Master of Speech Therapy (MST)

Programme Code 72021
Mode Full-time, Self-financed
Duration Normally 2.5 years (5 semesters, 2 summer terms)
No. of Credits Required 90
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Master of Speech Therapy (MST) is a full-time postgraduate programme launched in September 2013. The curriculum is designed to meet locally and internationally recognised standards with a good mix of traditional lectures, Problem Based Learning (PBL) tutorials and clinical practices. MST is an entry-level professional qualification. After successfully completing the programme, MST graduates are recognized as qualified for speech therapy practice in Hong Kong.

 


Professional Recognition:

 

Our Master of Speech Therapy Programme completed a 2-day Institutional-based Assessment Visit conducted by the Hong Kong Institute of Speech Therapists (HKIST) in April 2018. Our programme received very positive comments from our panel, and we have been informed that the programme met all the standards required in this assessment.

 

Our Master of Speech Therapy Programme has received the formal full endorsement of our programme by HKIST. Being granted “full endorsement” means there is sufficient evidence that the programme scope, content, and assessments are deemed to have fulfilled the endorsement standard by HKIST. According to HKIST’s regulations, once full endorsement is granted, the endorsement is valid for 5 years, from 31 August 2018 to 30 August 2023.


Since HKIST is officially authorised by the Hong Kong SAR government as the accredited regulatory body responsible for administering a register for the speech therapy profession; this status of professional recognition by the HKIST also means that graduates from our programme (including those who graduated before 31 August 2018) will be accepted as eligible to apply to be Member of Register of Speech Therapists accredited by Department of Health of the Hong Kong SAR government.

 


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Enquiries

General Enquiries

Ms Natalie TANG

(852) 2766 7829

natalie.tang@polyu.edu.hk

Academic Advice

Dr LEUNG Man-tak, Programme Leader

(852) 2766 4756

ctlmt@polyu.edu.hk