Studying at VU will prepare you for work in the contemporary speech pathology industry across complex and diverse settings. Speech pathology professionals (sometimes referred to as speech therapists) play a crucial role in enabling communication and/or speech and improving swallowing disorders to enhance quality of life for those experiencing these difficulties. 

Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance
You'll learn about effective communication strategies, anatomy and physiology and workplace health and safety, when you study the Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance.
Duration 2 years Campus Footscray Nicholson, Industry, St Albans, Werribee Delivery mode Blended, Face to Face, Online, Workplace

Bachelor of Speech and Language Sciences/Master of Speech Pathology

Turn your passion for social equity and health science into an exciting profession in the field of speech pathology, sometimes referred to as speech therapy. This Australian-first dual degree will prepare you to change the future for people who have difficulties with oral communication, as well as support their families and broader community.

Duration 4.5 years Campus Footscray Park Delivery mode Face to face, On campus

Studying speech pathology at VU

At Victoria University (VU), we want you to follow your passion and excel in the industry you've always dreamed of.

We're one of Australia's most industry-connected institutions, and are one of the top 2% of universities in the world.

You'll learn from leading industry professionals who combine theory with practice to prepare you for your career from day one.

Careers

With both a bachelor and masters qualification, you’ll be prepared for work in the rapidly growing speech pathology industry.

Speech Pathologists are in increasing demand for work in the following fields:

  • government and non-government organisations
  • education
  • health
  • disability
  • welfare  
  • community-based organisations and more.

The Bachelor of Speech and Language Sciences/Master of Speech Pathology course page has more details.