Master of Speech and Language Pathology

MSLP

  • Therapist and child with blocks

Duration

2 years full-time

Entry times

Semester 1 (February)

Fees Estimate

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Pathways

Pathways include:

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
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Duration

2 years full-time

Entry times

Semester 1 (February)

Fees Estimate

See tuition fees for details

Pathways

Pathways include:

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Apply Now Got a Question? Check your eligibility

Download Brochure

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Overview

The Master of Speech and Language Pathology (MSLP) is a graduate-entry professional qualification to practice as a speech language pathologist/therapist. Students generally have a background in science, linguistics, engineering, psychology, education, or health sciences, and this programme provides an opportunity to enter the speech-language profession.

In the MSLP, students study the areas of clinical linguistics, evidence-based practice, introductory neuroscience, speech and language development and disorders across the lifespan, typical and atypical hearing, swallowing, fluency and voice, and professional practice.

This hands-on programme includes experiential clinical practice.

Contact us

For full requirements see the Regulations for the Master of Speech and Language Pathology.

For study planning help contact Te Kura Mahi ā-Hirikapo | School of Psychology, Speech and Hearing or the College of Science:

Te Rāngai Pūtaiao | College of Science
Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury
Private Bag 4800
Christchurch 8140
New Zealand

Phone +64 3 369 4141
Email collegeofscience@canterbury.ac.nz