The M.Sc. in Speech Language Pathology M.Sc. (S.L.P.) program is offered by Department of Audiology and Speech Language Pathology, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore. The department is offering the post-graduate program since 2009.


Program Highlights

· Students are motivated and trained to improvise their theoretical knowledge and integrate knowledge into their clinical skills.

· Students are encouraged to involve in various research activities.

· Motivated to participate and present scientific research papers in national and international conferences.


Teaching Methodology

· Audio-visual method supplemented with PPT, videos, etc.

· Clinical demonstration, Case-based learning, expert interactions.

· Peer-assisted teaching, role play, seminars, small group discussions, and teaching.



· Semester based scheme- Two sessional exams and performance rating for seminars.

· Journal club presentations and evaluation.

· Students are evaluated for their clinical practicum and clinical performance.


Career Opportunities

  • Students can work as Speech Language Pathologists in various hospital set ups, super specialty clinics such as Neurology/ ENT/ Paediatric/Oncology clinics and Rehabilitation centers.
  • Students may also work at the level of faculty positions and research scholars in various institutions/universities.
  • Students have good opportunities to pursue their higher education in international Universities. Majority of them are under Scholarship Schemes.
  • Most of the students from India are given placements as Swallowing Therapists in Dysphagia rehabilitation centers, Speech Language Pathologists in normal and special schools, Stroke and Dementia rehabilitation clinics, and Clinical Audiologists in various countries worldwide.
  • Students also can pursue their higher education in other reputed universities abroad.


Course Outline: M.Sc. in Speech Language Pathology M.Sc. (S.L.P.)

Program Education Objectives, Graduate Attributes, Program Outcomes, and Course Outcomes - M.Sc in Speech Language Pathology


Key Dates & Deadlines


Mar 15 23

Mar ' 23

Last date to Apply


Tentative Course Commencement Date


2 years (4 semesters)


Access to hospital facilities gives student hands-on training in procedures

Sports & Fitness
Marena is the world-class facilities with courts for badminton, tennis, soccer & squash as well as a well-equipped gymnasium

Laboratories give students the opportunity for practical experience

Libraries have publications on the latest developments in allied healthcare

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