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C11283v1 Graduate Certificate in Speech and Language Sciences

Award(s): Graduate Certificate in Speech and Language Sciences (GradCertSpLangSc)
CRICOS code: 098165B
Commonwealth supported place?: No
Load credit points: 24
Course EFTSL: 0.5
Location: City campus

Notes

This is an exit-only course. There is no direct admission to it. Current UTS students may be able to submit an Internal Course Transfer (Graduating) application to exit with this course. Check with your faculty's student centre.


Overview
Course intended learning outcomes
Course duration and attendance
Course structure
Course completion requirements
Course program
Exit award
Other information

Overview

Students enrolled in the Master of Speech Pathology (C04386) can apply to transfer into this exit-only course after completing 24 credit points of specified study and gain a graduate certificate qualification.

Course intended learning outcomes

1.1 Recognise and explain the field of speech pathology and the role of speech pathologists in working with children and adults in Australia.
1.2 Apply the World Health Organisation's International Classification of Functioning Disability and Health, the Social Determinants of Health, and Models of Disability to clinical scenarios.
2.1 Explain the importance of life-long learning to the field of speech pathology and use library resources to seek and find literature relating to the field of speech pathology.
3.1 Identify important aspects and principles of collaboration between health professionals through observation of speech pathologists engaging in multidisciplinary and inter-professional teams.
3.2 Demonstrate effective interpersonal communication in simulated clinical scenarios involving children's speech and language.
4.1 Demonstrate respect and value for diverse ways of knowing, being, and doing; in particular recognising the diversity of Indigenous Australians and their health and wellbeing.

Course duration and attendance

The course can be completed in six months of full-time study.

Course structure

This course comprises a total of 24 credit points.

Course completion requirements

STM91289 Core subjects (Speech Pathology) 24cp
Total 24cp

Course program

A typical full-time program is shown below.

Calendar B Autumn commencing, full time
Year 1
Calendar B Autumn session
96115 Evidence-based Practice in Speech Pathology   6cp
96116 Fundamentals in Speech Pathology   6cp
96117 Speech Sound Disorders in Children   6cp
96118 Language Disorders in Children   6cp

Exit award

This is an exit-only course for students enrolled in the Master of Speech Pathology (C04386). Direct entry is not available.

Other information

For further information about this course, or instructions on how to apply for an internal course transfer (graduating), contact the UTS Student Centre on:

telephone 1300 ask UTS (1300 275 887) or
+61 2 9514 1222
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