Independent Studies in Speech Pathology

Subject AUDI90040 (2013)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.

Credit Points: 25
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2013.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 24 hours
Total Time Commitment:

120 hours


Completion of the following:

Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:
Not offered in 2013
Not offered in 2013


Study Period Commencement:
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Recommended Background Knowledge: None
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Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website :


Dr Adam Vogel

Subject Overview:

Students will carry out a supervised research project in a relevant area of speech pathology. A draft scientific paper will be written describing the outcomes of the project.


At the completion of this subject students should have developed a deep understanding of a particular aspect of speech pathology and have added knowledge or confirmed existing knowledge in the field. They should also have developed skills in applying research techniques to their future practice.

  • Literature Review (manuscript introduction) & Project Summary (methods) Week 2, Semester 4 - 30%
  • A final draft scientific paper of no more than 8,000 words due in week 10 of Semester 4 - 70%
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Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

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Generic Skills:

At the completion of this subject, students should have developed:
• Critical thinking and analytical ability
• The ability to seek out, evaluate and retrieve information from multiple sources
• The ability to comprehend complex concepts and express them lucidly
• An understanding of the ethical issues associated with knowledge acquisition and usage
• Manuscript writing skills

Links to further information:
Related Course(s): Master of Speech Pathology

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