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Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

Welcome to the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

'The inability to communicate is not a loss of life, but a loss of access to life'. Choose a profession that can really make a difference!

The Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology offers world-class training for a professional qualification in audiology or speech-language-therapy. Postgraduate degrees specialising in research are also offered under the guidance of experienced academic staff.

What is an audiologist ?

What is a speech-language-therapist ?

 

 

News

COCHLEAR IMPLANTS AND VESTIBULAR TESTING - 2 Day Course - 11/08/2014
From Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

International speakers course in vestibular assessment and cochlear implants. For Audiologists, Speech-Language Therapists, Physiotherapists & Ear-Nose-Throat Specialists. 28 & 29 Aug 2014.

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Public Doctoral Defence - Ms Leigh Biagio - 06/08/2014
From Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

Public doctoral defence by Ms Leigh Biagio on 11 September 2014. Her thesis is entitled, Telehealth for primary health care ear disorders: a study in video-otoscopy.

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Public Doctoral Defence - Ms Barbara Heinze - 01/08/2014
From Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

Public doctoral defence by Ms Barbara Heinze scheduled for 27 August 2014 on her thesis entitled, Vestibular functioning and pathology in adults with HIV/AIDS: A comparative study.

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PROSPECTIVE UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT APPLICATIONS

POSTDOCTORAL POSITIONS AVAILABLE IN AUDIOLOGY & SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY

  




Most common disability in the world

What do you think is the most common disability in the world?

Physical disability 12 (29.27%)

Vision loss 3 (7.32%)

Disabling hearing loss 26 (63.41%)