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.
This programme is limited entry. See 'How to apply' below for details.
For the full entry requirements, see the Regulations for the Master of Speech and Language Pathology or use the admission requirements checker.How to apply
Entry into the Master of Speech and Language Pathology is limited to a maximum of 20 students annually. Students must submit a separate application form to Te Kura Mahi a-Hirikapo | School of Psychology, Speech and Hearing by 1 October. Late enrolments will be considered if places are still available.
Find out more about how to apply for graduate and postgraduate qualifications.
Postgraduate study can bring many career benefits, such as specialist skills and enhanced knowledge, entry into specific occupations, higher starting salary/progression rates, research capability/achievement, and evidence of high academic attainment/self-discipline.