* Admission will not normally be granted for studies that have been completed more than ten years prior to the time of application for admission. If studies were completed more than ten years prior to the time of application, applicants must have completed a minimum of 40 credit points (equivalent to Bachelor degree level or above) at a higher education institution within ten years of applying for admission.

As the number of applicants may exceed the places available, selection for admission is competitive and will be based upon (1) academic merit and (2) interview.

Language requirements

English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English. The minimum English language requirements for such applicants for entry to these programs are described below.

Credit and recognition of prior learning

Griffith University awards credit for prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information see below.

How to apply

From 2021, commencing students are referred to the Master of Speech Pathology (5567).

Language requirements

English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English. The minimum English language requirements for such applicants for entry to this program are as follows:

  • A minimum overall band score of 7.0 on IELTS (Academic) with no sub-score of less than 7.0
  • OR a minimum score of 580 on TOEFL
  • OR an internet-based (iBT) TOEFL score of 92 (no score less than 22)
  • OR no score less than 4 in each skill of the ISLPR (conducted by ISLPR Language Services only)
  • OR a minimum overall score of 185 (no score less than 176) on C2 Proficiency (formerly Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English)

English test results must be no more than two years old.

The Direct Entry Program (DEP) pathway is not accepted for this program.

The above requirements are HIGHER than the requirements stipulated in University policy. Applicants should refer to the following policy for exceptions to these overall requirements:

The requirement to demonstrate an IELTS (Academic) of 7.0 or an equivalent level of proficiency in English will apply to all International students with the exception of those students who are admitted via one of the following English admission pathways:

  • Satisfactory completion of one of the qualifications specified in the following schedule:
  • Satisfactory completion within the past five years of at least two years full-time equivalent of post-secondary, higher education sector accredited associate degree or degree level study or equivalent in a country specified in the above Schedule A in which the language of instruction and assessment/examination for the entire two years was in English.
  • Satisfactory completion within the past five years (from Canada [excluding Quebec], New Zealand, Australia, Republic of Ireland, United States or United Kingdom) of senior secondary, post-secondary, higher education sector accredited associate degree or degree level study or equivalent for at least two years full-time equivalent.

Credit and recognition of prior learning

Griffith University grants credit and recognition of prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information, please visit the following website:

Griffith's innovative Credit Precedent Database allows you to find out what credit decisions have been made in the past. These precedents will give you an idea of what you can expect.