Aston University

Aston University

Clinical Sciences (Neurosensory Sciences)

This course provides education and training of practitioners in the division of neurosensory science. This division is made up of 3 pathways: audiology; neurophysiology; ophthalmic and vision sciences.

Entry requirements

A 1st or upper 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent in a life Sciences based subject e.g. chemistry, biochemistry, pharmacy, pharmaceutical technology, chemical engineering, pharmacology, physiology, physical science subject is required or, when outside the UK, a degree or qualification deemed to be at least of equivalent standing; applicants whose 1st language is not English are required to provide evidence of an English language qualification, for example; IELTS: 6.5 overall, 6.0 in each area.

Course modules

Core modules: introduction to healthcare science; professional practice; introduction to neurosensory sciences; clinical science; research methods; evidence based practice; research project;
Optional modules: adult rehabilitation; ophthalmic and vision science; evoked potentials; neurophysiology practice.

Assessment methods

The 1st year is mostly assessed via coursework so students are able to benchmark their abilities early on and to develop their skills in managing their learning. In the 2nd and 3rd years of the programme students undertake a research project with an associated research methods module to develop their skills in this area.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time October 2016 - 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Aston Campus Birmingham B4 7ET West Midlands

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Key information

Contact: 
LHS Postgraduate School Admissions
Telephone number: 
0121 204 3000