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The School of Audiology and Speech Sciences > Doctor of Philosophy

Admission Requirements

An applicant to the doctoral program should have completed a master's degree, typically in audiology and speech science, psychology, linguistics, or a related discipline. Eligibility for admission will be decided by the Doctoral Studies Committee. The committee will consist of the Graduate Advisor and a minimum of three other full members of the graduate faculty who are full-time faculty at the School. The decision of the committee will be based on the following criteria:

Part-time Doctoral Classification is also available. This must be approved at the point of admission.

Degree Requirements

The student normally will be recommended for advancement to candidacy when he/she has:

  1. completed the residency period required by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies;
  2. completed all coursework and research training as required by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies and according to the plan set out by the program advisory committee;
  3. passed the comprehensive examination;
  4. and
  5. had a dissertation proposal approved by the Dissertation Committee.

Completion of the degree also requires that the student write a dissertation passed by an examination committee according to the requirements of the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies.

A brochure giving details of this program is available from the School (www.audiospeech.ubc.ca).

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