Master of Science (Speech & Language Pathology)

Candidature & Graduation Requirements

The minimum and maximum candidature period for the Master of Science (Speech and Language Pathology) degree is 2 years and 4 years respectively. Extension of candidature beyond 2 years will be charged per semester. The candidate's Cumulative Average Point (CAP) should not fall below 2.5 for two consecutive semesters or 3.0 for three consecutive semesters. A candidate who fails to maintain a minimum CAP as stipulated will have his/her candidature terminated. For any semester in which the candidate's CAP falls below 3.0, he/she will be issued a warning. If, in the following semester, the candidate's CAP again falls below 3.0, but above 2.5, he/she will be placed on probation.

To graduate with the degree of Master of Science (Speech and Language Pathology), a candidate must take and pass all the 18 modules, but may read more than the minimum number of modular credits. Candidates must also obtain a minimum CAP of 3.0 for the degree requirement. The grades of all 18 modules will be considered in assessing whether the student has met the degree requirement. There are no marks of distinction for the Master degree.