Degree Requirements – SLI

The degree requirement is 5.0 Full Course Equivalents (FCE) which includes:

  • 2.0 FCE (4 half-course credits) for SLI core courses (HAD2001H, HAD2002H, HAD2003H and HAD2004H)
  • 1.0 FCE (2 half-courses credits) for SLI core practicums (HAD2010H, HAD2020H)
  • 2.0 FCE (at least 2 half-course credits and at least 1 half-credit practicum) for approved elective courses in an area of specialization

The core courses are delivered in various modular formats including courses offered twice a week four times during either the Fall or Winter term (8 sessions of 3 hours each) and courses offered weekly during the Summer term (8 sessions of 3 hours each over 8 weeks).  The practicums are generally 6 to 8 weeks in duration and available in any term.

Students will be accepted into a full time program or into a part time program.

Postgraduate trainees can be accepted into either program.

Medical students can only be accepted into the part-time program.

Sample course schedules for the full-time and part-time programs for postgraduate trainees and a part-time program for medical students are provided below.

Please note: These are sample schedules provided in order to give students an idea of the flow of the program as either full-time or part-time commitments. The specific dates and terms for courses will vary year to year based on faculty availability and student need.

Sample Full-time Course Schedule

Sample Part-time – Postgraduate Trainees

Sample Part-time – Medical Students