Evidence Based Practice for SP (CSCD4051)


Students will acquire the knowledge and skills to conduct critical evaluation of the literature pertinent to speech pathology practice and apply principles of evidence-based practice. Students will focus on specific areas of specialised practice. These areas will be chosen to strengthen the student¿s professional portfolio demonstrating competencies across all areas.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information


1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr compulsory tutorial/week


Critically appraised topic (50%), management plan (40%) and minutes of team meetings and participation in class activities (10%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

BACH2143, CSCD3074, CSCD3075, CSCD3076, CSCD3082, CSCD3085, CSCD3086 and (CSCD3083 or CSCD3084)

Students are assumed to be concurrently enrolled in year 4 clinical units and should seek advice from the course director if this is not the case

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.