What will I learn?

Massey's Bachelor of Speech and Language Therapy with Honours will set you up for a rewarding career working alongside people of all ages with speech, communication and swallowing difficulties.

Make a difference to people’s lives

As a speech-language therapist you’ll facilitate independence in individuals. You’ll assess people with a variety of communication disorders, and work with them to improve their ability to participate in school, work or other daily activities. Whether you’re working with children who have speech or language disorders, or adults living with a traumatic brain injury or stroke, you’ll have an impact on people’s quality of life.

Gain practical experience

Massey’s Bachelor of Speech and Language Therapy with Honours combines academic coursework with supervised clinical experience. You’ll work alongside practising speech-language therapists to gain clinical hours in a wide range of settings such as schools, rehabilitation centres, child development services and community settings across New Zealand.

Be up for the challenge

The Bachelor of Speech and Language Therapy with Honours requires a commitment to academic and practical excellence that will make you the best speech-language therapist you can be when you join the workforce.


The Bachelor of Speech Language Therapy with Honours must be completed with 480 credits and requires:
a) successful completion of courses prescribed in each year (part) of study; and
b) satisfactory performance in clinical practica and collection of a minimum of 200 hours of supervised clinical practice.


With your Bachelor of Speech and Language Therapy with Honours, you’ll be able to work as a speech-language therapist with people of all ages who have speech, language, communication and swallowing disorders. Graduates typically find work in areas such as:

  • Education
  • Health
  • Rehabilitation
  • Private practice

Which department am I in?

School of Humanities

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
NZ$35,330.00 (US$ 23,138) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

22 February 2021


Auckland Campus

Massey University Auckland (East Precinct),

Albany Expressway (SH17),



0632, New Zealand

Entry requirements

For students from United States

English Language Requirements: IELTS - 6.0 (no band less than 5.5); TOEFL iBT- 80 overall (min 19 in Writing); PTE Academic - 50 Overall (min 42 in communicative skills); Cambridge English - 169.

For international students

Students must have successful completion of a qualification equivalent to the New Zealand Year 13 - NCEA Level 3 University Entrance. International students need to check the equivalency of their secondary school qualification by reviewing the Academic Admission Requirements by Country.

Students from a country where English is not the first language, must obtain a minimum English Language competency level.

  • 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. Only IELTS is acceptable.

Find your nearest IELTS test centre and test dates

There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
  • Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation (APU)

About this uni

Massey University conducts ground-breaking research and delivers outstanding learning opportunities.

  • Over 5,000 international students from around 100 countries
  • Innovative campuses in three cities
  • A wide range of programmes to choose from foundation to PhD