M.Sc. On Campus

Communication Sciences and Disorders

36 months
20382 CAD/year
12990 CAD/year
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Communication Sciences and Disorders from Dalhousie University includes courses in foundation, or core knowledge areas considered necessary for further study in either of the two professions, as well as profession-specific courses. 


Communication Sciences and Disorders from Dalhousie University has an extensive clinical education component, with preparation for student practicum beginning early in the first year of study. They offer both a project and a thesis option for students to undertake research work.


  • Audiologists work in hospitals, community health centres, private clinics, and industry 
  • Speech-Language Pathologists work in hospitals and rehabilitation centres, community health centres, child development centres, private clinics, public schools, and learning centres

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • electrophysiology 
  • central auditory plasticity and cochlear gene therapy 
  • ototoxicity and noise-induced hearing loss 
  • presbycusis 
  • adult aural rehabilitation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


90 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Four-year bachelor's degree.
  • Minimum grade point average of 3.0 (B average) in the last 60 credit hours of study.
  • Degree granted by university of recognized standing.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20382 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20382 CAD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    12990 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12990 CAD per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Halifax

1235 - 1956 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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