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SL4103 - Honours Study in Speech Pathology 2

Credit points: 3
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Healthcare Sciences

Enrolment in this subject is restricted to all students enrolled in the Bachelor of Speech Pathology with Honours including students from IHCAP stream who undertake Honours.

Students will complete the Honours Research Project commenced in SL3103 and SL3106 and progressed in SL4101. This will include completion of a presentation and a manuscript to report the research findings.

Learning Outcomes

  • demonstrate the ability to conduct appropriate analysis with research data and extract logical conclusions from the results;
  • demonstrate academic writing skills by a research article suitable for publication in an appropriate scientific journal;
  • demonstrate the ability to present key information about their research in oral presentations.
Prerequisites: SL4101
SL4006 SL4201 SL4301


Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Ms Louise Brown
Lecturers: Dr Trish Wielandt, Ms Louise Brown, Ms Frances Cochrane, Dr Chris Plant.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 14 hours workshops/Seminars
  • 20 hours - Supervision meetings
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: presentations (20%); assignments (80%); progress report - hurdle (%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Students must achieve at least 50% in each individual assessment item and must achieve at least 50% overall in order to pass the subject. Students are required to attend and actively participate in at least 80% of all scheduled classes. Total weightings for the honours project are described in the Speech Pathology honours handbook.

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.