Research Led Practice (CSCD5032)


This unit will provide the opportunity for students to apply the skills needed for critical evaluation of literature pertinent to speech pathology practice and the principles underlying 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 in all required areas.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information


Online (Week -1 to 8)


Clinical question with peer critique (10%), one critically appraised paper(20%), peer review of paper (10%), one critically appraised topic (40%), management plan (20%) and elearning participation (0% barrier task)


Smidt, A. (2017) Workbook for Research Led Practice available for purchase from the University

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules


CSCD5022 and CSCD5023 and CSCD5025 and CSCD5028 and CSCD5029 and CSCD5031

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.