Further information for students
The MSLTPrac is a competitive entry programme and applications for 2021 should be made by 1 October 2020. Applications for this programme are currently closed and will open on 1 July 2020. Please note that while Semester One starts on 1 March 2021, classes for this programme begin on 15 February 2021.
Applications will only be considered if all requirements are met and the following documents have been completed and submitted: your online application, supplementary application form and confidential letters of reference from two referees.
You can find the supplementary application form and confidential letter of reference form by visiting our Forms and guides page.
The Master of Speech-language Therapy Practice is accredited by the New Zealand Speech-language Therapists' Association. There is a Mutual Recognition of Credentials Agreement (MRA) between the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), Speech-Language & Audiology Canada (SAC), the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT), the Speech Pathology Association of Australia (SPA), the Irish Association of Speech and Language and the New Zealand Speech-language Therapists' Association (NZSTA). Visit the NZSTA for more information on the MRA.
Please note: If you already have a bachelors degree and are a qualified speech pathologist or speech-language therapist, then you are not eligible to apply for this programme. Please refer to the entry requirements in the University Calendar. You may instead apply for the PGDipSci or MSc in Speech Science.
More information about this programme is available by contacting:
Head of Speech Science
Dr Clare McCann
Phone: +64 9 923 5221
Academic Services Coordinator
Phone: +64 9 923 6887
Graduates of universities overseas and/or those without New Zealand citizenship or permanent resident status should also contact the International Office.
For all official programme information, including regulations about entry, enrolment, fees, examinations, and requirements for degrees, diplomas and certificates, see the University Calendar.