Bachelor’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology (NQF level 8) or BAHons Augmentative and Alternative Communication degree or relevant honours degree provided that sufficient background in severe communication disability and research is evident, in which case an admissions examination may be required
A weighted average of at least 65% at final-year level of the previous relevant qualification
A weighted average of at least 65% in the research module of the previous qualification
An acceptable level of proficiency in English or Afrikaans is required.
A dissertation based on independent research on a topic related to the field of augmentative and alternative communication, selected in collaboration with a supervisor. The dissertation should be based on an approved research proposal and ethics clearance. Use of computer programs for data analysis and report writing is required.
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