Undergraduate Preparation

Coursework Expected

Successful applicants to the Audiology M.Sc. Program come from a wide variety of undergraduate backgrounds and majors, and hold either a B.A. or B.Sc. degree from an accredited university. Typical majors include linguistics, psychology, engineering, biological sciences, or neuroscience. It is expected that students have completed the required prerequisite coursework in six content areas, as well as upper level coursework in a field fundamental to human communication.

GPA Requirements

The School requires a cumulative average of at least B+ (at UBC, 76%) over the last two years of a four-year undergraduate degree, or at least 12 credits in the A- grade range (at UBC 80%) in courses at the 300 level or above.

Additional Recommended Coursework

Additional coursework might include:

  • Coursework in the social and life sciences, such as acoustic phonetics
  • Adulthood and aging
  • Biology
  • Brain and behaviour
  • Cognitive psychology
  • Additional developmental psychology
  • Additional sensory psychology
  • Neurosciences
  • Counselling
  • Discourse
  • Language acquisition
  • Phonology
  • Syntax
  • Statistics