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



Communication at the core
Learn how the School has been actively supporting people with hearing difficulties and speech and language disorders for 50 years! Read More >


Join us in celebrating the School’s 50th anniversary on September 13, 2019!
The School is commemorating its 50th anniversary with a celebratory event on September 13, 2019. The day will commence with an open house at the Friedman Building, followed by a BBQ lunch, discipline-related lectures by eminent scholars, a poster session, and a gala dinner with entertainment from SASS alumni. Register online now! Read More >


You are invited to attend Osamu Takai’s Final Doctoral Examination
Come and attend Osamu Takai’s Final Doctoral Examination on Wednesday 7 August at 12:30 PM in Room 355, Friedman Building. Title: Neural underpinnings of orthography in first and second language readers Read More >


Please welcome Dr. Alexis Black to the School’s faculty!
The School is delighted to announce that Dr. Alexis Black will be joining our School as a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Developmental Communication Disorders, starting January 2020. Read More >

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Our Programs


Master of Science (MSc)

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

MSc applications for September 2020 will open on November 1 2019.
Note: Applicants are notified of admissions decisions in early 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 2020 session for AUDI 402 and February 2020 session for AUDI 403 is now closed. Please apply to become a Visiting Student or an Unclassified Student by March 2020 for eligibility to register for the May 2020 session for AUDI 402.

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 >