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Audiology and Speech Sciences

University of British Columbia

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
Duration
5095 CAD/year
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About

For the past 50 years, the School's M.Sc. Audiology and Speech Sciences program from University of British Columbia has provided students with an education that is grounded in the basic and applied sciences, can address complex communication problems within an interdisciplinary framework, and understand the relevance of theory in research as well as in clinical practice. 

Overview

The MSc Audiology and Speech Sciences program from University of British Columbia offers graduates an entry-level degree to practice as an Audiologist or a Speech-Language Pathologist. Studying in state-of-the-art teaching and research labs with outstanding faculty prepares students to be confident practitioners who are effective, in-demand, and equipped with the skills to pursue new knowledge and keep pace with the constant changes in science, practice and technology. 

The clinical education program strives to provide each student with experience in all aspects of the major professional area (audiology or speech-language pathology) as well as a foundation of clinical experience in the other area.

What makes the program unique?

The School of Audiology and Speech Sciences (SASS) in the Faculty of Medicine at UBC is the only accredited M.Sc. program in British Columbia that educates speech-language pathologists and audiologists.

SASS offers clinical externships, ensuring that you experience clinical settings that reflect the diverse realities of practice. Externships are taught by experienced clinicians who understand the needs of student-clinicians, clients and their families.

SASS faculty are internationally renowned for their research. In addition to mentoring and training M.Sc. and Ph.D. students, faculty members are regularly sought after to provide specific expertise. They often introduce cutting-edge techniques used by clinicians and institutions throughout B.C., across Canada, and around the world.

Programme Structure

Audiology Coursework:

  • During a student’s time in the program, they will take a minimum of 30 credits of graduate coursework in areas, such as hearing science and audiological practice. Students will also complete five clinical externships in community settings, supervised by practitioners. Students will also complete a final requirement by either conducting research and completing a thesis, or taking a comprehensive exam.
Speech-Language Pathology Coursework:
  • During a student’s time in the program, they will take a minimum of 30 credits of graduate coursework in areas such as human communication and clinical speech-language pathology. They will also complete five clinical externships in community settings, supervised by practitioners. Students will complete a final requirement by either conducting research and completing a thesis, completing a project or paper, or taking a comprehensive exam.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A four-year undergraduate degree from an accredited university
  • A minimum overall average in the B+ range (76% at UBC) in third- and fourth-year courses and academic standing with at least 12 credits of third- or fourth-year courses in the A grade range (80% or higher at UBC) in the field of study.
  • Prerequisite coursework in specific content areas
  • Meet with or observe audiologists AND speech-language pathologists at work
  • Demonstrated English language proficiency (for non-native English speakers only).

Tuition Fee

  • National

    5095 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5095 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.

International: Not applicable

Funding

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.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Audiology and Speech Sciences
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University of British Columbia

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