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Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Admission Requirements

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Admission Requirements

Applicants require the following minimum 

Admission Point Score (APS)

Subject

Funder

Life Sciences

4

Mathematics

4

Physical Sciences

4

Language of Learning

4

Life Orientation

3

2 Additional Subjects

3

Total Points

25

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Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology (SLP&A) Brochure
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Undergraduate Programme

 

Bachelor in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology degree is a basic four (4) year undergraduate programme.  Upon completion, a graduate register with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as a speech-language therapist and audiologist.

 

 

Postgraduate Programmes

Master in Audiology / Master in Speech-Language Pathology

 

The Master degree programme is by research only. To be admitted into the masters’ programme the applicant must be in possession of a qualification as a speech-language therapist and/or an audiologist.  Applicants must be registered at the Health Professions Council of South Africa as a speech-language therapist and/or an audiologist and the registration of selected applicants must be renewed annually. Applicants must have at least one year of work experience in speech-language pathology and/or audiology.

Applicants must submit a concept paper

Applicants must submit a concept paper which will be scored and ranked.  Foreign students will be admitted on the provision that they meet the Admission and Selection requirements of the university, and provide a certificate of evaluation of their qualifications by the South African Qualifications Authority stating the equivalence of their qualifications for admission and selection requirements for study purposes, together with proof of proficiency of the English language.

 

Research

 

The research areas of the department are varied.  However, this year the department engaged in a collective research initiative focusing on early communication intervention and newborn hearing loss detection, namely the Go-Kwa project.  Various undergraduate research projects are currently being undertaken as part of this collective research project aimed at the communities north of Tshwane.  A number of staff members are also involved in postgraduate study projects, with two staff members who just completed their doctoral studies.