Admission Requirements

We accept applications for our MSc program only from individuals who have Canadian citizenship or permanent residency status. We are unable to accept applications for this program from individuals who require a student visa to study in Canada.

The minimum criteria for the MSc Program are as follows:

  • A four-year undergraduate degree from an accredited university
  • A minimum overall average in the B+ range (76% at UBC) in third- and fourth-year courses OR 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.
  • Prerequisite coursework in specific content areas
  • Online prerequisite course(s):
    • Audiology stream: AUDI 402 or equivalent (offered in January and May)
    • Speech Language Pathology stream: AUDI 402 and 403 or equivalent (402 is offered in January and May; 403 is offered in March)
  • Meet with or observe audiologists AND speech-language pathologists at work
  • Demonstrated English language proficiency (for non-native English speakers only) , see Application Checklist, Step 6

Most successful applicants exceed the above minimum criteria.