Speech Language Pathology

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Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Speech Language Pathology

Master of Speech Language Pathology

Students complete 96 credit points, including:
(a) 96 credit points of core units of study taken in the sequence listed below
The course is:
(a) full-time over 4 semesters study;
(b) part-time over 8 semesters study.

Part-time mode

Year 1

Semester 1 - Core
CSCD5060
Language 1: Developmental Disorder
6    A An understanding of basic linguistics including traditional grammatical analysis


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Semester 1
CSCD5062
Voice and Resonance Impairment
6    A Normal head and neck anatomy, and neurology of the speech system including the nervous system and motor control


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Semester 1
Semester 2 - Core
CSCD5064
Language 2: Literacy and Language
6    P CSCD5060


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Semester 2
CSCD5066
Feeding and Swallowing Across the Lifespan
6    A Anatomy and neurology of the speech system including head, neck, nervous system and speech motor control


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Semester 2

Year 2

Semester 1 - Core
CSCD5061
Speech 1: Phonological Impairment
6    A Phonemic transcription of Australian English; and, normal head and neck anatomy


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Semester 1
CSCD5063
Clinical Practice 1
6    A Demonstrated ability in analysing English grammar and transcription of Australian English (linguistics and phonology). Knowledge of the anatomy, physiology and physics of speech including knowledge of the anatomy of the head and neck and fundamental concepts of nervous system structure and function.
C CSCD5060 and CSCD5061 and CSCD5062


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Semester 1
Semester 2 - Core
CSCD5065
Speech 2: Stuttering and Motor Speech
6    A Anatomy and neurology of the speech system including head, neck, nervous system and speech motor control
P CSCD5061


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Semester 2
CSCD5067
Clinical Practice 2
6    A Demonstrated ability in analysing English grammar and transcription of Australian English (linguistics and phonology). Knowledge of the anatomy, physiology and physics of speech including knowledge of the anatomy of the head and neck and fundamental concepts of nervous system structure and function.
P CSCD5060 and CSCD5061 and CSCD5062 and CSCD5063
C CSCD5065 and CSCD5064 and CSCD5066


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Intensive December
Intensive February
Intensive January
Intensive July
Intensive November
Semester 1
Semester 2

Year 3

Semester 1 - Core
CSCD5075
Language 3 Aphasia and Cognitive Impairment
6    A Brain anatomy, neurology, and physiology
P CSCD5067


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Semester 1
CSCD5069
Functional Communication in Disabililty
6    P CSCD5064 and CSCD5065 and CSCD5066 and CSCD5067


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Semester 1
Semester 2 - Core
CSCD5068
Audiology and Aural Habilitation
6    A Anatomy and neurology of the auditory system


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Semester 1
Semester 2
CSCD5070
Clinical Practice 3
6    P CSCD5064 and CSCD5065 and CSCD5066 and CSCD5067

Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Semester 2
Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Intensive January
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2

Year 4

Semester 1 - Core
CSCD5071
Interdisciplinary Practice: Complex Cases
6    P CSCD5068 and CSCD5069 and CSCD5070 and CSCD5075


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Semester 1
Session 2 Early Census
CSCD5073
Clinical Practice 4 - Child
6    P CSCD5068 and CSCD5069 and CSCD5075 and CSCD5070

Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Intensive February, Semester 1a, Semester 1b
Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Intensive February
Intensive November
Intensive September
Semester 1a
Semester 1b
Semester 2 - Core
CSCD5074
SLP Clinical Research and Leadership
6    A None
P CSCD5068 and CSCD5069 and CSCD5070 and CSCD5075


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Session 2 Early Census
CSCD5072
Clinical Practice 4 - Adult
6    P CSCD5068 and CSCD5069 and CSCD5075 and CSCD5070

Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Intensive February, Semester 1a, Semester 1b
Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Intensive February
Intensive November
Intensive September
Semester 1a
Semester 1b