Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

Audiology (pre-registration)

This course enables people who already hold a degree in a science or related area to change career in a short space of time; students study supporting subjects such as linguistics, anatomy, physiology, psychology, neurology and research methods, students gain theoretical audiology knowledge relating to hearing and balance, and carry out an element of professional practice, clinical decision-making, reflection and professional issues; knowledge, understanding and skills acquired in the theoretical modules are integrated and applied to clinical practice throughout the course.

Entry requirements

1st or 2nd Class Honours degree in a science or related subject (e.g. mathematics, physics, biological sciences, psychology, linguistics, speech language therapy); a satisfactory criminal records check will be required; where the applicant's Honours degree has not been studied in English, they require IELTS 7.0 or equivalent with no element below 6.5.

Course modules

Modules: foundations; counselling in audiological practice; research methods for speech and language therapy and audiology; an introduction to implantable devices; vestibular assessment and rehabilitation; advanced analysis and research; diagnostic audiology; aural rehabilitation; paediatric audiology: assessment and habilitation; clinical audiology.

Assessment methods

A variety of assessments are used for example essays, individual presentations, electronic portfolios, group discussions, case studies, practical skills as well as a final dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,500 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,500 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,990 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,500 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,500 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,990 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh Edinburgh EH21 6UU Scotland

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