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.
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- 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.
- 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.
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- 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).
National5095 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 5095 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
International: Not applicable
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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