UniversityUniversity of Auckland
This course is available
Level of Study
Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma
Next start date
Expected Jan 2023
The Postgraduate Diploma in Science (PGDipSci) is an opportunity for Bachelor of Science graduates to advance their qualifications.
The PGDipSci programme involves one year of full-time study, or up to four years of part-time study, after you have completed the requirements for the Bachelor of Science degree.
Summer School will start in January.
Speech Science is a large and complex field that includes topics in acoustic analysis and speech recognition, diagnosis of speech, language disorders, speech-language therapy and speech perception.
The University of Auckland is home to the Speech Science Group, which is comprised of researchers from departments and schools across the University, including the School of Psychology and the Department of Audiology and Engineering.
We also have the well-equipped Speech Science Laboratory, which houses a range of therapy and analysis equipment for treatment of speech disorders.
Research interests open to exploration include:
If you want to become qualified to work as a speech-language therapist, the Master of Speech Language Therapy Practice is a clinical qualification in speech and language therapy, and combines academic studies with time spent working in the community.
StructuringPostgraduate Diploma in Science (PGDipSci) in Speech Science
60 points from:
60 points from: 600 or 700 level courses in related subjects:
Taught 120 points
You must have completed an undergraduate degree in science at a recognised university (or similar institution) in your intended specialisation with a GPE of 3.0. Some specialisations may require you to have completed specific courses in your undergraduate degree.
IELTS (Academic): Overall score of 6.5 and no bands less than 6.0; Internet-based TOEFL (iBT): Overall score of 90 and written score of 21; Paper-based TOEFL: Overall score of 68 and a writing score of 21; Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) or Cambridge English Proficiency (CPE): Overall score of 176 and no bands below 169; Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic: Overall score of 58 and no PTE Communicative score below 50; Foundation Certificate in English for Academic Purposes (FCertEAP): Grade of B-; Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB): 85.