Successful applicants to the Speech-Language Pathology M.Sc. Program come from a wide variety of undergraduate backgrounds, and hold either a B.A. or B.Sc. degree from an accredited university. Typical majors include linguistics and psychology. It is expected that students have completed the required prerequisite coursework in ten content areas, as well as upper-level coursework in a field fundamental to human communication.
The School requires 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.
Additional Recommended Coursework
Additional coursework might include:
- Coursework in the social and life sciences, such as acoustic phonetics
- Adulthood and aging
- Brain and behaviour
- Cognitive psychology
- Additional developmental psychology
- Additional sensory psychology
- Language acquisition