Bachelor of Applied Science (Speech Pathology) (Honours)

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

Speech Pathology

Bachelor of Applied Science (Speech Pathology) (Honours)

Honours is available to meritorious students who will complete an alternative set of units of study in the last three semesters of the program.
Students must complete 192 credit points of units of study in the order listed below, comprising::
(a) the requirements for the pass degree listed in the sequence below but include the alternative honours units of study listed below
(b) maintain a credit average or higher throughout the honours program.
(c) not fail a unit of study throughout their degree (any exceptions require Honours Committee approval).
(d) students must complete all Year 3 units of study before they can enrol in any Year 4 units of study
Year 1
Semester 1 - Core units
BIOS1163
Speech Science
6      Semester 1
CSCD1034
Linguistics and Phonetics
6   

Speech Pathology students must pass this unit in order to enrol in clinical units in Year 2. This unit is a prerequisite for CSCD2057 Child Language and CSCD2068 Speech Sound Disorders.
Semester 1
HSBH1003
Health, Behaviour and Society
6    N BACH1130 or BACH1132 or BACH1133 or BACH1134 or BACH1161 or BACH1165
Semester 1
BIOS1167
Foundations of Biomedical Science
6      Semester 1
Students who have not undertaken Biology, Chemistry or Senior Science studies in the final two years of their school education are recommended to take BIOS1167 or 6 credit points of elective units

Semester 1 - Electives

BIOS1168
Functional Musculoskeletal Anatomy A
6   

Semester 1 Unit Coordinators are Dr Cliffton Chan and A/Prof Leslie Nicholson, Semester 2 unit coordinator is Dr Joanna Diong
Semester 1
Semester 2
BIOS1170
Body Systems: Structure and Function
6    N BMED2403 or PHSI2005 or PHSI2006
Semester 1
Semester 2
REHB2026
Fundamentals of Rehabilitation
6    P A minimum of 48 credit points
Semester 1
WRIT1000
Introduction to Academic Writing
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 2 - Core units
BIOS1165
Hearing Science and Audiology
6    P BIOS1163
Semester 2
BIOS1166
Neuroscience I: Communication Disorders
6      Semester 2
CSCD1032
Human Communication
6    A CSCD1034
P HSBH1003


Speech Pathology students must pass this unit in order to enrol in clinical units in Year 2
Semester 2
CSCD1035
Stuttering
6    N CSCD2058


This unit is a prerequisite for speech pathology (intermediate) clinical units in Year 3
Semester 2
Year 2
Semester 1 - Core units
BIOS2062
Neuroscience II: Communication Disorders
6    P BIOS1166
Semester 1
CSCD2057
Child Language
6    P CSCD1032 and CSCD1034
C CSCD2064 or CSCD2065
Semester 1
CSCD2068
Speech Sound Disorders
6    A Ability to phonetically transcribe Australian English speech.
P CSCD1034 and CSCD1032
C CSCD2064 or CSCD2065


This unit is a prerequisite for CSCD3082
Semester 1
and either
CSCD2064
Introductory Practice 1: Clinical
6    P CSCD1032 and CSCD1034
C CSCD2057 and CSCD2068


Students must have completed all of the relevant pre-placement clinical compliance requirements prior to commencing this unit. See the Speech Pathology Clinical Education section of the Faculty Handbook. Students must advise the Course Director before enrolling in this unit of study if they are a prohibited person under the NSW Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012 Students must hold a current CPR certificate before they can enrol in this unit. Students must also have completed the first year screening. In addition, the privacy declaration and Working with Children Check (via Commission for Children and Young People) will be required during the orientation period. Attendance at clinic orientation is compulsory. Students must pass this unit before they can enrol in Introductory Practice 2 units and Year 3 (Intermediate) speech pathology clinical units.
Semester 1
or
CSCD2065
Introductory Practice 1: Community
6    P CSCD1032 and CSCD1034
C CSCD2057 and CSCD2068


Students must have completed all of the relevant pre-placement clinical compliance requirements prior to commencing this unit. See the Speech Pathology Clinical Education section of the Faculty Handbook. Students must advise the Course Director before enrolling in this unit of study if they are a prohibited person under the NSW Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012 Students must hold a current CPR certificate before they can enrol in this unit. Students must also have completed the first year screening. In addition, the privacy declaration and Working with Children Check (via Commission for Children and Young People) will be required during the orientation period. Attendance at clinic orientation is compulsory. Students must pass this unit before they can enrol Introductory Practice 2 units and Year 3 (Intermediate) speech pathology clinical units.
Semester 1
Semester 2 - Core units
BACH2142
Cognitive Neuropsychology
6    P HSBH1003 or BACH1165 or PSYC1001 or PSYC1002
Semester 2
CSCD2062
Motor Speech and Dysphagia
6    A BIOS1163
P BIOS2062


This unit is a prerequisite for Year 3 clinic units CSCD3077 and CSCD3078 and CSCD3087
Semester 2
CSCD2069
Voice and Voice Disorders
6    A CSCD1034 Linguistics and Phonetics or equivalent
P BIOS1163
N CSCD3086
Semester 2
and either
CSCD2066
Introductory Practice 2: Clinical
6    P CSCD2065


Students must maintain the currency of their clinical compliance paperwork for the duration of the course. See the Speech Pathology Clinical Education section of the Faculty Handbook. Students must advise the Course Director before enrolling in this unit of study if they are a prohibited person under the NSW Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012 Students must hold a current CPR certificate before they can enrol in this unit. Students must also have completed the first year screening. In addition, the privacy declaration and Working with Children Check (via Commission for Children and Young People) will be required during the orientation period. Attendance at clinic orientation is compulsory. Students must pass this unit before they can enrol in Year 3 (Intermediate) speech pathology clinical units.
Semester 2
or
CSCD2067
Introductory Practice 2: Community
6    P CSCD2064


Students must maintain the currency of their clinical compliance paperwork for the duration of the course. See the Speech Pathology Clinical Education section of the Faculty Handbook. Students must advise the Course Director before enrolling in this unit of study if they do not have a current National Police Certificate or are a prohibited person under the NSW Working with Children Act (2001). Students must hold a current CPR certificate before they can enrol in this unit. Attendance at clinic orientation is compulsory. Students must pass this unit before they can enrol in Year 3 (Intermediate) speech pathology clinical units
Semester 2
Year 3
Semester 1 - Core units
CSCD3074
Specialist Studies
6    P BIOS1165


This unit is a prerequisite for CSCD4051 Evidence Based Practice for SP.
Semester 1
CSCD3075
Neurogenic Language Disorders
6    A BIOS2062 and BACH2142
P BIOS1166
C CSCD3077 or CSCD3078 or CSCD3087


This unit is a prerequisite or corequisite for adult clinical placements in Year 3. Students undertaking international studies in this semester must include studies in adult language disorders in their program to meet this requirement for Year 3 clinic. This unit is a prerequisite for CSCD4051 Evidence Based Practice for SP
Semester 1
CSCD3076
Lifelong Disability and AAC
6    P CSCD1032


This unit of study is a prerequisite for CSCD4051 Evidence Based Practice for SP
Semester 1
CSCD3087
Intermediate Clinic 1H: Adult
6    P (CSCD1035 or CSCD2058) and CSCD2062 and (CSCD2069 or CSCD3086) and (CSCD2066 or CSCD2067)
C CSCD3075


Students must hold a current CPR certificate before they can enrol in this unit. Attendance at clinic orientation is compulsory. Clinical placements are scheduled from January - December and hence may commence prior to the official start of semester and/or may extend beyond week 16. Students must maintain the currency of their clinical compliance paperwork for the duration of the course. See the Speech Pathology Clinical Education section of the Faculty Handbook. Students must advise the Course Director before enrolling in this unit of study if they are a prohibited person under the NSW Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012. Students must maintain a credit average and must not have a Fail grade in any unit of study to be enrolled in the honours program.
Semester 1
Semester 2 - Core units
BACH2143
Counselling and Behaviour Management for CD
6      Semester 2
CSCD3082
Phonology, Language and Literacy
6    P CSCD2057 and (CSCD1033 or CSCD2068) and (CSCD2066 or CSCD2067)


This unit is a prerequisite for CSCD4051, CSCD4053, CSCD4054, CSCD4055, CSCD4056, CSCD4057, CSCD4058, CSCD4059, CSCD4060, CSCD4061, CSCD4062, CSCD4063 and CSCD4064
Semester 2
CSCD3089
Intermediate Clinic 2H:Child and Community
6    P CSCD3075 and CSCD3087


Students must hold a current CPR certificate before they can enrol in this unit. Attendance at clinic orientation is compulsory. Clinical placements are scheduled from January - December and hence may commence prior to the official start of semester and/or may extend beyond week 16. Students must maintain the currency of their clinical compliance paperwork for the duration of the course. See the Speech Pathology Clinical Education section of the Faculty Handbook. Students must advise the Course Director before enrolling in this unit of study if they are a prohibited person under the NSW Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012.
Semester 1
Semester 2
BHSC3021
Honours A: Research Design
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive October
Semester 2
Year 4
Due to availability of clinical placements, students may be required to enrol in 30 credit points in Semester 1 and 18 credit points in Semester 2, or 18 credit points in Semester 1 and 30 credit points in Semester 2
Semester 1 - Core units
BHSC4012
Honours B: Applied Research Skills
6    P BHSC3021

Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Semester 1b

Semester 1
Semester 1b
CSCD4061
Advanced Practice H: Clinical
6    P CSCD3082 and (CSCD3089 or CSCD3084)

Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Semester 2
Students must maintain the currency of their clinical compliance paperwork for the duration of the course. See the Speech Pathology Clinical Education section of the Faculty Handbook. Students must advise the Course Director before enrolling in this unit of study if they are a prohibited person under the NSW Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012. Students must hold a current CPR certificate before they can commence in this unit. Attendance at clinic orientation is compulsory. Clinical placements are scheduled from January - December and hence may commence prior to the official start of semester and/or may extend beyond week 16 depending on availability.
Semester 1
Semester 2
and either
CSCD4063
Advanced Practice H: Paediatric
12    P CSCD3082 and (CSCD3089 or CSCD3084)

Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Semester 2
Students must maintain the currency of their clinical compliance paperwork for the duration of the course. See the Speech Pathology Clinical Education section of the Faculty Handbook. Students must advise the Course Director before enrolling in this unit of study if they are a prohibited person under the NSW Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012. Students must hold a current CPR certificate before they can enrol in this unit. Clinical placements are scheduled from January - December and hence may commence prior to the official start of semester and/or may extend beyond week 16.
Intensive January
Intensive July
Semester 2
or
CSCD4064
Advanced Practice H: Adult
12    P CSCD3082 and (CSCD3089 or CSCD3084)


Students must maintain the currency of their clinical compliance paperwork for the duration of the course. See the Speech Pathology Clinical Education section of the Faculty Handbook. Students must advise the Course Director before enrolling in this unit of study if they are a prohibited person under the NSW Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012. Students must hold a current CPR certificate before they can enrol in this unit. Clinical placements are scheduled from January - December and hence may commence prior to the official start of semester and/or may extend beyond week 16.
Intensive January
Intensive July
Semester 2 - Core units
BHSC4013
Honours C: Research Project
6    P BHSC4012
Semester 2
CSCD4062
Advanced Practice H: Community
6    P CSCD3082 and (CSCD3089 or CSCD3084)

Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Semester 2
Students must hold a current CPR certificate before they can commence in this unit. Attendance at clinic orientation is compulsory. Clinical placements are scheduled from January - December and hence may commence prior to the official start of semester and/or may extend beyond week 16 depending on availability. Students must maintain the currency of their clinical compliance paperwork for the duration of the course. See the Speech Pathology Clinical Education section of the Faculty Handbook. Students must advise the Course Director before enrolling in this unit of study if they are a prohibited person under the NSW Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012.
Semester 1
Semester 2
and either
CSCD4063
Advanced Practice H: Paediatric
12    P CSCD3082 and (CSCD3089 or CSCD3084)

Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Semester 2
Students must maintain the currency of their clinical compliance paperwork for the duration of the course. See the Speech Pathology Clinical Education section of the Faculty Handbook. Students must advise the Course Director before enrolling in this unit of study if they are a prohibited person under the NSW Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012. Students must hold a current CPR certificate before they can enrol in this unit. Clinical placements are scheduled from January - December and hence may commence prior to the official start of semester and/or may extend beyond week 16.
Intensive January
Intensive July
Semester 2
or
CSCD4064
Advanced Practice H: Adult
12    P CSCD3082 and (CSCD3089 or CSCD3084)


Students must maintain the currency of their clinical compliance paperwork for the duration of the course. See the Speech Pathology Clinical Education section of the Faculty Handbook. Students must advise the Course Director before enrolling in this unit of study if they are a prohibited person under the NSW Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012. Students must hold a current CPR certificate before they can enrol in this unit. Clinical placements are scheduled from January - December and hence may commence prior to the official start of semester and/or may extend beyond week 16.
Intensive January
Intensive July