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Master of Speech Language Therapy Practice

  • Masters (Coursework)

Are you a graduate from a related field such as psychology, linguistics, health sciences or education? The MSLTPrac is a New Zealand Speech-language Therapy Association accredited qualification.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
2 years full-time
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Feb
Domestic Fees
$9,461 per year

About this course

Are you a graduate from a related field such as psychology, linguistics, health sciences or education? The MSLTPrac is a New Zealand Speech-language Therapy Association accredited qualification. It is designed to provide you with the necessary specialist skills and experience to practise as a Speech Language Therapist in New Zealand and overseas. You will study a range of subject areas including anatomy, physiology, linguistics and acoustics, and learn to apply theory to clinical practice. Students learn to use a range of approaches and technologies to assess, diagnose and treat communication and swallowing disorders.

Study locations

City

Grafton

Course structure

The MSLTPrac degree is a 240-point taught masters that includes a research dissertation. It is a competitive entry programme that involves two years of full-time study following a fixed programme of courses. Students move together as a cohort from year 1 to year 2.

Year 1

  • SPCHSCI 711: Introduction to Communication in Children and Adults
  • SPCHSCI 712: Linguistics for Speech Language Therapy
  • SPCHSCI 713: Anatomy and Physiology for Speech Language Therapy
  • SPCHSCI 714: Speech Language Therapy Clinical Practicum 1
  • SPCHSCI 721: Dysphagia (e-learning)
  • SPCHSCI 722: Communication Difficulties in Children
  • SPCHSCI 723: Communication Disorders in Adults
  • SPCHSCI 724: Speech Language Therapy Clinical Practicum 2

Year 2

  • SPCHSCI 733: Audiology for Speech Language Therapy
  • SPCHSCI 734: Speech Language Therapy Clinical Practicum 3
  • SPCHSCI 736: Topics in Communication Disorders in Adults
  • SPCHSCI 743: Advanced Study of Speech and Language Therapy in Children
  • SPCHSCI 744: Speech Language Therapy Clinical Practicum 4
  • SPCHSCI 746: Voice and Fluency
  • SPCHSCI 790A/B: Research Project