CORONAVIRUS INFORMATION & RESOURCES

School of Audiology and Speech Sciences Director’s Message
UBC Updates: Covid19.UBC.ca
Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies student information
UBC Faculty of Medicine Wellbeing Resources for Graduate Students
Our Research Resumption Plan – Return to Research has been approved (July 11, 2020).
The Friedman Workspace Safety Plan has also been approved (June 12, 2020)

The only program in British Columbia to educate audiologists and speech-language pathologists. The School of Audiology and Speech Sciences offers a solid academic foundation, valuable opportunities for practical experience, and a stunning location in which to study.


News & Events



In memory of Divina Ridley
It is with great sadness that we announce that our wonderful colleague, Divina Ridley, passed away, on July 4, 2020. Divina joined our School in the summer 2018 as Aboriginal Student Community Learning Experience Coordinator. In her role, Divina helped students find Indigenous community visits for students as part of their enrolment in the AUDI […] Read More >


National Clinical Certification Exam Award: Congratulations Jessica and Brianne!
The School of Audiology and Speech Sciences would like to congratulate two of our School’s 2019 grads, Jessica Niemela (Audiology) and Brianne Senior (SLP), who won the SAC National Clinical Certification Exam Award! Read More >


Clinical Faculty Awards
Congratulations to our Clinical Faculty Award winners: Don MacAskill, Sherri Millham, and Allen Shoolingin! Read More >


Whole Word Accuracy: Seeking SLP Listeners
Invitation to SLPs to be part of a Study: “Identification of whole word accuracy in preschool children’s speech by SLP listeners in both familiar and unfamiliar languages”. Increasingly, SLPs need to work with clients who do not speak the same language(s) as the SLP. Between July and December 2020, we will be conducting a study […] Read More >

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Our Programs


Master of Science (MSc)

Basis for certification as an audiologist or speech-language pathologist.

MSc application for September 2020 admission is now closed. The application process for the September 2021 intake will open on November 1, 2020.
Note: Applicants are notified of admissions decisions in April via email.

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Provides students with the credentials to specialize academically.

Online Courses

We offer online courses that are prerequisites for our Masters of Science program

Please note: for non-UBC students, registration for the January 2021 session for AUDI 402 and March 2021 session for AUDI 403 will be available in late July. Please apply to become a Visiting Student or an Unclassified Student by the application deadlines for eligibility to register for these courses.

We do not hold wait lists and instructors cannot register you into a section. If you are interested in enrolling in a section that is currently full, please check Student Service Centre regularly for an available seat since many students add and drop sections in the first two weeks of term.


In memoriam: Judith Johnston

It is with great sadness that we have to share the news that our friend and former School Director and colleague, Judith Johnston, passed away on 26th August 2018. On behalf of the School of Audiology and Speech Sciences, I wish to extend our heartfelt condolences to Judith’s beloved family, friends, and colleagues at this difficult time. Read more >