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These regulations are to be read in conjunction with all other Statutes and Regulations of the University including General Regulations for Undergraduate Degrees, Undergraduate Diplomas, Undergraduate Certificates, Graduate Diplomas, and Graduate Certificates.
1. Admission to the Degree of Bachelor of Speech and Language Therapy requires that the candidate will:
(a) meet the University admission requirements as specified; and will have:
(b) achieved 14 credits at NCEA Level 3 or higher in English and 16 credits or more at NCEA Level 3 or higher in one of either Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Calculus or Statistics;
(c) been selected into the Qualification based on a selection process that may include a written application, interview, and practical exercises;
(d) achieved an IELTS of 7.0 with no band less than 7.0 within the preceding two years if English is not the applicant's first language.
2. Admission to the qualification will be granted or withheld on consideration of the admission requirements specified under Regulation 1, a Police Vetting report and a selection process that may include a written application, interview, and practical exercises as may be determined by the College Pro Vice-Chancellor or their delegate.
3. Candidates for the Bachelor of Speech and Language Therapy shall follow a programme of study, which shall consist of courses totalling at least 480 credits, comprising Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4 courses, as specified in the Schedule to the Qualification.
4. There are no specialisations for this qualification.
5. Every candidate for the Degree of Bachelor of Speech and Language Therapy shall perform to the satisfaction of the College Pro Vice-Chancellor or their delegate at least 200 hours of supervised clinical practice, in accordance with the requirements of the following courses: 271.256 Field Work and Clinical Skills I, 271.396 Field Work and Clinical Skills II, 271.496 Advanced Clinical Course I, 271.498 Advanced Clinical Course II.
6. In order to progress from Part 1 to Part 2, Part 2 to Part 3, or Part 3 to Part 4 a candidate must have passed all courses in the preceding Part.
7. A Candidate's programme of study may not exceed six consecutive years, unless a specified time of suspension or extension has been approved by the College Pro Vice-Chancellor or their delegate, under such conditions as they may determine. Permission must be sought in advance of any suspension or extension by applying in writing to the Pro Vice-Chancellor or their delegate. Details of any suspension or extension granted will appear on the academic record.
8. Candidates may be graduated when they meet the Admission, Qualification and Academic requirements within the prescribed timeframes.
9. For candidates enrolled in the Bachelor of Speech and Language Therapy the following will lead to exclusion from the qualification:
(a) failure to complete a compulsory course in two successive attempts;
(b) failure to pass courses totalling at least 75 credits or failure to pass at least 60 percent of an approved part-time programme of study in any academic year;
(c) failure to complete the degree within six consecutive years, unless a suspension or extension has been granted under Clause 7.
|172.133||Introduction to Language Studies||15 credits|
|175.102||Psychology as a Natural Science||15 credits|
|230.110||Tūrangawaewae: Identity & Belonging in Aotearoa NZ||15 credits|
|254.102||Introduction to Professional and Ethical Practice in Different Learning Contexts||15 credits|
|271.150||Introduction to Communication Disorders||15 credits|
|271.151||Anatomy and Physiology of Speech and Hearing||15 credits|
|271.154||Speech and Language Development||15 credits|
|172.231||Linguistics for Speech Therapists||15 credits||P 172.133 R 172.235|
|175.206||Memory and Cognition||15 credits||P 175.102|
|271.253||Child Language Disorders I||15 credits|
|271.254||Speech Sound Disorders in Children : Articulation and Phonological Disorders||15 credits|
|271.255||Assessment Methods for Speech and Language Disorders||15 credits|
|271.256||Field Work and Clinical Skills I||15 credits|
|271.257||Child Language Disorders II||15 credits||P 271.253 R 186.257|
|271.258||Neurogenic Communication Disorders I||15 credits|
|172.233||Language Learning Processes||15 credits|
|271.392||Augmentative and Alternative Communication||15 credits|
|271.393||Neurogenic Communication Disorders II||15 credits|
|271.394||Motor Speech Disorders||15 credits|
|271.395||Fluency Disorders||15 credits|
|271.396||Field Work and Clinical Skills II||15 credits|
|271.397||Adult Dysphagia||15 credits|
|271.398||Research Methods for Speech and Language Therapy||15 credits|
|254.337||Teaching and Learning with Pasifika Peoples in NZ||15 credits|
|271.486||Speech and Language Therapy Practice and Diverse Clinical Populations||15 credits|
|271.487||Paediatric Dysphagia and Feeding Disorders||15 credits|
|271.488||Aural Rehabilitation, Assessment and Intervention||15 credits|
|271.489||Voice Disorders, Assessment and Treatment||15 credits|
|271.490||Advanced Topics in Speech and Language Therapy||15 credits|
|271.496||Advanced Clinical Course I||15 credits|
|271.498||Advanced Clinical Course II||15 credits||P 271.496 R 186.498|
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Last updated on Friday 06 September 2019