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Bachelor of Applied Science (Speech Pathology)
Bachelor of Applied Science (Speech Pathology)(Honours)
The attendance pattern for these courses is full time or part time according to candidate choice.
Admission to this course is on the basis of a secondary school leaving qualification such as the NSW Higher School Certificate (including national and international equivalents), tertiary study or an approved preparation program. English language requirements must be met where these are not demonstrated by sufficient qualifications taught in English. Special admission pathways are open for mature aged applicants who do not possess a school leaving qualification, educationally disadvantaged applicants and for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Applicants are ranked by merit and offers for available places are issued according to the ranking. Details of admission policies are found in the Coursework Rule.
The units of study that may be taken for these courses are set out in the Faculty of Health Sciences Table of units of study for the Bachelor of Applied Science (Speech Pathology).
To qualify for the award of the pass degree, a candidate must complete 192 credit points of units of study in the order prescribed in the Table, including:
186 credit points of core units; and
6 credit points of elective units, chosen from the list of elective units in the Table.
Honours is available to meritorious students who complete an alternative set of units of study in the third and fourth years of the program. Admission to the honours program is by permission of the program coordinator after the completion of Second Year. Entry to the Honours program is based on academic performance in years 1 and 2 of the course.
To qualify for the award of the honours degree a candidate must complete the requirements for the pass degree but include the alternative 66 credit point Honours pathway set out in the Speech Pathology Table of units of study.
Candidates must maintain a credit average throughout the honours program and complete the degree in the minimum, standard, full-time duration.
The Bachelor of Applied Science (Speech Pathology) is awarded at either Pass or Honours level. The honours degree is awarded in classes ranging from First Class to Third Class according to the rules specified in the Resolutions of the Faculty of Health Sciences.
Candidates for the award of the Honours degree, who do not meet the requirements, may be awarded the pass degree if they have completed the requirements for that award.
These resolutions apply to students who commenced their candidature after 1 January, 2015 and students who commenced their candidature prior to 1 January, 2015 who elect to proceed under these resolutions.
Candidates who commenced prior to 1 January, 2015 may complete the requirements in accordance with the resolutions in force at the time of their commencement, provided that the requirements are completed by 1 January, 2020. The Faculty may specify a later date for completion or specify alternative requirements for completion of candidatures that extend beyond this time.