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 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
- Brain and behaviour
- Cognitive psychology
- Additional developmental psychology
- Additional sensory psychology
- Language acquisition